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FOH/monitor engineer Brandon Blackwell (Camila Cabello, Big Sean, PartyNextDoor) discusses his current live setup, keeping turnt-up sound under control and meeting the challenges of the road head-on for A$AP Rocky’s Injured Generation Tour.

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They all have “that API sound,” but it’s important to choose the right tool for the job. We’ve mapped out the differences between these classic designs so you can make musical decisions about when to use which EQ.

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Producer, engineer, mixer Noah “Mailbox” Passovoy (Katy Perry, Taylor Swift, Charli XCX) discusses working on Maroon 5’s sixth studio album: Red Pill Blues and provides valuable insights into the production and hit making process.

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Reverbs and delays are what give mixes character, but don’t just ‘set and forget’. Learn how to enrich your FX tails using EQ, compression and other processors, to really bring out the song’s personality.

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A strong low end is the foundation for any good mix. Learn how to customize your listening environment and enhance your mixing skills to really get the bass pumping like it should.

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Are you ever getting back from a mixing break to find your song has gone in the wrong direction? Do the tracks that started out vibey now seem boring and lifeless? Over-using plugin processing is something every mixer must be careful with. Here we’ll tell you how.

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DJ/Producer, Composer, Engineer and Psychedelic/Goa Trance pioneer Ben Watkins talks Juno Reactor and The Mutant Theatre, and dishes out seven tips to help you develop your own unique sound that will translate across genres.

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A great mix shouldn’t just sound good coming out of your fancy stereo speakers, it needs to work out of a mono boom box too. Learn how to take care of phase issues early on, so you can focus on getting a big sound.

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2X Grammy-winning producer Focus… (Kendrick Lamar, Eminem) discusses his studio session for Anderson .Paak's “Cheers” with Dr. Dre and Q-Tip, gives tips for humanizing your beats—and shares his secret weapon for giving the song’s drums the right attack.

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Grammy®-winning producer/remixer Dave Audé (Sting, Rihanna, Selena Gomez, Lady Gaga) shares how he produces for A-list artists and discusses the 8 essential plugins and instruments he's picked for his Dave Audé Producer Pack.

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