October 24, 2013
“It’s a mistake to remix from a stereo master,” says expert remixer Justin Lassen. “If the track is already mastered and has its dynamics already defined, there’s only so much a remixer can do. If you are going to remix, import the stems from the original session, mute everything, bring in elements one at a time, and figure out a game plan as to how you’re going to tell the story of the remix. Read more.
September 17, 2013
As a musician, when it comes to hearing protection, your ears don’t care how good the music is, how hot the jam, or how much you let the sound “wash over you.” Noise is noise, and too many decibels for too long will permanently damage your hearing. Your ears are a precious asset, and anything that can be done to maintain hearing acuity is energy well spent. Read more.