The Best Way To Mix

You probably know there are two ways to approach mixing. Some people swear by the “mix as you go” mentality. Others prefer to leave the mix to a separate session. What do I think is best?

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What MacGyver Knew

Remember Angus MacGyver? I’ve just realized many of you may be too young for that! Anyway, he was my childhood hero. This is probably one of the best tips I can ever give to you.

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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 […]

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How To Remember

Coming up with ideas is not a problem for me. Remembering them all is!

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Distort to Compress

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

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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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The Acme of Skill

Sun Tzu said it 2500 years back in “The Art Of War”: The quality of decision is like the well-timed swoop of a falcon which enables it to strike and destroy its victim. The mix is not unlike the battlefield… There’s lots of fighting going on! But what is the highest point of skill?

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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!

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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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How to Deal With Writer’s Block

We’ve all been there: You want to make music, and you try, but nothing good comes out of it. It just won’t happen no matter how hard you try. In fact the harder you try, the worse you feel. The dreaded writer’s block has been thrown upon you.

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