How To Prepare For a Great Vocal Session by Alan Steward

It’s a fact. Vocals are still (and probably always will be) the most important part of most recording sessions. Not many instrumental productions ever reach hit status. So, you want your vocal recordings the best they can be. How To Prepare For a Great Vocal Session?  Where do you start? Many engineers would jump up […]

Your Friend: Panning – Mixing Tutorials and Tips

Wikipedia states that “Panning is the spread of a sound signal (either monaural or stereophonic pairs) into a new stereo or multi-channel sound field. A typical physical recording console pan control is a knob with a pointer which can be placed from the 8 o’clock dial position fully left to the 4 o’clock position fully […]

Music Theory: Introduction to Polyrhythms or Cross Rhythms

What are Polyrhythms? Without going into too-technical theory, a polyrhythm is made from two or more rhythms that haven’t been designed to work together, played at the same time. We classifying polymetre as a form of polyrhythm for the purposes of this tutorial, although some would argue that it doesn’t really qualify, since a polymetric […]