How do you feel about gain staging within your DAW? Do you like to keep your faders at 0 and use clip gain to give you headroom or do you just pull down the faders? what about group tracks or VCA faders? Personally, I like to use a combination of all of them.

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Part 2 of the series looking at how to get midi from a live drum performance so you can use it to trigger your own samples. Read more

I like my drum samples to trigger from midi so I can accurately trigger the velocity of each hit without having to worry about mis-triggers from toms or other drums. Read more

Here we tackle phase alignment on 3 bass tracks with SoundRadix AutoAlign and then align the phase on a guitar performance with 4 mics

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I can’t stress how important getting the phase alignment correct is before you start mixing drums.

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