Monthly Archives: January 2014

Some useful advice on blending backing vocals

Don’t let your backing vocal mixing be an afterthought. Backing vocals can define the quality of your mix. [Full Article]

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How to control drum kit spill using frickin lasers.

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An interesting article detailing Kraftwerk’s use of 3D audio live.

3D visuals have been part of the band’s live production for some years now, but made another evolutionary jump during a retrospective season at New York’s MOMA (Museum of Modern Art) in April 2012. Even more recently, at an extended … Continue reading

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Critique your mix by asking these 11 questions.

Critiquing your mix is one of the best ways of improving it. You’ll improve the mix for the next week but you can also immediately improve your mix for the song you’re critiquing. [Full Article]

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Acoustic scientists shatter the world record for longest ever echo.

Deep inside a complex of secret tunnels in the Highlands stirs a sound which will reverberate through the ages. The world record for the longest echo ever discovered has been shattered by a hidden network of oil storage tanks in … Continue reading

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SSL’s first live console looks pretty damn awesome.

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Nine things every musician needs to know about the Sound Guy.

As much time as you spend in your rehearsal space perfecting your sound, it won’t mean anything if it’s botched coming out of the PA. All the money you spent on new pedals, amps, guitars and strings doesn’t matter if … Continue reading

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Andy Coules explores the subject of volume in his excellent article.

Getting the volume right is crucial, but it’s often tricky to perfect. Andy Coules discusses a common dilemma for engineers. [Full Article]

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A fascinating video which shows how you can levitate small objects using standing waves.

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Check out the Top Ten most read articles on API in 2013

With 2014 now here, we’re looking back at the past year and identifying the ten biggest articles on Audio Pro International from the last twelve months… [Full Article]

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