Mastering in Logic Pro X, or any other DAW for that matter, can be super intimidating. Even though mastering engineers use the exact same plugins as you or I, how come mastering always feels like a mystery? We all know mastering is important. But it’s like meeting the great and terrible Oz. You know something’s […]
There’s nothing quite like recording drums. When it comes to guitar, bass, or even vocals, you really only have one instrument to worry about. But drums are this crazy concoction of one instrument made up of many instruments. It’s a delicate balance of unity and separation. Separate, clean hits that feel together and whole. If […]
An oldie but a goodie, GarageBand has been part of the Apple suite of programs as far back as 2004. And when GarageBand first came out, it changed the state of music forever.
Plugins are fun, aren’t they? They come in all sorts of flavors and colors. And no two are the same. This EQ promises clean and precise filters, while that compressor promises vintage vibe. Should you buy the Waves CLA bundle, or the Slate Digital Virtual Bus Compressors? And if there’s anything that audio forums like […]
Trying to control cymbal bleed can be a source of deep anguish between the home engineer and a tight, clean drum performance. At first, the bleed doesn’t seem so bad. Add a dash of an expander here, a sprinkle of a gate there – all is well! But as the mix moves forward, things start […]