Analog Vibe Is Sexy (But EQ Is More Important)

The other day I was watching a cool video interview with one of today’s leading mix engineers, and he was talking about some of his favorite plugins. He mentioned his love for a lot of analog modeling plugins like the Abbey Road REDD plugins from Waves because...

The Art Of Embracing Imperfections In Your Recordings

When I got into digital recording I was hooked for one really weird reason: I could finally make a perfect recording! With tools like Beat Detective, Elastic Audio, and even simple cut, copy, and paste I was finally working in an environment where I could perfect my...

If You’re Not Having Fun, Something Is Wrong

Today we need to address the elephant in the room. No not your obsession with plugins (if you have more than 3 EQ plugins raise your hand!) but rather the unfortunate reality that takes shape in almost every recording or mixing environment at some point or another...