The Final Listen

Part 31 of 31 - How do you know when your mix is finished? Great question. This final tip will help answer that for you. Download my...

Most Important Section

When mixing, one starts making a huge difference by concentrating on mixing the most important and action packed section of a song first or the busiest section....

The Mute Button

Do you want to get rid of those unwanted parts in your mix? Here is a solution called “Mute Button” which is the perfect remedy to remove...

Various Uses of Compression

In the 29th Into The Lair, Dave talks about the philosophy behind using compression, and it's various applications in engineering and mixing. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ogxI8fc6z08

Side Chain Compression

Dave goes over Sidechain Compression techniques, Tape Saturation plug-ins, and Steven Slate's Trigger in this week's "Into The Lair"

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...
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...

Vocal Mixing with EQ, Compression

Part 2/2 of Dave Pensado taking you through his technique using EQ, Compression, and Effects on vocal recordings.
a music producer

What the hell is mixing?

Even so, the general principles of mixing hold good. Before we look at these principles, a word about the basic requirements. Firstly, your ears. Keep them fresh...

Limiter For Reference

Part 29 of 31 - As you prepare to bounce down a first mix for reference listening outside your studio, it really helps to put a limiter...

Enhance your music production with Novation Ultranova

There is certainly something to be said about this synth, especially if you are into music production or sound design. It could be easily priced...