Splitting out your stereo signals into separate Mid and Sides tracks can open up a world of creative options in your mix.
Check out these audio files which accompany our SOS November 2019 Mix Rescue article about Stem-Mixing-Mastering.
Our engineer weighs up the benefits and pitfalls of a 'stems-only' approach to mixing and mastering an album for a self-recording band.
Can Cranborne convert you to the 500 series?
Joe Colmenero hit the big time with Lil Tecca — and one of the smallest mixes he's ever done!
Now boasting Mackie's highly regarded Onyx preamps, the newest mixers in the ProFX range offer much to tempt musicians on a budget.
SSL's new Origin looks back to the company's roots while keeping an eye on the requirements of 21st-century DAW users.
However much studio trickery is considered 'normal' in a genre, the unwanted side-effects of processing can rob your mixes of impact. But it doesn't have to be that way
NF's The Search has revitalised hip-hop with its cinematic textures and arrangements. Longstanding producer Tommee Profitt was at the controls...
Propellerhead are dead... long live Reason Studios! And Reason 11 will be launched shortly...
This most hybrid of devices does far more than just put A‑D/D‑A conversion into a 500-series chassis. In fact, it could even make you reconsider how you use your studio...
With 32 songs and more than two hours of music, mixing Chris Brown's album Indigo demanded stamina as well as talent!
iZotope's AI-based plug-in suite grows ever more intelligent with the addition of an automated mix-balancing tool.
I read that 1dB is the minimum difference in volume that can be noticed, but I often end up doing much smaller changes in mixes. Am I fooling myself?
Getting vocals to 'sit right' can require a lot more than setting the fader and applying EQ. We asked a number of engineers how they do it.
A whole suite of Fat Channel plug-ins is now available free to owners of PreSonus’s StudioLive Series III S digital consoles and Series III rack mixers.
Acustica's latest Cola plug-in is the first to feature the results of the company's exploration of AI technology.
Lil Nas X's novel mash-up of trap and country provided an unexpected showcase for the talents of a leading vocal producer and mixer.
Tiptop are back again with one of those unglamorous modules you're going to end up using in every patch, a 10HP utility...
By changing their manufacturing approach, Trident aim to offer their big-console sound and facilities at a much lower price.
Technology has moved on in the 10 years since the original D Box was released — but the concept seems stronger than ever.