Category: Recording

Hello Stephen. Maybe you can use this on your blog. When I record any guitars I always mic them. I just don’t like the sound of direct miking for electric and especially acoustic guitar. I mic my electric guitar cab …

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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 …

How To Record Acoustic Guitar – 4 popular techniques compared Read More »

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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 …

The Best of Everything! Read More »

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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 …

Why your home studio mixes suck Read More »

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 …

Voice Doubling Read More »

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 …

My Favorite plugin Reverb Read More »

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 …

How well do you listen? Read More »

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Loudness tricks of the brain! By now you should know all about the Loudness War, and how our ears & brain are easily fooled into thinking Louder is Better. If you are an experienced recording or mixing engineer, you are …

Louder is Better? The EQ trap! Read More »

Haven’t written for a while, because I’ve been super busy in the studio with several big mixing projects, as well as some remixing/reworking type projects. However, I just wanted to add a quick article to my “Must Have” series to …

Must Have Tools – UAD Cambridge EQ (High pass filters) Read More »

How to prepare your tracks for Professional Mixing Once you have decided that it may not be best to try to do it all yourself, and you think you have a song that is good enough to get professionally mixed, …

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