3 Studios, 3 Budgets

Nov 1, 2008, By Robert Hanson, Kevin Becka and George Petersen

Mix magazine November 2008 education issue feature about building three audio recording studios on three budgets. Learn about outfitting a professional recording studio at three different budget levels in the November issue of Mix magazine....

Tech's Files: TESTA FET

Oct 1, 2008, By Eddie Ciletti

By the title of this month's column, you'd think I'd discovered a new Star Wars character, but really it's something I've been doing lately, and if it...

Tech's Files: Turning Down the Heat

Sep 1, 2008, By Eddie Ciletti

Mix magazine's resident tech Eddie Ciletti talks about Dealing with Thermal Problems in Tube Audio Gear - offering solutions and modifications in the September 2008 issue...

Tech's Files: The Discipline of Obstacles

Aug 1, 2008, By Eddie Ciletti

Earlier this year, I interviewed engineer Richard Dodd (see Tech's Files in the May 2008 issue), who reminded me that on many a revered recording, signal...

Power Tools: Steinberg Cubase 4

Aug 1, 2008, By Jim Aikin

I've been using Cubase for many years not because it's necessarily superior to any other program, but because I'm fast on it. Even so, the software has...

Tech's Files: Eureka Moments

Jul 1, 2008, By Eddie Ciletti

In geekville, there are those pesky pieces of gear that don't want to be fixed, and then, the mystery is solved. A year ago, a 12-input, 1970s-era Raindirk...

Sound Devices 744T 4-Track Recorder

Apr 1, 2008, By Glenn Berkovitz

Sound Devices' flagship 744T 4-channel recorder offers timecode in every imaginable format, sampling rate and depth. It's my choice for single-camera...

Quest for the Optimal DAW Display

Apr 1, 2008, By Eddie Ciletti

Most of my geek-related purchases are made online. But choosing a computer monitor is a bit different than buying a hard drive I want to see it, compare...

Hard Drive Tales for a Rainy Day

Mar 1, 2008, By Eddie Ciletti

Between my wife, my kids and myself, there are 10 computers in our house three Macs, six desktop PCs and a lapdog. My wife, Polly, and I both work from...

Akai MPC Series

Mar 1, 2008, By Stoni

A driving force in hip-hop production, Akai's MPC music production center/drum machine has been used in all types of recordings, having crossed over to...

The Kit Is It

Feb 1, 2008, By Eddie Ciletti

The magic combination of three ingredients do it yourself (D.I.Y.), curiosity and tenacity are essential to the success of audio entrepreneurs who have...

Power Tools: Digidesign Pro Tools Elastic Time

Feb 1, 2008, By Steve MacMillan

The star feature of Pro Tools Version 7.4 is Elastic Time (ET). Similar to MIDI, ET can conform audio data to changes in tempo or time. This is useful...

Making Your Tape Echo Machine Last

Jan 1, 2008, By Eddie Ciletti

One of the unintentional that results from recording to analog tape is the time delay between the record and play heads. Tape echo sometimes referred...

Propellerhead Reason

Nov 1, 2007, By Gerry Bassermann

Ever since Propellerhead first showed Reason, its sequencer and virtual rack filled with cool-looking DSP models of mixers, synths and effects and then...

Apple Logic Pro 7

Sep 1, 2007, By Robert Hanson

With legions of dedicated professional and pro-sumer users, Apple's Logic Pro 7 is arguably one of the most popular DAWs on the market. Many users have...

Power Tools: Solid State Logic AWS 900

Aug 1, 2007, By Matt Marrin

Iwork with producers Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis in their Flyte Tyme Productions studios, in Santa Monica, Calif. When we began thinking about gear for...

Power Tools: Roland VS-2480 Workstation

Jul 1, 2007, By Eric Mauriello

When I first ventured into the realm of recording and production, I began with the Roland VS-880EX, which I still use for live recordings. Eventually,...

Universal Audio UAD Series

Jun 1, 2007, By Robert Hanson

No matter how much heavy lifting the latest dual- and quad-core processors can handle, users of native DAW systems will always look for a way to add a...

Adobe Audition

Apr 1, 2007, By Allan Metts

With roots as a shareware audio editor named Cool Edit Pro, Adobe's Audition has blossomed into a powerful workstation for audio editing and multitrack...

Steinberg WaveLab 6

Mar 1, 2007, By Steve Cunningham

For years, I've been using WaveLab to edit half-hour radio shows and assorted podcasts, as well as for CD mastering. My own decision to upgrade to Version...

Ableton Live 6

Feb 1, 2007, By Robert Hanson

Over the course of its short history, Ableton Live has moved quickly from a novel live performance/looping tool to a full-featured audio, MIDI and now...

Micro-lution

Feb 1, 2007, By Eddie Ciletti

My focus this month is on the AKG C-414, a venerable studio condenser mic that has about as many permutations as the Universal Audio 1176. At first glance,...

Once Upon a Studer

Dec 1, 2006, By Eddie Ciletti

A few months ago, a Studer A827 multitrack came within my depth of field. During the troubleshooting process, one of my student assistants commented that...

Apple DVD Studio Pro

Dec 1, 2006, By Kevin Monahan

Now that DVD Studio Pro is part of Apple's Final Cut Studio bundle, professional DVD authoring is available to most production pros. Having worked with...

Outfitting Your Dream Room

Nov 1, 2006, By David Weiss, Kevin Becka and Barry Rudolph

Everybody loves a shopping spree. And though the same can't be said in, say, real estate or fuel, in pro audio, your dollar currently stretches farther...

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