Mixing & Mastering Music

Mix Bus Compressor (Waves SSL)

Mix Bus Compression Tutorial

Note: If you don’t use a mix bus compressor then good stick to that, but if you want to learn how to use it then this tutorial will help you. Today’s tutorial will be about mix bus compression, which is a very controversial and debatable subject in the audio engineering world. Some may recommend you to use it while others …

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Drum Bus EQ

How To Get Full & Punchy Drums Using EQ & Distortion

For our new music production lesson, I’m going to show you a really neat drum bus eq technique that will help you get full, warm and punchy drums. This technique will work well for processing a full drum kit, drum loop, drum bus or group channel. If your drums are sounding thin or lack punch then this tutorial will help …

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how to eq vocals

How To EQ Vocals

This tutorial has been requested a lot by my blog readers so today I’ll finally show you guys how to EQ vocals (might not work for vocal samples and effects). You’ll learn how to find problem frequencies and remove them to help the vocals sound more clean, profession and sit well in a mix. Here’s one question I get a lot: “is …

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EQ Acoustic Guitar

How To EQ an Acoustic Guitar

In this blog post we’ll be looking at how to EQ an acoustic guitar to help it cut through the mix. I will show you how to find the best setting for an acoustic to make it sit well in a mix without clashing with other sounds. These EQ techniques will work well for a live recorded guitar as well …

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Phat Using Snare Eq & Compression

How To Get A Phat Snare Drum Using EQ & Compression

Today’s video tutorial is all about how to make a phat snare using EQ and compression. If you haven’t done so, then please take a moment to subscribe to my youtube channel so that you don’t miss out any upcoming video tuts. Here’s a quick lowdown of what the video is all about. Scroll to the bottom for the video. …

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dynamic eq

How To Use Dynamic Eq In Mixing

In this tutorial we’re going to be looking at dynamic EQ which is a technique that is hardly used by most mixing engineers. It is mostly used in the mastering stage but today we’re going to look at how to use dynamic EQ in mixing. The major difference between a static and dynamic equalizer is that when you create a cut …

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