Mixing & Mastering Music

How to use Multiband Compression on Vocals

How To Use Multiband Compression on Vocals (Like A Pro)

Today I’ll be talking about the most underused processing tool when it comes to mixing music. It is usually recommended for mastering or group channels. Yep, I’m talking about the multiband compressor and in this blog post I want to show you how to use multiband compression on vocals to help them sit well in a mix. Unlike other processing …

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sidechain reverb technique

Sidechain Reverb: The Secret Reverb Trick All The Pros Use

I trust that you enjoyed my previous tutorial about gain staging. Today I’ll show you a secret reverb trick that all the Pros Use to get a clean and great sounding reverb sound. This trick is known as the sidechain reverb effect. Even though reverbs are great to put sounds in a certain space, create contrast and depth in a …

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gain staging

Gain Staging: How to Set Levels Properly in Your DAW

Welcome to today’s blog post where I’ll be talking about gain staging and how to set the levels properly in your DAW. For everyone who’s working in the digital domain, clipping is not an option. You have to avoid digital clipping by all means. This is why gain staging is very important. If you’re working in the analog domain where …

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What Is The Difference Between Mixing And Mastering?

What Is The Difference Between Mixing And Mastering?

My journey into learning the art of mixing and mastering music was a heart-breaking one because all I wanted to do was to make music and get it out to the masses. I found out that it wasn’t as simple as that, there are some steps that your song has to go through before it can be consumed by the general …

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Beginner Mistakes to Avoid When Mixing Music

35 Beginner Mistakes To Avoid When Mixing Music

Back again with another tutorial. Today I’ll be sharing 35 beginner mistakes you need to avoid when mixing music, these are the mistakes which were preventing me from getting professional sounding mixes.Avoiding these mistakes will help you get those radio ready mixes that you’re dreaming about. It’s not an easy task to learn the art of mixing for beginners but if …

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how to mix drums - the complete guide to mixing drums

How To Mix Drums: The Complete Guide To Mixing Drums

This guide is here to help you avoid the guess work when mixing drums. More specifically, I want to talk about how to mix drums to make sure that they’re punchy and they cut through the mix. The problem I had when I was starting out is that I would try everything but my drums couldn’t compete with other commercial …

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