Recording Studio Articles

How to Get Your Music Into Film and TV Part 2

By on Aug 4, 2012 in Recording Studio Articles | 0 comments

We get tons of requests for advice on how to market music. While we’ve had a lot of success with placement of our work on major market radio, film and television, it is not the focus of Mixmastered Studios. However, we know people! Introducing our friend, Joe Solo: From the record producer who developed Macy Gray, and many others . . .“Get my weekly 3-minute...

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Free One-Week Seminar With Eddie Kramer

By on Jul 31, 2012 in Recording Studio Articles | 0 comments

 Mix With The Masters and Pensado’s Place have teamed up to give away an opportunity of a lifetime!  You have the chance to win 1 free pass for an exclusive session from legendary producer/engineer Eddie Kramer from October 1st to 7th, 2012.  You must provide your own transportation, but all accommodations and cost of the seminar are covered for the week! CLICK HERE...

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Save Protools Session For Mix Engineer

By on Jul 13, 2012 in Recording Studio Articles | 1 comment

What is the best way to save Protools session for sending to a mix engineer? Go to ‘File’/’Save Session Copy In…’ Session Format: ‘Latest’ Audio File Type: ‘BWF/.WAV’ [or AIFF if your session is AIFF] Sample Rate: same as current Bit Depth: 24 Check ‘copy all audio files’ Check “Session Plug-In Settings Folder’ and Root Plug-In Settings Folder Create a...

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FREE RECORDING CLASSES Every Saturday

By on Jun 13, 2012 in Recording Studio Articles | 0 comments

This is a MUST for any one interested in succeeding in the music industry. Not only are events like this great for learning about your music career and how to get the most from your home recording studio, they are even better for networking. Networking laterally (with people who are at your level of skill and success, can be more effective than networking up (hoping...

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MICROSUEDE 4″ BASS TRAPS

By on May 27, 2012 in Recording Studio Articles, Recording Studio Equipment | 0 comments

  Looking to control the acoustics in your studio? So were we when we built our first bass trap. We had extras and listed them on craigslist, and they sold like hotcakes. Since there was a market for affordable yet effective sound absorption materiels, it made sense to fill the need for our customers. Enter Mixmastered Acoustics.  At 4 inches thick, these thicker...

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What is the Difference Between Online Mixing and Mastering?

By on Mar 5, 2012 in Recording Studio Articles | 0 comments

Mixing vs Mastering To put in simple terms… Mixing music is adding ingredients to a cake. A Mixing engineer, like a baker, starts out by asking how much of each ingredient, what brand of ingredient, flavor, and what order is it added to make sure that the ingredients blend together to make an amazing cake? After the cake is baked, it needs icing to make it...

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Tips For Recording Vocals at Home

By on Feb 21, 2012 in Recording Studio Articles | 0 comments

How To Record Vocals in Your Home Studio Tracking vocals can be the most challenging part of your recording process, and it only gets harder when you tackle the project on a budget in your home. The bottom line is that you’ll never get studio quality vocals at home, but there are a few simple steps that you can take to improve your sound quality by leaps and...

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Microphone Clamp

By on Aug 4, 2011 in Recording Studio Articles, Recording Studio Equipment | 0 comments

This question is from Dave S. a student at Berklee in Boston: I just got a mic and pop filter boomstand (clamp). But cant tell where I’m supposed to tighten the filter anti-pop. And how far from the vocalist should it be? No matter where the pop-filter is on the mic stand – the extent to which lies between the mouth and the microphone so that can do its...

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KOMPLETE 8 ULTIMATE: A Producer’s Dream

By on Aug 3, 2011 in Recording Studio Articles, Recording Studio Equipment | 0 comments

So far we have been impressed by most of the the products that Native-Instruments offers, and expect this to be even more impress ive! KOMPLETE makes a dramatic breakthrough. The world’s leading pro studio bundle of instruments and effects now comes in two sizes: KOMPLETE 8 — the quintessential production package loaded with even more content at the same great...

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The Return of the Event 20/20BAS

By on Aug 2, 2011 in Recording Studio Articles, Recording Studio Equipment | 0 comments

Event 20/20BAS Studio Monitors The Event 20/20BAS studio monitor started an industry revolution in the mid 1990s. Never before had such transparency and definition been made available to such a wide range of artists and engineers. Since that time the 20/20s have gone down in history as a cult speaker, one that many internationally-recognised engineers, producers and...

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Auto-Tune for Guitar?

By on Jul 28, 2011 in Recording Studio Articles | 0 comments

I don’t know how the oldschool guitarists feel about this but I’m REALLY IMPRESSED! Since Antares Audio Technologies first introduced its Auto-Tune vocal pitch correction technology in the late 1990s, musicians and fans alike have been somewhat divided about its use. Some artists like Cher and, more recently, T-Pain have openly embraced the voice...

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Tips & Tricks — EMT® 140 Classic Plate Reverberator Plug-In

By on Jul 27, 2011 in Recording Studio Articles | 0 comments

The EMT® 140 Plate Reverb, says legendary engineer Alan Parsons, was “virtually the only reverb we used on Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon.” As anyone who has ever donned a pair of headphones and settled into Dark Side’s glorious, astral ambiences can attest, it was a propitious decision to use Abbey Road’s EMT 140 on tracks like “Time” and “Eclipse.” Though...

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Pro Recording

By on Jul 22, 2011 in Recording Studio Articles | 0 comments

We don’t use FL here, but realize that it is a very popular program so wanted to pass this along. New Video Pro Audio Training: FL Studio 10 – Know It All Digital Music Doctor announces the launch of a training course for new video, FL Studio 10 – Know It All! This course contains over 3 hours of interactive videos covering the major aspects of...

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FREE RECORDING WORKSHOPS at Guitar Center

By on Jul 19, 2011 in Recording Studio Articles | 0 comments

This is a MUST for any one interested in succeeding in the music industry. Not only are events like this great for learning about your music career and how to get the most from your home recording studio, they are even better for networking. Networking laterally (with people who are at your level of skill and success, can be more effective than networking up (hoping...

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Vocal System

By on Jul 19, 2011 in Recording Studio Articles | 0 comments

How can I use my Shure beta 87a mic w/ my laptop to record vocal performances? What do I need for hookup? I just bought a microphone XLR to 1/4 cable, but how do I plug in the microphone to my laptop when the jack is 1/8? Can I use any adapter that converts the 1/4 to 1/8 plug? I currently have a $15 usb logitech microphone to sing with and want something better for...

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