Competing in the Loudness War

Competing in the Loudness War

Is loud good? Caution ⚠️ I know I’m opening a can of worms with this topic. The Loudness Wars debate goes back almost three decades. So I can’t guarantee that this will please everyone, but it’s simply an attempt at defining the boundaries and...
How To Use an Expander on Bass

How To Use an Expander on Bass

When you use an expander on your bass, you can minimize low-end rumble. Here’s how What is an Expander? Expanders can be used like gates, reducing the signal levels when the input signal falls below the selected threshold. This setup is commonly referred to as a...

Studio One 3 Console Shaper

One of Studio One’s most innovative features with the 3.2 update is its Mix Effects. These effects are applied at a different level than the standard effects and allow you to impose analog console-style bus effect processing to your mix. Let’s take a look at how to...