The “Lost” Art of Audio Engineering: Drums, Live Music, iPods

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The “Lost” Art of Audio Engineering: Drums, Live Music, iPods

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Recording studios are closing because the way we make music has changed. The perceived value of recorded music has changed. ...

Visual Analogy to High Definition Sample Rate Conversion

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I've been working pretty much exclusively at 24-bit/44.1khz but now DAWs are fast enough and hard drives are cheap enough that there's no good reason not to step it up. 192khz is...

How to Add a Subwoofer to Your Monitor System

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So you want to add a subwoofer to your monitor setup? Studio subwoofers can be tricky things that require a little bit of audio soul searching, auditioning, and planning to pull...

How to Create Depth in a Mix

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This post focuses on the topic of creating a sense of depth in mixes. It’s not too hard to make things sound big.  It’s not too hard to make things sound wide.  But...

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Stereo Image Placement = Much Better Mixing

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This post focuses on the placement of sounds in the stereo image during the mix process. Proper use of stereo imaging in a mix is probably almost as important (or even more...

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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...