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Monthly Archives: April 2017

27 Apr 2017

▶ How To Run A Recording Session – YouTube

We all need a little reminder of how to run a proper session now and again.

25 Apr 2017

SSL E-Channel by Waves – 100 Days of Waves

Welcome to Multi-Platinum’s 100 Days of Waves! What’s that, you might ask? It’s where we go through our favorite 100 Waves plug-ins and show you a little about them. But we’re not going to just show you how the knobs work. We’re putting them on our actual mixes and giving you a peak at how we use them in the real world. We want to hear what you think about them – tell us your thoughts and share it for […]

24 Apr 2017

The Making of a Pop Danthology

This takes talent. And a lot of it! When looking around for some great pop mashups, we came across this video on YouTube: The mix and parts were put together extremely well in this mashup, and Daniel Kim even explains how he goes about putting together a project like this – which is extremely interesting! “Once a year, I try to make a seamless musical mix (“mash-up”) of the year’s top pop songs. This is not a quick and easy […]

23 Apr 2017

What an SSD Can Do For Your System

Are you tired of a slow performing computer? Nothing is worse – I can assure you – than trying to work on a machine that is just…too…..slow….. But what can you do? If you’re not in the position to drop thousands on a new machine and dump the old, but still want to have a better machine to work with for your audio projects, the solution might be (relatively) simple. SSD. Solid State Drive. They’re fast, they’re incredible, and they’re […]

21 Apr 2017

Who Wants a Free Plug-in???

Interested in free stuff? We always are. That’s why we’re super excited every time Native-Instruments puts out a free plug-in. They’ve done it before with Driver, and luckily they’ve done it again with a new Tube Compressor Emulator. Visit this link to grab your free copy – only until December 31st, 2013! With this awesome piece of software, you’ll be amazed at what you can do. After testing it out on a few different tracks, here’s what we found: My […]

20 Apr 2017

The Creative Trap of New Gear

New gear always seems like it can bring a wave of creativity to your work. But beware, this is actually the least creative time as a producer or engineer! Here’s why: Getting new plug-ins, guitars, gear, etc. is an exciting thing – and a necessary thing if you plan to get any better or diverse. But you should always keep in mind that new gear does not equal a burst in creativity. And why is that? Because chances are that […]

19 Apr 2017

Getting a Great Lead Guitar Tone

There’s a lot of ways to get a great lead guitar tone. We go over it in just about ever genre in our training series. But the truth is, if you’re stuck, just give Michael Winslow a call and get your SM58 ready to go!  

19 Apr 2017

Diversifying – An audio guys video list

Hey all, Even though we focus on a lot of audio here at Multi-Platinum, I’ve found so many audio guys get more work if they have a working knowledge of shooting and editing video. Once upon a time, video was a *much* more expensive pursuit, with only cursory connections to the audio field. But now, with DSLR’s enabling amazing quality video, and software like Avid, Premier and Final Cut offering VERY familiar DAW style editing for video, it’s never been […]

19 Apr 2017

Tony Maserati on Pensado’s Place

We mentioned yesterday about learning from the greats. Well, get ready to add another (long) video to your watch list! This is a Pensado’s Place episode featuring none other than legendary engineer Tony Maserati. This video is not only very informative, but it’s also very inspiring and gives a lot of ideas for mixing masterpieces! My favorite part of this video is about 7 minutes in, where the topic of using the sidechain of plug-ins comes up. This is extremely […]

19 Apr 2017

MV2 by Waves – 100 Days of Waves

Day 8 in Multi-Platinum’s 100 Days of Waves!  We’re counting down our top 100 Waves plug-ins, and showing you how we use them in our projects and daily work. Today we are looking at MV2, the little brother to MaxxVolume.  It’s a quick and powerful way to keep the spotlight on what really matters in your mix. We want to hear what you think about them – tell us your thoughts and share it for your audio friends!