OS X Maintenance – How to Clean Up and Speed Up Your Mac OS X

All computers eventually get clogged up with user files and traces left by different applications. There are also a number of other reasons that can cause the Mac OS X to become slow or unresponsive.

I wanted to share a few things I do for OS X maintenance in order to optimize, clean and speed up my Mac.
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FabFilter Pro-Q 2 Review – Is It Worth the Price?

FabFilter Pro-Q 2

I recently bought the brand new FabFilter Pro Q 2 EQ plugin. I’ve been using it for a few weeks now, and I have to say it’s become one of my favorite plugins ever! However as far as plugins come, at 149€ it may seem a bit costly. I am all about sharing information about the stuff I […]

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My Easy Automated Backup Strategy

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Click, click, click… Ever experienced the moment your hard drive starts making that horrific sound from hell? I have – several times. First the panic strikes as your computers starts freezing up. Then you accept the situation and anxiety starts to creep in. You start thinking about the prospect of losing some work (because of course […]

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Magic AB: Setting New Standards for Referencing

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Every now and then a tool pops up that revolutionizes the way you work (or some aspect of it), and after a while you’re thinking “How did I ever manage without this before?”. 

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The Best Free AAX Plugins (2014 edition)

The best free AAX plugins 2014

I’ve recently jumped on Pro Tools 11 for mixing. I’ve only worked with VST/AU compatible hosts before (Logic, Ableton Live). Now with Pro Tools I’ve been introduced to a new plugin format, the AAX. The plugin fiend I am, I’ve been scouring the internets for the best free AAX plugins to add to my fresh Pro […]

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How to Use iPad as a Spectrum Analyzer (Without Buying an Audio Interface)

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Just a quick post today to show you guys a new workflow improvement I’ve started implementing. I’ve always fantasized (yes) of having an external spectrum analyzer and/or a loudness meter as part of my studio setup when mixing. I recently bought an iPad Air and started wondering if I could use it for that purpose. Sure […]

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Busting Music Marketing Myths with Andrew Apanov

Busting Myths

The music business is fertile ground for assumptions. There’s lots of myths and folklore flying around. We hear about all kinds of success stories, but we often don’t know about the real facts and reasons behind them. It can be difficult to put together a clear picture of how to develop your career in this […]

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What Sample Rate and Bit Depth Should I Use?

What Sample Rate and Bit Depth Should I Use?

  I have been encountering questions about sample rates and bit depth a lot recently and been looking into the topic in the past week. I have been reading different articles around the web and browsing forums like Gearslutz to try and develop some sort of understanding of the general consensus in the field at the […]

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New resource page is up!

Last week I asked my email subscribers what kind of content would they like to see here in the future. Your response was overwhelming (a big thank you is in order – I think I’ve got back to most of you by now but apologies if I missed someone!). One of the most common requests I received was to hear […]

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My Music Production Tutorials @ Waves Audio

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Recently I have been working with the good people at Waves Audio. I’ve been writing some music production tutorials for them, utilizing their excellent plugins. You may have seen these tutorials appear on my Facebook and Twitter pages. But in case not, I am linking them up for you here. More is on the way […]

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