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How to Master a Song in GarageBand

September 22, 2012

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Welcome back!  Thanks for joining us here at Samplepacks.ca!  Today we learn how to get a full sounding master mix in GarageBand. We’ll be mastering a loop set from PlatinumLoops’ Dubstep Apocalypse.  If you haven’t check that out already, then be sure to do so. how to master example Getting Started… Step 1 – Add […]

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Bass Ducking in Ableton Live

April 23, 2012

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Side-chaining techniques have been around for decades.  Despite their long-standing hold among music professionals, they’re still misused and misunderstood by inexperienced producers and engineers alike.

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Compressor Shoot Out On Live Drums Pt. 2

February 7, 2012

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Bus compression occurs when you route multiple instruments or sound sources to one track and apply compression to it.  When you think of a ‘bus track’ think of a group coming together as one.  Typically, a high-end single-band compressor is used in Bus Compression.  A good example comes with mixing live drums.  It’s common to […]

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Compressor Shoot Out On Live Drums

February 7, 2012

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With all of the software compressors available, it can be difficult for a young producer to decide what’s an effective use of their budget.  Most DAW’s have some sort of stock compressor, but there’s always the allure of these high-end 3rd party processors that supposedly give you this magical mix the stock processors do not.  […]

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