Electric Guitar Mixing Enhancement Trick

| Audio Example, Mixing, Tips, Video

Guitar Enhancement

Mixing guitars to sound right involves more than just making sure you can “hear” them, you need to “feel” them as well. After you get the EQ and compression settings on your electric guitars, there’s one more move you can make that might help. Today’s mixing trick is a classic tool you can use to… Read more »

EQ Or Compression First When Mixing?

| Audio Example, Mixing, Plugins, Tips, Video

EQ before compression

One of the most common mixing questions I get is whether to use EQ or compression first. Is it better to process your tracks with EQ followed by compression? Or the other way around? While there are differing opinions on this, in today’s video I explain (and show you) my preference and more importantly WHY… Read more »

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

| Audio Example, Mixing, Mixing With Compression, Plugins, Tips, Video

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 »