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How To Use Gain Staging To Get A Better Mix

May 02, 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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Audio Industry

How To Mix And Master Video Game Music

Apr 29, 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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Game Audio

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

SoundBridge Interview - Founder Wake Anderson

May 07, 2019

This SoundBridge interview with founder and CEO Wake Anderson contains some of the process behind what went into making one of the best free DAWs on the market. Learn a bit about Wake, as well as some advice and takeaways that you can implement if you're a developer or entrepreneur.

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Developers

How To Make A Sound Library In Any DAW

Mar 15, 2019

If you want to make a sound effects library or sample pack but don't really know how to go about it, this tutorial will show you my process from start to finish. I'll be going over how to make and record sounds at the industry standard and adding metadata to make it easier to search for your sounds.

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Sound Design

Best Free VST Effect Plugins For Mixing

Apr 02, 2019

These are the best free VST effect plugins for mixing and mastering. But, these can be used to pull off some pretty crazy sound design too! Using these effects in your music production is a great way to up the quality and discover something new, all without paying anything.

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Software