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...

How To Mix Background Vocals

When it comes to mixing background vocals, there are two simple truths that can help us place them perfectly in the mix. Truth #1 – Not every track can be the star of the show. Truth #2 – Background vocals need their own space/sound The first truth tells...

The Infinite Studio Rack Concept

As much as I love recording music in my home studio, there is one clear advantage to tracking in professional studios that lingers in my mind. They have dedicated control rooms. Why is a control room such a big advantage? Simple – it allows the engineer to hear...