How many times have you heard that? Or, have you even said it yourself? You might or might not know that I got my break in audio by working in post production. One of the most dreaded phrases you could possibly hear as a mixer was, “We’ll fix it in post”. That meant that whatever… [Read More] Don’t worry, we’ll fix it in the mix!
We’ve got a real discussion on our hands! When it comes to great production and mixes, which is more important – EQ or Compression? This video came about due an excellent email I received about the various stages of development as a mixer/producer. In that email I was asked which tool I felt was more… [Read More] EQ vs. Compression: What’s more important?
Reverb is an unbelievably effective tool when it comes to producing great music. Not only can it help you localise sound and add distinctive effects to your mixes, but it can even create or enhance a particular type of mood within your productions. There are many more ways in which the creative use of reverb… [Read More] 5 ways to avoid the damaging effects of reverb
Using filters can make a huge difference to the balance of the guitars and bass in your mix. Not only will using EQ filters help clear up your individual tracks in the context of the full mix, but they’ll also help glue your guitar parts and bass parts together so you’ll have a much more… [Read More] How to use filters to balance guitars and bass
If you mix on headphones a lot or don’t have access to studio monitors on a regular basis, then this is for you. Headphones have their place in every mix that I work on and I’d encourage you to use them as well. When do I use them? Even if I’ve completed 80% of my… [Read More] 5 secrets to getting a great mix on headphones
Did you ever think that panning your reverbs could make a big difference to your mixes? This simple technique is very often overlooked for adding some much sought after width and depth during the mixing process. Learn how to make your reverb effects work better for you to help add more flexibility to your mixing… [Read More] Start panning your reverbs NOW!