There’s more to great‑sounding reverb than loading and tweaking your favourite plug‑in.
The lead single from Pop Smoke’s posthumous debut album was stitched together from two demos in different keys. Mix engineer Jess Jackson turned it into a piece of pop magic.
With the right guidance, iZotope's RX can remove problem sounds that would otherwise ruin a mix.
Kevin Grainger has developed a unique approach to dance mixing — and, as Joel Corry's 'Head & Heart' proves, a highly successful one. We break down this hit track.
Mixing can be a creative as well as a technical role, and the right production effects can transform a track.
We show how iZotope's popular restoration package can deliver cleaner audio for your music projects.
In this episode, Mike Senior demonstrates several ways spill can actually improve the sound of your productions.
Haim's latest album was made with a mix of old-school and modern techniques and equipment.
Grammy Award-winning engineer and producer Dom Morley chats with Sam Inglis about the art and craft of recording and mixing vocals.
Here's how to prevent those pesky esses from ruining your tracks!
Distortion can be a surprisingly useful mix effect, if you know what you're doing. Mike Senior reveals several common applications, and explains how to get the best results in practice.
Your DAW makes it easy to fake old-school doubling techniques, and gives you much more control than producers had in days gone by. We show you how...
Multiband compressors offer unique advantages over their broadband cousins — but they also present some perilous pitfalls for the unwary.
Time-alignment can help solve problems in multi-mic recordings — but it can also introduce new problems!
Lady Gaga's latest album was two years in the making, and marked a return to her electronic roots.
Mike Senior delves into some of the most common troubleshooting tasks when dealing with acoustic guitar recordings at mixdown, and shares his own favourite processing fixes.
Doja Cat's 'Say So' was already a worldwide hit when a new version featuring Nicki Minaj rocketed to the top of the charts. One man mixed them both.
Elevate the clarity of your mixes with our indispensable guide.
Compression can do radically different things to the sound of a snare drum, depending on how it's set up. In this episode, Mike Senior explores three ways in which a compressor can help bring your snare tracks to life.
In just seven years at hip-hop label Quality Control, Thomas 'Tillie' Mann has helped shape the sound of Atlanta rap.
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