How to Group Tracks to Save DAW CPU

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How to Group Tracks to Save DAW CPU

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This post focuses on how to group tracks to save CPU or DSP processing. When I first started mixing using a computer, I would throw up inserts on everything.  Everything was...

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Vocals: Finding the Golden Signal Path

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This post focuses on the process of getting the vocal chain right for the given performer. The signal chain for vocals is probably one of the most important production choices in...

Blending in DI for Clarity

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This post focuses on the topic of using direct injection/input to bring clarity to traditionally recorded tracks. When you were first starting out in the world of audio, you...

Tracking a Band in a Single Room…

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This post focuses on the classic challenge of how to record a band in a single room and not have it sound completely awful. Lots of us have small production studios and tons of...

EQ Crash Course

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This post focuses on the basics of equalization. Equalization is something that most people are probably pretty familiar with on a basic level, having some EQ capacity in their...

Convolution: Untangling the Qualities of Sound

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This post focuses on convolution as it applies to audio – the capturing and reapplication of the qualities of sound. A few years ago some new-fangled audio processing...

How to Record a Snare Drum

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This post focuses on tracking the snare drum, both on its own and as part of a kit. I’m going to do a series on recording various instruments, from drums to woodwinds, and...

Noise Reduction: Less is More

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This post focuses on the process of removing noise that has made its way into your content using digital processing. While it’s always best to avoid noise in ther first...

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Thump and Bump: Balancing the Kick and the Bass

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This post is going to focus on getting a solid balance between the two main sources of bass in pop music: the bass and the kick drum. Few things are better than mix that gets the...