Posts tagged DAW

Optimizing OSX for Audio

Optimizing OSX for Audio

Learn all about optimizing your OSX based computer for peak performance with digital audio production.

Learning REAPER – Resources &am...

Learning REAPER – Resources & Help

I’m among the many frustrated Pro Tools users that is spending more and more time with REAPER these days. It doesn’t have all the features I need yet but is growing at an astounding rate, a new update is released every 2-3 weeks, a nice change from waiting months for similar updates from AVID. These […]

5 tips for a more stable DAW

5 tips for a more stable DAW

Building and maintaining a stable DAW system is not an easy task. There are many things that can prevent it from working as it should and it can be difficult to figure out the cause of any trouble. Before you do any of these tips, make sure that the computer you have will actually work […]

Free Plugin Of The Week – TT Dy...

Free Plugin Of The Week – TT Dynamic Range Meter

Every Monday I highlight free plugins new and old that are worth checking out. See all posts in the Free Plugin Of The Week Series. Lately I’ve been finding this new plugin TT Dynamic Range Meter by Pleasurize Music Foundation to be useful. I use it for two things, when I’m building a mix up […]

Cakewalk SONAR 8 Producer Edition Rev...

Cakewalk SONAR 8 Producer Edition Review

As you probably know, I’m a die hard Pro Tools guy, I’ve tried to switch to SONAR in the past, but in the end, I just ended up liking Pro Tools even more! SONAR did not like my previous computer and interface, I’ve upgraded both PC and interface since then but never bothered installing my […]

Audio Mastering Basics

Mastering is a dark and mysterious magic, becoming a Mastering Engineer involves a dedication to the dark arts and eating a goat’s head. Actually, that’s not true, though sometimes it seems that way. What is Mastering? Mastering is the final step in the creation of an album before duplication. Mastering is all about the big […]

Direct Monitoring Madness

Direct Monitoring Madness

Hey Everyone! This is Anthony’s first post contributing to AGZ. Make him feel welcome. ~Jon~ — Direct Monitoring Madness One of the things I’ve found that can really help running a native Pro Tools (LE, M-Powered) system is to monitor at input. Most USB audio interfaces have a direct or zero latency monitoring function, usually […]