Mixing Music

Professional Studio Monitor Headphones

Best Studio Monitor Headphones

A question I frequently get the most is: “which are the best studio headphones?” and because I teach a lot of audio engineering people always ask me which are the best headphones for mixing. So to make things a lot easier for everyone I have put together a list of the best cheap and affordable studio monitor headphones that are …

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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: …

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Free Audio Samples

Download Free Audio Samples & Effects

Today I have something special for all my blog readers, free audio samples, loops and effects taken from my big sample library. This is a token of appreciation for all your support 🙂 With enough time I can give you more samples for free but sorting them takes a lot of time and energy so the best thing I can …

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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 …

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