Fake it till You Make it: Turn One Guitar Track into Several

Has this ever happened to you? You’re mixing a rock record, one that needs to sound as huge as possible, but you run into a huge roadblock: there’s only one guitar track to work with—for the whole song.

This has happened to me. Quite often, actually. See, in my mixing practice, I tend to work with acts who’ve recorded rather quickly and cheaply. They expect me, in post, to turn their one-take recording into a credible-sounding rock anthem. Here lies the rub: credible rock anthems typically don’t sport one solitary guitar track all the way through.

NAMM 2013 Wrap-Up: Blurring the Line between Project and Professional

The annual NAMM show just wrapped up in Anaheim, California, and as they have every year at this time, musicians and gear-heads alike experience an influx of new and exciting products. NAMM is the National Association of Music Merchants, and their shows are the place where gear and musical-instrument manufacturers, big and small alike, come to show off their new wares.

New Steinberg UR-22 Audio Interface

Steinberg, makers of Cubase, have just released their new UR22 USB audio interface. The UR22 is not just any audio interface: it features two onboard Yamaha D-PRE microphone preamplifiers, resolution up to 24-bit/192kHz, MIDI connectivity and latency free hardware monitoring.

New Drivers for Old Steinberg MIDI Interfaces

Today the German audio software and hardware manufacturer Steinberg announced new driver updates for two of its long dead hardware MIDI interfaces, the Midex 3 and the Midex 8.


Steinberg CI Computer Audio Interfaces

Audio interfaces come in many shapes and sizes, and discerning their  differences can be confusing. In this post we'll take a look at the CI series from Steinberg. Whether you need an interface to produce music, podcasts or to create voice-overs for video post production, these interfaces offer professional sound quality, easy setup and a range of options in their included production software.

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