I have to admit I was really nervous purchasing the new Waves/DigiGrid interface, and the lack of a DigiGrid IOS review from an actual user really made me drag my feet on pulling the trigger. Running Beach House Studios, a small to mid-sized recording, mixing, and mastering studio in the metro Boston area, I found myself in the awkward position of needing to upgrade my OS to be compatible with software that was critical to my workflow.
What You Should Know Before You Buy A Beat
Recording Trumpet: What Mic to Use
Drum Tuning Bible
Mastering: Limerant – Interstellar
EarPeace Earplug Review – Protect Your Ears
If you are a musician, or a mixing or mastering engineer, you know your ears and your hearing are precious to you. EarPeace earplugs can help protect your hearing and preserve your career.
How to Prepare an Ableton Live Session for a Mix Engineer
Daniel Lanois’ Vocal Chain
GIK Acoustics Review (Easy Acoustic Treatment)
Anyone who has ever set up a home or project recording studio, or even a temporary on-location mix and recording solution knows the challenges that arise from the natural acoustics in untreated rooms. Undesirable flutter echo, comb filtering, frequency nulls and boosts can wreak havoc on your tracking and mixing process.
Recording Guitar and Bass With a Signal Splitter
How to Choose a Mix Engineer
With the many affordable home recording solutions available to today’s musician, many artists are choosing to record their own albums and singles. When the task of recording and editing the resulting session is done, you may decide to turn over the mixing to someone else. This poses the question: How to choose a mix engineer?
10 Tips to Prepare Your Session for a Mix Engineer
Magic AB Review – Simple Referencing While Mixing
Most engineers are in the practice of referencing finished songs they know and love while working on new mixes in the studio. This is often done prior to mixing in order to “tune” your ears to the room, but also during or near the end of the mix itself so that you can be sure that you are hitting your mark of clarity and dynamic energy.