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A Musician's Guide To Mixers

Feature | Topic: Mixing | Home & Studio Recording, Mar 1984

Advances At Advision

Feature | Topic: Mixing, Recording Studios | International Musician, Mar 1975

Effective Automation - Part 1

Feature | Topic: Effects Processing, MIDI, Mixing | Sound On Sound, Dec 1985
Creative mixing with MIDI controlled effects

Paul Gilby takes a look at the first MIDI controlled effect - Yamaha's D1500 which heralds a series on creative mixing with MIDI controlled devices.

Effective Automation - Part 2

Feature | Topic: Effects Processing, MIDI, Mixing | Sound On Sound, Jan 1986

Part 2 sees Roland's SBX-80 Sync Box and SRV-2000 Reverb jump into action as Paul Gilby explains the practicalities of creative mixing with MIDI controlled effects.

Electronic Music Techniques

Feature | Topic: Mixing, Recording | Electronics & Music Maker, Sep 1981
Mixing

Get On The Right Track

Feature | Topic: Mixing, Recording | Home & Studio Recording, Mar 1985

Leading new wave synthesist Ian Boddy explains the way he uses 'track sheets' when undertaking a recording.

MIDI Automation Systems - Part 1

Feature | Topic: MIDI, Mixing | Sound On Sound, Feb 1988
How Good Are They?

Over the next two issues Graham Hinton tests five mixer automation systems which all provide control of audio signal level by means of Voltage Controlled Amplifiers (VCAs) and are accessible to some degree by MIDI. This month it's the turn of the Akai MPX820 and Simmons SPM8:2.

MIDI Automation Systems - Part 2

Feature | Topic: MIDI, Mixing | Sound On Sound, Mar 1988

Last month we explained the development and requirements of VCA-based mixer automation systems. This month, Graham Hinton scrutinises three retrofittable automation systems - the Twister PAC, MegaMix, and J.L. Cooper MidiMation - and asks 'How good are they?'

MIDI in the Mix

Feature | Topic: Effects Processing, MIDI, Mixing | Music Technology, Jun 1988

The scope of MIDI control has expanded beyond that of simply allowing one synthesiser to control another. Chris Meyer explains how you can now shape a whole mix using the five-pin DIN plug.

Mixdown Lowdown - Part 2

Feature | Topic: Mixing | Music Technology, Dec 1986

In the second part of our series on getting the most from the mix, Paul White offers some advice on using outboard signal processors to their best, er, effect.

Mixdown Lowdown - Part 1

Feature | Topic: Mixing | Music Technology, Nov 1986

Paul White again, with the first in a new series on ensuring your immaculate recording isn't ruined by a mediocre mix. This month: what not to do with mixing desks and outboard processors.

Mixdown Lowdown - Part 3

Feature | Topic: Mixing | Music Technology, Jan 1987

The concluding episode, and Paul White explains how the processing secrets already revealed can be applied to make a complete mix. No more staring at the faders in despair...

Mixer Basics

Feature | Topic: Mixing | Recording Musician, Jan 1993

A step-by-step guide to the workings of a typical mixing console.

Mixing Essentials - Part 1

Feature | Topic: MIDI, Mixing | Sound On Sound, Feb 1990
Mixing in the MIDI Age

This two-part feature covers both the art and technology of mixing. The first article on page 48, 'Mixing Essentials', covers audio mixing in general, from a more basic level, and applies to any sort of studio mixing task. The second part, 'Mixing With MIDI’, starts on page 54 and covers techniques made possible by MIDI, specifically automated mixing and sending MIDI instruments direct to your master tape. Craig Anderton is your guide.

Mixing For Stereo

Feature | Topic: Mixing | Recording Musician, Feb 1993

A panoramic Paul White explains where sounds should be placed in the stereo image during your final mix.

Mixing With MIDI - Part 2

Feature | Topic: MIDI, Mixing | Sound On Sound, Feb 1990
Mixing in the MIDI Age

This two-part feature covers both the art and technology of mixing. The first article on page 48, 'Mixing Essentials', covers audio mixing in general, from a more basic level, and applies to any sort of studio mixing task. The second part, 'Mixing With MIDI’, starts on page 54 and covers techniques made possible by MIDI, specifically automated mixing and sending MIDI instruments direct to your master tape. Craig Anderton is your guide.

Multitrack Mixers - Part 4

Feature | Topic: Mixing | Recording Musician, May 1993
Insert Points & Aux Sends

Last minute bargains: Guided tour around typical multitrack desk, stopping at all notable features. Bed, breakfast and evening meal not provided.

Multitrack Mixers - Part 2

Feature | Topic: Mixing | Recording Musician, Mar 1993
The Input Channel

A guided tour through a typical in-line channel strip.

Multitrack Mixers - Part 3

Feature | Topic: Mixing | Recording Musician, Apr 1993
The Master Section

This month we scrutinise the master section of a typical multitrack mixing console and ponder the meaning of PFL, talkback and that small grey button that goes "neep neep".

Multitrack Mixers - Part 1

Feature | Topic: Mixing | Recording Musician, Feb 1993
Sound Workshop

Paul White takes you on a guided tour of the features and facilities of a typical multitrack mixer.

Positioning of Sounds in a Mix

Feature | Topic: Acoustics, Mixing | Home & Studio Recording, Jun 1984
A Psychoacoustical Viewpoint

A psychoacoustical viewpoint of this interesting topic.

Recording Techniques - Part 6

Feature | Topic: Mixing, Recording | Sound On Sound, May 1990
The Mixing Console (2)

Part 6: The mixing console. David Mellor continues his close examination of the recording studio's most complex and expensive piece of equipment.

Sound On Stage

Feature | Topic: Live, Mixing | Electronics & Music Maker, Apr 1983
The PA Console

Steal The Feel - Part 1

Feature | Topic: Drum Programming, Mixing | Recording Musician, Jul 1992

A straightforward guide to producing Dance Mixes using budget equipment.

Studio Sound Techniques - Part 3

Feature | Topic: Mixing | Electronics & Music Maker, Sep 1982
More about mixing consoles

 

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