Posts Tagged ‘mixing’

Creative EQ for drums

Posted: June 8, 2016 by TGASMrDunne in Recording, Techniques, theory
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Getting the drums to sound right can be challenging. AS and A2 students will find this article and the accompanying video very useful.

http://www.musicradar.com/tuition/tech/6-ways-eq-can-improve-your-electronic-beats-637806

Very useful article and video tutorial for all current AS and A2 students, especially at this crucial stage in the year!

http://www.musicradar.com/tuition/guitars/how-to-record-your-band-part-9-the-final-mix-636489

3B recording articles

Posted: February 26, 2016 by CSGSMrCarruthers in Recording, studio
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Y13s, please see the below links for live jazz mixing techniques. I would read them critically – lots of good tips but make your own judgments about the sort of mix you are going for.

Mike Senior Mix Rescue: Jazz Trio

Mike Senior Mix Rescue: Jazz Band On Location

 

A great article from the StudioSpares Pro Audio blog about why it’s important to position your monitors carefully. I especially like the ‘painting under poor lighting’ analogy!

http://proaudioblog.co.uk/2015/11/home-studio-monitoring-speaker-placement/

Lotte-Both-Lights

A good interview with a mastering engineer with some thoughts on the use of Master Bus compression. Some hands-on tips given too!

http://www.musicradar.com/news/tech/master-bus-compression-explained-by-a-mastering-engineer-629292

Inside Track: Happy

Posted: June 6, 2014 by TGASMrDunne in Songs
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A brilliant article from Sound On Sound Magazine giving an in depth look at the mixing of ‘Happy’ by Pharrell Williams. Worth a read!

http://www.soundonsound.com/sos/may14/articles/inside-track-0514.htm