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5 FREE Audio Distortion Effects for Windows & Mac

May 24, 2019

These are the best free audio distortion effect plugins for windows and mac. This list is going to show you examples of 5 different VSTs and some of them are available as AU plugins too. If you want to hear what each one sounds like...

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Software

Alex Heselton Interview - Dialogue & Sound Design

May 30, 2019

This interview with Alex Heselton will teach you a lot about dialogue, sound design, and the contrast of diversity at the workplace. With experience working on indie and AAA games from in-house, freelance, or from an out-of-house studio, she really knows her way around the audio battlefield.

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Sound Designers

Mixing Tips For Beginners (Any DAW)

May 24, 2019

These mixing tips for beginners are great if you're just starting out or if you've hit a plateau and are looking to improve your mixing. This post is going to break down some of the most fundamental and important mixing tips and techniques that you can be applying to your audio production.

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Composition

How To Use Gain Staging To Get A Better Mix

Aug 01, 2019

If you're unsure about what gain staging is or why you should be doing it, this tutorial will teach you how to use gain staging to get a better mix. Stick around, because I'm going to be talking about what you can do in your DAW, as well as your plugins to properly set up gain staging.

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Mixing & Mastering

How To Mix And Master Video Game Music

Aug 01, 2019

Ever wonder how to mix and master video game music? This mixing and mastering tutorial is going to break down the basics of how it's done and some of the key things that are involved in this process. In the first section, we’ll go over mixing and after that, there will be a part about mastering.

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Mixing & Mastering

George Vlad Interview - Conservation Field Recordist

Apr 04, 2019

This George Vlad interview has a lot to teach regarding field recording and what kind of gear you could use. There is also plenty about what George is up to such as conservation, expeditions, and how he managed to get into game audio.

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Field Recordists

Best Free Realistic Instrument VST Plugins 2019

Apr 02, 2019

These are the best free realistic instrument plugins for Windows and Mac! So, if you're looking for free virtual instruments that can be used for composing orchestral or realistic music, these 5 plugins will help you do just that.

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Software