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Sidechain Compression in Pro Tools and Reason

Sidechain compression is a wonderful production trick. Originally, it was used to duck music behind an announcer’s voice on the radio.

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Neunaber Wet Reverb Guitar Pedal Review

Here is this week’s amazing pedal to add to your arsenal of tone shapers: The WET Reverb pedal.

Imaginary Barlines in Musical Notation

Jonathan Feist explains the concept of imaginary barlines in music theory, a notation convention designed to help the music reader know what’s syncopated.

When to Hire a Mastering Engineer

A common question I hear from students is, “Do I need to hire a mastering engineer?” The answer is, it really depends; it depends on what you’re trying to accomplish.

Drum Programming

Drum Programming in Your DAW

I always sequence my drum beats in real-time, using a MIDI controller, such as my keyboard or drum pads.

Two-Rock Custom Reverb Signature Amp Review

Berklee Online guitar instructor and course author Thaddeus Hogarth reviews and demos the Two-Rock Custom Reverb Signature amplifier.

Propellerhead’s ReCycle: Making REX Loops

As promised, I’ve finally put together a comprehensive video about using Propellerhead’s ReCycle software and how to create your own REX loops.

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Ethos Overdrive Pedal Review

This week I am writing a review on one of my favorite Overdrive pedals: the Ethos Overdrive Pedal.

Cusack Screamer V2 Overdrive Pedal Review

Today I am posting a review I wrote for Berklee’s Guitar Faculty newsletter, Open Position. I thought it would be nice to share it with a larger community of tone-seekers.

Mixing Tips: How to Know When to Solo

Every term, without fail, I get a few assignments handed in with all of a mixer’s solo buttons enabled.