A reference mix should be a key part to your workflow. In tip number 22 in my “30 Tips To Improve Your Mix” series, I will show you the simple way that I do this and why you should always reference your mix. This is a sure fire way for you to get better mixes!
In today’s video I want to debunk some myths about gain staging. I want to show you how to gain stage like a pro. There are so many small pieces of information to know about gain staging. It makes it difficult to know what is still relevant in today’s digital world.
The good news is that it is far simpler than you think!
Mix Bus Compression is our topic in part 20 of my “30 Tips To Improve Your Mix” series. Today we will look at what mix bus compression is and why it’s a key part to your mix. I’ll then show you how I use mix bus compression. We will also try out a couple of different compressors including:
Waves SSL G-Master Buss Compressor
Slate Virtual Bus Compressors
Presonus Stock Compressor
In tip 19 I want to show you how I use Slap Delay in conjunction with my reverb on vocals. By the end of this video, we will have looked at how to set up a lap delay using 3 different delay plugins. We will also cover how to blend this with the reverb on your vocal. We do this in Studio One but this applies to absolutely any DAW.
Tip 18 of 30 in my “30 Tips To Improve Your Mix” series. This tip is one way to ensure you get Chorus Impact and that your bridges hit hard. A tip which doesn’t require any plugins or new technique.
Vocal Parallel Compression is tip number 17. Today you are going to see a simple trick which will give you that in your face vocal sound while keeping that feel of dynamics.
Over half way through this series now and onto tip 16. We’re looking at a Mixing In Mono. If you aren’t doing this already, this is a must watch. If you are doing this, check out how I go about this. Hopefully, there will be a different approach you can try out.
On to tip number 15 today and I want to not only save you some time but show you a simple way of giving your backing vocals a cohesive feeling. It’s all about Backing Vocal Processing as a whole.
I have a simple tip today which will transform your mixes and give you vibe before you even start to mix. This is part 14 of 30 and I want to show you the incredible sonic difference that Slate’s Console Collection and Tape Machine can make to your mixes.
You should always add a limiter for clients. Your mixes will thank you and your clients will thank you. We’re into week number 5 of my “30 Tips To Improve Your Mix” series and tip number 13. Something very simple but something which ensures your mix stands up when sent for review.