Jan 31, 2015

Tips'n Tricks #2 - Side Chaining Plugins in Reaper

Back with Tips'n Tricks. This time I'll show how to side chain plugins in Reaper. I'll demonstrate the trick with the Reaper stock gate plugin, and also the Reaper stock compressor.

There are lots and lots of useful situations for using side chains, so be sure to check this out if you are unfamiliar with side chaining, or if you are not sure how to do it.

Jan 3, 2015

New Year - New Aatos - New plans

New year kicked of with the huge December Mix fest, which I just and just managed to pull through on the last day. In addition it seems that my Aatos project is taking a wild turn in style.

Read on and check out my latest song. I'll also reveal some of my plans for the next year. Onwards!

Dec 14, 2014

December Mix Fest

Howdy! Busy December kicks off with a couple of CrowdAudio competition mixes. Another work related trip to Germany took some precious mixing hours away from me, but I'm still fairly pleased with the results.

Midnight Mixing Path

The two songs were totally different in genres and both had their unique challenges. Read on and take a listen.

Dec 6, 2014

New stuff #3 - Mautoalign plugin

Got some new stuff again. A plugin from MeldaProduction that allegedly fixes phase cancellation automatically. Just plug it in and the magic happens. I did a small test with an old recording of an acoustic guitar and made a demonstration out of it. Read more and check out what happened!

Mautoalign Plugin

Nov 29, 2014

Tips'n Tricks #1 - Wide guitar

Hello all! I'm once again introducing a new series called Tips'n Tricks. This will be used for sharing tips so miniscule that they are even too small for my Short'n Snappy -series. Also, this is a good way to keep the blog breathing with useful things (instead of kittens) with a relatively small effort, for those extra busy weeks.

Fat Guitar

Here's a quick tip for some extra Mojo for your guitar parts. A simple way to get your guitar sound wide and massive without any plugins. Enjoy!

Nov 22, 2014

Mix Breakdown #2 - Air Enough to Breathe

Here's my second Mix Breakdown. This time I'll be concentrating on vocal treatment. Welcome on board!

Air Enough to Breathe by Port Streets

 I'm a bit late with this weeks blog, but my baby girl had her birthday, which we celebrated with family and relatives. Therefore I decided to give myself some slack, and this time not even complain about the lack of time. Be sure to read on as I reveal my secrets!

Nov 14, 2014

Aatos K. Uolevi - Man Behind the Lobe

Meet Mr. Aatos. My new project, born so suddenly that even I was surprised.

Aatos by night

Storm clouds are said to have a silver lining, and indeed a bad day was turned into a fun new project. Read on and take a listen what Aatos has to say.