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Delay Effect Explained For Beginners

beginner delay effects Oct 20, 2021

Delay Explained - Mixing With Effects

The delay effect in music production is one of the main creative tools of the trade. In this introduction to delay video I explain the types and styles of the delay effect (analog vs digital etc) and explain...

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Audio Compressor Types Explained: VCA, FET, Optical & Vari-Mu

beginners compression Aug 05, 2021

The Four Main Types Of Audio Compressor

There are four main compression types that will most likely sound familiar to you as soon as you begin using a compressor in music production.

  • VCA
  • FET
  • Optical
  • Vari-Mu

What do they all stand for and...

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What Is Reverb In Music? A Beginners Guide

beginner effects reverb Jul 25, 2021

What is reverb in music?

Some people enjoy mixing with huge amounts of reverb, others prefer having just a touch of it. 

One of the great things about mixing with reverb is that it lets you beat the sonic limitations of a home studio.

From...

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How To Use Mid Side EQ When Mixing

clarity eq equalization mixing Jul 09, 2021

Mid side EQ isn’t just for mastering, it’s used in mixing to create more clarity and separation between instruments. In this video, I’ll explain what mid side EQ is and how to use it on the high mids to separate a piano from the...

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How to Remove Noise from Vocals

More and more tools are coming onto the market to help you remove background noise from audio and the ERA5 by Accusonus makes it so easy to simply make your voice sound better!

 

Mic hiss and hum that find their way into an audio recording...

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Best Mixing Plugins For Beginners (2021)

beginners mixing Apr 02, 2021

Which plugins are best for mixing and mastering in 2021?

Having a good set of basic plugins to call on makes mixing and mastering music so much more fun and rewarding when you can quickly get the best sounds for your mix with the minimum...

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EQ or Compressor First? (Beginner Mixing Tips)

beginner compression eq Mar 19, 2021

This is a common question that many beginners ask when learning to mix music, does EQ go before compression or after?

 

Most will probably think that EQ always goes first, but not necessarily. There’s a little process I go through that...

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Gain Staging Made Easy With A VU Meter

I one of my subscribers asked me how I use a VU meter on the kick and bass when gain staging a mix, to ensure not only a balanced low end to build the rest of the mix on but also that the final mix is perfectly placed for mastering and uploading...

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How To Hire And Send Tracks To A Pro Mixing Engineer

mixing reference tracks Feb 19, 2021

You’ve saved up some cash and want to hire a mix engineer for your next project. You’ve always wanted to hire a professional mix engineer but feel a bit daunted about what to send to them and how the whole process works.

 

In...

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Mixing Your Own Music - 10 Tips for Mixing Faster and Keeping Objectivity

When you’ve written, recorded and produced a song it should be easy to mix, right? Well, no. Often, for some reason, it’s harder to mix your own music instead of somebody else's. 

 

Why is that? Well, in this video I have 10...

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