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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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    Q. Is Ultrasonic Noise On DSD Recordings A Problem?

    I recently started capturing my vinyl collection to DSD and hi‑res PCM. The result sounds great but when I examine the audio file in iZotope RX 8 Elements I see a band of ultrasonic noise. Should I be worried about this?

    Sound Advice Dec 2020
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    Q. How should I split my guitar signal for recording?

    I want to split the output from my Gretsch electric guitar, to feed both a Boss Acoustic Singer combo and a computer audio interface...

    Sound Advice Nov 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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    Q. What's the best way to monitor any instrument connected to my interface?

    I want to connect my synths and drum machine to a computer DAW and actually make a song, but don't yet have the computer...

    Sound Advice 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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    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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    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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    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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     Mike Senior Podcast

    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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    The Artist-Friendly Studio

    Tips For Keeping Musicians 'In The Zone'

    Here are 10 ways engineers and studio owners can ensure the studio works as well for the musicians as it does for themselves.

    Sound Advice . 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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    Glossary Of Technical Terms

    Recording | Audio Production | Music Technology | Music Software | MIDI | Audio Plug-ins | Acoustics | Live Sound | Electronics | Computers |

    Welcome to Sound On Sound's regularly updated, indispensible explanations of technical terms from the fields of Recording, Audio Production, Music Technology, MIDI, Music Software, Audio Plug-ins, Mac and PC Computing, Live Sound, Acoustics, Electronics and more...

    Sound Advice 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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    Miking up an acoustic guitar

    Troubleshooting Acoustic Guitar Recordings | Podcast

    Expert Tracking & Mixing Tips

    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.

    Techniques Aug 2020
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    Drum Tracking With Adrian Bushby

    VIDEO FEATURE & AUDIO STEMS

    Drum recording is his specialism. Adrian talks us through his mic choices, placement and console setup for a tracking session with Superglu — and you can download the multitracks to hear the results for yourself!

    Techniques Jun 2020
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    Podcast Like A Pro!

    Podcast Production For The Project-studio Owner

    If you're a musician, podcasting is the perfect application for the studio skills and equipment you already have.

    Techniques Jun 2020
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    How To Record Yourself And Make It Sound Good

    Self Service: Solo Tracking Sessions

    Sometimes, performers have to be their own engineers. Here's how to get better results from solo tracking sessions.

    Techniques May 2020
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    Remote Music Production

    Successful Recording Over The Internet

    Social distancing needn't mean the end of studio recording. We explain a simple, free setup for real-time online collaboration.

    Techniques May 2020
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    Field Recording On An African Island

    Hidden Treasures

    Recording music in remote locations can be challenging — and before you can record it, you have to find it!

    Techniques May 2020
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    Recording Metallica & The San Francisco Symphony Live

    Greg Fidelman: Enter Soundman

    Recording a live heavy metal concert would be challenging enough — but when you throw an 80-piece orchestra into the mix, all bets are off!

    Techniques May 2020

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