Posts from the desk of Josh Sularski
Josh Sularski is a lifelong musician and audio engineer with over 20 years of experience. He is currently a producer and mix engineer based out of the Indie Room at Covert Station in Brooklyn, NY.

Get the Best Out of Your Podcast Audio With These Recommendations

With many people still at home due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s a great opportunity to either start a new podcast or take some simple steps to improve the quality of the audio you’re putting out into the world. In this installment of Pro Audio, we’ll cover some of the gear you’ll need to create high-quality podcast audio on a budget, with additional recommendations if you’re fortunate enough to have extra funds.


Pro Audio Mastering

Pro Audio: Mastering Audio 101

What is mastering, why is it important, and what is the process like? In this installment of Pro Audio, we’ll take a broad look at the dark art that is “mastering” audio. By its most basic definition, to master...

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Pro Audio: Apple Makes a Statement with Logic Pro X...

If you’ve read my earlier post about my favorite DAW software, you’ll know that my personal preference (especially for mixing) is Avid Pro Tools. However, with the recent release of Logic Pro X 10.5, Apple continues to offer an impressive and...

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Pro Audio: How Reverb Works

Reverb is arguably the most effective weapon in the arsenal of a mixing engineer. From creating the ambiance of a small room to expansive, deep halls, reverb is used on most recorded music to create space, separation, and other...

Pro Audio: DIY Audio Projects (Part...
In part one of this series, I recommended some essential tools for DIYers who want to explore building their own audio gear. If it sounds intimidating to build your...

Pro Audio: DIY Audio Projects – Tools (Part I) Pro Audio: DIY Audio Projects –...
If you've listened to my interview with Cirina Catania on the OWC RADiO podcast, you've heard me talk about my personal journey in learning to build and mod microphones....

Image of a woman singing on a microphone with text saying Pro Audio - Better Recordings Pro Audio: Quick Tips for Better...
With 90% of the U.S. currently under stay-at-home orders, I'm sure there are many musicians and artists exploring home recording for the first time. Or, perhaps you already have...

Pro Audio Mixing Tips Pro Audio: Mixing Tips
For many artists and home audio enthusiasts, the mixing process can seem like a daunting task. If you feel unsatisfied with your mixes and they don't hold up...

Pro Audio Mixing Template Walkthrough Pro Audio: Pro Tools Mixing Workflow...
Welcome to another installment of the Pro Audio series. For this post, I am “mixing” it up (pun intended) and sharing with you a video walkthrough of the Pro...

Pro Audio: The Best Plugins – Compression Pro Audio: The Best Compressor Plugins
In this Pro Audio Series article, I'll introduce you to a few popular hardware compressors along with my favorite plugin emulations. Almost every plugin in this post is available...

Pro Audio Distorion Plugins Pro Audio: The Best Distortion Plugins
In my previous Pro Audio series article, I shared with you some of my favorite chorus effect plugins.In this post, I’ll list some popular distortion plugins. As always, I...

Pro Audio Plugins – Chrous Effects Pro Audio: The Best Plugins for...
In an earlier Pro Audio series article, we covered some of the most common types of audio effects. And in the last article, I shared with you some of...