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    Producing Narration & Dialogue For Virtual Reality & 360° Video

    Immersive Voices

    The buzz around immersive visual media is creating plenty of new opportunities for those who record spoken word for a living. But how do these new jobs differ from traditional ones?

    Techniques . Feb 2023
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    How I Got That Sound: Bob Clearmountain

    Crowded House ‘I Feel Possessed’

    American record producer, engineer and mixer Bob Clearmountain unpacks Neil Finn’s vocal from the Crowded House track ‘I Feel Possessed’.

    Techniques . Feb 2023
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    Inside Track: Meghan Trainor 'Made You Look'

    Secrets Of The Mix Engineers: Jeremie Inhaber

    When you’ve learned your craft from Manny Marroquin, you can mix on almost any system — as Jeremie Inhaber proved with Meghan Trainor’s ‘Made You Look’.

    Techniques . Feb 2023
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    A Beginner’s Guide To Brass

    Adding A Horn Section To Your Arrangements

    Adding a horn section to your productions can bring everything from mellow melancholy to verve and excitement.

    Techniques . Feb 2023
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    Inside Track: Stormzy 'Hide & Seek'

    Secrets Of The Mix Engineers: Leandro ‘Dro’ Hidalgo

    With hit albums for Dave, Wizkid and now Stormzy, Brazilian‑American mixer Leandro Hidalgo is at the top of his game.

    Techniques . Jan 2023
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    How I Got That Sound: Andy Wright

    Jeff Beck ‘Dirty Mind’

    London‑based record producer, programmer and session musician Andy Wright chooses the drum sound from ‘Dirty Mind’, on Jeff Beck’s 2000 album You Had It Coming.

    Techniques Dec 2022
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    Inside Track: Steve Lacy 'Bad Habit'

    Secrets Of The Mix Engineers: Neal Pogue

    Want a hit that transcends genres? Hire a mix engineer who does the same — as Steve Lacy did with Neal Pogue.

    Techniques . Dec 2022
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    Mixing Atmos: Ricardo Bacelar

    Producing With Immersive Audio

    The ultimate one‑man band, Brazilian artist Ricardo Bacelar uses layers of drums, percussion, guitars and keyboards to build up dense immersive mixes.

    Techniques . Dec 2022
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    Mark Mynett - Senior Lecturer in Music Technology and Production at Huddersfield University

    Fundamentals of Mixing | Podcast

    Pro Techniques Explained

    Mark Mynett, sound engineer and senior lecturer at Huddersfield University, gives us an in-depth look at how to process and mix the various elements of a song recorded using live instruments.

    Techniques Dec 2022
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    How I Got That Sound: Richard Chycki

    Rush ‘Caravan’

    Multi‑platinum mixer and engineer Richard Chycki details how he got Geddy Lee’s bass sound on ‘Caravan’.

    Techniques . Nov 2022
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    Inside Track: David Guetta & Bebe Rexha 'I'm Good (Blue)'

    Secrets Of The Mix Engineers: Timofey Reznikov

    Timofey Reznikov made a name for himself recreating tracks by famous producers. Now, he mixes their tracks!

    Techniques . Nov 2022
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    Setting Up An Atmos Mixing Room

    Atmos And You

    Immersive audio is a massive opportunity — if you’re equipped to take it. Here’s what you’ll need to do to make your studio Atmos‑ready.

    Techniques . Nov 2022
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    Inside Track: YoungBoy 'Loner Life'

    Secrets Of The Mix Engineers: Jason ‘Cheese’ Goldberg

    For Jason ‘Cheese’ Goldberg, working with YoungBoy means working anywhere and working fast — without compromising quality.

    Techniques . Oct 2022
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    Stuart White: Recording & Mixing Beyoncé

    Renaissance Man

    Beyoncé’s chart‑topping album Renaissance showcases a production process that’s all about staying in the moment.

    Techniques . Oct 2022
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    Mark Mynett - Senior Lecturer in Music Technology and Production at Huddersfield University

    Recording Bass Guitar | Podcast

    Pro Techniques Explained

    Mark Mynett, talks us through prepping for and recording a bass session, including ways to generate multiple layered tracks for use in your final mix.

    Techniques Sep 2022
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    Inside Track: LF System ‘Afraid To Feel’

    Secrets Of The Mix Engineer: Scott Rosser

    The ear‑catching tempo changes of LF System’s hit ‘Afraid To Feel’ provided a unique challenge for mix engineer Scott Rosser.

    Techniques Sep 2022
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    Mixing Atmos: Bob Clearmountain

    Next-level Surround

    Can a legendary engineer create immersive audio mixes without giving up his beloved SSL console? Of course he can!

    Techniques Sep 2022
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    How To Achieve Better Separation In Your Mixes

    Tips, Tricks & Techniques

    If you’re struggling to get everything in your mixes coming across loud and clear, read on.

    Techniques Sep 2022
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    Mixing DI Bass Guitar | Audio Examples

    Hear For Yourself

    These audio files accompany August's 'Mixing DI Bass Guitar' workshop.

    Techniques Aug 2022
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    Inside Track: Cat Burns 'Go'

    Secrets Of The Mix Engineer: Aaron Ahmad

    Nearly two years after its release, Cat Burns’ single ‘Go’ gave Aaron Ahmad his first major mixing hit.

    Techniques Aug 2022
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    Mixing DI Bass Guitar

    Understanding & Avoiding The Pitfalls

    Ever had trouble getting a plain DI’d bass guitar to sound right in a mix? Me too, sometimes! But it’s almost always fixable once you understand the issues.

    Techniques Aug 2022

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