At this stage, we’re already around 80% towards the final mix. The basic mix of each individual instrument is done. The main ‘issues’ have been fixed. Everything is sounding pretty balanced. In part 5, Macromixing, we’ll be looking at the mix from a ‘macro’ perspective. Find out how to get your metal mixes sounding cohesive and punchy!
Part 4 of the Mixing A Metal Song From Start to Finish series is here! In this part, we’ll be diving into each individual instrument and doing a basic mix. We’ll mainly be focusing on EQ and compression. I’ll show you how to fix any initial ‘problems’ with the mix by removing unwanted frequencies.
Do you want to get thick sounding guitars in your mixes? You can do just that using layering. Let’s take a deep dive into a mix I did a while back for a rock band. Find out how you too can use layering to get thick sounding guitars for your mixes.
Learn the full mixing process in this “Mixing a Rock Song From Start To Finish” video series. In part four we’re mixing guitars – both rhythm and lead. Find out how to get crispy, punchy guitars and a wide, spacious mix!