I always check my mixes on my AirPods, but what would happen if I actually mixed with them? I wanted to try this out and see if it was a good idea or a bad one! Check out the plugins used in this video: Escalator – https://blacksaltaudio.com/escalator BSA Clipper – https://blacksaltaudio.com/clipper
00:00 Introduction 00:24 Computer 01:06 DAW 02:04 Interface 03:26 Microphones 04:39 Preamps 05:12 Outboard Gear 05:40 Controller 06:01 Instruments 07:28 Monitors LIST OF GEAR MENTIONED IN THIS VIDEO: Mac computer https://imp.i114863.net/rn5dA3 Pro Tools Studio https://imp.i114863.net/GjL9AL Avid Carbon interface https://imp.i114863.net/JrDPgE Apollo x8 audio interface https://imp.i114863.net/vnAMbO Focusrite Octopre microphone preamp https://imp.i114863.net/LjZoV Shure SM57 dynamic mic https://imp.i114863.net/9mJyY AKG… Continue readingWhat you need for a LEGIT home studio setup
There’s no overnight fixes when it comes to your mixing skills… but having these monitors might make the journey a little easier. Check out this video to learn why you can find NS-10s in almost every pro studio, and how the new CLA-10’s stack up against the old legends. ☛ Get the CLA10 monitors here:… Continue readingYou should probably get these monitors
When I transitioned from my project studio space to mixing at home, I was terrified. How would a pared-down set up – with just a Mac, my mix interface and NS10s – impact the quality and feel of my mixes? Would I feel limited with less gear? Would the less than ideal location lead to… Continue readingHow A Crappy Room Made My Mixes Better
I’ve been curious about the true response of my speakers & room for over a decade, but never actually measured it… until now! This video shows you the actual frequency response of my current mix room, discusses whether or not I use room correction software, and the 3 scenarios that make room correction a good… Continue readingShould You Use Room Correction EQ? My Honest Sonarworks Reference 4 Review!
I’ve moved into a new room again… so here we go – Home Studio Tour, 2020 edition! I tried to cover it all here – room treatment, audio gear, guitars, software, video gear… If I’ve missed anything, drop a question in the comments! FULL GEAR LIST: Yamaha NS-10m (recommended alternative: CLA-10*) Canon 80D* Rode Wireless… Continue readingHome Studio Tour 2020 – My mixing setup
I mix and work out of a room at home… but I was getting sick of it feeling like just another room at home! So I decided to do a DIY overhaul of my home studio / office to give it more vibe and character, and documented each step along the way.
Can you really get label-quality productions using only programmed drums? I decided to answer this question once and for all by re-recording and re-mixing a song using only MIDI drums and amp sim plugins. Hear the results for yourself! Mentioned in this video: Toontrack Superior Drummer 3