Free Plugin – Soundtoys Little Plate

Soundtoys Little Plate is a warm, rich, and spacious plate reverb plugin that takes inspiration from the original EMT 140 plate reverb.  For a limited time, you can get this great sounding reverb plugin for free!  If you need to hear it in action, here is a demonstration of the lush sound of the Little Read more about Free Plugin – Soundtoys Little Plate[…]

[Blog] Recording Automation in Ableton Live 9

Recording Automation in Ableton Live 9

Recording your own automation can be a great way to way help add a human feel to your tracks.  This is especially helpful in genres with a lot of heavily programmed instruments.  In Ableton Live recording automation can be done in either the arrangement view or session view.  And while the principle is the same, Read more about Recording Automation in Ableton Live 9[…]

[Blog] Do What You Can With What You Have

Do What You Can With What You Have

I believe that no matter where you are in your recording journey: you should do what you can with what you have.  I find this to be better than spending all your time waiting around for a new piece of gear.  Thinking that a new piece of gear will solve all of your problems.  For Read more about Do What You Can With What You Have[…]

[Blog] EQ Before or After Compression

EQ Before or After Compression?

So where in your chain should you place the EQ?  Should it go before the compressor or after?  Does it matter?  Here are a few thoughts on the placement of the EQ and its effect on the sound. 1. Before Compression EQing before compression can be a great way to achieve a more natural sound. Read more about EQ Before or After Compression?[…]