There was one thing I was taught in college that was just plain wrong, and it was this – “When recording, you should record at the highest possible level without clipping.” Find out what level you should record at in a home studio instead to avoid clipping, noise and get the best recordings possible.
How do you go about mixing a full drum kit? Where do you start? Which drum should you mix first? In this video I answer all of these questions and more. I’m going to show you my 6 step process for mixing drums – from raw to rocking.
Do you want to know how to make DI acoustic guitar sound good? Find out how in three steps! DI acoustic guitar can sound muddy and a bit ‘fake’. However, with some careful EQing, gentle compression and the right choice of reverb, you can get a workable and professional sounding tone out of your DId acoustic guitar.
This is how to record acoustic guitar without a mic! Don’t have a mic? Recording in a noisy home or dealing with bad acoustics? Or maybe you just want to lay some acoustic guitar tracks down as quickly as possible. In this video, I’m going to show you the best way of dealing with all of these issues in three simple steps.
Find out how to prepare your mixes for mastering in 4 steps. Whether you’ve mixed your music yourself, or you’re mixing for a client, this is how you can best prepare so that your mastering engineer (or yourself if you’re mastering it yourself) has everything they need so you can get your master back sooner.
Find out how to prepare your tracks for mixing in 7 steps. You don’t want the mixer to be delayed, to miss anything off of your song, to include something that shouldn’t be there or to not get the sound that you’re after. By properly preparing, you’ll get a better mix out of it, and you won’t be delayed in getting your hands on the final product.
You have your mix loaded up into your DAW. But you just can’t seem to get started. Or you’ve managed to get started, but it seems to be taking forever to get it to sound anywhere near a finished mix. I’m going to show you my 6-step process that you can use to approach your mixes. Knowing how to start a mix and having a logical, step-by-step process in your head before you start lets you get results faster, and stops you from becoming overwhelmed.
A new kind of reverb is here – the Neoverb. We’re going to find out if it’s awesome and worth your time, or if it’s just another reverb plugin. One thing’s for sure, the shift to AI-based tools is certainly here to stay. In addition, I’ll be dropping a few reverb tips throughout as I use the plugin.
Do you want to know how to make DI guitar sound good? DId guitar tends to sound rather lifeless and bland, though. However, with a few plugins and mixing techniques, you can make a DI guitar sound realistic, crunchy and punchy.
Mixing DI and amp bass guitar can be a fantastically useful technique in getting a powerful and gritty bass tone, while retaining the important low end. The bass mixing technique that you’ll see here is perfect for mixing rock music. Find out how you can blend DI and amped bass together without causing a muddy low end.