Recording Revolution

This is another great educator, Graham Cochrane, from Recording Revolution. If my mix sounds dull, or is lacking clarity, he always gives me the hint what to do to make it better.

Drum Overheads Automation

A simple trick of creating more energy and “excitement” in the chorus of a song is to simply automate the drums overhead. The key is to take...

The Mixing Console Mindset

Mixing console mindset is where one can have an EQ and one compressor on every channel while mixing a track. The DAW can be treated like a...

Mix Vocals Last

How to easily make a mix?  Working on the vocals last makes it easier to create better mixes. Starting off with bands whether it is guitar or...

Multiband Compression

Learn about “Multibrand Compression”. A great way to even out the lower end or even add more bass to the mix is done using a multiband compressor....

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...

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...

The Instant Double

Learn about Instant doubles. One way to create interest is to use things like “Doubles”. It is like recording a part and then recording the same part...

Stacking Compressors

Compressors are stacked for boosting vocals to get consistent volume or an upfront vocal sound. Instead of slamming a single compressor, stacking 2 or more compressors together...

Gain Matching Plugins

Learn about “Gain Matching doing any processing”. While processing, EQ’ing, compressing or saturating, if it is not taken care of it can end up making the tracks...

The Fat Fader

Learn about a tip called “Fat Fader” which is actually a parallel compression technique to get a fatter kick, snare, and bass guitar sound all at the...