5 Essential Tips for Mixing Guitars

5 Essential Tips for Mixing Guitars

Many guitarists spend hours tuning and tweaking their instruments, amps, and effects, striving for the ideal sound. Searching for that perfect tone is one of the things that make it so exciting to play the guitar. Unfortunately, when we get to the recording and mixing...
Huge Guitar Sound Using a Doubling Effect

Huge Guitar Sound Using a Doubling Effect

Double-tracking, or just doubling, is a technique in which a second identical take of a performance is recorded on top of the first. The purpose is usually to produce a stronger or bigger sound than can be obtained with a single take. It’s a form of overdubbing....
Tame Dynamics With a Transient Shaper

Tame Dynamics With a Transient Shaper

Transients are a short burst of energy at the beginning of a sound. In essence, every instrument produces them, but they are often associated with the snappy sound of drums and percussion. They have an important effect on your song’s overall groove and punch. They...
Tips to Learn Chord Progressions

Tips to Learn Chord Progressions

After learning the parts of the guitar, the name of each string, and your first few notes and melodies, the next thing beginners usually learn is their first couple of chords. That is, at least how I first learned to play guitar. If this sounds like you, we are here...
Generate a Stereo Image

Generate a Stereo Image

Setting the right stereo image in modern music production has become a technology by itself, a really complex one I might add. From TV audio productions, gaming audio and all the way up to electronic music genres, the stereo image of the final sound product is one of...