Bobby Owsinski
A long-time veteran of the music industry, Bobby Owsinski has produced and composed for records, motion pictures and television shows along the way. Currently a principle in the content creator 2B Media, Bobby has also penned hundreds of articles for many popular industry trade publications and has authored several books that are now staples in recording programs in colleges around the world including “The Mixing Engineer’s Handbook”, “The Recording Engineer’s Handbook”, “The Audio Mastering Handbook”, “The Drum Recording Handbook”, “How To Make Your Band Sound Great,” and “The Studio Musician’s Handbook.”
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  • Music & Audio
    Audio Production
    Improving The Sound Of Your Room - Part 3Music and audio
    These days it seems that nearly everyone has some sort of a recording studio in their home, but that doesn’t mean the space you use actually sounds good. In this series, we’ll look at how to improve your listening environment for a lot less money than you’d think was possible. In Part 3, we’ll look at the appropriate measures needed to isolate your room.Read More…
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    Audio Production
    Improving The Sound Of Your Room - Part 2Music and audio
    These days it seems that nearly everyone has some sort of recording ability in their home, but that doesn’t mean the space you use actually sounds good. In this series, we’ll look at how to improve your listening environment for a lot less money that you’d think was possible. In Part 2, we’ll look at the principles of isolation.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Audio Production
    Improving The Sound Of Your Room - Part 1Music and audio
    These days it seems that nearly everyone has some sort of recording ability in their home, but that doesn’t mean the space you use actually sounds good. In this series, we’ll look at how to improve your listening environment for a lot less money that you’d think was possible. In Part 1, we’ll look at the major considerations and concerns that everyone building a studio faces, and sometimes overlooks.Read More…
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    Audio Production
    Compression Tricks Of The Pros - Part 4Music and audio
    If you’ve ever felt that you’re not getting the best out of your compressor, limiter, gate or de-esser, then this series on compressors is for you. In Part 4, we’ll look at the best way to set up and use gates and de-essers.Read More…
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    Audio Production
    Compression Tricks Of The Pros - Part 3Music and audio
    If you ever went to use a compressor and just twisted knobs until it sounded good, this series on compressors is for you. in it we’ll look at compressors, limiters, gates and de-essers, then make them work better than you ever thought they could. In Part 3, we’ll look at using a compressor on guitars, keyboards and vocals.Read More…
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    Audio Production
    Compression Tricks Of The Pros - Part 2Music and audio
    If you ever went to use a compressor and just ended up twisting knobs to try to make it good without really knowing why, this series on compression is for you. In it I’ll try to give you a few tips to make compressors, limiters, gates and de-essers work better than you ever thought they could. In Part 2, we’ll discuss compression on the drums and bass, and a neat trick from New York City.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Audio Production
    Compression Tricks Of The Pros - Part 1Music and audio
    Many an engineer has found compression to be one of the most mysterious processes in audio. You can turn the knobs on a compressor until it does something that might work in the track, but imagine how much better your mix could sound if you knew precisely the reasoning behind every control, then the best way to set them up.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Instruments
    Getting The Ultimate Guitar Sound - Part 7Music and audio
    This is the last in my series on guitar tone that’s based around my book The Ultimate Guitar Tone Handbook (written with Rich Tozzoli).Read More…
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    Instruments
    Getting The Ultimate Guitar Sound – Part 5Music and audio
    Every guitar player, engineer and producer wants to record the ultimate guitar sound, but it’s not always easy to capture the great sound that you hear in the room. In this series, based around my new book The Ultimate Guitar Tone Handbook (written with Rich Tozzoli), I’ll outline why acoustic and electric guitars, amplifiers, speaker cabinets and effects sound the way they do, and the best way to record and mix them after you’ve gotten the sound. In Part 5 of this series, we’ll look different electric guitar miking techniques.Read More…
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    Instruments
    Getting The Ultimate Guitar Sound – Part 1Music and audio
    Getting a guitar sound is a never ending search for most guitar players, engineers and producers that winds up taking so much time, and usually too much money, to achieve a result that sometimes only temporary. This series is based around my new book, The Ultimate Guitar Tone Handbook, where I’ll outline why acoustic and electric guitars, amplifiers, speaker cabinets and effects sound the way they do, and the best way to record and mix them after you’ve gotten the sound.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Instruments
    Getting The Ultimate Guitar Sound – Part 2Music and audio
    Getting a great guitar sound is a an almost endless journey for most guitar players, engineers and producers that requires time and too much money, to achieve a sound that may be only temporary. This series is based around my new book, The Ultimate Guitar Tone Handbook, where I’ll outline why acoustic and electric guitars, amplifiers, speaker cabinets and effects sound the way they do, and the best way to record and mix them after you’ve gotten the sound.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Composition
    Getting The Ultimate Guitar Sound – Part 3Music and audio
    Every guitar player, engineer and producer wants that frequently elusive perfect guitar sound for the track, but finding it is sometimes easier said than done. This series is based around my new book, The Ultimate Guitar Tone Handbook (written with Rich Tozzoli), where I’ll outline why acoustic and electric guitars, amplifiers, speaker cabinets and effects sound the way they do, and the best way to record and mix them after you’ve gotten the sound.Read More…