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    Com Truise On Tour

    Seth Haley | Wave Machine

    For his recent tour of the States, synthwave star Seth Haley, aka Com Truise, has had to adapt his complex studio setup to life on the road.

    People Oct 2018
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    Inside Track: ABBA 'Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again'

    Secrets Of The Mix Engineers: Bernard Löhr

    The songs of ABBA are reaching new generations of fans, thanks to a second hit musical movie. Bernard Löhr was the engineer who recaptured them!

    Techniques Oct 2018
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    Gain-staging: software VU meters.

    Q. Is gain-staging really necessary in DAW software?

    I read your feature on gain staging a few years ago, but I’ve been following some blogs that say it isn’t at all necessary if you’re just working in software. Who’s right?

    Sound Advice Oct 2018
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    Q. Should I use my plug-ins’ automatic level compensation?

    I recently watched a YouTube video in which it was recommended that you match the input and output level of every plug-in in a mix session...

    Sound Advice Oct 2018
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    David Guetta

    David Guetta

    DJ & Producer

    David Guetta is the global superstar who brought EDM out of the underground and into the mainstream.

    People Oct 2018
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    Fred Rister

    Songwriter & Producer

    Together with David Guetta, French producer and composer Fred Rister created the hits that made EDM a global phenomenon.

    People Oct 2018
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    Production Techniques Using Gates & Expanders

    Golden Gates

    You can do so much more with noise gates and expanders than nix unwanted noise...

    Techniques Sep 2018
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    Inside Track: Beyoncé and Jay-Z 'Apeshit'

    Secrets Of The Mix Engineers: Stu White

    Beyoncé and Jay-Z topped charts worldwide with their album Everything Is Love. Stu White was the engineer who made it possible.

    Techniques Sep 2018
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    The Mix Review 0918

    Commercial Productions Analysed

    Brush up on your listening skills, as we dissect some hits from a recording and production perspective. This month: Portugal The Man, Lost Frequencies & Zonderling, Calvin Harris & Dua Lipa, Jay-Z and Run-DMC.

    People Sep 2018
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    KSHMR: Producing EDM

    Niles Hollowell-Dhar

    Success as a songwriter didn’t fulfil Niles Hollowell-Dhar, so he reinvented himself as KSHMR to conquer the world of EDM.

    People Sep 2018
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    Inside Track: BTS 'Fake Love'

    Secrets Of The Mix Engineers: James F Reynolds

    K‑pop is a truly global music style, and BTS’s successful assault on the US charts was led by a British mix engineer.

    Techniques Aug 2018
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    Marta Salogni

    Engineer & Producer

    Talent and hard work have taken Marta Salogni from dive bars in Italy to working with A-list mixing and production clients in the UK in less than a decade.

    People Aug 2018
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    SpongeBob SquarePants

    The Broadway Musical

    Sound designer Walter Trarbach and Foley artist Mike Dobson tell us how they created the sound world for this unique musical adaptation of a hit cartoon.

    Techniques Aug 2018
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    The Mix Review

    Commercial Productions Analysed 

    Brush up on your listening skills, as we dissect some hits from a recording and production perspective. This month: Rudimental, George Ezra, Drake, Ariana Grande, plus Classic Mix: Cher ‘Believe’ (1998).

    People Aug 2018
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    How To Make Your Vocals Twice As Good! Part 2

    Fitting Vocals In The Mix

    Having created the conditions for a successful mix last month, what can you do to fit your vocal in the mix?

    Techniques Aug 2018
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    Emile Haynie: Producing Florence + The Machine

    The Making Of High As Hope

    For her eagerly awaited new album, Florence Welch teamed up with one of the world’s hottest producers. Emile Haynie and Florence herself describe the making of High As Hope.

    People Aug 2018
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    Mix Rescue: Trafficker

    Our Expert Transforms Your Tracks

    Despite paying a studio to record and mix their album, Tommy Allen’s band weren’t keen on the result. Could our engineer do any better?

    Techniques Jul 2018
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    The Mix Review

    Commercial Productions Analysed

    Brush up on your listening skills, as we dissect some hits from a recording and production perspective. This month:  Justin Timberlake ft. Chris Stapleton , French Montana, Daniil Trifonov, plus a classic mix from Bruce Springsteen.

    People Jul 2018
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    How To Make Your Vocals Twice As Good! Part 1

    Practical Tips, Techniques & Sound Advice

    Once you’ve recorded, edited and comped your vocals, a little careful prep work could pay real dividends when it comes to the mix.

    Techniques Jul 2018
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    Inside Track: Kylie Minogue 'Dancing'

    Secrets Of The Mix Engineers: Sky Adams

    Successfully integrating dance and country music on Kylie Minogue’s latest album posed a new challenge to producer, songwriter and mix engineer Sky Adams.

    Techniques Jul 2018
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    Tracking A Record In A Day with Vance Powell

    Grammy winning engineer explains how he breezes through instrumental recordings

    When Grammy-winning engineer Vance Powell has to track an entire record in a day, you can rest assured he has some tricks up his sleeve…

    Techniques Jul 2018

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