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New Full-Length Mixing Tutorial on Puremix.net

I’m excited to share my first full-length (1h45m) mixing tutorial, head over to Puremix.net and watch how I mixed Amber Skye’s “Howlin” using Avid’s Pro Tools 11. Using his unique approach to routing and a hybrid workflow, he demonstrates and discusses the importance of working…

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Bit Crushing Article on Puremix.net

Check out this post I did last week for Puremix.net about tasteful bit crushing. Bit crushing is a very particular, distinct, and often abused effect that can add an unique color to mixes just as easily as it can rip your listeners’ ears off. I usually use…

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Moog 500 Series Analog Delay Video

Check out my latest video for Moog Music Inc, showing off not only how great their new 500 Series Analog Delays sound but also a few practical ways to integrate them into any studio. And of course I’ve already added it to the new Video…

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Phase Alignment Manifesto

I don’t mind admitting it, I love the infinite possibilities of phase relationships. If you are still stuck in the mindset that things are either in-phase or out-of-phase, black or white, then it’s time to wake up and listen closer. There are many shades of…

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Help Me Beta Test

So in preparation for some upcoming posts, I needed a web-based MP3 player that allows everyone to switch between two similar audio files on-demand. I tried to find something pre-made, but nothing seemed to do exactly what I wanted, so like any good computer geek…

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Softube Grand Channel

Softube gave me early access to their brand new Summit Audio Grand Channel and EQF-1000 plugins. I’ve been rocking the TLA-100A for a while now was pretty excited to see how they did the EQ and they sure didn’t disappoint me, this is my favorite EQ plugin…

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Take Backing Up Seriously

It doesn’t matter if you work with A-list clients or just have fun making your own music, backing up your files is a must! I operate under the assumption that at anytime anyone of my drives could die a quick death. Living with this slight…

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Pultec Plugin Shootout

My favorite way to explore and learn the sounds of new gear and plugins is to compare them to ones I already know. I’ve been using the Waves JJP PuigTec EQP-1a for years. I recently received the Softube PE1C (based on Tube-Tech’s enhanced version of…

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Custom Shortcuts

I love being quick, my clients also seem to like it when I’m quick too. One of the easiest ways I find to be faster is to learn all the keyboard shortcuts in my DAW. But what happens when an application doesn’t allow you keyboard…

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The Next Generation Way to Control Your Computer

  This could be the coolest new gadget for computers that I’ve seen in a long, long time. It’s called Leap and it allows you to manipulate things on your computer using your 10 fingers, in 3D. This is some Minority Report level stuff. Imagine…

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How To Make Sweeps Using FuzzMeasure Pro

The last couple of days I’ve been posting frequency responses of the EQs I’m building at the moment. I used to just use white noise and a Pro Tools plug-in to make estimates of what was going on but I wanted a more accurate idea…

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