Part 3 of the Mixing A Metal Song From Start to Finish is here! And in this part you’ll be learning mix bus processing. If you want to learn how to take a raw recording of a metal song to a loud, punchy, exciting mix, then you’re in the right place!
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.