Deep in the Swedish forest, we track down a producer whose work has defined the sound of modern metal.
With spill between instruments and bleed from backline and monitors, live-performance recordings present unique mixing challenges. At London's PLASA show, Miloco Studios' engineer Jamie McEvoy explained how to get a great result.
With spill between instruments and bleed from backline and monitors, live‑performance recordings present unique mixing...
Splitting out your stereo signals into separate Mid and Sides tracks can open up a world of creative options in your mix.
Joe Colmenero hit the big time with Lil Tecca — and one of the smallest mixes he's ever done!
Check out these audio files which accompany our SOS November 2019 Mix Rescue article about Stem-Mixing-Mastering.
What's the difference between using bell boosts and using a good old-fashioned high-shelving EQ?
Brush up on your listening skills as we examine the production of recent hits from Aitch, Lizzo, Taylor Swift, Sam Smith and a classic mix from Olivia Newton-John & John Travolta.
Our engineer weighs up the benefits and pitfalls of a 'stems-only' approach to mixing and mastering an album for a self-recording band.
NF's The Search has revitalised hip-hop with its cinematic textures and arrangements. Longstanding producer Tommee Profitt was at the controls...
The world's first and most successful specialist vocal producer tells SOS how he coaxes magical performances from star singers like Rihanna, Katy Perry, Justin Bieber, Mary J Blige and Beyoncé.
Brush up on your listening skills as we examine the production of some recent hits from Avicii, Dave, Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello, Fantastic Negrito and a classic mix from Procol Harum.
With 32 songs and more than two hours of music, mixing Chris Brown's album Indigo demanded stamina as well as talent!
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?
To help you brush up on your listening skills, we examine the production of some recent hits from Logic, Ed Sheeran, Lil Nas X and Paul Hardcastle's No.1 sampling classic '19'.
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.
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.
Louis Bell's unique perspective on songwriting and production has brought massive success with acts such as Post Malone, Jess Glynne and Selena Gomez.
For years I've noticed crossfades between two audio files don't behave predictably. I always thought the logarithmic shape was fool-proof, but is it programme-dependent?
Brush up on your listening skills with our analysis of recent hits from Lauren Daigle, Stormzy, Meduza (featuring Goodboys), Tom Walker and a 1966 classic from The Beach Boys.
Mark Linett is the engineer responsible for preserving and enhancing the recorded legacy of America’s greatest pop group...
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