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Lead Vocal Processing

The discussion includes some of the favourite vocal processing techniques which the speaker uses while he mixes the tracks. The basics of recording a good vocal performance...

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...

Punchy Acoustic Guitar

Part 14 of 31 - When you want acoustic guitar to be punchy and cut through the mix, you need compression, and the right attack/release settings. Download...

All About Reference Mixes!

In episode #5 of Into The Lair, Dave talks about reference mixes, their role in the mixing process, and how he uses them in his work! 0:10...

Vocal Delay Techniques

Mixing Engineer Dave Pensado of Pensado's Place teaches you how to do some unique delay techniques on lead vocals in the 35th edition of "Into The Lair".

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...

Keyboard Shortcuts You Need To Know

Simple yet effective keyboard shortcuts are the secret time saver for all great engineers! Learn how to add these shortcuts to your repertoire and save time ...

Volume Fader EQ

Learn how to use Volume faders as EQ. Using Volume faders for mixing helps frequencies to play well together. Treat the volume faders as the first line...

Dynamic Delay

Part 20 of 31 - In order to get that perfect lead vocal delay sound, you need a delay that rings out beautifully when the singer cuts...

Dither or distort ? Listen and decide for yourself

How to decide between Dither or Distort? The effect of using dither on digital video is that it creates a lot of hiss in the video. This...