January 19th, 2017 by Rich Crescenti
Image by Flickr user Marc-Wathieu.
Recording your music for release can be an overwhelming proposition. Time, money, scope, goals—it’s hard to keep it all straight.
The studio itself can add even more stress, especially if you are multitasking, juggling the jobs of a musician, recording engineer and producer, all while Read more...
January 18th, 2017 by Jacob Roach
The abrasive user interface of PUNISH, built around its featured central “PUNISH” knob.
Heavyocity is not known for making mixing effects.
Until now, this 11-year old software company has made its name by designing creative virtual instruments, used by composers and sound designers all around the world.
Most of those Read more...
January 17th, 2017 by David Weiss
Ready for a triple play of elite advice?
Our new “3 Techniques” series is a fast way for you to get fresh tips on recording, mixing, and mastering. For The Big Debut, were proud to present a trio of insights from an amazing mixer: Jeff Balding, the GRAMMY-nominated producer/mixer/recordist whose Read more...
January 16th, 2017 by David Weiss
With every year, staying connected to Martin Luther King, Jr. only grows in importance.
There are always more people on the planet, with seemingly endless strife — and also more ways to unite. Born on January 15th, 1929, MLK would be 88 today. A golden age, but certainly obtainable. How Read more...
January 12th, 2017 by Nic Hard
A closeup view of two of the B16’s modules.
Early in 2016, Burl Audio announced its new B16 Mothership, the little brother to their flagship B80 interface.
The original B80 Mothership—an enormous, upscale, transformer-based AD & DA converter—was very well received, and I read nothing but good reviews about Read more...
January 11th, 2017 by SonicScoop
SonicScoop’s new course, Mixing Breakthroughs, is out now.
We are proud to announce our new course, Mixing Breakthroughs, featuring renowned SonicScoop editor and trusted mastering engineer, Justin Colletti.
Mixing Breakthroughs is a one-of-a-kind learning experience for beginning to advanced mixers: Instead of just mousing around on a screen and Read more...
January 10th, 2017 by SonicScoop
Thanks to Audio-Technica, Nic Hard, producer/mixer/engineer for artists including Ghost Beach, The Bravery and 98° cracks open a Snarky Puppy track, “Grown Folks”, and shares details about his mic placements and mix choices.
Check out the complete mix of Snarky Puppy’s “Grown Folks” here.
And learn more about Audio Read more...
January 9th, 2017 by David Weiss
The biggest thing in New York City audio post is truly a transporting experience.
Down in the deepest reaches of SoHo is Harbor Grand, a 4,500 square foot facility which stands as NYC’s only Hollywood-sized theatrical mix stage. The 2,500 square foot theater that it holds would be ample by Read more...
January 5th, 2017 by Tony Grund
As the market starts to fill up with analog reproductions and original synths at dirt cheap prices, Arturia continues to set a high bar in terms of sound and affordability. The company has successfully moved from the world of soft-synths into the hardware realm, releasing a string of synths that Read more...
January 4th, 2017 by SonicScoop
Thanks to Avid and Alto Music Brooklyn, the MixCon 2016 presentation by six-time GRAMMY-winner Ken “Duro” Ifill’s is now available for free.
Watch as Duro, renowned mixer for Jay-Z, Erykah Badu, NAS, Yo Gotti, Beastie Boys and many more, walks us through a real working mix for the artist Read more...