August 8th, 2017 by Julian Tardo
Gain invaluable insight into your levels with NUGEN Audio’s MasterCheck Pro.
I’ve been using NUGEN Audio’s original MasterCheck as my main level monitor for a couple of years—most notably as part of my music mastering process, where pinpoint accuracy is critical.
Before I settled on MasterCheck, the TT Dynamic Range Read more...
June 13th, 2017 by Julian Tardo
Soundways’ complete Core Production Bundle, featuring (left to right) Low Leveler, Reveal, and AFMonitor.
If you mix music for anyone other than yourself, the process will undoubtedly involve some client feedback.
The point at which I send out the first mixes and invite email feedback is often a moment of Read more...
December 6th, 2016 by Julian Tardo
The Focusrite Red 4Pre
Focusrite is a brand that many audio pros know and trust, specializing in interfaces and mic pres for a broad range of budgets.
When the brand expanded from its roots in the 1980s, it started at the top end of the market with the Red series, Read more...
August 10th, 2016 by Julian Tardo
The Wilkinson Audio DeBleeder offers an innovative and effective take on noise-gating, designed specifically for drum tracks.
When it comes to recording and mixing acoustic drums in the context of modern, punchy record production, a key difficulty is sufficiently isolating individual drums for processing and beefing up.
Bleed (or “spill”) Read more...
May 25th, 2016 by Julian Tardo
I.C.E. by Legendary Audio and Sonic Studio promises to clean up your distorted tracks with a minimum of artifacts.
I.C.E. is one of a new breed of DSP processors that can alleviate formerly untreatable audio issues—in this case, distorted sound.
It’s always been tricky to do much of anything about Read more...