5 Tips To Make Your Studio Sound Better

5 TIPS TO MAKE YOUR STUDIO SOUND BETTER 01 – Add some basic treatment It is essential to install some treatment to your room to remove reflections and reverberations, tighten bass and keep a good frequency and phase response. Even top tier monitors will not function at their best in an untreated space. General rule … Continued

Top 5 Modular FX Plugins

5 essential Modular FX plugins we use everyday from sound design to mixing. From tips and tricks to all round info this article will give you extended information on some of the best plugs for modular style processing. 01 – Cableguys Shaperbox 2 We must be some of the most prolific users of Cableguys’ plugins, … Continued

Acustica Audio – Pensado EQ

Acustica Audio strikes with a collaboration between the usual suspects at Studio DMI and the acclaimed mixing engineer Dave Pensado. This is the first time a plugin carries Dave Pensado’s name and emulates equipment from his studio and specific techniques and tricks he uses throughout his multi-year career. The plugin is based around Acustica’s Core … Continued

Top 5 Saturation Plugins

TOP 5 (+BONUS) SATURATION PLUGINS Here are 5 + a bonus saturation plugins we use on every session. Included with some of our favorite tips and tricks. 01 – ISM & Ploytec Aroma & Mango Aroma and Mango are two plugins that do not emulate specific hardware devices but the qualities and sound of analog … Continued

Analog Sound In The Box

  Modern digital tools are a god sent gift to the producer/engineer. You can edit, EQ, save and recall with ease and 100% precision but there is something about analog that we miss in the box. That euphonic, enjoyable, easy to mix sound, the depth the 3Dness and many other qualities we are all fond … Continued

Top 5 Compressor Plugins

  Our List of the current best compressors on the market for your mixing needs.   01 – Empirical Labs Arousor From the same company that made the hardware Distressor comes Arousor. A plugin version of their aesthetic in compression, a Distressor on steroids in the box. Has a certain quality in its action that … Continued

Top 5 Special Tools

The following list contains tools that we think bring something new to the table and push the boundaries of digital with new concepts but still stay useful and musical. 01 – Oeksound Soothe The make everything natural and smooth tool. A kind of auto dynamic eq for resonances. From vocals, to hihats, to synths and … Continued

Top 5 Mastering EQs

TOP 5 MASTERING EQs – An extensive review on the best eq’s for mastering with tips on how and when to use them. From analog emulations to modern M/S processors this list has you covered. 01 – Brainworx bx_digital V3 The follow up to the successful and industry standard V2. It’s always on our master … Continued

Top 5 Transient Designers

Transient Design has been a staple of mixing for years and continues to be a must as modern mixing techniques require precise sculpting as multi-band dynamic control allows for greater depth in sounds. 1 – Waves TransX Multi Our top pick of the bunch, because it seems to do everything and hit in all the … Continued

Summer – Quick Tips

Tips & Tricks for your summer productions a quick guide to some of our favorite techniques. If you have any questions regarding production feel free to contact us via Twitter @rawloops.