This is one of the most important things I have ever learned about mixing and I guarantee it will change how you mix forever! Getting to grips with EQ can be tricky. Over time, you start to have more confidence in your decisions and you start to spot the frequencies that need adjusting a lot… [Read More] Why Level Matching EQ will change how you mix FOREVER!
It’d be a wide, sweeping statement to say that everyone wants wide, deep mixes (see what I did there?). There are a multitude of genres of music and huge, wide mixes don’t necessarily compliment them all. An attempt at creating a super wide, deep mix is probably not going to benefit a folk duo with… [Read More] An easy way to create space in your mixes
It’s really not that hard to lose control of your mixes. Without proper gain staging and a nice balanced mix with the faders, you’re already fighting an uphill battle. But what if you know you nail those things on every mix and still at some point during the mixing process, things start to go sideways?… [Read More] Do you lose control of your mixes?
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