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Mixer effects not being recorded

Hi Stephen, I came across your article; “Inserts vs Effects Sends – Which to use for what” and seeing the amount of knowledge you have on the subject I thought I’ll try my luck asking you a question. I’ve recently bought my first ever mixer, Soundcraft Signature 12MTK which I

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Does burning MP3 files to CD sound better?

Puneet asks: guys i am a big party freak.. was just wondering if i burn mp3 songs (320 kbps) onto an audio format cd, will it sound even better??? The short answer is NO. Once audio has been encoded to the MP3 format, which is a lossy compressed format, you

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Let Me Be – Mike Wyatt

FREE Mix “Winner” #2 Let Me Be by Mike Wyatt Mike’s own short self-description: Solo artist from London, UK. I haven’t ‘properly’ released anything as of yet but plan to be releasing my debut EP/Single in early 2017. At the moment I’ve been focusing on touring all over the UK, and

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Days That Never Dawn – Steven James

FREE Mix “Winner” #1 Days That Never Dawn by Steven James, produced by Justin Stewart After my busiest summer even, I finally have the time to post the mix I did for the first “winner” of my FREE Mix Submissions. I picked this song as the first free mix selection,

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FREE Mix – Get Mixed for free!

Submit your best song for a chance at a FREE Mix! Starting in April 2016, I’m taking song submissions for a chance to get your song mixed for free, along with some online promotion. Roughly once every other month (schedule permitting), I’ll pick one song from all the current submissions

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Voice Doubling

Hi, please see link I have placed and let me know that how can I edit my voice as dual voice. What we call this function. Just help and rest I will practice thru different software. I removed the links from this question, but the vocal effects were basic voice

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4 Great Tips For Recording and Mixing an Acoustic Guitar

Guest article from Big Tone Mastering – Online Audio Mastering Recording and mixing an instrument such as an acoustic guitar can be as simple or as complex as you like but most important of all we need to get the sound right at the source to set us up for

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Online Mastering – Has the machine finally won the battle against man?

Guest article from Big Tone Mastering – Online Audio Mastering Mastering… it’s an area that has come under fire over the last few years, with computers becoming much more clever as algorithms continue to advance and in this sense, advanced to have the ability to understand what we need or

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Mastering Work Flow

Hi ! My compliments for you clear summarizing answers (sorry for my English), I have seen different mastering suites plugin considering normalize option good about the album building starting from the several songs. Which is the correct workflow ? Master first the more important song (Dreamed as a great “hit”),

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My Favorite plugin Reverb

For a long time, I stuck with hardware reverb when mixing, because I just didn’t feel like there were any plugin reverbs that could come close to sound of dedicated hardware, such as my Kurzweil KSP-8. Eventually we got some pretty decent software reverbs, with my early favorites being the

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