Levels Demystified – 10 Tips For Setting Levels (Part 6)

Well my friends we are nearly at the end of our time together.  I hope the fog has begun to lift and the whole topic of setting levels is a little clearer.  But before we go I thought I’d offer up some suggestions for setting levels in real life situations. Now remember these are only… Continue reading Levels Demystified – 10 Tips For Setting Levels (Part 6)

Levels Demystified – Gain Staging (Part 2)

OK.  So.  How exactly do you go about setting the right levels for recording and why does gain staging even matter?  Well it all starts in the mysterious world of ‘gain-staging’ and ends with a magic number.  See I told you this was going to be fun! What Exactly Is Gain Staging? ‘Proper Gain Staging‘… Continue reading Levels Demystified – Gain Staging (Part 2)

Levels Demystified (Part 1)

Elementary My Dear Watson! If you are new to recording or mixing, or even a seasoned pro, the topic of ‘setting levels’ is bound to come up sooner rather than later.  In fact setting the right level for a track seems so basic it’s not often given much thought.  Conventional wisdom seems to be, ‘Just… Continue reading Levels Demystified (Part 1)