If you think mastering ends with limiting, read this now FB

If You Think Mastering Ends With Limiting, Read This Now

If You Think Mastering Ends With Limiting, Read This Now – By Justin Perkins Intro This is my first blog post for the URM Academy. As a mastering engineer, I really enjoyed the mastering month podcasts because it’s a topic that doesn’t see a lot of focus in the grand scheme of audio engineering. It also inspired me to clarify …

Band Practice Is Toxic To Creativity - By Jesse Cannon

Band Practice Is Toxic To Creativity

Band Practice Is Toxic To Creativity – By Jesse Cannon One of the most common creative tools for the novice leader of a creative team is the brainstorming session, which is structured nearly identical to most musician’s band practice. The idea being if everyone sits around and spitballs ideas, some greater good will come of it and the creative decision at hand will …

TT4 | Drum Mixing Tips and Tricks

TT4 | Drum Mixing Tips and Tricks

We discuss some of our favorite drum mixing techniques. If you don’t have a great drum mix, you don’t have a mix. This can be intimidating because there are so many moving pieces to deal with. The first thing you need to get right is your overall balance. Without that your drums will either lose energy or sound disjointed. Once …

EP16 | Special Guest Josh Newell

EP16 | Special Guest Josh Newell

Luck is the meeting place of preparation and opportunity. Nobody knows that better than Josh Newell, who is regarded for his genre spanning work with artists such as Linkin Park, Avril Lavigne, Cynic, Intronaut, Celine Dion, and more. On this episode we discuss how Josh Newell has managed to work his way to the top LA production circles, the difference …

Want a career in music? You need a point of view. By Finn Mckenty

Want a career in music? You need a point of view.

WANT A CAREER IN MUSIC? YOU NEED A POINT OF VIEW. – By Finn McKenty The good news for aspiring producers is that recording gear is cheaper and better than ever, putting pro-level tools in the hands of more people than ever. The bad news is, that means the market is flooded with people who can make pretty good recordings. It …