Precision Widening

This technique will let you push a sound towards the sides of the stereo image, leaving the centre free for other material.

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Smashed Up – a Parallel Compression Tutorial

Introduction Welcome to the Resoundsound parallel compression tutorial. We often use compression to beef things up. The more we compress, the thicker the sound gets. The tradeoff is of course compromising the natural dynamics and nuances of the sound.

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Embrace the Process

I recently spoke about advice. I feel really intriqued by this topic so let’s unleash a few more words about it…

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Clever Breathing

Here’s a neat trick I like to use when working with vocals. Personally I often like to leave a lot of the breathing sounds in the vocal, but this doesn’t come without problems.

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How To Spot Problem Frequencies

Last week’s tip introduced the concept of subtractive EQ – cutting rather than boosting. This week we’re looking at a technique that will help you identify the problematic frequencies.

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Logic Tips: 5 Power Tips for Better Workflow

Logic Pro is vast and there is tons of clever stuff that easily goes unnoticed. Here are five very useful Logic tips and techniques to enhance your workflow. Some of the tips I have discovered on my own, some I’ve learned from others. Let’s share the wealth…

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Free Plugin Tip: Brainworx BX_Cleansweep V2

Today I wanted to quickly introduce you to a great little free plugin: the BX_Cleansweep V2 by Brainworx. It’s a very simple highpass and lowpass filter that will help you clean any unwanted low and high frequencies, thus resulting in a cleaner and more pronounced mix. I’ve written about this process previously here: Weekly Tip […]

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Loopmasters Collaboration, Free Samples and Reader Discount

Some of you may have noticed new ads appearing here on the blog, what’s all that about? I was recently approached by the kind folks at Loopmasters, we’ve been speaking and today I am happy and excited to announce our new collaboration.

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Subtractive EQ

There’s no one proper way to EQ and there are certainly no rules. But there are methods and subtractive EQ is one that works really well for me. Our brain tends to automatically assume louder is better even when it isn’t. This is why we easily end up boosting when EQ:ing. A lot of the […]

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Control the Consonants

Mixing vocals is a wide topic, but here’s a tidy trick that will give you a head start.

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