5 Metal Mixing Myths You Shouldn’t Believe In

There are many ways and means to achieve a powerful and aggressive metal sound. On the other hand, there are also at least as many myths that have formed around the production of a metal song. I have compiled a list with some of these myths and would like to debunk them in this video: […]

Mixing Tutorial HOFA XMAS MIX CONTEST 2022

Here’s our mixing tutorial for the HOFA XMAS MIX CONTEST that shows you how we processed the tracks in our mix.You will also find many tips & tricks for producing, recording and mastering.Have fun 🙂 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dh7XMTIVISg

The HOFA-College Story

If you’re interested in finding out how we came to develop distance learning audio engineering courses at HOFA College, I’d like to share the story with you here. As one of the two founders, I was there from the beginning, so I know quite a bit about it. 1/9 /*! elementor – v3.11.4 – 12-03-2023 […]


The jury listened to, analysed and compared more than 800 contest entries (anonymously, of course) until it was finally settled who would win this year’s prizes for the best mix and the best remix of the contest song “Down on Earth It’s Christmas Time”.

Immersive Remix – How Does Stereo Become 3D?

At least since Apple Music added the category “Spatial” to its program, immersive music has been on everyone’s lips… or rather, on everyone’s AirPods, earbuds, soundbars, etc. In particular, the available catalogue of Dolby Atmos mixes is growing rapidly, and statistics show that listeners often prefer immersive sound formats to traditional stereo sound. Until quite […]

Music & Dolby Atmos – How Does 3D Mixing Work?

With the increasing use of Dolby Atmos distribution formats, more and more music creators, studio operators, labels and engineers are asking themselves whether the format will become a new music standard and what demands this will place on music makers in the future. Is it worthwhile to deal with Atmos? Will stereo soon be obsolete? […]