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Mixing With Sennheiser HD 490 PRO Headphones

headphones Jan 24, 2024

New For 2024! The Sennheiser HD 490 PRO Headphones - My Review

Watch the video to hear my thoughts about the suitability of the headphones for mixing music and if I think they should be on your listening list.

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Dynamic EQ Or Multiband Compression?

A new video from me where I talk about multiband compression vs dynamic EQ, how they’re different and why you might choose one over the other.

I show you how I'm using both on my vocal chain, in multiple instances, and discuss why each one...

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How To EQ Piano (A beginners Guide)

beginners eq keyboards piano Oct 01, 2023

The fifth in this EQing series of long-form video tutorials aimed at beginners, I cover pianos and how to make them fit in a mix with guitars.

We talk about common frequency ranges for piano and the requirements for different...

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How To EQ Electric Guitar (A beginners Guide)

beginners eq guitar Aug 27, 2023

Let's talk about EQing electric guitars!

The fourth in this EQing series of long-form video tutorials aimed at beginners, I cover electric guitars. We talk about common frequency ranges to go to and gives you a framework for listening that makes...

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How To EQ Bass Guitar (A beginners Guide)

bass beginners Aug 13, 2023

In the third instalment of this EQing series, we are today talking about bass guitar.

 

This is a deep dive tutorial aimed at beginners but seasoned producers will get further insight into my thought process and why I am choosing each...

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How To EQ Snare Drum (A beginners Guide)

beginner drums eq Jul 30, 2023

Following on from the last blog post, this week I'm talking about Eqing snare drum.

 

Here, I use a different method for finding the right frequency to cut or boost by using a Neve style of channel strip plugin.

 

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How To EQ Kick Drum (A beginners Guide)

beginner drums eq equalization Jul 15, 2023

I remember how frustrating it can be to EQ but not know what you should be listening for or how to know how much to cut or boost!

 

In this video, I offer a couple of workflow tips to help you be more confident in your decisions around...

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How To Mix Backing Vocals

Uncategorized Jun 17, 2023

Mixing backing vocals can be a challenging task that requires both technical knowledge and creativity. I have had my fair share of struggles with finding the perfect balance between lead vocals and backing vocals. However, here I have come up...

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How To Hear Compression On A Mix

Hearing Compression

Mix bus compression is often used to bring a cohesiveness to a mix, sometime called "glue", so the instruments and vocals gel together in a recognisable way, giving the sound of a professionally mixed record.

The disadvantage...

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5 Steps To Gain Stage Your Mix

Uncategorized Mar 25, 2023

 

Gain Staging In 5 Easy Steps - Downloadable Cheat Sheet

I'm passionate about taking away the confusion around gain staging your mix. 

It's a process that I find is often given to much attention at the very start of the mix and I have...

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