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Justin Matley

$author Justin Matley is an award winning engineer at Sound Lounge, New York's top commercial post production studio, and has extensive clientele in commercials, films, and music. Justin also is a composer, and his piece 'Loom Textures for Percussion Piano and Voice' has received critical acclaim.

Articles by this author

Forget Me Not: Capturing and Prepping Sound for Video

Justin Matley walks through the various roles in audio for a typical film or video production. Read article posted in Video

An Engineer's Diary: Saving the Voiceover Session

Advice on getting the best voiceover performance through clear direction. Read article posted in Studio

EQ Series - Part 6 - The Rest of the Kit

EQ tips for tom drums and cymbals. Part 6 in a series on the basics of EQ by Justin Matley. Read article posted in Tips & Tricks

Getting Your Music Heard in Today's Commercial Culture

Discussion about music licensing and getting your music to a wider audience with big profits. Read article posted in Music Business

Making Use of Nothingness

Using distance mic'ing techniques to capture room reverb and reflections. Read article posted in Tips & Tricks

Time Travel via TC/E

Tips for getting better results from Pro Tools' Time Compression/Expansion (TC/E) function. Read article posted in Tips & Tricks

Pro Tools Assertion Errors and You

Justin Matley shows how to fix those pesky Assertion Errors in Pro Tools. Read article posted in Tips & Tricks

EQ Series - Part 5 - Snare Drum

The basics of snare drum equalization in the studio. Read article posted in Tips & Tricks

Basics of Compression

Tips on using audio compression in the recording studio. Read article posted in Tips & Tricks

EQ Series - Part 4 - Kick Drum

The basics of EQ-ing the kick drum are covered. Read article posted in Tips & Tricks

Choose Your Weapon: Microphones

Justin Matley takes a look at a few great studio mics and some theory on how to use them. Read article posted in Hardware

Workin' The Room

Tips for planning your recording studio space. Read article posted in Tips & Tricks

EQ Series - Part 3 - Electric Bass

The basics of EQ-ing electric bass are covered. Read article posted in Tips & Tricks

EQ Series - Part 2 - Guitars

Guitar equalization basics in the studio are covered. Read article posted in Tips & Tricks

EQ Series - Part 1 - Vocals

The basics of vocal equalization in the studio. Read article posted in Tips & Tricks

Quit Playing EQ-Matching Charades

Time saving advice for matching effects settings in Pro Tools. Read article posted in Tips & Tricks

Get Your Vocalist Off SlimFast

Easy tips for getting a full vocal sound Read article posted in Tips & Tricks