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 […]
Marketing. Creatives either hate the word, or take it way too damn far. The first group tries to avoid the fact that if they want to do anything cool with music, they have to tell other people about it. The second group treats their music like a lemon on a used car lot that they […]
EQ is the most important tool you have as a mixing engineer. But too often online tutorials tell you to avoid using too much when mixing with EQ. It drives me nuts when I hear mix tutorials say something like: