In these two courses Ulrich dissects a metal and a rock mix, respectively, walking you through the many steps it takes to balance a mix. He covers everything from equalizing and compressing to routing and effects. Loads of drums, bass, and guitars. Best of all you get a copy of his Logic Pro X sessions including all audio and sample files to practice mixing on your own.
Tape was an imperfect medium. We all used it because it was the only medium available. We grew accustomed to all the flaws and worked around them. As a matter of fact, we used them to our advantage and many of us look back and consider those times the glory days of recording.
Tape has a very slow response time: It obliterates fast transients — essentially limiting the peaks and compressing the signal — an effect we've come to love and generally refer to as tape compression. Tape is very noisy and has a lot of hiss: We were constantly reminded of the noise floor. It also loses high end over many hours of use: The material would literally be shaved off the backing as the tape ran across the heads (read more)