Fuseroom Audio Tutorials Video Library

Welcome to our collection of audio-related videos. All of our topics come from actual user requests through our "What's up, Fuseroom?" page. You can request your own video at anytime and even send us your own audio material to feature in the video itself! As you will notice, most of our videos are recorded live events: they are recordings from actual live webinars requested by you and scheduled for an international audience of audio professionals and music enthusiasts from all the world.

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Control Room

Clippers vs Limiters

Peak limiting is an important part of today's production processes, especially in mastering. Loud masters with a good sound are not easy to achieve and part of the strategy involves conscious and well-planned peak limiting. What makes clippers different from limiters? We are going to compare and "shoot out" some famous digital clippers and limiters in the digital world to find out what's best about both of them.

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Clippers vs Limiters Shootout
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Understanding Analog Saturation Plug-Ins

Analog devices have a desirable way of handling the audio signal. These changes in dynamics and frequency response are typical of all the equipment used back in the days when a lot of our favorite records were made. How do digital plug-ins recreate this analog behavior? This 4-episode bundle gets you up and running with the basic principles behind analog modeling in music production.

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What is Analog Saturation?
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How to Emulate an Analog Console
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Emulating Tape Saturation
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Analog Saturation in Use in a Hybrid Mastering Situation
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Advantages of Digital Audio Plug-Ins

What is your favorite audio plug-in, and why? What makes the digital domain more comfortable and/or more powerful to use? What features make some plug-ins stand out against others? This video serie focuses on the strong points of plug-ins in the digital era, from the user interface to the internal processing.

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The Pros of Digital EQs
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Digital EQ In Use
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What are Multiband Compressors?
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Pros of Digital Compressors
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What is a Parallel Equalizer?

Theory

Audio and music theory explained in a way that will make you go "ah! Now I get it!".

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Pan Law explained
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Understanding Reverb Pre-Delay
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Studio Business

A collection of topics related to music business, running a recording studio and today's interactions with clients, professional networking and more.

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Test Mixes
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Attended Mixing Sessions
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Revisions
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The Birth of Fuseroom Studio

A 5-episode mini-serie narrating the origins and story of Fuseroom Studio, from 2007 (and before!) to this very day.

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Part 2/5
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Part 3/5
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Part 4/5
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Part 5/5
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Ask Anything

Getting a Wide Mix

Getting a Wide Mix

Vocal Tuning

Vocal Tuning

Mid/Side Technique

Mid/Side Technique

Reamping

Reamping

Audio Cables and Soldering

Audio Cables and Soldering

Analog Outboard

Analog Outboard

Recording Acoustic Guitar

Recording Acoustic Guitar

Kick/Bass Relationship

Kick/Bass Relationship

Running a Recording Studio

Running a Recording Studio

Blending Acoustic and Electronic

Blending Acoustic and Electronic

Parallel Processing

Parallel Processing

De-essing

De-essing

Microphone Placement

Microphone Placement

Mixing Background Vocals

Mixing Background Vocals

Getting Sub Bass Right

Getting Sub Bass Right

Hybrid Mixing

Hybrid Mixing

Capturing a great Room Tone

Capturing a great Room Tone

Recording Drums

Recording Drums

Equalization

Equalization

Dynamics

Dynamics

Digital Audio

Digital Audio

Sidechain

Sidechain

Producing Heavy Guitars

Producing Heavy Guitars

Drum Samples and Triggering

Drum Samples and Triggering

Tuning Drums

Tuning Drums

Mixing Pop Vocals

Mixing Pop Vocals

Mix Buss Processing

Mix Buss Processing

Getting Punchy Drums

Getting Punchy Drums

Ask Anything

Getting a Wide Mix

Getting a Wide Mix

Vocal Tuning

Vocal Tuning

Mid/Side Technique

Mid/Side Technique

Reamping

Reamping

Audio Cables and Soldering

Audio Cables and Soldering

Analog Outboard

Analog Outboard

Recording Acoustic Guitar

Recording Acoustic Guitar

Kick/Bass Relationship

Kick/Bass Relationship

Running a Recording Studio

Running a Recording Studio

Blending Acoustic and Electronic

Blending Acoustic and Electronic

Parallel Processing

Parallel Processing

De-essing

De-essing

Microphone Placement

Microphone Placement

Mixing Background Vocals

Mixing Background Vocals

Getting Sub Bass Right

Getting Sub Bass Right

Hybrid Mixing

Hybrid Mixing

Capturing a great Room Tone

Capturing a great Room Tone

Recording Drums

Recording Drums

Equalization

Equalization

Dynamics

Dynamics

Digital Audio

Digital Audio

Sidechain

Sidechain

Producing Heavy Guitars

Producing Heavy Guitars

Drum Samples and Triggering

Drum Samples and Triggering

Tuning Drums

Tuning Drums

Mixing Pop Vocals

Mixing Pop Vocals

Mix Buss Processing

Mix Buss Processing

Getting Punchy Drums

Getting Punchy Drums

"Can I send you my own files for the video?"

Yes, of course. You can send audio files (it can be a mixdown or a serie of consolidated audio tracks, all starting from the beginning of a session) by using WeTransfer and deliver the files directly to info@fuseroom.com. Alternatively, you can use Dropbox or any other service your prefer. Remember: we do not accept session files, only audio files. If you are not sure about what to do, write us first and we will help you out.

"What is the cost of this service?"

As mentioned in the video, this is completely free and donation-based. You decide if you want to donate and how much. Donations will be used solely for the purpose of keeping What's Up, Fuseroom alive!