Tame That Sonic Space!

Aug 1, 2005, By Strother Bullins

By now, we're all aware of the benefits of lower-cost, higher-quality pro audio technology. Cheaper, faster, better-sounding gear lets engineers exit...

What's Driving Your Mix?

Jun 1, 2005, By Roger Maycock

It's happened to all of us. You labor over a mix tweaking every last detail to the nth degree only to play it back somewhere else and find that things...

New Directions in Console Design

May 1, 2005, By George Petersen

Predicting the future is a tough proposition. And often, every industry analyst and prognosticator in the world can be just plain wrong. For example,...

Dynamics Processor Plug-Ins

Apr 1, 2005, By Roger Maycock

If your work involves broadcast or computer multimedia, dynamics processors likely play a significant role in your audio production. Let's face it squeezing...

Production Music Libraries

Apr 1, 2005, By Sarah Benzuly

Each year, Mix checks in with makers of production music libraries those music collections designed to be used in just about everything audio: radio spots,...

New Studio Microphones In 2004

Mar 1, 2005, By Roger Maycock

When your business is recording, the phrase You can never have too many mics has always been true. Every style and model of mic has a distinctive sonic...

The Beat Goes Virtual

Feb 1, 2005, By Roger Maycock

It's a given that the transition from dedicated hardware samplers and synthesizers to virtual software-driven instruments brings more of your music production...

Dedicated Speaker Processors

Jan 1, 2005, By Strother Bullins

Improving the sound of your live rig has never been easier. Today's digital signal processing systems for loudspeaker control offer recallable input/output...

Strictly Summing

Dec 1, 2004, By Barry Rudolph

After amplification, summing and mixing are two of the oldest and most basic audio processes going back to the early radio broadcast days when the announcer's...

Ribbon Renaissance

Sep 1, 2004, By Sarah Jones

Everything old is new again. When ribbon mics emerged in the 1930s, their sound, directional characteristics and noise-reduction capabilities offered...

Console Shopping?

Aug 1, 2004, By Strother Bullins

In the world of marketing, high-end pro equipment and budget recording gear have one thing in common: They both use a relatively simple sales pitch. On...

Remote Microphone Preamps

Jul 1, 2004, By Strother Bullins

Among the multitude of cringe-worthy phrases heard by those working in pro audio is the venerable war-horse, Make it sound good. We've all heard someone...

Pump Up the Volume

May 1, 2004, By David Ogilvy

In the past decade or so, the studio environment has changed radically, but one thing that's remained constant is the need for a hardware device to adjust tracking or playback levels....

Production Music Libraries In 2004

Apr 1, 2004, By Sarah Benzuly

You've heard production music libraries everywhere: in this year's Super Bowl television commercials, trailers for Hollywood blockbusters, dramatic themes on evolving Flash intros online, creative radio spots; you name it, they've been there....

Virtual Instruments, Real Musicians

Feb 1, 2004, By John McJunkin

Virtual this, virtual that. It seems like virtually everything is “virtual” these days....

Monitoring the Monitors

Dec 1, 2003, By John McJunkin

With numerous monitor choices out there, we decided to look into some recent entries in the marketplace, limiting our examination to new models introduced...

More Comfort, More Efficiency!

Oct 1, 2003, By John McJunkin

When the idea of a studio is first conceived, the initial discussion will invariably dwell on the console, recording devices, outboard, DAW, microphones and acoustics....

Scratch, Trash, Freeze That Audio!

Sep 1, 2003, By Randy Alberts

What if you're in the middle of the mix and your client says, “Can you make it sound a little more…exotic?” If you're at a loss for inspiration, effects plug-ins — able to morph your sounds with a single mouse-click — can come to the rescue....

Large-Diaphragm Studio Mics

Aug 1, 2003, By Randy Alberts

>Researching some four dozen new large-diaphragm microphones that have recently come to market is the gearhead's version of a kid in a candy store....

Multichannel Mic Preamps

Jun 1, 2003, BY RANDY ALBERTS

Once considered an anomaly, multichannel mic preamps are becoming more commonplace. Why? The reasons are many, but certainly among them are a resurgence in live tracking, an increased demand for surround production, and the convenience of compact, remote location recording packages....

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