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    Classic Tracks: Wire ‘Outdoor Miner’

    Producer: Mike Thorne • Studio: Advision

    The three albums Mike Thorne produced for Wire showed that there was much, much more to punk than met the eye.

    Techniques . Dec 2021
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    How I Got That Sound: Danny Elfman

    Danny Elfman ‘True’

    Elfman recently released his latest solo album, Big Mess, and chose a track from the album as his favourite sonic achievement.

    Techniques . Dec 2021
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    How I Got That Sound: Andrew Maury

    Lewis Del Mar ‘Loud(y)’

    New York‑based engineer and producer Andrew Maury, when asked to pick a favourite sound that he’s worked on, nominates the drum mix he created for Lewis Del Mar's ‘Loud(y)’.

    Techniques . Nov 2021
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    How I Got That Sound: Martin Landquist

    A‑ha ‘Lifelines’

    Landquist reveals how he got his favourite sound on A‑ha’s ‘Lifelines’, the 2002 title track to the Norwegian synth‑popsters’ seventh studio album.

    Techniques . Oct 2021
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    Remote Vocal-Ensemble Production

    We show you how to get great results from self‑recording singers.

    Techniques . Sep 2021
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    How I Got That Sound: Tim Palmer

    Pearl Jam ‘Black’

    When asked to pick a favourite sound that he’s worked on, English producer and mixing engineer Tim Palmer nominates the radio speaker guitar intro from Pearl Jam's ‘Black’.

    Techniques . Sep 2021
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    How I Got That Sound: Chris Sheldon

    Oceansize ‘One Day All This Could Be Yours’

    English producer and mixer Chris Sheldon, when asked to pick a favourite sound that he’s worked on, nominates the drum sound he got with rock band Oceansize.

    Techniques . Aug 2021
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    Classic Tracks: Japan ‘Ghosts’

    Producers: Japan • Steve Nye

    Japan keyboard player Richard Barbieri tells the story of their most haunting hit.

    Techniques . Aug 2021
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    Field Music: Building A Track In The Studio

    VIDEO FEATURE

    Across 17 years and eight albums, Field Music have become one of Britain’s best-loved guitar bands. They’ve also evolved a...

    Techniques Jul 2021
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    How I Got That Sound: Steve Albini

    The Jesus Lizard ‘Seasick’

    In the first episode of a new column, we asked Steve Albini to choose a favourite sound from his huge back catalogue and explain how it was created.

    Techniques Jul 2021
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    Classic Tracks: The Bangles ‘Walk Like An Egyptian’

    Producer: David Kahne

    ‘Walk Like An Egyptian’ was a huge hit for the Bangles, but it all started with a demo mix‑up and some very unusual percussion.

    Techniques May 2021
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    An Introduction To Binaural Recording

    Use Your Head

    Binaural recordings are an easy and effective way to capture immersive audio.

    Techniques Apr 2021
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    Classic Tracks: Darude 'Sandstorm'

    Darude’s 1999 dance hit has taken on an extensive and often surprising life of its own.

    Techniques Dec 2020
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    iZotope RX For Music Recording: Part 2

    Noises Off

    With the right guidance, iZotope's RX can remove problem sounds that would otherwise ruin a mix.

    Techniques Nov 2020
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    iZotope RX For Music Recording: Part 1

    Noises Off

    We show how iZotope's popular restoration package can deliver cleaner audio for your music projects.

    Techniques Oct 2020
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    Mike Senior Podcast

    Spill Can Be Your Friend! | Podcast

    Expert Tracking & Mixing Tips

    In this episode, Mike Senior demonstrates several ways spill can actually improve the sound of your productions.

    Techniques Oct 2020
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    Classic Tracks: Steely Dan 'Aja'

    Producer: Gary Katz • Studio: Producers' Workshop

    The title track of Steely Dan's Aja is legendary for many reasons, including the spectacular work of Steve Gadd. Who, it turns out, almost didn't make the cut in the album's planned 'rotating list of drummers'...

    Techniques Oct 2020
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    Dom Morley Producer

    Dom Morley - Recording & Mixing Vocals | Podcast

    Engineer Producer

    Grammy Award-winning engineer and producer Dom Morley chats with Sam Inglis about the art and craft of recording and mixing vocals.

    Techniques Sep 2020
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    Improving Your Mixes With Distortion | Podcast

    Expert Tracking & Mixing Tips

    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.

    Techniques Sep 2020
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    Retro Jungle Production With Pete Cannon

    Video Feature: Retro Akai, Atari & Amiga

    In this exclusive SOS Video Feature, we talk to jungle producer Pete Cannon about how and why he’s still using Akais, Ataris and Amigas.

    Techniques Aug 2020
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    Making Multi-mic Recordings Work

    Time-alignment Tips

    Time-alignment can help solve problems in multi-mic recordings — but it can also introduce new problems!

    Techniques Aug 2020

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