Hints & Tips

Hints & Tips
Christmas Hits

How to Produce a Christmas Number One Hit

The worst thing about Christmas has to be listening to Top Of The Pops and the Christmas Number 1 – Girls Aloud, Robbie Williams,...
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...
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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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...

Views From The Desk III – Five vocal microphones everyone should consider

Calling all singers! So, I’ve in worked live sound as part of my career in the industry for longer...
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...
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...
Music Sampler

Sample editing

The manipulation of audio samples is an integral part of the music process. We describe the essential functions you'll find in most audio editors...
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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...
Views From The Desk

What Sound Engineers Wished You Knew – Views From The Desk II

Let’s talk about specs… Even the most experienced of sound engineers have a list of items that they always...