Before you start adding plugins onto every track in your mix, you should consider your mix bus signal chain first. Mix bus processing affects the mix as a whole. Making subtle tweaks across the whole mix before you start micromixing can help you make lots of progress very early on. It’s rewarding and will help to guide your decisions through the mix.
how to mix
In this video I’m going to show you where to start with EQ or equalization. It can be tricky to get your head around and to know where to start when you’ve got a mix in front of you. So I’m going to demystify EQ for you and explain how to use it in a mix.
Are you unclear on what the difference between mixing and mastering is? In this video I go over what mixing and mastering are exactly, and what the goals are that we’re trying to achieve when mixing and mastering. The mixing stage is the stage that comes after the recording and editing stages. The mastering stage is a separate part of the process that comes after the mixing stage. Let’s dive a little deeper and find out exactly what’s involved.
Learn the full mixing process in this “Mixing a Rock Song From Start To Finish” video series. In this first part you will find out how to prepare your DAW for mixing and how to balance levels – one of the most important parts of the mix. Feel free to follow along with me on one of your own mixes!