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How To Mix and Master A Song Inside Your home Studio (Video Series)

Part 1 “Gut Mix” There are a lot of questions on how to mix and master a song from start to finish inside home recording studios The first, and very important step is to do what is called a “1st mix”, or “Gut mix”, or “static mix”. This mix is getting the song to sound good and balanced to the …

Best Bass Guitar Frequency Range Mixing Tips!

If you listen to music, then you have heard probably 100s of different bass guitar sounds. There is no one bass sound for every song and every type of music. You have distorted bass, fatt thuddy bass, thin bass, round bass, delayed bass, bouncy bass, and all kinds of other adjectives you could use to describe the bass sound. An …

Common Mid Side EQ , compression, and recording Techniques To take your mixes to the next level!

Mid Side processing gives you the ability to only affect the middle information or the sides of an audio source. It can be only the middle or side frequencies you affect with Mid side EQ, or it can be the dynamics with mid side compression. It can be on a single track like an acoustic, or it can be on …

#1 Home Recording Studio Guide

photo via Otrams Technology is Bad ASS! I mean just think about it. Not even like 10 years ago, maybe a little longer,most musicians without a home recording studio,  had to save up money, or beg borrow and steal, to get enough money to go into a real recording studio and make an album. A LOT of money. Before I …

Andrew Scheps Parallel Compression Technique On The Master Bus!

I love learning things from the greats! Andrew Scheps falls under that category for sure. His credits include Hozier, Daughtry, Green Day, KALEO, Jay – Z, and soo many more. One of his techniques he uses is to set up parallel compression on the master bus, aka stereo bus or 2 bus. Sounds crazy right!? Sometimes you gotta think big …

Compressor Ratio Explained For Beginners

Share this PostDoes the compressor ratio knob confuse you? Well it did, and sometimes still does confuse me also. It’s one of those topics that I have to go back and re-visit the explanation especially if  I’m trying to explain the exact mathematical results to someone. The simplest way I can explain what the compressor ratio knob does is tell …