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Equalizers have been an essential part of music production for decades, allowing producers and engineers to shape and sculpt their sound in order to get exactly the desired effect. But as anyone who has used them will tell you, there is an art to using equalizers – it takes skill and experience to know how each one works and when and where it should be applied.
Creating a remarkable bass sound is an art form that requires a combination of technical knowledge, skill, and creativity. As a sound engineer, it's important to understand the fundamentals of bass frequencies and how to manipulate them to achieve the desired effect.
Ready to resurrect your lifeless drum kit and bring it back to life? Say goodbye to boring beats and hello to a rhythm that's alive and kicking with these expert tips!
Are you a sound engineer looking to get more gigs? You’re in the right place! Here’s how to attract musicians to book you for their next project.
Discover the hidden power of sound and how it affects our emotions and behavior. Unleash its potential to enhance your life - read on to find out more!
Mixing music on headphones can be a challenging task, but with the right techniques and tools, it is possible to produce professional-sounding mixes.
Reverb & Delay
It's no secret that reverb is one of the most important elements in music production. Without it, songs would sound flat and lifeless. Learn more about reverberation in this article.
Alright, so you’ve purchased all the music gear, got great plugins, spent 10,000 hours…watching videos and tracking plugin discounts? Check out these Mixing Myths and start mixing your own music.
... and Get The Most Out Of Your Time! Whether you've jumped into music production as a hobby or are hoping for it to blossom into a fruitful music career, there are a few things that you need to have in place. Let's start with your very DAW project.
Tips & Tricks
Ever heard of over-compression and how it can affect your mix? Here are 7 proven tips on how to avoid squashing your transients. Learn about compression with VLA-3A and the KH-COMP1 plug-ins compatible with AAX/VST/AU.
The equalizer is one the most debated tools in audio engineering history. In this article, multi-platinum producer and mixer Koen Heldens writes about proportional Q and how it affects the mixing process.
Aubrey sat down with us to talk about her production style, her favourite Black Rooster Audio plugins, and inspiring young artists.
Many of our customers have said that the VPRE-73 became their favourite Black Rooster Audio plug-in from the moment that they tried it. We're not surprised - this nifty tool makes a huge impact on any mix.
We are proud to announce the re-release of our iconic vintage compressor plug-ins, the BlueAsh SC-5 and the BlackAsh SC-5 in the form of the ASH Bundle.
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Our equalizer plug-ins are all inspired by classic Pultec designs. These are timeless classics that are held in high regard for the unique mojo and character they impart.
Studio thermometer is dripping sweat, the CPU is at 95% and you just ran out of coffee - and there's an album to mix in the next two days. Dayum!
VLA-FET compressor/limiter is one of our top sellers, and for good reason. Here are some 7 things you might not have none about this classic.
Our VLA-2A is a fantastic compressor that is inspired by an original 1968 Teletronix LA-2A—one of the greatest studio legends of all time. Learn more about the LA-2A and the VLA-2A in this article.