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We’ve all seen that crazy dude behind the soundboard that may or may not have any sort of idea what he’s doing. Not to worry...he’s just the one that’s in charge of whether or not you sound good from where the audience is standing.
There are several important things to keep in mind when mixing in your Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) to keep you from running into dead ends. Here are a few DOs and DON'Ts when it comes to mixing in your DAW.
In order to mix to the best of your ability, you should have an understanding of the main types of effects used in a mix. Although there are millions of ways you can manipulate any sound in the sonic universe, there are several main categories that individual effects are categorized under.
Whether it’s speed metal or Tuvan throat singing, mixing audio recordings is an art. If you’re producing your own record out of your basement or working on a client’s album in your commercial studio, there are several steps that need to be taken to prepare your studio workspace before you take on such a project.
Setting microphones around a drum kit can be a bit confusing if you haven't done it before. Although you have several microphones picking up different sources, it's important to think of the drum set as a single instrument.
One main argument amongst audiophiles is the preference of music recorded on an analog format to that of the digital realm. With music and technology now in the digital age, the once standard record-making process has been altered to adhere to a more convenient workflow.
iZotope will soon be unveiling Ozone 5, their newest mastering suite! We met up with the iZotope team at this year's AES conference in NYC and got to sneak a peek at the newly designed user interface and 3D graphing technology. Check out our interview with Jack Cote below to see some of the exciting new features of Ozone 5 for yourself! .