First-class On-line Mix and Mastering

Searching an audio professional who is able to complete outstanding work from cross country is a hard mission. In this particular age of cutting edge technologies a top notch tracks mixing job is available and achieved without actually abandoning your individual studio. However choosing mixing engineers that include the ideal skill and also experience with dynamic devices as well as potential to employ it is a unique achievement. At this point you may no doubt as well need a mixing engineer who recognizes ways to go through your own adjusting demands and adjust the polished item until it’s some thing both parties might be satisfied with.

The Mix Factory on-line has that understanding and first-class tools into an excellent online mix formula. Data files will be shipped from around the globe which will get mixing and mastering on the modern studio electronics. That features an advanced unit linked to the top-quality analog accessories and also brand new audio software. Through effects and minimal sound editing to complete mastering the skilled mix specialist can execute the requirements of your own enterprise. After that things are all forwarded back to you for evaluate as well as additional association if needed.

The mixing and mastering procedure is essential to having successful signal from your entire sound. Without appropriate utilization of the tools as well as an ear for precisely how every piece works and also impacts the audio you won’t obtain an incredibly pleasing result. The Mix Factory’s mix engineers are qualified on every one of the music mix hardware they’ll use. They could work with singers, instrumentation or virtually any mixture of sound required. All this is accomplished in a specialized studio structure using Pro Tools. Therefore even though you’re benefiting from internet mix in actuality it’s reached via professional tools just as if you had been in the facility physically. The mix engineer as well as the hardware employed are established in San Diego, California state. However due to better technology you can find your own specialized sound mixing created by these particular specialist technical engineers everywhere in the entire world.


t.A.T.u: The Rise and Fall

In late 2000, a Russian duo broke onto the music scene, titillating audiences and critics with their provocative songs and sex appeal. After beating thousands at producer Ivan Shapovalov’s Moscow auditions, 15-year-old singers Lena Katina and Yulia Volkova joined forces to form the musical sensation t.A.T.u. The two let their voices be heard with their first single ‘All The Things She Said’. The song chronicled the heartache of a lesbian relationship and became an anthem for the gay community, going on to sell two million copies worldwide. The single was released from t.A.T.u’s first English album, 2002’s ‘200 km/h in the Wrong Lane’, produced by Shapovalov and prominent figures in the recording industry. The most notable of mixing engineers involved in the record was Robert Orton, who went on to win a Grammy in 2010 for music mixing and sound engineering Lady Gaga’s ‘The Fame Monster’.

Following the success of ‘All The Things She Said’, t.A.T.u put out a second hit single titled ‘Not Gonna Get Us’. Shortly after, the duo performed a medley of their two hits on the 2003 MTV Music Awards, accompanied by hundreds of uniformed backup dancers who proceeded to kiss at the songs’ final note. The performance sealed t.A.T.u’s reputation to the public as innovative, if not impassioned.

In May of 2002, t.A.T.U competed for Russia in the Eurovision Song Contest, placing third. In 2004, the group broke their contract with Shapovalov, frustrated with his need for media controversy. t.A.T.u took a hiatus when Volkova became pregnant, and one year later released their second English album ‘Dangerous and Moving’, under Universal Music International. After three subsequent Russian albums, the duo officially disbanded. However, their legend lives on as the most successful Russian group of all time, selling over ten million copies of their records.

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Get Your Sound With a Mix Master

A Music Mixing Specialist 

Businesses and even regular folk sometimes need an original sound. Get yours today by hiring a professional mixing engineer. That’s right: a music mixing specialist who knows how to use high grade equipment and software to produce the best new sounds to make anyone sound unique.

Sometimes people think of a mix artist, but that term hardly catches the skill involved. Mixing engineers are using state-of-the-art technology to make the best sounds to rival anything anyone hears in movies or on TV. It is an art, but a highly technical one that takes years to make an expert. Get yours from the best today.

The Mix Factory is staffed by some of the most talented technical musicians, and are pleased to offer all of your mixing needs. Mixing and mastering is not simply blending a few sound tracks together, but taking a base and augmenting it to create something even better, or at least according to a novel desire. Trying to improve on something that’s already good takes some inspiration, but the customer will find real talent if they know where to look.

Mixing a few years ago mostly used audio tape strips and machines that physically manipulated sound. Now that high quality music can be stored in an electronic format, many new options are available. While any mix master understands how to use slightly outdated tools according to need, they are also on the cutting edge. It is possible to make nearly any effect in the customer’s imagination, and then ramp it up a notch.

Online mixing takes advantage of the power of the web to store media online, accessible to Youtube, and also to gather raw input for unique sounds. The customer might want a presentation that is stored online. Mixing is more than just music these days; it is an enhancement to all sorts of multimedia projects.

Singing Artist M.I.A. Is Known For Her Wild Music

Singing artist M.I.A. is known for her wild music. It can be on the offensive side. Most people are learning her name after seeing her during the Super Bowl in 2012. Born in South London, England, M.I.A was born Mathangi Arulpragasam. Her love of music came from all the music that would come from some of her neighbor’s flats.

M.I.A.’s first album was Arular in 2005. For this debut album, she actually was mixing music by herself. She later used mix engineers, but still did mixing herself. This album debuted to very positive reviews. Most of the songs written were about experiences her father had in his life. Her second album was Kala, released in 2007. Kala is famous for songs like “Boyz” and “Paper Planes”, which was used in the film Pineapple Express starring Seth Rogen and James Franco. Maya was the third album released by the artist, in the year 2009. Maya featured songs like “Tell Me Why” and “Teqkilla”. The album was a buzz on the internet, a place where word spreads like wildfire.

M.I.A. has won several awards over the last five years. These include Best Female Hip-Hop Artist, Best New Act, Best Original Song, and Best Video, among many other accolades. She has also won two Grammy awards, both were received in 2009 for the songs “Swagga Like Us” and “Paper Planes”.

M.I.A. is a true talent that has built a name for herself. Her lyrics are powerful and relevant to the events happening around the world. She is an activist and philanthropist herself, and so she uses her talent of singing and making great music as an outlet to spread the word about different injustices in the world, including violence and immigration politics, which is a heavy topic for every country in the world.


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Madonna: Not happy about M.I.A.’s gesture

Madonna says she’s not happy that M.I.A. made an obscene gesture during the Super Bowl halftime show.
Madonna said on Ryan Seacrest’s radio show Friday that the gesture was pointless and “seemed out of place.” The British hip-hop artist, invited by Madonna to participate in Sunday’s halftime show in front of 114 million people, extended her middle finger to the camera.
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Jessie J – Mixing Music Is Just One Of Her Talents,

Jessie J says the J if for, ” Whatever you want it to.”

She was born Jessica Cornish and at 22 has launched into the status of a pop star on the rise. She has risen all the way to the BRIT Awards 2012, so this looks like it will be her big year for sure. This is partly because of her collaborating with big names like B.o.B. on Universal Republic Records. Jessie J has been collaborating with some of the best artists in sound engineering, mixing music, and live performance in her short career.
The remixing and mixing of her singles has been essential to getting the perfect sound for her voice. She takes an active hand in the actual sound engineering and in mixing music for her albums. Mixing songs is a personal favorite part of the process for Jessie J. She has interests in how the sound engineering applies to the Internet, but also to learn more aboutmixing songs for her huge online fan base.
Mixing music is just one of her talents, soon Jessie J will be showing her stuff to the whole world. She is the unique combination of pop princess and a do it yourself rock star. With 2012 looking bright, Jessie J is sure to be a household word in no time at all.
Although the truth be told, she has had to make her way to the top with a lot of work too. She is nobody special, but about to become bigger than she ever imagined. As Jessie J says it is, ” Just me, my heels, and my microphone.” With her natural talents, learning the art of mixing songs, and the fans awaiting as she tours the world, she clearly is more than that. Jessie J is a force of nature.



Mixing and Mastering A Song Today!

The Anatomy Of A Mix – Mixing and Mastering A Song

When mixing a song in today’s digital environment, several important factors come into play. The first is the volume levels of the individual instruments in relation to the output bus level in combination with pan settings in the stereo panorama. The second is the application (or not) of compression, limiting and equalization to the individual channels, if called for. The third is the overall panorama created by layering of reverbs and effects. The final step after mixing, is mastering, where it all comes together for the final product.

When mixing, often the channels are separated into groups, and the groups then are sent to the main output bus. In addition there are background signal sends which selectively feed the individual tracks into various reverbs and effects, and these channels are in turn routed either to a group or an output bus. When mixing, it’s important that individual tracks be turned down low enough so that they are not overloading the bus they are feeding into. If more volume is necessary, start with the outermost first — i.e., by adding more volume to the speakers or headphones or amplification unit, then checking the level on the digital analog interface to make sure its control is turned all the way up, then the stereo output bus of the DAW should be set at the top level zero point, then the groups and sends may have fine tuning on their levels, and finally, the individual channels, which, theoretically, should be set very sensitively and have their sliders set to the lowest levels in the chain. A well thought-out structure of channels, groups and sends, monitored on a well calibrated and set up sound system, can elevate a mix to the status of a very powerfully organized balance of sounds.

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Audio Mastering: How To Prepare Your Mix

In our mastering studios, we see a lot of music and a lot of music files coming our way. Many musicians and producers know just how to prepare their mix for CD mastering, but on the other hand, a lot of the files we see coming in are not prepared correctly for the mastering process. The main problems we see are either 1) the file was exported too hot, and there is no headroom to work with, and the sound clips; 2) the producer used a mastering plug-in on the export, and the song is already mastered, to a fashion; and/or 3) the vocals are distorted or are not sounding good.

When a file is exported too hot, the result is that there is no variation between the louder sections and the parts that are supposed to softer. The reason is that in digital music production, there is a ceiling to how loud a track can be, this is referred to as the zero attenuation point and roughly corresponds to the ‘red line’ maximum level on the output slider. If the song is mixed correctly, the output mix will never touch the zero line. But what we often see is the whole output file touching and in fact attempting to push above the zero line. In such a case, all the softer sections of the music are pushed almost as loud as the zero point, and all the louder sections would have crossed the zero point, except that they are “clipped” by the fact that the sound cannot be louder than the zero point. The result is that all the louder peaks are cut off and “clipped” by the zero point whereas the softer parts are pushed almost directly to the zero point. The result is a marked lack of dynamic difference between what are supposed to be louder and softer peaks and valleys in the music, which should have shown more dynamic difference but were thwarted due to the clipping process. And in most cases, the clipping results in distortion and aliasing which were not present in the music when originally produced.

Similarly, if a producer or self-produced musician employs a mastering plug-in on the entire track, this also destroys any sort of variation between the louder peaks and the softer valleys of the sound track file. While usually such a plug-in does not allow the sound to clip past the zero point, nevertheless it compresses the track into a dynamic range which eliminates this so-called headroom from the track, and invariably makes it difficult for us as mastering engineers to do anything creative with the dynamic range that remains. Therefore, if you are going to get your track professionally mastered, it is imperative that you do not use a mastering plug-in when outputting your mix. The plug-in itself may be nice and sound good and provide some form of mastering, but the fact is a mastering engineer can do a lot more with your mix than a mastering plug-in. So, you should choose: mastering plug-in, or mastering engineer? not both.

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GAYLE SKIDMORE – Folk / Indie / Indie Pop


Grammy nominated San Diego-based indie folk pop artist Gayle Skidmore is delighted to announce the release of her first full-length album/coloring book, Make Believe, on Raincoat Records. Make Believe showcases Gayle’s ingenuity and versatility as an artist with its intriguing range of styles, intricate melodies and depth of emotion. Read full bio

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Check out Sherra Blunt – Hip Hop / rap

Sherra Blunt was born and raised in San Diego, California (aka) “Dago”. Since a younger years she produced her passion for Hip-Hop, sharpening her lyrical knife on the pavements of East Dago almost all her lifetime. Her many years of producing talked poetry elevated plenty of heart and soul, as well as her keywords becoming really actual and different have transcended the limitations of Beat and even poetry. She graduated from Barbizon Modelling Class in 1986. In 2006-2009 she was in a Television Show generally known as “Tha Gimmie Wreck Show” as a marketer. Her ear for sounds is exceptional and also outstanding. Read her full story in (…)

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