Production

Creative Uses for Melodyne

Celemony's Melodyne is a highly sophisticated pitch analysis and correction software suite known mainly for its use in tuning vocals. As effective as it is in this capacity, Melodyne's capabilities allow for a range of other creative uses outside of simply correcting mistakes in...

Understanding Reverb

Reverb is one of the most widely used time based effects in audio, and one of the most fascinating. Depending on how you use it, it can help or hinder your mix. Luckily, many parameters on reverb plugins are the same or similar, and...

5 Mixing Mistakes to Avoid

by Katie Gilchrest When it comes to mixing, establishing a balance is one of the most important parts of creating a professional sounding production. Some of the same miscalculations are made again and again, and fortunately there are ways to recognize, avoid and fix them....

Drum Miking Techniques

Drum Miking Techniques: Recorder Man and Glyn Johns Katie Gilchrest's take on drum miking techniques Many considered the drum set one of the hardest pieces of equipment to mic in a studio. A drum kit is not one instrument, but a collection of multiple instruments, featuring...