Mixing Tips Free Stuff Courses Mix Feedback About FREE EQ CHEAT SHEET Login

Free Multitracks To Download For Mixing Practice

beginner Jan 12, 2022

In this video I'm going to list my current favourite multitrack resources in 2022 where you can download hundreds of multitrack files to build up your mixing skills and to hone your listening skills.

Like a musician practicing their instrument,...

Continue Reading...

Compressing Snare Drum - How To Set Up A Compressor On Snare

 

Yes, here I have another in-depth tutorial, this time about snare compression. Continuing on from my other compression videos, I wanted to further explain how to hear the changes compression makes when using the attack and release controls...

Continue Reading...

Compressing Kick Drum - How To Set Up A Compressor On Kick Drum

beginner compression drums Nov 24, 2021

Compressing a kick drum is a great way to actually begin to hear compression. In this video, I go step by step compressing a kick, concentrating on what to listen for when setting up the attack and release.

 

What is a compressor used for in...

Continue Reading...

Delay Effect Explained For Beginners

beginner delay effects Oct 20, 2021

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 the differences between slapback,...

Continue Reading...

What Is Reverb In Music? A Beginners Guide

beginner effects reverb Jul 25, 2021

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 recording in a small home studio.

From turning...

Continue Reading...

How to Remove Noise from Vocals

 

Mic hiss and hum that find their way into an audio recording are often not obvious until you need to add compression.

 

One of the worst places this can happen is on a vocal, either in a recording session or an interview.

 

The...

Continue Reading...

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...

Continue Reading...

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...

Continue Reading...

Panning Drums to Add Clarity in a Mix

beginner clarity drums Jan 22, 2021

Mixing drums is my most favourite part of mixing and whilst it seems simple enough to do at first glance, there are a couple of key concepts to think about so the drums sound realistic yet wide, leaving room for the other instruments in the mix...

Continue Reading...

Vocal Compression Settings For Beginners

Vocal compression is a mixing skill that can really highlight the difference between an amateur sounding mix and a professional sounding mix. It can take years to actually hear the effect of compression, and setting up a compressor on vocals is...

Continue Reading...
1 2
Close
Sign up for weekly emails packed with mixing tips and subscriber only content starting with your first FREE gift:

How To Create Clarity And Separation In A Busy Mix

Your data will be used and protected in accordance with the website Terms and the Privacy Policy.