Hints & Tips

Hints & Tips
Views From The Desk

What Sound Engineers Wished You Knew – Views From The Desk

This the first of, hopefully, many articles on my experiences in music and music technology. This is not a rant and I'm...
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Making the switch to Ableton

Ableton - what? Sometimes, it seems like there are just too many choices of good DAWs out there, making it difficult to decide which one...
Steve Rosenthal MAKING MUSIC

Audio Restoration – a master class

Steve Rosenthal gives an audio restoration master class In the latest instalment of the Gear Club podcast four-time Grammy Award winner Steve Rosenthal shares a whole...
creating the perfect mix book

Guide to creating the perfect mix revamped and released for FREE

Several years ago we wrote a guide that we felt answered the questions people who were new to the world of mixing might have....
David Booth - The Recording Studio

Interview: David Booth, The Recording Booth

For the second of our series of interviews with leading industry professionals we're speaking to someone who offers something a little extra to everyone...
Producer George Perks

Interview: George Perks, Producer at The Crypt Studio

Nestled away in the leafy splendour of North London's crouch end lies 'The Crypt': a beautiful studio housed inside a converted stone church. It is here that George...
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Computer Music – Getting Started!

All You Need Is A Computer! Life can be so unfair. Just because you can't sing or play an instrument, why can't you be a...
Mixing on headphones

Can you mix on headphones? 4 solid reasons why you should!

Headphones or monitors? The question used to divide much of the mixing community – and probably still does – but recent developments in music-listening...
Pro Tips for Pro Sound

12 Top Tips on how to get that Pro Sound

Mixing with the best EQ1) If you have a loose, muddy bass sound the best thing to do is to record it again properly....
Hit Record tips

Producing a Hit Song – A Step-by-Step Tutorial

If it's near Christmas, you might want to read this first. This Tutorial was written using Steinberg’s Cubasis VST, the forerunner of Cubase SE 3....