Music Creation

  • Creating, Controlling, and Measuring a Punchy Mix

    Knowing how to shape and fine tune the punch in your tracks is an essential tool for music producers. This article explores the different ways of manipulating the transients of audio material and also offers a free plug-in for measuring how punchy your mix is.

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  • S6L on Tour with ‘Hedwig and the Angry Inch’

    Winner of four Tony Awards, ‘Hedwig and the Angry Inch’ is touring North America to rave reviews—learn how asst. sound designer Kenneth Goodwin programmed the production on dual Avid VENUE | S6L systems

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  • What’s New in VENUE 5.4 Software for S6L

    Got VENUE | S6L? Now you can get more power and flexibility from your system with new VENUE 5.4 software update. Here’s what VENUE 5.4 brings to your S6L.

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  • Listen to the Original Song and Score Nominees of the 89th Academy Awards

    With 14 Oscar nominations for Damien Chazelle’s musical “La La Land”, there’s no question about the importance of music in films. Discover the other Original Song and Original Score nominees in these Spotify playlists.

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  • NUGEN Audio ISL — From the Main Stage to the Airwaves

    The NUGEN Audio ISL inter-sample true-peak limiter AAX DSP plug-in delivers transparent, ITU compliant, broadcast safe audio straight from the VENUE | S6L

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  • Get Yourself Ready for Music’s Biggest Night — Tune in to the Ultimate 2017 GRAMMY Spotify Playlist

    Are you ready for the 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards? To get you in the mood, the Recording Academy has prepared a Spotify Playlist — featuring the 2017 nominees.

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  • Composing for Film, TV and Games with John Paesano

    Composer, producer, conductor, and arranger John Paesano (Maze Runner, Daredevil) discusses how he uses Sibelius and Pro Tools to bring his scores to life.

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  • Future-Proof Your Music with LEVELS

    It can be hard to fight the temptation and pressure to push your music as loud as it will go. That’s why “Mastering The Mix” created a plug-in called LEVELS to help producers keep an eye on the important technical details of their mix.

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  • Laser Focus and an Eye for Detail: It’s All About the Mix For “Her” Avid Music in Motion Winners

    For Avid’s Music in Motion Songwriter winners, Her’s Simon and Victor, precision, thoughtful consideration and Pro Tools are a powerful combination.

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  • Radiohead in Concert — a Much Awaited Visit

    In this sound:check interview, engineers Jim Warren and Mike Prowda discuss mixing Radiohead on dual networked Avid VENUE | S6L live systems.

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  • Avid to Connect with Alliance Partners at Post-NAMM Conference

    The Avid Alliance Partner Conference offers a day of practical tutorials and conversation about the AAX platform and the toolkits and services to create winning products for Avid Marketplace and in-app purchase.

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  • Avid Welcomes Antares Auto-Tune to Avid Marketplace for In-App Purchase

    Avid Marketplace welcomes Version 8 of Antares’ legendary AAX Plug-In “Auto-Tune” — Ready for In-App Purchase for Pro Tools.

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