The Snare Hype Mixing Trick

| Audio Example, Mixing, Plugins, Pro Tools, Tips, Video

When subtle EQ and compression moves just aren’t cutting it for your snare drum, don’t panic; simply reach for the snare hype trick. Our extreme boost happy sides get to come out and play with this simple to use technique. Plus it gives you total control and flexibility for a fatter, harder hitting snare drum in the… Read more »

3 Reasons Why I Use Compression In Every Mix

| Mixing, Plugins, Tips

Nothing can kill your mix faster than a compressor that isn’t being used strategically. Take it from someone who has jacked up his fair share of tracks with sloppy compression moves – you want to have a plan when you insert a compressor. These days I use compression on every mix, but for three distinct… Read more »

2 EQ Hacks You’d Be Foolish To Ignore

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One thing I hated learning about in audio school was the “recommended EQ” charts. You know the ones that told you the best frequencies to boost for a trumpet or kick drum? For one, the charts were busy, complex, and had simply too much information for me to memorize for all future mixing sessions, even… Read more »