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A reference track can serve as a welcome reality check when you’re mixing or mastering – but if you’re just giving it a quick A/B you are probably not getting the full picture. Time to learn how to do it right.

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Guitar pedals can be used for more than just guitar! For both your analog stomp boxes or plugin pedal emulations, check out these 3 tricks for integrating guitar FX into your productions and mixes.

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Let’s BUST 10 popular mastering myths—we’ll filter out the facts, avoid limiting our viewpoints, compress a whole bunch of information in one article and maximize our understanding.

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Multiple Grammy-winning producer, songwriter and audio engineer Greg Wells (The Greatest Showman, Adele, Taylor Swift) talks about his work on John Legend’s latest Grammy-winning album Bigger Love.

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18x Grammy and 3x Latin Grammy winner Serban Ghenea has mixed everyone from Beyoncé to Dua Lipa to Bruno Mars. We talked to Serban about his #1 advice for mix engineers and his latest Grammy wins for Taylor Swift’s Folklore and Beck’s Hyperspace.

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Want a FREE chain preset kit for mixing vocals? We’ve teamed Vocal Bender with StudioRack to give you the custom colors you need to mix modern pop vocals with energy, vibe, and attitude.

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Ever treated your DAW like a reel-to-reel tape deck? With a little experimentation, you can create tape loops that fall in and out of phase for eccentric polyrhythms and melodic counterpoints!

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2x Grammy-winning studio engineer Stuart White is nominated for two Record of the Year Grammys in 2021, both with Beyoncé. We chatted about his mix chains, his favorite music, and whether he feels competitive with other engineers.

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10x Grammy-winning mixer Manny Marroquin is nominated for two Grammys this year with Post Malone. We asked Manny what was special about working with Posty this time, which is his favorite music he ever mixed – and which album he didn’t mix but wish he had.

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Are you taking advantage of sidechain compression in your productions? Here you’ll learn both the essentials and creative uses of this fundamental production technique in modern music.

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