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Unmix: Isola Pro FX Separates Mixed Audio In Real Time
There are tools that remove vocals from mixed music tracks using phase. Isola Pro FX, however, is more powerful for extracting any instrument from mixes and can be used to generate filter effects too.
Jun. 2, 2018
Review: Korg Volca Mix
Korg has finally made a volca to link all your other volcas together. But it can do more than that, as G.W Childs discovered.
G.W. Childs IV
Apr. 29, 2018
Review: Harrison Mixbus 4.2
A DAW with a twist, MixBus 4 recreates the sonic personality of the Harrison hardware consoles. But how accurate is the sound? Matthew Loel T. Hepworth takes 'The Bus' around the block.
Matthew Loel T. Hepworth
Dec. 9, 2017
MixChecker, Audified's Mixing Plug-In Helper, Gets Free Update, New Features
Audified's MixChecker is one of those plug-ins you thought you wouldn't need... but will find incredibly useful. Today's free 1.1 update brings some extra useful features and functions.
Nov. 15, 2016
Mixing & Metering Plugin, LEVELS, Will Help You Analyze & Fix Your Mix Without Distractions
We were going to bring you this news on the 19th July, but another site leaked it early (we won’t name names…). So, we’re happy to be able to tell you about this excellent mix fixing tool now!
Jul. 7, 2016
Review: Waves NX, A Virtual Mix Room For Your Headphones
Waves Audio's NX (virtual mix room for headphones) has caused a bit of a stir since it was released. Gary Hiebner checks it out, and quite frankly finds it very, very impressive.
Apr. 15, 2016
5 Gain-Staging Mistakes To Avoid
At all stages of audio production it's important to ensure audio signals are at their optimum levels. Joe Albano explains 5 common gain staging mistakes many producers make and how to avoid them.
Mar. 29, 2016
4 Powerful Mixing Techniques To Help Take Your Music To The Next Level
Here are a few techniques for aiding mix decisions in poor acoustic environments. It goes without saying your ears have the final say, but a little technological help goes a long way.
Jan. 3, 2016
Setting Up Your Musicians' Monitor Mix For Better Recording Sessions
One of the keys to a successful recording session is an optimized monitor mix for the recording musician. With the right balance you could transform an OK tracking session into something special.
Dec. 16, 2015
Yamaha Releases HPH-MT7 Studio Monitor Headphones
Yamaha tell us their new HPH-MT7 studio monitor headphones "exemplify the philosophy since (they) first produced the industry standard NS-10M monitor speakers." Here's all the details.
Nov. 14, 2015
LTC-1 is a Free Lemur & M4L Mixer Touch Controller for Ableton Live
If you're looking for a free iPad touch mixer for Ableton Live which includes a Lemur template and Max for Live device and is FREE, then DSRT Sound's LTC-1 is for you.
May. 29, 2015
Mixing Orchestra Tips: Pre or Post Fader Send Reverb?
When mixing your next project (especially orchestral) spare a thought for your audience. Using pre-fader sends, Peter Schwartz shows how to simulate how sounds will be perceived.
May. 18, 2015
Mixing Tips: How to Improve Your DI Acoustic Guitar Recordings
Sometimes recording acoustic guitars and finding that sweet spot can be tricky. Joe Albano explains how to improve the quality of your recordings depending on the pickups used in the mix.
May. 6, 2015
Taking 3 Universal Audio Stomp Box Plug-Ins on Vacation
With some choice hardware and plug-ins, even when you're out of the studio you can get some truly excellent sounding guitars. Rich Tozzoli uses his UA Apollo and 3 stomp boxes in UAD v8 to good effect
Apr. 29, 2015
Review: Waves Audio dbx 160 Compressor
Looking for a tight, fast, VCA compressor, with a vintage character, a proven track record, and a punch sound? Joe Albano finds out if Waves dbx 160 hits the heights of its hardware counterpart.
Mar. 2, 2015
Review: Numerical Sounds Universal Sordino
There's lots of string libraries to choose from but not many include muted samples. Numerical Sounds Universal Sordino provides IRs for convolution reverbs to simulate the muted sound you're after.
Feb. 25, 2015
New Mixvibes Cross DJ 3.3: Track Match & 64-bit
Mixvibes introduces Cross DJ 3.3, a new version of its Mac/PC software, with huge performance improvements and a new feature to help selecting the next track.
Nov. 6, 2014
Review: Allen & Heath Qu-24 Digital Mixer
Are you in the market for a compact, feature-rich digital mixer? Joe Albano finds out if the Allen & Heath Qu-24 can be the heart of any small studio.
Oct. 7, 2014
AudioFile Releases Spectre 1.7
The latest major update to leading audio analysis suites, Spectre by Audiofile, is currently a Featured App and named a “Best New App” on the Mac App Store. Find out more about it.
May. 17, 2014
Soundtoys Releases MicroShift Plug-In For Bigger Vocals, Synths, Guitars...
The big brother to Soundtoy's much loved Little MicroShift is now available. Aptly named, Microshift, you can grab this plug-in for a reduced price if you're quick!
Feb. 19, 2014
Softube Console 1 Released Today: New Approach to Mixing
Mixing music on your computer can be fun again, at least that's what Softube's Console 1 is offering. We saw Console 1 at MusikMesse 2013 and were wowed up the potential. Good news is it's out today!
Feb. 12, 2014
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