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The vibrato and tremolo effects both have their differences.  But the vibrato and tremolo effects also sound very similar; both slightly wave and pulsate the pitch of an audio track. You have to hear it for yourself to understand the sound.

 

Common Uses Of The Vibrato And Tremolo Effect In Mixing

When used it's primarily on guitars, synths and on vocals if you want a weird effect. They’re just cool effects that add some originality.

They can also make a poor singer sound better, or at least unique, taking the attention off of the singer’s inability to sing on key.
 

Basic Vibrato And Tremolo Effect Techniques, Tips And Tricks

  • If a small amount of vibrato or tremolo is used in conjunction with other effects, they can work as track thickeners.
  • Vibrato and tremolo are effects you need to just experiment with.  Try a little on everything to see their capabilities. This will help you come up with your own usage ideas.

My Best Mixing & Mastering Articles

How Much Headroom Before Mastering Should I Leave?

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How much headroom before mastering should you leave in your mix?  Here's the correct amount of headroom you should leave, using detailed graphic examples.

 

Creating Headroom In A Mix

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To create a mix for mastering with proper headroom is pretty simple. 

Which Is Better For Audio Mastering Analog Gear Or Digital Software Plugins?

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I started my career using the old analog stuff, since that was the only option.  I incorporated digital software plugins as soon as they became available, but it took many years before computers were fast enough to run them in realtime.  And also before they started making very high quality plugins. 

 

Why Does A Mix Need Headroom And Dynamic Range?

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Why does a mix need headroom and dynamic range?  In one sentence, it gives the mastering engineer more room to work with.
 

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Yes, burning your own redbook master CDs is very easy!  Here's how to make your own redbook CD masters for free!
 
Mid Side EQ In Mastering

This is a quick video on how a mid-side processor works, and how to check the stereo field of your mix using a mid-side processor equalizer.

 

Cheaply Soundproofing Your Room For Audio Mastering

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I had to write a quick note on this, as I was reminded about it while thumbing through a popular mixing book that had a 15 page section on speaker resonance and room sound proofing.  I must say, a very exciting 15 pages!  Ha!

 

How Long Does It Take To Master A Song?

How long does is take to master a song?  There are several extra song mastering procedures I offer that other mastering engineers will not do.

 

Best Room Size For Audio Mastering DAW Home Recording Studio

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So, what is the best room size for audio mastering in your DAW home recording studio?  Technically, you can properly mix or master in any room size.  But, I believe a smaller room is better than a very large one for someone who's just starting out. And when I say smaller I mean closer to 12'x15' than to 20'x30'.  I've mixed and mastered songs for a number of years in a 20'x30' room.  It took me a few days to get used to it, but after that I could do it.

 

How To Prepare Your Songs For Mastering
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In this article, we'll show you how to prepare your mixes for mastering.

 

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