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In search of loudness

March 15, 2015
vumeter

An in depth look at using DAW software Peak Limiters to achieve higher audio levels from your audio tracks without sacrificing the dynamics within your mix. Can you get something for nothing? Let's see ...
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MS Mid-Side Audio Processing

March 10, 2015
Listen M-S

Our editor explains the workings of MS Mid/Side audio processing and how it can be a real problem solver when mixing and mastering your compositions. Lots of processed audio samples included.
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Tips for Producing

November 9, 2013
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Columnist Nick Lucas gives a whole bunch of good advice for getting the best from artists in the recording studio. So if you're in the middle of a recording session and it's all going wrong - read on ...
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Tips for breaking writer’s block

September 2, 2013
nick_lucas_bio2

We all have days where creativity just isn't coming to us, and yet in today's world we usually have to schedule in times to work on our hobbies or dream careers, instead of just working when we feel like it. So what can you do to break through and be creative ...
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Sound Design Tips

June 27, 2013
3 IL Harmor

Our very own Nick Lucas gives a run down on today's most popular techniques for sound design and synthesis, including six of his own favourite tools.
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Is this the way I’m supposed to be?

April 14, 2013
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Columnist Frank Perri goes on vacation, revisits his New Year resolutions and finds them wanting. So out with the old and in with the new, well just one resolution, which one will come as a surprise ...
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Rob Palladino interviews Matt Thomas of The Joy Formidable

April 5, 2013
Matt Thomas

Our own resident drummer Rob Palladino interviews another drummer, Matt Thomas from the Welsh alternative power trio The Joy Formidable. Dummers talking drums, and drums, and more drums. A real joy indeed!
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