May 26th, 2016 by Roger Montejano
Whether you’re an experienced user coming to Pro Tools from another DAW, or a beginner eager to get your first Pro Tools Ninja badge, we have something perfect for you: A collection of the most essential Pro Tools shortcuts to get you up and running, fast.
For simplicity’s sake, we’ve Read more...
May 25th, 2016 by Julian Tardo
I.C.E. by Legendary Audio and Sonic Studio promises to clean up your distorted tracks with a minimum of artifacts.
I.C.E. is one of a new breed of DSP processors that can alleviate formerly untreatable audio issues—in this case, distorted sound.
It’s always been tricky to do much of anything about Read more...
May 24th, 2016 by SonicScoop
SonicScoop editor Justin Colletti is back for the final installment in his compression tutorial series with B&H. If you haven’t seen them already, check out:
Part 1 on Parallel Compression,
Part 2 on Sidechain Compression, and now,
Part 3 on Serial Compression:
May 23rd, 2016 by David Weiss
This plugin started with a playlist.
When the Boston-based developer iZotope committed to creating an all-in-one vocal processing plugin, the first step had nothing to do with writing code. Instead, the design team compiled a big playlist of songs present and past led by classic or innovative vocals, then began Read more...
May 21st, 2016 by Justin Colletti
This story first appeared in Trust Me, I’m a Scientist on May 6th, 2013.
Vintage record clock by Etsy user “geoartcrafts”
Over the past few decades, the costs of recording equipment have plummeted. Today $5,000 to $10,000 in funds can allow you to assemble a recording system that might have Read more...
May 19th, 2016 by Garion Wells
Singer and Songwriter Joshua James hit #1 on the iTunes Folk chart early in his career, and has since become an active producer, working out of his own home studio in Utah.
Joshua James is a folk singer and songwriter, originally from Nebraska, who now lives and works in American Read more...
May 18th, 2016 by Rich Bennett
The Luke Audio AL-X751 large-diaphragm condenser microphone.
I happened upon on the Luke Audio line this past fall while wandering aimlessly around the AES showroom floor. Tiring of the immense wave of brand names and products I was already aware of, I was craving something new and personalized.
And then, Read more...
May 17th, 2016 by SonicScoop
Join SonicScoop editor Justin Colletti for another great video tutorial at Joe Lambert Mastering. This time, thanks to a partnership with B&H, we get to bring you Part 2 of our advanced compression series, this time on Sidechain compression.
When you’re done here, check out Part 1 on Parallel compression, Read more...
May 16th, 2016 by David Weiss
I’ve found a magic way to make people raise their eyebrows: tell them that you just listened to a pair of headphones that cost $60,000.
I noticed that response again and again after informing people that I’d just heard Orpheus. If that name sounds familiar to you, then you know Read more...
May 12th, 2016 by Matthew Wang
Over the past 20 years, In Ear Monitors (or IEMs) have become a near-necessity for live performance.
In years prior, engineers would inevitably have to crank up a venue’s stage monitors loud enough for the musicians to hear themselves over the audience, over the sound coming from the stage, Read more...