Here are some ideas I’ve collected over the years that help me when I’m mixing. Some are long, some are short, some are vague, some are specific. Take what works for you and leave the rest, feel free to use/abuse/modify/reject my ideas to create your own and share them back. Happy mixing!
- Bass Management and Layered Kick Drum Sounds
- Having trouble hearing compression? Turn your monitors down.
- Mixing with Transient Shapers to control drum envelopes (video)
- MixTips #1 – EQ
- MixTips #2 – Saving Plug-in Favorites in Pro Tools
- MixTips #3 – Parallel Compression
- The importance of understanding a compressor’s threshold control (video)
- Understanding EQ: Hi and Lo-pass filters (video)
- Understanding sound waves: frequency and amplitude (video)
- Using gates and expanders to remove bleed from a drum kit (video)
- What is a Dynamics Processor? (video)