Archive for Stiff upper lip
I got a question recently: “which small portable interface should I buy? I need to be able to record stereo”.
Picture borrowed from this Spanish website. So I’m preparing for a trip (again) and will of course bring some kind of small music rig so I can keep recording while I’m away. Since I get a lot of questions about what plugins I prefer I thought I’d give you the rundown of what goes into [...]
You’ve already read part 1 and part 2, but just because you asked for it, here are 20 more random tips for musicians and engineers.
Sounds specific, I know, but it seems easy enough to implement (maybe, I’m not a coder so I could be talking out of my ass) and useful at times. In Pro Tools it’s easy to remove all inserts on one row of all tracks (hold alt and remove) or the selected tracks (hold alt+shift and [...]
In an earlier post I gave you 20 completely random tips. Here are twenty more.
Today I went a bit nuts. I just started writing down random tips for the aspiring musician and engineer. There’s no pink fluff in this one, just plain and dry cut to the chase… In my opinion of course.
A lot of people seem to look down on presets. I think this is especially true with people using synthesizers as their primary instruments. For many of them, it’s clear that you should only make your own sounds. All fine and dandy if you want to do that, but I’ve realized that presets can give [...]
Old school analog tape echoes rock but there are none of those in this list. People always ask me what my favorite this and that are. In this post I’ve summed up my favorite delays and reverbs plugins (in no particular order).
This week I’m evaluating Phoenix II, an old favorite that used to be TDM only but is now AAX, Metric Halo Character and the free SoundToys Little Radiator (today is the last day that it’s free so grab it now if you already haven’t). Reviews of each will be posted the coming days and instead [...]
Hey stiff, It’s me, that means you, from the future. You’ve just moved to the great city of Lund and are just a kid. I know you think you’ve got things figured out right now (who doesn’t in his late teens?) but I’m writing you to give you some pointers for the future, things that [...]