Ian Davies

Mixing Kick and Bass: The Ultimate Guide

If the kick, bass, and any sub-frequency synths are not working together, it's basically impossible to get a great sounding mix.

The 5 Best Studio Monitors Under $2000

So, I decided to take an in-depth look at the 5 Best Studio Monitors Under $2000 to find the one that is perfect for your setup

5 Best Eventide Plugins

Eventide doesn't only make some of the most legendary studio and guitar processors ever; they also produce incredible plugins.

5 Best Soundtoys Plugins

Let's take an in-depth look at the 5 Best Soundtoys Plugins in 2022 and let you know how I use them and on what instruments. 

5 Best Budget Vocal Mics (2023)

So, I’ve decided to take a look at the 5 best cheap mics for recording studio-quality vocals and find the perfect one for your needs.

What is LUFS Meter and How to Use it in Mastering

A LUFS Meter is a meter that measures, analyzes, and displays the LUFS levels of a piece of music or song. LUFS stands for Loudness Units Full Scale, and as opposed to measuring the highest levels of a song,...

The 10 Absolute Best Mastering Plugins (2023)

Audio engineer Ian Davies talks about his favorite mastering plugins. Make your songs shine with these top pics.

About Me

Professional music producer, mixer, guitarist, and all-around music enthusiast. Ian has worked with some of the biggest acts in the world over his 32 years in the music industry, including The Cure, the Eurythmics, Motorhead, Fat Boy Slim, and Seal.He now runs a residential recording studio in Thailand, recording, producing, and mixing not only a number of the biggest artists and bands in South East Asia. But also, worldwide artists who want to get away from it all, and write and record in the beautiful, tranquil, and mystical surroundings of the Far East.