Free Plugin Tip: TAL-Dub 2

TAL-Dub 2 is a vintage style delay that squeeks and distorts as you push it’s limits. It’s a very well thought out little beast and I love the way it sounds.

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How To Sound Fat Like Pete Rock

You know, there’s a reason why drums sounded so good on a lot of tunes recorded in the 90’s…

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A Flaw in Logic (And How to Fix It)

There’s one simple but VERY annoying issue with Apple Logic that really bugs me.

This problem constantly occurs with stereo image.

You must sort it out in order to achieve a solid mix…

And yet Logic doesn’t have a straight up way for dealing with it!

Before all you Ableton or Cubase kids cream your twinkies… Your situation might not be much better so pay attention!

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Kernel Decoded: Our Secrets Revealed

A while back Loxy and I shared a tune called “Kernel” as a free download to celebrate the release of the Loxy & Resound sample pack on Loopmasters.

Not only that – we also shared the Logic project files so that you could pick our brains and see how it was made.

But it’s obscure science to say the least… We don’t roll obvious!

So now it’s time to break it down and answer your questions about the project…

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Distort to Compress

Distortion and compression have more in common than you might think.Continue Reading

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A Lesson About Drums

Drum sounds have a feature that is not always apparent..

When it’s right, it very much contributes to the overall harmonic feel of your track.

Likewise, if ignored your mix can sound “off” and you’re left frustrated as you can’t pinpoint the problem.

Can you guess what I’m talking about?

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Free Plugin Tip: Sonimus SonEQ

If you’re after a great, free analogue-style EQ, look no further. Sonimus SonEQ has got your back!Continue Reading

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How to Sound Large

I wanted to remind you of something that is easily forgotten in the midst of creative frenzy.

Many folks are wondering about how to sound large but they’re missing out by not acknowledging this simple fact…

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Readers Questions March 2012

Time for another round of reader questions. Thanks for sending them in and remember you can always send your questions through the contact page, Facebook or Twitter.

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Berserk EQ

I always preach the “rather cut than boost” mentality with EQ…

And it works really well for precision tasks…

But there’s another, very different way to EQ as well.

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