Understanding Phase and Phasing

Understanding Phase and Phasing

Phase (sometimes called “position”) is the orientation of a cyclical waveform in time, relative to a another cyclical waveform.   Here is an analogy on a less abstract level… If I were to start singing Twinkle Twinkle Little Star from the lyrics “up above...
Reading Meters – How to Utilize Metering Tools

Reading Meters – How to Utilize Metering Tools

Despite the utmost importance of listening to your mix, looking at it is also necessary. Meters are the visual aids for decision making. They divulge clipping and other undesirable content that is too subtle to hear during production but may become obvious after...
Tighten Up Your Drum Sounds with NI Battery 4

Tighten Up Your Drum Sounds with NI Battery 4

These days, it seems that there are many ways to dynamically and tonally process your drum sounds. This is because we have numerous useful tools ranging from compressors and harmonic enhancers to special equalizing techniques. What is more, I would like to highlight...