Splitting out your stereo signals into separate Mid and Sides tracks can open up a world of creative options in your mix.
What's the difference between using bell boosts and using a good old-fashioned high-shelving EQ?
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.
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.
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?
We tackle some thorny noise problems, and add a couple of extra parts to breathe new life into this month's track.
Check out these audio files which accompany the July 2019 Mix Rescue article.
Mark Linett is the engineer responsible for preserving and enhancing the recorded legacy of America’s greatest pop group...
Devin Townsend turned producer because no-one else could capture his ambitious musical ideas. It led him on a 25-year learning curve that shows no sign of ending...
Teenage sensation Billie Eilish has taken the music world by storm — with an album recorded in her brother's bedroom.
Listen to the audio examples that accompany this month's Mix Rescue.
Mix With The Masters celebrates its 10th year of existence in 2019, and its 100th one-week seminar.
Engineer Matt Wiggins has worked with everyone who's anyone — and knows that he needs to be prepared for anything!
In mixing a live recording of a jazz concert, our engineer had to overcome some unusual spill-related challenges.
I've been struggling with recording and mixing 'epic' guitar sounds. I'm after something that balances aggression with tone, but which doesn't sound too distorted... Any tips?
From ABC to Yes via Frankie Goes To Hollywood, Trevor Horn produced some of the most iconic records of the 1980s. In this feature video, Trevor talks about the art of record production then and now.
To help you brush up on your listening skills, we examine the production of some recent hits from Panic! At The Disco, Mabel, Dan + Shay, Kacey Musgraves plus a classic Carpenters mix.
We load up the magic buses to take a psychedelic rock mix on a fresh trip.
Foals' first foray into self-production yielded not one but two albums — but making them wasn't easy!
Could you please explain what the Waves V‑Comp auto-release setting actually does? What is it trying to accomplish?