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Review: Spitfire eDNA01 – Earth – by Andrew Koss
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Review: Spitfire eDNA01 – Earth – by Andrew Koss

For those of us that love music/sound synthesis, sound designing, and electronic production, we are living in glorious times indeed.  We now have a vast ocean with a plentiful bounty to fill our synthesizer appetites. Every week it seems I’m reading yet another email or news article about a new … Read More

Using Multiband Compression to Conquer Proximity Effect Issues
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Using Multiband Compression to Conquer Proximity Effect Issues

What is the Proximity Effect?

The proximity effect describes how bass frequencies build up when a microphone is brought very close to a sound source.  This effect frequently occurs when a vocalist moves around a lot while singing, varying their distance from the microphone diaphragm from phrase to phrase, or … Read More

Hidden Hit-Makers: History’s Most Iconic Session Musicians
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Hidden Hit-Makers: History’s Most Iconic Session Musicians

A handful of documentaries released since the turn of the new century, from 2002’s Standing In the Shadows of Motown to 2013’s Muscle Shoals, have helped us put names and faces to the backing musicians that brought some of our favorite recordings to life. It can be surprising to learn … Read More

10 Mistakes Intentionally Left In Classic Recordings
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10 Mistakes Intentionally Left In Classic Recordings

Music isn’t perfect. It never was. And it never will be. By nature, people are flawed. Inadvertently, so is the music we create. But isn’t that what also makes it so amazing?

Indescribable, intangible moments can often be found in our favorite recordings. Call it accidental, call it happenstance, or … Read More

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