I got a great comment about subtlety over the weekend, so let’s kick off with that:
“Some of the before and after examples that I see and hear, I can’t tell the difference unless it’s blindingly obvious. All the subtle tweaks pass me by.“
Now I think this is a fantastic point for many reasons, mainly because it highlights how subtlety can actually make your mixes great.
There’s a time and place for heavy compression, lots of distortion and use of really elaborate effects but being more subtle with your approach can often yield incredible results.
The best way to explain how subtlety can make your mixes great is to show you… so check out the video!
Leave a comment below and let me know…
How has subtlety or a lack of it helped you and your mixes?
professional sounding mix every time…