Geoff Swan gave up a successful studio business to become an assistant engineer — a risk which paid off with Charli XCX’s number one album, Crash.
We show you how to get started in the brave new world of Dolby Atmos, using Logic Pro.
Matt Johnson of Jamiroquai talks us through five of his favourite keyboard processing tips.
Central Cee has taken drill music to the top of the UK album charts, thanks to some very fast work from mix engineer Sean Donoghue.
Taking a chance on immersive music has paid off handsomely for producer Stan Kybert, who has reinvented himself as one of the UK’s busiest Atmos mixers.
Eddie Bazil gives six sound design tips, using various plug-in filters to create unique instrument sounds and to add interest and movement to mixes.
How they recorded the solo on ‘Solace’ from Fuel’s second album, Something Like Human (2000).
With six lead singers, an orchestra and more, ‘We Don’t Talk About Bruno’ from Encanto was always going to be an epic production challenge — and then lockdown happened.
Leading mix engineer Andy Bradfield shares some of the lessons he’s learned in getting to grips with Dolby Atmos.
It was just another session for producer Peter Nappi, but Gayle’s ‘ABCDEFU’ would become one of the most listened‑to tracks of 2022.
Our tame engineer describes a new approach to mixing that helped him to get the best out of an EP that was recorded remotely during lockdown.
We talk to the people who are creating real‑world Atmos content, starting with Canadian super‑producer Greg Wells.
With your lead vocal performance comped and tuned, and its timing tightened, is there anything else to do before you start mixing?
When you’re polishing a nine‑piece vocal band like TWICE to K‑pop perfection, organisation is essential!
Vocoders are not just for vocals. In this episode, Eddie Bazil talks about the various vocoder plug-in options and demonstrates six creative techniques.
Hip‑hop and metal share more in common than you might think, as mixer Ari Morris confirmed when he worked on MoneyBagg Yo’s hit album, A Gangsta’s Pain.
Last month, we showed how to comp a great vocal performance. Now we look at how you can use editing tools to improve both timing and tuning.
British guitar band The Lathums achieved the rare feat of topping the charts with their debut album. Mix engineer Caesar Edmunds was at the controls.
To transform multiple takes into truly great vocal tracks, you might need to look further than your DAW’s built‑in comping tools.
Dynamics processing is a core mixing technique, but it’s often misunderstood. We explain how to make a compressor do what you want it to!
Rod Wave’s chart‑topping album Soulfly was not only recorded in hotel rooms, but mixed and mastered on the road too. Travis Harrington was the engineer who made it work.
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