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Compression in Mixing

Posted by DAWmix on July 30, 2018
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Category: Music
Compression is talked about a lot in mixing music. With DAWs bringing in a lot more entrepreneurial music production there is a significant point that is often overlooked. Compression is, in a sense increasing RMS. What this means is a flattening of the sounds so the overall volume can be raised. When you are creating music in a DAW, using pre sampled audio, these before they have gotten onto your track have most likely been

My problems with Slate Digital Drums SSD4

Posted by DAWmix on July 25, 2018
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Category: Music
I have the SSD4 package and have attempted to use it a number of times in Presonus Studio One. My problems with the package are 1. The interface is unnecessarily cumbersome. 2. While it gives good control it is a memory hog. Frankly the Impact Tool built into Studio One is a flatter and more intuitive interface that also sends out to multiple tracks. Slate drums will stutter at times in playback or even have

Why I use Presonus Studio One

Posted by DAWmix on July 24, 2018
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Category: Music
I had a colleague in about 2015, whom I had told that based on the music he was creating in Audacity that he should look into a DAW. He didn’t even know what it meant. Well, the guy is a very fastidious perfectionist and did his research. When he was satisfied he told me he had chosen Presonus Studio One. At this time I had not heard of the program and was just out of