Two Words That Will Transform Your Home Studio Results

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We as home studio owners all want one thing: great sounding songs. Tracks that are what I call “radio-ready”. But we tend to go looking for that sound in all the wrong places. Like new gear, “secret” techniques, and copying what everyone else is doing. The truth is, if you want to see your next… Read more »

Mixing With Compression – Stacking Compressors (Part 4 of 7)

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Mixing With Compression Stacking Vocal Compressors

Want that upfront radio-ready vocal sound? Then you need compression. But sometimes one compressor working hard is not enough, no matter how awesome that compressor sounds. If One Is Good – Two Is Better In fact, my favorite way to compress vocals involves stacking two (but subtle) compressors together. Today’s video shows you that step… Read more »

Mixing With Compression – Threshold And Ratio (Part 3 of 7)

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Mixing With Compression Threshold And Ratio

When using compression in your mix where should you set the threshold? And what is the best ratio for your track? The answer is counterintuitive. Today I’m going to show you that no matter your Attack and Release settings, unless you have these two knobs in the right place you’re wasting your time. “The Numbers… Read more »