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What are important considerations when mixing and mastering a track for vinyl distribution?

This is a very big topic, I will start by redirecting you to a very useful site/article: Mastering for Vinyl from Recording magazine. Also I would like to state that I'm not a mastering engineer, I'...
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How to record high quality vocal with Adobe audition

Without more specific information I can only offer you a generalised suggestion: A good microphone goes a long way to getting an accurate recording but that doesn't always mean it sounds good or fits ...
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Effects order in sound design

In general the order matters a great deal. You'd generally want your chain to go something like Filters/EQ -> Compression -> Time effects (Reverb/Delay). EQ first because you usually wouldn't want to ...
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mixing bass issues

This is actually a classic mistake most people do. And it really affects the outcome. Most of the times it's the plugin , the harmonic content added by the plugin OR the beef in that particular Hz ...
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How do I make my songs sound more clear?

As @ibonyun is saying in his comment, very often, the problem here is the monitoring. When a mix sounds acceptably "fresh" on your monitors (no matter if headphones or speakers) but lacks ...
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How important is union membership for sound designers and production sound mixers?

if you wish to work on Union films or TV (which are pretty much all the big films and TV shows), you must be in the union- there are some workarounds, like having a very specific skill that is not ...
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Speaker noises when computer falls asleep. Doesn’t everyone have this problem? How do I fix it?

Solved- I got a Mackie Big Knob passive($60) and it solved the issue..
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Speaker noises when computer falls asleep. Doesn’t everyone have this problem? How do I fix it?

The "fix" is to get an interface that doesn't do this, or never let the machine sleep. I have a similar problem with dynAudio BM6a's in that when the interface switches, the 400w bi-amps ...
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How do video editors do audio downmix?

Simply multiply each sample with a factor and then sum it to get the output sample. In the example, if you want to create a new mono signal out: out(t) = f1 x mono(t) + f2 x left(t) + f3 x right(t) ...
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How to get good at Music Production?

I doubt any two people do it the same way, but ultimately it comes down to practise, practise & more practise. Remember the old adage, that it takes 10,000 hours to become expert at something. [...
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Yamaha MG20 - What does the "variable mid frequency" knob actually do?

The EQ system on this device has three filters. Two are 'shelving' filters and one is a 'peaking' filter. The shelving filters apply a variable cut or boost at a fixed frequency. The lower of these ...
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Delivering a mix for shortmovie Lo Ro or Lt Rt

I would suggest to deliver a 3.0 mix (possibly as a 5.1 with silence on surrounds and LFE) for the theaters and a 2.0 for web/broadcast. LtRt doesn't seem to have any advantages today (if you want to ...
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