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The Hidden Danger Of Checking Your Mixes In The Car
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The Hidden Danger Of Checking Your Mixes In The Car

You’ve been glued to your computer monitor for 12 hours. You’re about to pass out on your MIDI keyboard. And the mix? It sounds killer.

But before you click “Bounce To Disk” for the last time… You hop in your ‘04 Honda Civic, plug the aux cable into your iPhone, Read more...

7 Acoustics Myths That Are Quietly Sabotaging Your Mixes
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7 Acoustics Myths That Are Quietly Sabotaging Your Mixes

Room acoustics can be a pain in the you-know-what.

You’ve got to pay attention to them if you want your mixes to sound great. But taming them often seems like a black art.

Sure—there’s lots of information about acoustics scattered across the internet. But most of it is misguided, impractical, Read more...

Review: Online Audio Education from Nail The Mix
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Review: Online Audio Education from Nail The Mix

As many large-scale recording studios across the country continue to close, the once quintessential path of an up-and-coming audio engineer is changing. Opportunities to “rise up the ranks”—from scrubbing toilets to helming an SSL in a traditional multi-room studio—are fading fast.

Over the past 15 years or so, shrinking budgets Read more...

5 Ways To Create Depth Without Reverb

5 Ways To Create Depth Without Reverb

Depth, or front-to-rear dimension, is a crucial part of every great mix. Crafted well, it can make the speakers seem to disappear, immersing listeners in a three-dimensional world with the artist.

While you may instinctively reach for reverb to create depth, it’s not always the best tool for the job. Read more...

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