Mixing and Mastering

how to pan vocals

How to Pan Vocals

Anyone who has ever been in a band knows that, for better or worse, the vocals are the star the music. Of course, there are bona fide rock star guitarists, bassists, and drummers but there’s a reason that John Fogerty has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and the rest of Creedence doesn’t. …

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eq'ing an 808 drums

How to EQ an 808

It had been coming for a while, but when Kanye West released an album titled 808s and Heartbreaks it was official: The 808 is a legend. This assertion requires a little bit of unpacking- and translation. “808” is shorthand for the Roland TR-808 drum machine, an early electronic instrument. This unit was only manufactured from …

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