3 Simple Strategies For Mixing On Headphones

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Do you find yourself having to mix exclusively on headphones? Are your mixes coming out all wacky? I think I can help. In an ideal world, you would mix primarily on a simple set of studio monitors and then simply check that mix on headphones. But sometimes headphones is all you have to work with…. Read more »

You Don’t Need An Engineer To Engineer

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We all want the same thing – great recordings of our music. Where we might differ is what we think it takes to get there. I’ve shared before how I feel recording and mixing is more art than science, more music than math, more creativity than calculations. And that’s good news for most of us…. Read more »

Slate Digital Revival Virtual Mix Rack Plugin Review [Video]

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I’m a huge fan of great sounding, easy to use, low cost home studio gear. Especially when it’s FREE! Steven Slate of Slate Digital just released his much anticipated Virtual Mix Rack plugin this week, but the surprise news to me was his very own sonic enhancer plugin called Revival. This thing can enhance the bottom… Read more »

Why Recording Fewer Tracks Is Likely The Right Move

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Want big, clear, musical sounding mixes in your home studio? Start by cutting back on the number of tracks you record for each song. That’s right – bigger track counts (what you hoped would give you that big, professional sound) are ironically the very thing holding you back from sonic greatness. In fact, one of the… Read more »

How To Mix With The 2 Column Approach [Video]

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Have you ever sat down to mix and felt like you spent more time wandering around then actually mixing? What should you do first? What about second? Is there a “well worn path” to getting a great mix? There are a lot of different methods to mixing but if you are just starting out (or… Read more »