Here’s a review of what I have found to be the best bus compressor plugins. I use these guys all the time on my mix bus – or the master bus – however you wanna call it.[Read more…] about The Best Bus Compressor Plugins
What are the best Waves plugins? I get this question regularly, so here is my response.[Read more…] about Best Waves Plugins Mega Review – What Should You Buy?
There’s a request I keep getting regularly. It comes in different shapes and forms but the gist is always the same. Here’s an example of an email I received:
“I began with the program Logic pro X. But i have a problem: I want to get some plug ins for this program, i’d like to get it for free, because buying it is too expensive for me at the moment,
so i like to download it, but it’s so hard to find it…
I need the following plug ins:
[followed by a list of paid plugins]”
Now, ethics aside, there is something quite big at play here that I want to address. Something that is especially difficult to understand when you’re first starting out in music. [Read more…] about Piracy – Why Shouldn’t You?
In this blog post I’m showing you a bunch of saturation plugins that I absolutely love. I will also talk about the different ways I use saturation and how each of the plugins ties into that. I’ve also created short videos of each plugin and embedded them into this post. This way you can see and hear it all in action.[Read more…] about My Essential Saturation Plugins
I’ve been steadily improving my mix bus skills and setup in the past few years.
I wanted to share with you a little bit of my thought process as well as show you some of my favourite plugins.
Whether I’m working on one of my own tracks or doing mixing work for a client, these are the tools that are seeing action on my mix bus at the moment.[Read more…] about What’s On My Mix Bus
I’ve used many different DAWs in my 20 years of making electronic music.
These days I mainly use two different ones: Ableton Live and Pro Tools. It often confuses people to hear I am actually using both DAWs to work on the same piece of music.
I get asked about why and how I do that sometimes, so here’s a few words about the process (thanks to Matt for bringing it up last week).