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Ruben Meijer

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Distortion Explained

You’ve done it; you’ve created a mixdown that’s absolutely flawless. There’s only one problem. It all sounds way too clean. And that’s not really what you wanted, is it? Thankfully, all is not lost. You can still bring the…

Music Industry

EQ Explained – The Basics

If we were to ask a thousand up-and-coming producers about the tool they use most, EQ would top the list. But even though its use seems pretty straightforward, a lot of people think too lightly of EQ and what it does. This could…

Music Industry

How To Use Compression – Part One – The Basics

Have you ever wondered why your buddy’s kick drum has more ‘oomph’ than yours? Are you struggling to make a certain sound pump through your mix clearer without having to increase the volume drastically? What you need is compression.…

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David Gravell’s Top 10 of High-Energy Tracks

All things considered, nothing beats the rush of a high-energy record blasting away at max volume. And for this exact reason, we got David Gravell to select the ten records he thinks are the most energetic bombs to have hit the…