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Gain Staging - First Simple Step To Set Up Your Mix

beginners mixing plugins Jan 26, 2022

Gain staging in mixing starts as soon as you import your tracks. The first glance at the waveforms is when you make your first important mixing decision.

Any place you have the opportunity to change the gain in a mix is a "gain stage" and that is...

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Phase vs Polarity Explained

Phase and polarity in audio are often misunderstood as both terms are used interchangeably when in fact they are both quite different. This video will explain both in simple terms, so you can understand how to use them to your advantage in every...

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

beginners compression Aug 05, 2021

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 what are they doing inside the box? Which...

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Best Mixing Plugins For Mixing (2021)

beginners mixing Apr 02, 2021

 


I love mixing with plugins because they really spark my creativity.

I find that just being able to open a new plug in and have a wander around and see what the presets are doing, can often just pull me out of a hole where things aren't...

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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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Mixing Vs Mastering Explained (For Beginners)

beginners mastering mixing May 08, 2020

Mixing and mastering often get blended into one but they are quite different and each play their own part in creating a song that sounds it’s best for release.

Both use similar tools and equipment but the goals for each process are quite...

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Mixing Mistakes To Avoid - The 5 Top Mistakes

beginners effects eq mixing Feb 07, 2020

 

I get asked regularly to critique peoples mixes and I love doing so because it gives me an excuse to listen to more music and talk to people with a similar interest and actually help them at the same time.

What it has also given me is a...

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