21 home recording tips for better recordings in 2021. We’re talking gear, workflow and technique. I want to help you to get better quality and more professional recordings from home.
Delays are easy to implement, but much harder to master. The first step to delay mastery though, is to have the delay parameters explained so that you know exactly how to control your delays.
Some of these settings are self explanatory, others have more subtle effects, or take some playing around with, to really understand how they affect the audio. Before we go into the parameters though, let’s be clear on exactly what delay is…
Automation is essential and also one of the most fun parts of the mix! Automation changes how a plugin affects audio throughout the track. Try these automation mixing tips to get more balanced and exciting mixes.
What do most mixing tips get wrong? They speak in black and white. “Always do this.” “Never do that”. “THE ONLY MIXING TIPS YOU’LL EVER NEED”. It’s click-bait! Mixing is an art-form, and getting caught up in what’s ‘correct’ will restrict creativity. Have a watch of this video where I explain why you should be careful when taking this kind of advice.
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