Using Gating to clean up tracks. Sometimes no matter how hard we try there is unwanted noise in recordings. How can unwanted noise be dealt with without hurting the sound of the instrument? Continue reading “Using Gating to clean up your tracks”
When it comes to panning in a mix you basically have 2 choices. LCR panning or Traditional panning and mono. But why live in mono when we hear in stereo?
Proper gain staging in a digital audio work station (DAW) is often miss-understood. Setting proper levels is crucial to getting good sound. So the question is what is good gain staging? Continue reading “How To Set Proper Gain Staging in your DAW”
When I first start working in recording studios I really struggled with EQ. If you struggle like I did have no fear today’s post is for you! I have one simple trick. Sweep the EQ to quickly and easily find troublesome frequencies. Keep reading to find out how…
Another powerful tool you have at your disposal is a low pass filter. A low pass filter is a great tool for opening up and controlling the top end of a mix. How do you use one to do that? Continue reading “How to Use a Low Pass Filter”
One of the most powerful tools in your arsenal to controlling the low end of a mix is your high pass filter. Learn to master it’s use and you will be a huge leap forward in cleaning up your low end. Continue reading “How to use a High Pass Filter”
So you have a home recording studio, but can you really make music that sells in the digital age?
Does high end studio gear (read as really expensive) matter in the home recording studio?
Well yes it does and no it doesn’t. Let me explain.
Keeping your hearing and ears healthy is important if you are serious about recording good music in your home studio! How do we keep our hearing and ears healthy? Continue reading “How to keep your ears and hearing healthy…”
One thing I get asked often is: “how can I train my ears when I don’t have access to the best studio space or equipment?” Continue reading “How to train your ears to improve your music.”