Do your productions lack texture and movement? Your DAW’s modulation plug‑ins might offer a solution.
When and why might you want to reach for more than one compressor to process the same signal?
Melodyne can do far more than fix dodgy vocals. It’s also a source of inspirational guitar effects...
The right compressor settings give you endless power to shape the sound and groove of a multi‑miked drum recording.
I’m seeing a lot of conflicting advice about using compression while recording. Some swear by it while others say it’s completely unnecessary with 24‑bit recording and modern converters. Where do you stand on this?
The right EQ settings can make a mix — and the wrong ones can make a mess. Our in‑depth guide will help you get more from this all‑important tool.
Parallel processing while mixing is a common technique — so why not try it with your pedals when recording?
Paul White looks back over the history of the echo effect, from tape loops through to plug-ins, and explores how modern echo effects can be used as sound design tools.
Dynamics processing is a core mixing technique, but it’s often misunderstood. We explain how to make a compressor do what you want it to!
In this episode, Eddie Bazil discusses using Transient Shapers in place of EQ and provides six practical examples.
Have you ever wondered what lies behind the intriguing wobbles and lush swooshes of this classic effect?
Audio files to accompany SOS May 2021's Saturation Stratgeies workshop.
Saturation effects can be used in different ways to make mixing easier. Find out how...
Why let guitarists have all the fun? Stompboxes can be inspirational mixing tools.
Not all 500‑series racks are created equal. Here’s what you need to know to make your choice.
With so many modules on the market, how do you make the right choices?
EQ will make or break your master. It's the single most important factor in mastering, once you've decided the loudness...
Your DAW makes it easy to fake old-school doubling techniques, and gives you much more control than producers had in days gone by. We show you how...
Multiband compressors offer unique advantages over their broadband cousins — but they also present some perilous pitfalls for the unwary.
Creating your own shimmer reverb effects is easy, and gives you plenty of creative control.
Mike Senior explores the subject of Haas delays at mixdown, explaining how they work, how to get the best out of them, and how to avoid the most common traps associated with them.
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