Tyler Connaghan

Tyler Connaghan is a producer, composer, and engineer based in Los Angeles, CA. He studied music for two years at the University of Southern California before landing a job at Killingsworth Recording Company, where he currently produces music for television and film.

Algorithmic vs. Convolution Reverb – When To Use It In Your Mix

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As for a short answer to the question of “How and When To Use Algorithmic and Convolution Reverb In Mixing”, convolution reverb is excellent for those who are looking to accurately simulate a natural reverberating environment while algorithmic reverbs are great for more digital purposes. Of course, there are several other variables that come into …

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What’s The Difference Between Open & Closed Hi-Hat And Ride Cymbal?

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Understanding the main differences between open and closed hi-hats and ride cymbals can help add a realistic element to your productions. Hi-hats and rides are both cymbals, and they are both used to play steady musical patterns, though their tonal characteristics are what separates them. Hi-hats are made out of two cymbals that sit atop …

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Should Drums Be in Mono or Stereo? (Kick, Snare, Clap and Percussions)

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Should drums be in mono, panned straight down the middle? Or should drums be in stereo, spread across the entirety of the stereo field? You should keep your individual drum hits in mono if possible, especially the kick drum, though you should also use stereo effects or panning decisions to create width and separation in your …

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Mixing with Transient Shaper – How To Shape Your Mix

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One of the most overlooked techniques in music production is mixing with a transient shaper. Transient shapers are incredibly helpful tools that allow you to shape a signal’s waveform. In just a few tweaks, you can take a signal from subpar to pro. If you aren’t familiar with transient shapers, it is quite possible that …

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Guitars – History, Invention, Interesting Facts And Most Expensive Guitar

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The guitar is an ancient yet ever-evolving instrument whose history spans back thousands of years. Although there is still much debate around the history of the guitar we know today, it is clear that humans have been using string instruments since ancient times. The history of the guitar took shape in Medieval Spain, though it wouldn’t …

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