Top 10 Mix Mistakes (Part 1)

In the 54th Into The Lair, Dave Pensado goes over 5 of the 10 top mixing mistakes he sees when judging mix competitions.

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...

The Static Mix

Know about “Static Mix”. A static mix is simply creating the best possible mix you can if your tracks had to stay at one fixed volume and...

Panning Pockets

Amazing mixes can be made using the “Panning pockets” tip. While doing LCR panning, open up some pockets of space to squeeze in percussion and delay sounds....

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...

Reverse Mixing

Know about “Reverse mixing”.  As you wrap up your mix, ensure if you have the proper volume balance on your kick, snare, and vocals. After making the...

Depth With EQ

Learn how to create some depth in a mix using EQ? Depth is a 3-dimentional element used to create space in a mix. Depth means when a...

Mastering EQ – make music sound louder, with LESS compression and limiting

Learn about Mastering EQ with Ian Shepherd. EQ is a great tool in a DAW which makes the music sound louder with less compression and limiting. While...

Mix Delay Into Reverb

This is a great tip for mixing delay using reverb plug-in if you are looking for a different sound, depth and space in the vocal. This tip...

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....