EQ Concepts – Dramatically Improve Your Mixing Instantly

Here are a couple of concepts that will dramatically improve your mixing during and before the mixing stage. Please bare in mind that these are concepts; You ought to read up on the basics of using an equalizer  before randomly tweaking an EQ and assuming you're "doing it right". I decided to focus on concepts since there [...]

By | July 24th, 2016|Tip & Guides|Comments Off on EQ Concepts – Dramatically Improve Your Mixing Instantly

Plugins – So Much to Choose From with So Little Time.

Recording technology has never been more exciting and accessible. What You can do with a laptop, some monitors, an interface and plugins is amazing today! The only caveat is that you have to know what you're doing. Cheaper and faster technology is great, but watch out for the pitfalls that many amateurs and [...]

By | July 22nd, 2016|Tip & Guides|Comments Off on Plugins – So Much to Choose From with So Little Time.

Gain Staging and Why It Matters In Mixing

Proper gain staging is crucial in achieving the best headroom levels for both analog and digital mixing. Gain staging is important, especially in the digital world because it's irreversible. In the analog realm; as long one doesn't hear the distortion or clipping; you're good as long the distortion is intentional. In the digital [...]

By | July 12th, 2016|Tip & Guides|Comments Off on Gain Staging and Why It Matters In Mixing