Do I need a mixer in my studio?

Do I Need A Mixer In My Studio?

A lot of recording studios have a mixer set-up in their control room. You know, those things with tons of knobs and faders. Apart from looking pretty classy, what are the benefits of using a mixer in this day and age? ‘Why would I need a mixer in my studio?’ Back to the golden age […]

Producing music with foley

Recording Foley Sounds

Foley is an artform where ordinary sounds are recreated in the studio. Things like footsteps, opening, and closing doors, moving chairs, rattling keys and clothing noises. Sounds that nobody seems to notice unless you take them away. Recording the world around you Recording foley or ‘found sounds’ as some people like to call it, is […]

Recording with outboard gear

Analog Recording Workflow With Outboard Gear

You might think it would be a waste of time and money to invest in outboard gear while we have access to an unlimited amount of powerful software plugins. The differences between plugins and hardware are getting smaller. But there are more practical uses of outboard gear that I want to talk about in this article. […]