Help, My Mixes Don’t Sound Bright Enough

| Mixing, Plugins, Tips

Do you find your final mixes don’t sound nearly as bright or present as your favorite pro mixes? You’re not alone. During a recent segment of my Creative Live masterclass on EQ and compression I was teaching the students about using good reference tracks while mixing to make tonal tweaks to your mix – in… Read more »

Mixing With The Channel Strip Principle

| Mixing, Plugins, Video

When you mix, do you ever go a little overboard with plugins? I know I do. It starts with a little EQ here and a little compression there. But 30 minutes later I’ve got effects and emulations and every kind of processing under the sun inserted in my tracks. Are all those plugins making my mix better? Probably… Read more »