Studio Basics

Setting Up Apollo Interfaces w/ Pro Tools

Posted by Mason Hicks on 2014年4月4日 19:25:28 PDT
In this short video, UA's Gannon Kashiwa demonstrates the basic setup procedure for using Apollo within Pro Tools. Topics covered include: Loading The Driver, Setting The I/O Buffer, Using The Console Recall Plug-In, and more. Read More

Setting Up Apollo Interfaces w/ Logic Pro

Posted by Mason Hicks on 2014年4月4日 19:24:20 PDT
In this short video, UA's Gannon Kashiwa demonstrates the basic setup procedure for Apollo Interfaces within Logic Pro. Topics covered include: Loading The Driver, Setting The I/O Buffer, Using The Console Recall Plug-In, and more. Read More

Setting Up Apollo Interfaces w/ Ableton Live

Posted by Mason Hicks on 2014年4月4日 19:22:56 PDT
In this short video, UA's Gannon Kashiwa demonstrates the basic setup procedure for using Apollo within Ableton Live. Topics covered include: Loading The Driver, Setting The I/O Buffer, Using The Console Recall Plug-In, and more. Read More

Mixing in Stereo: Adding Width and Depth to Your Recordings

Posted by Daniel Keller on 2012年11月16日 18:55:42 PST
Modern stereo mixing has less to do with replicating real world conditions than with creating a good-sounding balance between various musical elements. Here are some helpful tracking and mixing techniques to create a deep, wide, and clear-sounding stereo recording. Read More

Thunderbolt Explained — What Does it Mean For Your Studio?

Posted by Craig Anderton on 2012年10月18日 22:20:58 PDT
Intel’s new high-speed serial protocol provides ultra-fast data transfers for audio and video data streams. Read on to learn more about this groundbreaking technology and the potential it holds for studio workflow improvements, data transfer, and more. Read More

Psychoacoustics: Where Sound Meets Your Brain

Posted by Emmanuel Deruty (Sound on Sound) on 2012年6月19日 17:37:16 PDT
The most important pieces of hardware in any studio are the ones on the sides of your head. In this article from Sound on Sound magazine, we'll take a close look at the ear — how it converts physical sound waves into sonic information in the brain, and how this process has numerous practical consequences for music production. Read More

Top 8 Mastering Mistakes and How To Avoid Them

Posted by Daniel Keller & Pete Doell on 2011年10月19日 22:29:30 PDT
Even expert mastering engineers can only accomplish so much, and it’s largely dependent on the raw materials they’re given to work with. With that in mind, here’s a look at some of the top mistakes people make in preparing their mix for mastering, according to Pete Doell, a veteran engineer of Universal Mastering Studios West. Read More

Analog Tape Recording Basics

Posted by Daniel Keller on 2011年8月16日 0:13:06 PDT
These days, owning an analog tape machine is somewhat akin to driving a classic car, with ongoing maintenance, scarcity of parts, and exotic fuel (analog tape) that's expensive and hard to find. So while a handful of top studios still offer those classic spinning reels (and the engineers to maintain them), the good news for the rest of us is that there are now more convenient ways to achieve that classic magnetic sound. Read More