Hints & Tips

Hints & Tips
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...
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....
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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...
How to create drum loops

Creating and Manipulating Drum Loops

A little sample manipulation and processing can help create your perfect drum loop. We wield the scissors and the paste pot... Drum tracks form the...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...