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April 2012 Blog Posts (9)


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Ubershank's Spring 2012 Graduation Mix

Hey everyone, had a great time at grad, congrats to koala and Nero for their certifications rock on!

I got ask by some folks to post up the mix I created. Here is the link to my mix recording done on my Numark NS7 available as a free download for all, enjoy! (clicky the down arrow on the right of the Soundcloud player to grab a copy of my mix!)

Big shout out to Dos-A for his awesome teaching and giving me great ideas and techniques for future mixes.

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Added by Hybrid V on April 29, 2012 at 10:20pm — 1 Comment


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remix factor

discribe how many remixes that r done by a artist 2 simple words 

post ur answers on my page 

Added by DJ TONIC on April 21, 2012 at 8:15pm — No Comments


Alumni
remix factor

discribe how many remixes that r done by artist 2 simple words 

post ur answers on my page 

Added by DJ TONIC on April 21, 2012 at 8:15pm — No Comments


Alumni
Primetime's Daily Production Tips: THE COMPRESSOR



What is a compressor?



Compressors control the dynamic range of a signal, changing the relationship between its loudest and quietest parts and shaping the transients (peaks) of the sound. It is an essential tool for creating clear and punchy mixes. It can be used on many parts including drums, synths, basslines, vocals and auxiliary busses...as well as over all mixes and masters.

The main controls of a compressor are threshold, ratio, attack, release, make-up…

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Added by Brighton Stone on April 11, 2012 at 2:03pm — No Comments


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Primetime's Daily Production Tips : MASTERING

Mastering plays a key role in finalizing an already excellent track. The "Mastering Chain" is the secret to glossy, sparkly and hard-hitting songs.



The essential processors in a mastering chain are EQ, COMPRESSOR and LIMITER.



The EQ comes first and is used to shape the overall balance of the frequencies. It's…
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Added by Brighton Stone on April 11, 2012 at 10:59am — No Comments


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Primetime's Daily Production Tips : The Kick Drum

THE KICK DRUM



In terms of defining elements, for dance, house, club, dubstep and most every type of electronic music these days, the KICK DRUM is king.



Understanding the different characteristics and qualities that go into making and/or creating a kick drum is crucial to the foundation of your productions.



There are literally thousands of drum types and tones to pick from. H…

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Added by Brighton Stone on April 10, 2012 at 12:10pm — No Comments


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Protect Your Hearing

In my last post, I wrote about the bummer of broken headphones.  But then I was reminded of how lucky I am and howawesome it is to be able to hear.  Not something to take for granted.  Notes to self: …

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Added by Rose on April 9, 2012 at 12:00am — No Comments


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Headphones - who would have thought

So there I am, already nervous about spinning in front of an audience for just my second time ever... and right out the gate, sound in my headphones sucks.  The second record is coming through all choppy.  Is it the record?  Is it a phono/line issue?  Don't panic. 



I already missed my ideal mix point, pushing my whole set…

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Added by Rose on April 5, 2012 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment


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How I got here...

I've read ALOT of books, but hands down, this one is up at the top.  In more ways than one, it's had a huge impact on me.  I don't know if this is strange to say or so strange that it's actually normal, but it's like Russell Simmons was literally talking to little ol' me and…

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Added by Rose on April 4, 2012 at 4:46pm — 1 Comment

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