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July 17, 2019
Mixing While Recording: Should you be doing it too?
Should you be mixing while recording your music? Let's explore what factors determine whether you not you should mix as you go.
May 15, 2019
Fixing a Recording in the Mix: Is it Always Possible?
Fixing a recording in the mix isn't always the best option or even possible. But modern technology makes it possible to tweak several minor recording flaws.
April 3, 2019
Audio Mixing Myths: 5 Misconceptions that can Ruin your Mix
Those who want to improve at mixing must navigate a wealth of information and misinformation. Here are five prominent audio mixing myths to look out for.
August 28, 2018
Comparing Your Mixes: Pros & Cons of Comparing to other Artists
If you're an engineer, you've probably begun comparing your mixes to others. There are several pros and cons to doing this. Let's examine them.
June 26, 2018
Gain Staging: Understanding It’s Importance
Let's dive into the concept of gain staging, how to keep a good handle on it, and where it applies in both the digital and analogue worlds. Gain staging is essential so let's learn!
Software & Plugins
June 5, 2018
Used Audio Software & Subscriptions: Save a Few Bucks
Many of you may not be aware but used audio software is a very popular concept. With used audio software, you could seriously save some big bucks!
May 10, 2018
Panning Instruments and Vocals: 6 Tips to Fill Out Your Mix
Panning offers one of the most powerful methods for achieving greater depth in a mix. Let's take a look at six tips for panning instruments and vocals.
April 30, 2018
Understanding Bus Compression
Mix bus compression has for me, always been something that plays a huge part in any mix. Let's find out if mix bus compression is right for you too!
April 3, 2018
The Aural Exciter: A Magical Audio Enhancer?
There are some lesser known mixing techniques out there, some of which can make a huge impact on a mix. Here we'll explore the aural exciter.
December 19, 2017
Loop Tracks: How to Create Them and Why Looping is Useful
Of all the tools in your DAW, looping might be one of the most underrated. Here's how to create loop tracks and how to use looping to your advantage.
December 14, 2017
6 Ways to Help Improve a Muddy Mix
Mud typically refers to a mix that sounds bloated, cluttered, and/or generally messy. Using the tips below, you can clean up a muddy mix in no time.
December 5, 2017
Using Real-World Sounds for a More Interesting Mix
All music stems from the natural world, so it makes sense that we use these sounds.There are several ways to incorporate real-world sounds into our mixes.
November 16, 2017
4 Tips for Achieving a Wonderfully Warm Mix
So how do we go about getting a warm mix? Check out these four tips and see if you can’t turn up the temperature in your productions.
November 9, 2017
10 Simple Ways to Improve Your Mix
Mixing can be difficult but it should also be fun. These 10 tips to improve your mix might help make the process just a bit more manageable.
October 19, 2017
Mixing Electric Guitars: 5 Tips to Properly Mix Electric Guitars
Electric guitars are crucial for giving backbone, drive, and power to a song. Wield this power carefully. Here are five tips for mixing electric guitars.
October 12, 2017
Parallel Compression: A Guide to Powerful Mixes
Parallel compression is such a wonderful tool for adding power to your mixes. If you're not already using it, you will be by the end of this article!
October 5, 2017
Subtractive EQ and Why it is Important
I'm sure if you're reading this then you're probably familiar with EQ. But, are you familiar with the concepts of additive and subtractive EQ?
September 24, 2017
How to Achieve Greater Depth in Your Mix
We want to listen to music that takes us on a journey. Most songs with this quality have a sense of depth. Here is how to achieve greater depth in your mix.
September 11, 2017
How to Use Mix Automation in Your DAW
One major improvement DAWs have made since their arrival is introducing mix automation. Here's how to use mix automation in your DAW.
September 7, 2017
What is the difference between Mastering and Mixing:?
Whilst most of us recognise that mastering and mixing are two different things, it's often a blurred line that separates them. Let us clear that up.
August 17, 2017
3 Tips for Setting Recording Levels
Setting recording levels is an art in and of itself. To help you get started here are three tips for setting recording levels.
August 4, 2017
Mixing WIDE: Using the Stereo Field
Achieving wideness and stereo depth in your mix can be frustrating. It's by no means an easy feat. Using the stereo field to your advantage gives a mix life
August 3, 2017
How to Use Compression in Your Mixes
In this article, we discuss the use of compression and dynamics control in your mixes. The goal is to control transients and keep clarity while mixing.
July 14, 2015
5 Easy Tips For a Better Mix
Mixing can be overwhelming and when you spend too much time mixing your track you can lose focus. Here are 5 tips to create a better mix.
March 25, 2015
How to Prepare Your Track for Mastering
You need to prepare your mix properly to get the most out of mastering. In this guide, we'll explain how to prepare your track for mastering.
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