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Dither is one of the least understood topics when it comes to mixing and mastering, but it can actually come in handy. We’ve compiled a one-stop shop for understanding when, why and how to use dithering.

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Reverb molded the sound of vintage recordings. Learn what makes Abbey Road’s Plate and Chamber reverbs—used by the Beatles and Pink Floyd among others—so special, and how to use them effectively in your music.

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Billie Eilish’s album has cemented her place as a pop culture icon, precisely because she doesn’t play by the rules. We spoke to Rob Kinelski, mix engineer for the record to discuss his fearless mix philosophy and how he too breaks the rules.

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“Nx has been a lifesaver”, says musician and producer Devin Townsend about using the Nx Virtual Mix Room plugin to produce and mix his latest and most ambitious album Empath. Find out why.

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Explore the world of Waves sound design. Here we provide you with a list of “must-haves” when it comes to creating unique and interesting effects for your mixes, live performances and film and game compositions.

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Richard Chycki is the go-to mixing and recording engineer for Rush, Alice Cooper, Dream Theater and Aerosmith. We’ve asked him how he integrates the Nx Virtual Mix Room plugin into his mixing and recording workflows.

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When making a record, integrating music theory concepts can bring your productions to the next level. Learn how to make use of instrument tuning, optimal vocal ranges, chord voicings and timbre to create better recordings.

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“Nx gives me a new perspective on my mixes: I can hear how they’ll sound in different environments, and it reveals problems I wasn’t aware of.” Learn how sound designer Graham Reznick uses Nx for spatial monitoring on headphones.

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Abbey Road J37 and Kramer Master Tape give the authentic sound of two classic tape recorders—without the drama of maintenance, variable tape quality, or high tape costs. Dive into the sound and differences of the two emulations.

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We all want a solid sub-bass foundation in our tracks, but what other creative ways can you experiment with sub treatments like Submarine? We got a handful of pros to share their tips and presets on using the plugin and working creatively with sub design.

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