How to effectively mic up an acoustic guitar is one of the most asked questions in the recording field. Many well equipped studios use multiple microphones, maybe even 5 or 6, at various positions and then audition each one to find the best microphone or combination to use. This tells me that either they’re not […]
My old mate Clayton Black http://www.claytonblackmusic.com/ is here for a month to finish off his latest album that he/we have been working on for a while. He’s calling it “Being”, which is very human of him. We’re gonna have lots of fun and I’ll keep you posted on the progress. Clayton is a real talent […]
Just for fun, I’ve entered the Boz Digital Labs (makers of great plugins) mixing competition for the excellent I Am Cassettes song “Believe”. Please let me know what you think of my mix on Soundcloud : https://soundcloud.com/schlepper Thanks. ……..
The Nomad Factory BT Analog Trackbox is part of the Blue Tube series of plugins from the prolific plugin manufacturers. The Blue Tubes series is designed to have the sonic character of valve (o.k. tube!) gear, although they are original ideas and not emulations of famous hardware. The BT Analog Trackbox can best be described as a channel […]
Great Brainworx Optical Compressor Pedal Plugin free offer has now expired, but it’s still a bargain at $49 The bx_opto pedal plugin sells for US$49. I’ve been using this plugin for a little while now (it suits virtually all Mac and Windows rigs) and it is a different take on the famous sound […]
I have a lot of compressor plugins. They’re easy to come by. Many are included for free with my D.A.W. of choice, Logic. Many others are freeware offerings that are surprisingly great quality. Some are industry standards, like my Waves compressors, but the one I find myself reaching for in every single project I tackle […]