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Dangerous Music Tips: Sound Engineer Mikael ‘Count’ Eldridge on Mixing New Tycho Record “EPOCH”

Dangerous Music Tips: Sound Engineer Mikael ‘Count’ Eldridge on Mixing New Tycho Record “EPOCH”

Edmeston, NY — December 8, 2016 — Sound engineer and producer Count (Mikael Eldridge) talks about mixing Tycho’s new album “EPOCH.” Hear why they decided to move beyond mixing Pro Tools in the box and how the Dangerous 2-BUS+ was chosen as the best summing mixer solution for Tycho’s intricately  layered music. Tycho’s “EPOCH” album is nominated for a 2016 GRAMMY Award for “Best Dance/Electronic Album.” Count also reveals the importance of using audiophile [...]

January 20, 2017 Corry Banks Articles, Tips, Tutorials 0

Dangerous Music Tips: Smoothing an R&B Track Using only Filters with Mike Wells

Dangerous Music Tips: Smoothing an R&B Track Using only Filters with Mike Wells

Audio mastering engineer Mike Wells (Green Day, Prince) demonstrates how to smooth out the top-end while preserving and tightening the bottom after adding lots of gain to an R&B track from artist Preston Scales. Mike uses only the high and low pass filter sections of his Dangerous BAX EQ shelving equalizer. You’ll hear examples with [...]

January 13, 2017 Corry Banks Articles, Tips, Tutorials 0

Dangerous Music Tips: EQ and Compression with Mixing & Mastering Engineer Luca Pretolesi

Dangerous Music Tips: EQ and Compression with Mixing & Mastering Engineer Luca Pretolesi

Discover how to set up and mix into a stereo buss EQ and compressor. Audio Engineer Luca Pretolesi has spent 20 years producing, mixing and mastering electronic dance music tracks and shares some audio mixing secrets in this short video, shot at Studio DMI in Las Vegas. For mixing and mastering Luca reaches for the [...]

January 6, 2017 Corry Banks Articles, Tips, Tutorials 0

BBoyTech Modular Journal Episode 5

BBoyTech Modular Journal Episode 5

In this episode number 5 of BBoyTech Modular Journal I explore the Beatmaking workflow, Pittsburgh DNA Symbiotic Waves, Synthrotek Modules (ADSR, Midi to CV w/ Expander, LP Filter Red Super Power) overview and sound design. Check it out here – BBOYTECH Modular Journal Episode 5 [...]

December 5, 2016 Corry Banks Articles, Modular Journal, Modular Synths 0

Dangerous Music Tips: Adding Attitude to Drums & Bass | 2-BUS+ Mixing Tips with Michael James

Dangerous Music Tips: Adding Attitude to Drums & Bass | 2-BUS+ Mixing Tips with Michael James

The latest in the series of Dangerous Music Tips finds Michael James Adding Attitude to Drums & Bass with the Dangerous Music 2-BUS+. Audio engineer Michael James reveals how parallel compression adds more punch and presence to drums and bass using the ‘Paralimit’ feature on the Dangerous 2-BUS+ analog summing mixer. Hear the improvement on the pop music [...]

November 9, 2016 Corry Banks Articles, Tips, Tutorials 0

Dangerous Music Tips: Why Use an Analog Summing Mixer? – Audio Engineer Ryan West

Dangerous Music Tips: Why Use an Analog Summing Mixer? – Audio Engineer Ryan West

The latest in the series of Dangerous Music Tips finds Audio Engineer Ryan West (Eminem, Jay Z) answering the question “Why Use an Analog Summing Mixer?” In this short video, sound engineer Ryan West (Eminem, Jay Z, Willie Nelson) describes the best way to use a hybrid mixing rig with analog summing. From Flux Recording Studios [...]

November 3, 2016 Corry Banks Articles, Tips, Tutorials 0

Dangerous Music Tips: Mixing Stems & Drums with Luca Pretolesi | Borgeous

Dangerous Music Tips: Mixing Stems & Drums with Luca Pretolesi | Borgeous

The latest in the “Dangerous Music Tips” video series finds producer Luca Pretolesi working with Stems and drums. Although the genre is EDM, the tips shared are universally applicable to your style of music as well. Part 1 In part 1 of this EDM mixing video, engineer Luca Pretolesi demonstrates how he uses stem mixing for [...]

October 20, 2016 Corry Banks Articles, Tips, Tutorials 0

BBOYTECH Modular Journal Episode 4 – Skiff Build with Synthrotek Modules

BBOYTECH Modular Journal Episode 4 – Skiff Build with Synthrotek Modules

In this episode of the BBoyTech Modular Journal I am building a little 48hp skiff. I have named it my drum machine buddy or the miid skiff. So far I’ve used it in reviews (stay tuned) along side the Arturia DrumBrute and the pending Novation Circuit review. It makes such a perfect little companion to [...]

October 13, 2016 Corry Banks Articles, Modular Journal, Modular Synths 0

[PROJECT] Snark SN-2 Tuner Modded Into Modular Tuner

[PROJECT] Snark SN-2 Tuner Modded Into Modular Tuner

You’ve got to check out this cool DIY project for a Snark SN-2 Tuner modded into a modular tuner. It allows you to turn a simple guitar tuner into a modular synth tuner that uses a 3.5mm jack to interact with your modular signal for a simple tuning read out. That’s it! No additional HP or rack [...]

September 23, 2016 Corry Banks Articles, Projects, Tips, Tutorials 0

Moog Mother 32 Sequencer Tutorial – Chaka Khan – Ain’t Nobody

Moog Mother 32 Sequencer Tutorial – Chaka Khan – Ain’t Nobody

Here is a cool Moog Mother 32 Sequencer Tutorial that I thought to be entertaining and informative. The Moog Mother 32 is one of the perfect choices at the moment for those of us that are feeling “Modular Curious”. It has a simple interface which makes it easy to navigate. There is a patch panel [...]

September 14, 2016 Corry Banks Articles, Tips, Tutorials 0