Buss Mixing

Part 8 of 31 - Want to save CPU power and still get a great mix? Welcome to the idea of mixing on the group buss level...

Power Of The Pad

This video shows the concept of bringing in the constant pad which is like a string patch in the background that the sound mixing needs. For example:...

Cut Through Kick

Part 10 of 31 - If your kick drum is getting a little lost in the mix, this classic parallel processing technique can help you get it...
mastering

Home Mastering EQ Workshop

This webinar describes about using EQ in mastering, using the songs as examples. While EQ’ing a track one should always have a consistent monitoring level. Bring the...

Instrument Levels in a Mix

Dave Pensado explains how he treats the relative level of instruments in a mix to bring out certain emotions or styles for the listener in the 38th...

Mixing Kick Drums

This video describes about drum sounds with different peak intensities and with different db selection in the mixing lair which is completely a new approach in mixing...

Why do we need dynamics control?

Limiters, compressors, expanders and gates are all devices which control the level of audio signals and therefore the dynamic range of a track or piece of music....

EQ Before Compression

Part 12 of 31 - Should you EQ before you compress a track? Or the other way around? Here's what I like to do and why. Download...

Stereo Buss Compression

On this week's Into The Lair, Dave goes over stereo buss compression and the difference between compressors and limiters! 2:02 Gates STA-LEVEL Compressor 3:1...
effects

Insert or send effect

Effects have been used in recorded, and for that matter live, music pretty much from the word "go". Classical choral music, for example, makes use of the...