Tube-Tech RM8 Review

Tube-Tech RM8

The Tube-Tech RM8 is a rack system designed to host the RM series modules. On this article we examine the PM 1A preamp, the EM 1A equaliser and the CM 1A compressor. The RM8 system has a very solid steel frame and its “imposing” look inspires trust right since pulling…
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Posted On: May 24, 2017

How To Mix And Master For Vinyl


This week is all about vinyl records and we absolutely LOVE vinyl! We keep pressing and releasing them, they smell great and they sound amazing 🙂 So what are the key differences you should know about when mixing and mastering for vinyl? Here’s your answer! No Stereo Bass There are no major differences between mixing…
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Posted On: May 12, 2017

How Does Mid/Side Work?


Here we explain about Mid/Side Processing. It’s very useful knowledge and can be used to increase your sound with different tricks from this idea Mid/Side Processing derived from a technique invented by Alan Blumlein where two different microphones are used (one in the centre and the other one in the…
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Posted On: April 6, 2017

Tube-Tech HLT 2A Review

Tube-Tech HLT 2A SQ

The Tube-Tech HLT 2A is a unique stereo equaliser featuring a classic all-tube sound, High and Low shelving controls, high-pass and low-pass filters and a unique “tilt” control. The HLT 2A is a very powerful unit which we use successfully for both mixing and mastering. We particularly like to use…
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Posted On: April 1, 2017

What’s The Difference Between Mixing & Mastering


We are quickly explaining about the difference between and mixing and mastering this week. No more confusion! MIXING is when you have separate channel for each instruments such as bass, drums, vocals, guitars, keyboards and so on, and mix everything into a stereo path. Remember, when you have several instrument…
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Posted On: March 30, 2017

How To Prepare A Track For Mixing


This week we’ve done a short video about the most important rules to be observed before starting any mix. These 5 steps are essential to achieving the best sound possible and a maintaining smooth workflow. Here is the video: 1 – RENAMING YOUR TRACKS Use clear and short names…
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Posted On: February 11, 2017

How To Mix Music: Bus Routing Explained

Bus Routing

This week’s injection from your doctor is about BUS ROUTING – one of the most important factors in a professional mix architecture WHAT IS BUS ROUTING? Bus routing means having different buses (also known as AUX channels or groups) for different sections of the mix. The drums for example are…
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Posted On: February 4, 2017

How To Use Reverbs

Reverbs SQ

This week’s weekly injection is all about reverbs. With so much choice we get in modern recording systems it is important to understand the thought process behind using and choosing reverbs. WHAT IS REVERB? Whenever you have a sound source the sound travels outwards and when it hits the walls it will bounce…
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Posted On: January 26, 2017