Sidechaining has always been an important back to mixing. Typical for the kick and bass. Engineer used to ‘duck’ the bass overtime the kick would it to make space for both of them to live. In today’s music, sidechaining (ducking) is used more drastically to achieve a pumping effect. This... Read More
When thinking about adding reverb to your track, we recommend you think about how you want your instrument or sound to feel with reverb. Once your ready to add a reverb track, build yourself a aux track with your reverb effect plugin of your choice. Make sure your dry amount is on o% and your wet is maxed out... Read More
Drum replacement and drum doubling is often needed while mixing. As a mixing engineer, your main job is to find ways to make all sounds and recordings to work with each other. As we all know, more often than not, drums need the most help. Sometimes applying simple EQ technique is suffice but sometime... Read More
Every mixer wants a clean and clear mix. No matter what genre music you produce – the end result should be clean. Each sound needs a place to live within the frequency spectrum (20Hz-20kHz). Unfortunately, more times than not, our mixes sound muddy. In order to combat the unwanted muddiness, we need to understand... Read More
Mixing is the most important step when producing a song. A good mix can take a good record to another level and a bad mix can take a good record and completely ruin it. You could have the most talented artists on your track but if the mix is faulty, the track wont translate well to the listeners. Here are... Read More
Drums are very important when it comes to pop, urban and EDM productions so it’s vital to make them sound amazing. Today’s productions seem to have wide sounding percussion elements. Definitely more so than they used to be.  You may think you need better samples to get that sound but... Read More