Category: How To

How to Coil Your Cables, All Proper-like.

Hello, Came across this little video via Bobby Owsinksi’s blog. For many, many years I was coiling my cables the wrong way and suffering for it every time I went to uncoil them and use them. You see, if done properly you can uncoil your cables ¬†and have no tangles, snags, etc. This is not […]

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Acoustic Treatment In A Box??

Hello, I recently took the plunge and bought IK Multimedia’s ARC 2 System for my project studio. What exactly is this, you ask? Well, allow me to explain. ARC stands for Advanced Room Correction and a while back I wrote a post where I touched a bit on it while discussing room treatment for my […]

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Noise Reduction Fun

Hello, I’ve been fortunate enough to acquire some mixing projects from a Southern California marketing company in the past few months or so. It’s been quite a learning experience in many ways, but I couldn’t ask for a better client to drop in my lap. Essentially, they make vignettes (marketing videos) for local companies. They […]

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DIY Vocal Booth

I’ve always heard and read about making a vocal booth out of moving blankets as an inexpensive and nonintrusive alternative to the real thing. I was skeptical, but there was one word that persuaded me to pursue it: inexpensive. Hmmm. Intriguing. Granted, I would prefer to have a permanent, professionally-made vocal booth…. heck, I’d prefer […]

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Have A Closet? Make An Amp Room!

This past weekend I was hard at work recording guitars on an upcoming EP for a local band. It’s been fun, challenging and long in the hours department. But, when it all comes together in the end it is always worth it. This post is in response to an issue we ran into when we […]

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