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Promotional ideas and technique. Always radio, always positive.

Quick tip: A/B comparison

The hidden shortcut within ProTools that lets you switch between solo’d tracks in an instant for an immediate comparison.

Quick tip: formant correction

Formant correction makes your timestretching tweaks more natural but you have to have the tools for the job, and the right settings.

How to enhance voice recording with EQ

Understand how EQ affects the quality of voice with this helpful tutorial from Andy Sannemann.

Quick tip: user default preset

Get one step ahead every time you load a plugin with this ProTools timesaving tip from Christian Troitzsch.

Quick tip: automatic elastic tempo

Snap songs quickly into tempo every time without manual stretching or fiddly guesswork.

Quick tip: tab to transient

How to quickly find transients, select beats and avoid all that zooming in and out of waveforms in ProTools.

Quick tip: batch normalise individual files

How to save time with batch normalisation of clips in ProTools. By Dr Quick Tips, Christian Troitzsch.

Find the BPM of any song

Two ways to calculate the beats-per-minute of all your favourite songs.

Quick tip: region sync point

Christian Troitzsch from 89.0 RTL shares a quick tip on ProTools to accelerate your workflow and make more time to be creative.

Looking room in video

A simple rule to ensure you frame your shots properly in station video productions,

Are you hearing what I’m hearing?

Get your mix right for real-world listening conditions. Steve Martin gathers monitoring tips from across the industry.

Sound masterclass with Ben Townsend

Ben Townsend from Wise Buddah jingles demonstrates how he generates creative ideas and showcases production techniques from his recent work for Bauer Media.

The sound of your station – masterclass

Chris Nicoll – Head of Production at Capital FM and Capital XTRA gives his top tips to upcoming producers on how to get the best for their on-air station sound.

Eleven ways to make your next production even better

Turn up the heat and optimise the effectiveness of your promotions with our handy checklist.

One bobsleigh, 284 microphones

It takes 284 microphones to make a bobsleigh sound this good.

Managing on air identity during a major news event

Breaking news in radio and what it means for on-air promotions and identity management.

The 40 greatest radio promotions ever

A list of the best forty on air radio promotions as judged by Radio Today Australia. A great starting point for your next creative ideas session.

Apply the tripod test to your next promotion

Steve Martin explains what radio promotions can learn from furniture design. It’s a metaphor, folks.

Kiss launches app for listeners to remix Kiss tracks

Kiss has launched a new Remixer app that allows listeners to download and remix Kiss artist tracks which will lead to download chart sales.

Six tips for using Skype on the radio

Skype calls can sound great on the radio. Here are some tips for getting the most from this free and ubiquitous VoIP platform.