Even professionals often skip sound system setup and go straight to mixing because there just isn’t enough time. Unfortunately, you can’t go directly to your artistic place without first passing through science. The good news is that even the smallest amounts of time can be put to good use. How? With a plan. Simple Sound […]
Room modes can make your mix sound flabby and are most prevalent in small rooms. A few properly placed notch filters can help and in this article I am going to show you how to measure your room and place the filters using Smaart. Key Takeaways Precisely placed notch filters can tighten up your mix, […]
A student blew up his speakers because he had the limiter on his DBX PA2 set incorrectly. Find out how we fixed it. Download the calculators Fill out the Poweramps calculator. Use the dB Relationships calculator to convert dBV to dBFS.
The hardest thing about learning to read the phase graph on an audio analyzer like Smaart is finding a PA to practice with. In the world of my dreams I would have a giant warehouse with every speaker model on earth and endless time to practice tuning different configurations. In the field, we have the […]
Interview with Andrew Stone from MxU about the moment on tour that changed his whole identity and why he started mixing for himeself instead of everyone else.