Bridging the gap between talent and technique

Here is a quick and creative video for those of you that are beginners. It takes producing a lot of music, it takes time and effort, to bridge the gap between your vision, your talent and the reality of what comes out of your productions… Overnight success is a myth ! Don’t fall for it…


Do I need a console for my home studio ?

We have all seen pictures of high-end recording studios… Past or present, they all have one thing in common: the largest possible recording/mixing console sitting dead center. I grant you recording consoles are as sexy as it gets in terms of pro audio gear (sorry ladies…). It isn’t hard to drule and fantasize on the SSLs,…


Songwriting – Back to basics

As a songwriter of the 21st century, armed with an advanced home studio and a “geek of sound” attitude, I have had a tendency to produce elaborate, complex but ultimately emotionless pieces of music. If you suffer from similar ailment, going back to basics can help… Why music? Despite my years of practice, this was not entirely…


is Reel to Reel back ?

Along with the craze for analog summing, it seems we are seeing the comeback of reel to reel. Now, except if you are more than half a century old, it is not likely that you have ever put your hands on one of these machines. So here is some information you might find useful on…


Analog summing – Part 2

In our first article on analog summing, we gave you a quick explanation of what summing is and an example of the difference between analog and digital summing. Even if you liked the sound of analog summing, it may not make economical sense for you to gear-up for it. The investment can take you into the…


Logic Pro levels and meters

Wow, here is a great tutorial to understand sound levels and their metering within Logic Pro. Enjoy!