acoustictracking

The upcoming EP from solo metal band Autumns Eyes features a fair amount of acoustic guitars, and here we get to see a sneak peek of an overdubbing session for the new album. For all you gear heads out there, the acoustics for this album were recorded in a somewhat non-traditional fashion utilizing a Shure…
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If you’re a fan of Autumns Eyes, you’re aware of all the ambient sound effects used throughout many different songs as a way to bring atmosphere into the music. Over the years many fans have asked where these sounds come from, so this video will hopefully answer some questions as we follow Dan into the…
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roughmix

All of the audio is now officially recorded and about to enter the final stages of mixing before its sent off to mastering. This is a sneak peak into the rough mix stage of the album where its crucial to monitor all the audio levels as to leave plenty of headroom for dynamics, which will…
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A quick sample of the new Autumns Eyes EP which is scheduled to be released some time in the next thirty years. Here we focus on tracking digital drums using Steven Slate Drums, and Logic Pro 9. You will also hear a comparison of how audio processing affects the tracks, and hear them layered with…
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keys

Tracking for the new Autumns Eyes album has been underway for quite some time now, but few have seen any progress until now. Check out this exclusive preview of Dan finding that special “mad clown” sound while tracking keyboards for the upcoming EP. A tentative release date has been set for some time in the…
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So many modern horror movies utilize techniques like flashy editing, and special effects to draw in the audience. In some cases these gimmicks are used to mask the horrible performances from two bit actors hired to play the leading roles. It wasn’t always so, and there was a time when horror movies were graced with…
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Heavy metal today is much different than it was decades ago during its inception, and thats largely because of our generations over-saturated musical palettes. Metal is extremely diverse today with hundreds of sub-genres, and we have seen and heard things from all these bands so much that nothing appears as groundbreaking or shocking anymore. That…
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