Avoiding DAE Errors and All Their Friends…

Ever seen one of these before?? Of course you have! Every audio engineer using Pro Tools has maxed out the power of their system at least once… probably more than once… and probably not on purpose.   So what can we do about it? Is there a way to avoid seeing those pesky three letters,… Continue reading Avoiding DAE Errors and All Their Friends…

Demagnetizing The Mix (Part 1)

Most mixes begin life ‘inside-the-box’.  By this I don’t mean ‘inside a computer’.  No.  In this instance I mean something completely different.  Most mixes begin life inside an imaginary box in between your speakers, and when a mix gets stuck inside this box you have a ‘magnetized mix’.  This imaginary box has a limited frequency… Continue reading Demagnetizing The Mix (Part 1)

You Mean Loud Can Sound Good?! – Part 1

I’d like to thank modern technical engineers and their incredible skills to produce compressors & limiters that we can pull the knobs off of them to make our meters stay at 0dBFS almost transparently. We are now capable of turning our mixes and masters into gorgeous sounding productions that are reminiscent of nails on a blackboard or… Continue reading You Mean Loud Can Sound Good?! – Part 1

MixCoach Playbook – Vocal Processing with the SSL Channel Plugin

There’s a step by step process that I use every time I open the SSL plug-in… especially on vocals. I want to show you how I set up my SSL channel strip to make the vocals really stand up in a mix. This also works especially great for acoustic guitars, electric guitars, keys… everything. Check… Continue reading MixCoach Playbook – Vocal Processing with the SSL Channel Plugin