Archives: Mixing

whatisEQ_featpic

Basics of Recording: What Is An EQ?

By Mitchell Sigman

4 Comments

In our “Basics of Recording” blog entries we’ll discuss the building blocks of creating pro recordings. We hope to help folks newer to music production, but hopefully we’ll provide some insights for experienced users too. In this installment we’ll talk about equalizers, usually shortened to simply “EQ.”

Read More

inter_final_front_featimg2

Intermission: The Final Frontier

By Mitchell Sigman

3 Comments

In this installment, I ‘ll discuss mastering of my track, “Intermission”. As before, the completed song is above, and the entire Mixcraft 6 project can be downloaded at the link below. (Standard disclaimer: Some plugins and instruments may be disabled depending upon which Mixcraft version you’re using, which is a passive-aggressive way of telling you to […]

Read More

four-six-string-twangers

Recording Four- and Six-String Electric Twangers

By Mitchell Sigman

2 Comments

Last week in the Zero and Ones blog, I broke down the tracking and mixing of the drums in my cheerful little ditty “Intermission”. In this post I’ll go over the how (and what I used) to track the bass and guitar parts.

Read More

indie_rock_drums_mxr_121513

Indie Rock Opus pt. 2: Drum Mixin’

By Mitchell Sigman

1 Comment


In the last post, we showed how to split a MIDI rock drum kit over multiple channels for increased control at mixdown. Here I’ll talk about the processing for each drum component.

Read More

indie-rock-opus_feat_v3_121313

Indie Rock Opus pt.1: Building Drum Tracks

By Mitchell Sigman

18 Comments


Hey all! Thought I’d break down a new tune I’ve been working on with Mixcraft 6 called “Intermission”. We’ll assume you’ve already clicked that handsome MP3 player above and are listening. :) I’m going to go through its individual parts in the next couple of blog entries,

Read More