Giveaways January 2015

January 15

Guitar Tracks

In our monthly Guitar Tracks blog, recording engineer/producer/author/instructor Mitch Gallagher provides invaluable tips on everything from mic placement to software and hardware to sound control for your home studio.

ARTICLES

Guitar Tracks: More Track Cleaning

December 16, 2013
Which instrumental tracks need cleaning prior to a mix? And how much cleaning is too much?
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Guitar Tracks: Cleaning a Mix

December 3, 2013
Get your mix ready for prime time with these handy editing and filtering techniques.
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Guitar Tracks: Building a Mix

November 11, 2013
Mitch Gallagher discusses how mixing is about presentation—how the various elements of the music are combined, balanced, and conveyed by the overall sound of the mix.
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Guitar Tracks: Learning Your Room

October 6, 2013
Before you can produce mixes that translate well in a variety of listening environments, you need to get intimately familiar with your own listening space.
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Guitar Tracks: More Mix Tricks

September 3, 2013
Whether you’re mixing studio tracks or a live band in a venue, it’s crucial to have sonic references you can use to quickly gauge the sound system and room.
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Mix Tricks

August 1, 2013
Crafting a mix is a very specialized art form and it takes a combination of tools, experience, know-how, and, of course, ears.
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iOS, Anyone?

July 10, 2013
No matter what style of music you make or how you prefer to work, there are apps and accessories for your iPad or other iDevice that will let you capture recordings and work on your music wherever you find yourself.
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DAW Wars and More

June 16, 2013
Where do things stand with the current crop of top DAWs?
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Keeping the Peace, Pt. 3

May 11, 2013
Let’s talk about how to put the four components of sound control to work in keeping sound from escaping our studios and music rooms.
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