Understanding Compression

with a little practice, you can go from hating compression to loving it and wielding it to get great results. Do any of these describe you? You sometimes wonder if the track sounded better before you started compressing it. You grab compressor knobs at random and start twisting, hoping something will sound better. Your mixes are too quiet. Your mixes are too loud. Your mixes don’t sound nearly as full or professional as everyone else’s. You buy more

Understanding EQ

Understanding EQ

The problem? You don’t really know where to start. That’s where Understanding EQ can help. Do any of these describe you? You sometimes wonder if the track sounded better before you started EQ-ing it. You grab EQ knobs at random and start twisting, hoping something will sound better. Your mixes sound muddy. Your mixes sound thin. Your mixes sound harsh. Your mixes don’t sound as full and clear as everyone else’s. You buy more gear (mics, preamps,

JumpStart Your Mix

Jump Start Your Mix

We all want to deliver killer mixes every time. Whether you are mixing for clients or your own recordings, your goal is for the final mix to be polished, musical, and professional. But if it were that easy, wouldn’t your mixes already be solid? Taking complex musical elements and blending them all together sounds simple in theory, but in reality you find a very different story. No matter how well

ReThink Vocals

ReThink Vocals

REthink Vocals is an in depth, simple to understand, and easy to implement video series that can help you bypass the months and months of trial and error, and teach you everything you need to know to start producing better vocals by this weekend!   With the knowledge you’ll gain from this video series, you’ll notice big improvements in your sessions, including:  How to get the most out of your vocalist  How

ReThink Pro Tools

ReThink Pro Tools

Unlock The Power Of Pro Tools With so many Pro Tools books, videos, and blogs out there in the world why did I create REthink Pro Tools? Because no one seems to be teaching the ins and outs of this incredible software in an easy understand and relevant way. There is a TON of information out there, but hardly anyone has the heart of a teacher, pushing for you to grasp these

ReThink Drums

ReThink Drums

Recording drums well is one of the most challenging tasks for an audio engineer. But thanks to REthink Drums things just got a whole lot simpler! Setup in two parts REthink Drums shows you exactly how to mic and record a drum set using anywhere from 1 to 10 microphones and then shows you how to mix your tracks to perfection. Get better sounding drum tracks now with the gear you already have! Part 1

ReThink Your Room

Rethink Your Room

Is Your Room Holding You Back? Do you feel like your mixes have plateaued in your studio? Do you ever wonder if your monitoring environment is even accurate? Are you confused about acoustic treatment and whether or not it will actually help you get the sounds you want? I know how you feel.  With so much confusing information out there about speakers, monitors, and acoustics you begin to wonder whether you

DJ Vespers Ableton Live and Synthesis Courses

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Vespers is a Certified Ableton Trainer and is heavily engaged in HD, screencast video education with Live on his Youtube channel and video blog.  His videos are routinely posted by some of the largest music education blogs in the world, as well as Mac Pro Video.  He also develops cutting-edge set templates, e-books, and other educational products.  You can catch him teaching in person at his live workshops and webinars.