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How to Setup Spider V Amps to Record in Cubase and Other DAWs

The new lineup of Line 6 Spider V amps have the unique capability of doubling as a USB audio interface to enable recording the amp directly in a DAW. The Spider V amps come with Cubase LE 8, a starter DAW that has a surprising number of features and tools for being a free download. […]

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EZDrummer 2 Metal Drums Mixing Tips (Videos)

EZDrummer 2 is one of the more popular drum plugins available. The drums are already processed quite a bit to sound good out of the box, so to speak, but there are a number of mixing techniques that can be used to make the drums sound bigger and more balanced. EZDrummer has a built-in mixer […]

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How to EQ Distorted and DI Guitars Tutorial (Videos)

Chris Lucas with 3 Sigma Audio has been busy uploading a number of helpful video tutorials to YouTube lately covering a variety of basic mixing techniques. Last week we learned how to use compressor plugins and what the different control settings do and how they work. They’ve been posting several video tutorials about how to […]

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Learn How To Use Compressor Plugins – Video Tutorials

If you’re just learning how to mix music and make your tracks sound as professional as possible, there are tons of tutorials on YouTube explaining just about everything. The guys with 3 Sigma Audio have been uploading some helpful video tutorials to YouTube lately. Awhile back they posted a tutorial on how to mix a […]

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Have You Tried iZotope’s Free Pro Audio Training Challenge?

Earlier this year iZotope launched Pro Audio Essentials, a free online course designed to help aspiring music producers hone their audio skills. They have video tutorials to learn the basics of digital audio, plus how to understand compression and equalization. What makes it unique is the fact that you can test your skills through game-based […]

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How to Start Recording and Making Music at Home (For Free, Even)

When I first wanted to get started recording guitars and making music from home, I didn’t have the slightest idea where to begin, what equipment was required to get started, what software to use, or anything else for that matter. Luckily I had someone with experience give me a list of equipment and software that […]

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Windows Audio Problems? Try Testing DPC Latency to Check Drivers

If you have a Windows computer that you’re trying to use for any kind of audio recording or production, you’re more than likely going to experience some problems with audio crackling, popping, or dropouts at some point. When you first get a new audio interface or switch to a different model it’s not uncommon for […]

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Mixing with Free Plugins Tutorial, Plus Free Downloads (Video)

I came across an interesting video over at 3 Sigma Audio the other day with a video tutorial explaining how to mix a song using entirely free plugins (with the exception of EZdrummer). The video is a great learning tool, especially for beginners to get an idea of how to use different plugins and how […]

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