How to use Delays instead of Reverb when mixing Vocals

Pop filters don't always work

This video shows just one way that you can use a couple of delays, instead of reverb, for the main vocal effects when mixing. For this song, I used a short diffuse delay to create a subtle ambient effect throughout

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How To Record Acoustic Guitar – 4 popular techniques compared

How To Record Acoustic Guitar A quick comparison of 4 popular acoustic guitar recording techniques The purpose of this video is to let you compare the sound of different recording techniques for the acoustic guitar. All of the techniques were

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The Best of Everything!

Maybe I’m just getting old and cranky, but I joined a few FB groups a while back, thinking that maybe I can share some of my knowledge with young aspiring producers/engineers. Unfortunately, it seems that a large number of questions

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Why your home studio mixes suck

Professional Mixing

So, you’ve got the latest and greatest DAW, a high end notebook or desktop computer, every plugin you could lay your hands on, some cool looking “studio” monitors and headphones, and you watched every episode of Pensado’s Place, but your

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FREE Mix – Get Mixed for free!

Professional Mixing

Submit your best song for a chance at a FREE Mix! Starting in April 2016, I’m taking song submissions for a chance to get your song mixed for free, along with some online promotion. Roughly once every other month (schedule

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Voice Doubling

Hi, please see link I have placed and let me know that how can I edit my voice as dual voice. What we call this function. Just help and rest I will practice thru different software. I removed the links

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4 Great Tips For Recording and Mixing an Acoustic Guitar

Guest article from Big Tone Mastering – Online Audio Mastering Recording and mixing an instrument such as an acoustic guitar can be as simple or as complex as you like but most important of all we need to get the

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Online Mastering – Has the machine finally won the battle against man?

Guest article from Big Tone Mastering – Online Audio Mastering Mastering… it’s an area that has come under fire over the last few years, with computers becoming much more clever as algorithms continue to advance and in this sense, advanced

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My Favorite plugin Reverb

For a long time, I stuck with hardware reverb when mixing, because I just didn’t feel like there were any plugin reverbs that could come close to sound of dedicated hardware, such as my Kurzweil KSP-8. Eventually we got some

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How well do you listen?

A common thing to talk about among aspiring recording/mixing engineers is how well they can hear. There often seems to be a bit of a contest to see who can hear the highest frequency, as if somehow being able to

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