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Using Reverb on Lead Vocals

In the 30th Into The Lair, Dave Pensado goes over how he likes to use Reverb on lead vocals while mixing. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ix2Un8XodIE

MTM114 Pro-Techniques: Ian Shepherd on Metering & Mastering

Ian Shepherd talks about a new home mastering course he launched that helps people get better result in their mixes. He answers the queries of the students...

The Pain Frequency

Learn about the Pain Frequency which is actually the upper-mid range frequency, and the main idea is to cut out the most problematic frequencies in mixing, especially...

Vocal Effects

This week's ITL is part 1 of 2 of an in-depth walk-through of how Dave uses vocal reverbs and effects!

Mixing Background Vocals

Part 26 of 31 - Need some background vocals to sit back a bit in the mix? A simple low pass filter might just do the trick....

One Stereo Track

Using one stereo track at a time to make the mix sound fuller and wider is a very good tip. Also avoiding a bunch of stereo tracks...

High Pass Filter

Part 3 of 31 - In this video cover one of the fastest ways to clean up your mix, using a high pass filter. Download my free...

Mixing Vocals with Parametric EQ

Dave will explain you techniques for mixing vocals. In this video he is using parametric EQ to achieve this effect. Aim is to achieve better sounding vocals...

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...

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...