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...

Speaker Placement: Nearfield Monitors

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This post focuses on some of the basics of nearfield speaker placement, where and why and a little how. It used to be that studios had huge wall-mounted speakers that required...

How to Use Visual Audio Analyzers and Scopes

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This post focuses on ways to use visual audio scopes to gain more understanding about what’s going on in your audio. It’s important to state right off the bat that...

How to Use Analog Tape as an Effect

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This post focuses on the use of analog tape’s warm, unique compression as an effect. When engineers and producers started to make the switch from analog to digital, they...

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Synchronization of DAWs with MTC & MMC

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This post focuses on the use of MIDI Time Code (MTC) and MIDI Machine Control (MMC) to synchronize multiple DAWs together. SMPTE timecode was create for the purpose of...

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...

Make Your Own Cables and Save Big!

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This post focuses on how to create your own cables using raw connectors and bulk cable. There are some great advantages to making your own cables: you determine the quality, you...

Adaptors and Connectors to Have Around

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This post focuses on what sorts of adaptors or connectors you’ll likely want to have handy in your production studio. It’s usually cheaper and more flexible to have...

11 Important DAW Maintenance Tips

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This post focuses on some basic techniques for keeping your DAW running in primo shape. It’s easy to take our computers for granted, but sometimes it seems like if you turn...

Monitoring Diversity for Better Mixes

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This post focuses on how monitoring with different kinds of speakers will help you achieve better mixes. One of the things that sets professional studios apart from hobbyist...