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.
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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 effects. So what exactly is reverb and how does work? What is Reverb? Reverb (short for…
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Pro Audio: DIY Audio Projects (Part II)

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 own gear, let me quickly assuage those fears. There are...

Pro Audio: DIY Audio Projects – Tools (Part I)

Pro Audio: DIY Audio Projects – Tools (Part I)

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. During my time stuck at home due to the NY...

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Pro Audio: Quick Tips for Better Home Recordings

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 some experience and want to improve the quality of what...

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...

Pro Audio: The Best Plugins – Delay, Echo & Reverb Pro Audio: The Best Plugins for...
In the previous Pro Audio series article, we covered some of the most common types of audio effects. If you aren't already familiar with terms like delay, echo, and...

Pro Audio: Five Essential Audio Effects
From The Beatles to David Bowie to Beyonce, most music recorded over the past seventy years has made use of effects to enhance our favorite songs. Thanks to modern...