Learn about the basics of de-essing and how you can use a de-esser plugin to attenuate sibilance and take your vocal productions to new heights.
From EQs to multi-effects units, here are ten free mixing plugins that you can try out today to expand your creative horizons.
You don’t need to go bankrupt to achieve a high-quality vocal sound—here are six great free plugins that you can incorporate into your vocal chain today.
Let’s explore the tools and techniques involved in mixing that allow us to create a polished, dynamic, and release-ready track.
In this 101 guide to audio compressors, we answer the popular question “What is compression?” by exploring the effect’s sound, main parameters in music, and more.
Let’s explore four elements that will allow you to more deeply explore and apply the concept of texture in your music.
Spanning lush reverbs to gritty distortion units, these high-quality free effects plugins will help you take your productions to the next level.
Learn about what parallel compression is and how you can use it to glue your sounds together while preserving transients and dynamics.
We use the Maximizer module in iZotope’s Ozone 9 Elements to demonstrate how to bring our track up to commercial loudness.
Explore the when, how, and why you should (or shouldn’t) apply vocal compression.
Learn helpful compression techniques and guidelines that are unique to the context of mastering.
In this video, we showcase three plugins that will help you streamline your sidechaining workflow and achieve some intricate sound design.