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The Virtues of Virtual Tracks

Ever wish that you could do take after take in a session without having to look at the clutter of tracks piling up?

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EQ, Before or After Compression?

When it comes time for students to mix their final class projects, a common question I hear is, “Should I put the EQ before or after the compressor? Which way is correct?”

Remixing Links

Student’s who are not in my Remixing course often ask me where they can find material to download for remixing. Below is a list of my favorite sites.

Riding the Fader

Using a motorized fader to write automation is so much better than using a mouse. Sure, you can get by using a mouse.

Automatic Beat Matching in Pro Tools

With the introduction of Elastic Time, way back in Pro Tools 7.4, it was clear that Avid was taking a proactive stance against competing programs boasting easy to use

Copycat Cool

There’s a saying, “Copying is the highest form of flattery.” Copying is also one of the best ways to hone your production skills.

Using EQ Effectively

A common question that students ask is, “How do I use EQ? What’s the best way to EQ each instrument in my mix?” Unfortunately, there’s no simple answer to this question.

Setting Up Multiple Monitors for Better Mixing

Do you think you’re set with one pair of professional studio monitors? If so, think again.

The Master Fader is Not for Monitor Control!

The stereo master fader in your DAW’s virtual mixer is not for controlling the output level of your studio speakers.

More Than a Mashup

A mashup (AKA bootleg) is taking two songs and beat-matching them together to create a new blended mix of both songs.