Top 5 Desktop or Tabletop Audio Interfaces Under $300

Most companies in the recording studio space offer audio interfaces below $200 and are considered “desktop” devices. So you’re probably asking yourself, audio interfaces under $300...why not the Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 or the PreSonus Studio 24c, which are both under $200 and considered desktop audio interfaces. Well, those interfaces have [...]

By |2020-11-26T11:28:38-05:00September 11, 2020|News|

How to setup the Rodecaster Pro Multitrack Recording with PreSonus Studio One

Crossfadr is getting into the podcasting space…makes sense right. We have a full recording studio with audio interfaces, microphones, keyboards, etc., but decided to go another route when recording our podcast (show title coming soon). We ended up purchasing the Rode Rodecaster Pro and four Rode Podmics. This setup is [...]

By |2020-01-08T12:50:03-05:00January 8, 2020|News|

Ghost Producing, Part III: How it Is and How it Could Be

In 2013, nobody was talking much about the ghost production industry. The DJs, artists, and performers who used ghost producers never admitted to it, and when rumors surfaced that someone was using a ghost producer, it was treated a scandal. By 2015, a few big-name DJs like Tiesto and Benny [...]

By |2020-11-26T12:03:21-05:00May 14, 2019|News|

Serato & Tidal Streaming…Thoughts After One Month Of Use

Remember when Pulselocker just got up one day and shut down its service. That was back in November of 2017. Serato, RekordBox and Virtual DJ users were FUCKED! Beatport later purchased Pulselocker and will inevitably launch a similar service, let’s call it “Beatport LINK” LOL. I did use the Pulselocker [...]

By |2020-11-26T12:03:21-05:00May 8, 2019|News|

In The Studio Tips – How To Properly Use Pink Noise

I’m really excited about this In The Studio Tip. It’s all about Pink Noise. How to properly use pink noise when setting up monitors, mixing and mastering. Everyone should know what is Pink Noise and how to use it in your studio environment. Check out the video below.

By |2020-11-26T11:29:31-05:00April 8, 2019|News|

In The Studio Tips – The Do’s and Don’ts of Mastering Music

In our last In The Studio Tips, we explored The Do’s and Don’ts of Mixing Music. Today we will dive into the Do’s and Don’ts of Mastering Music. Mastering is an art form. Everyone probably has the tools to master music, but not everyone understands the technicality of mastering music. [...]

By |2020-11-26T11:29:31-05:00March 18, 2019|News|

In The Studio Tips – The Do’s and Don’ts of Mixing Music

Which part of music production do you consider fun...Production, Mixing, Mastering? It’s all fun but mixing has a special place for me. It’s the beginning process of giving your track character. However, sometimes we get this wrong by not understanding how to mix. In this video, we go over some [...]

By |2020-11-26T11:29:31-05:00February 25, 2019|News|

Crossfadr is now on YouTube

Crossfadr is excited to announce our new YouTube Channel. We will post really cool DJ sets with Motion Graphics, product reviews, tutorials, and the occasional VLOG. We're also excited about our new playlist titled Construct. The first episode is below. So head over to YouTube, check us out, subscribe and [...]

By |2018-06-08T00:00:00-04:00June 8, 2018|News|

9 Tips for Mastering Your Own Mixes

One of the first rules of music production has been to never to master your own mixes. But some rules are meant to be broken: Learn how to polish off your finished mixes without losing your perspective. The common wisdom of the pro audio world has always been that you [...]

By |2018-03-29T00:00:00-04:00March 29, 2018|News|
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