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EQ Carving Guitars

Part 16 of 31 - Get more separation in your double tracked guitars with this simple complimentary EQ carving technique. Download my free eBook "The #1 Rule...

Vocal Mixing with EQ, Compression

Part 2/2 of Dave Pensado taking you through his technique using EQ, Compression, and Effects on vocal recordings.

iTunes Sound Check has an “Album Mode” – finally !

Finally  “Album Mode” is available in the iTunes Sound Check feature which is enabled in the itunes radio by default. Itunes sound check helps to even out...

The 5 Key Home Studio Components

This video streamlines the 5 key components to a solid home studio which is useful for beginners doing home recordings, for seasoned musicians or a seasoned live...

The Final Listen

Part 31 of 31 - How do you know when your mix is finished? Great question. This final tip will help answer that for you. Download my...

Advanced Parallel Compression Techniques

In the 53rd Into The Lair, Dave Pensado goes over some Advanced Parallel Compression Techniques using Bass and Vocals as an example.
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Home Mastering EQ Workshop

This webinar describes about using EQ in mastering, using the songs as examples. While EQ’ing a track one should always have a consistent monitoring level. Bring the...

All About Reference Mixes!

In episode #5 of Into The Lair, Dave talks about reference mixes, their role in the mixing process, and how he uses them in his work! 0:10...

Reverb Pre-Delay On Snare

Part 16 of 31 - In this video I show you how to use the pre-delay setting in your reverb plugin to give your snare drum that...

Subtractive EQ

One of the most important mixing tool we often overlook is the “subtractive EQ”, which helps in cutting frequencies with your EQs rather than boosting. Boost ends...

Enhance your music production with Novation Ultranova

There is certainly something to be said about this synth, especially if you are into music production or sound design. It could be easily priced...