Tropical House Trio Explains Production
Autograf, a tropical house trio from Chicago, describe their techniques and ideologies surrounding music production. They discuss their use of analogue summing to maintain headroom in a mix, explaining: “everything smashes in perfectly […] analogue summing is something that you absolutely cannot accomplish digitally.”
They continue to discuss the infamous “compression war” and how they maintain dynamic range through a composition. “It’s not so much about the notes you do play, its the notes you don’t play.” The group makes an important point. Often times, we have the inclination to fill every gap, resulting in a messy and unorganized track.
Read the full interview here.