AUDIO PRODUCTION BLOG

I hope you take away some new knowledge and insight from our new audio production blog. I'll be releasing 1 to 2 new topics every week. The blog is solely written by CJ Jacobson (audio engineer) and contains his views, opinions and insights into everything related to audio recording, mixing, mastering and everything in-between. Enjoy and Rock on!

HOW TO RECORD ACOUSTIC GUITAR

When it comes to recording any instrument, there are thousands of ways you can record them. I'm going to explain my favorite one, as it usually get me the best possible results…

HOW TO SET UP STUDIO MONITORS

Setting up your studio monitors are one of the most important things you will ever do when setting up your music studio (recording, mixing and mastering studio). Being able to…

GETTING THE BEST TAKE POSSIBLE FROM A SINGER OR MUSICIAN

I have found that when you record a singer or someone playing guitar or drums, they will perform better when they are more comfortable in their surroundings. These are the things…

EXPLAINING COMPLIMENTARY EQ TECHNIQUES

Have you ever wondered how some audio engineers can mix a song and have each instrument sound clear and in its own frequency field? Its because there were strategic cuts and…

EQ BEFORE OR AFTER COMPRESSOR?

I get asked this question get asked all the time, "should I place my EQ before or after my compressor?"  The answer is not just for EQ placement, but it can go for reverbs,…

WHAT MAKES A GOOD MIX?

This has been pondered and argued about for years and decades. This is my take on it and this subject and my opinion on this has been influenced by over 25 years of mixing.There…


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