EQ Or Compression First When Mixing?

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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 »

My Home Studio Tour For 2017

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home-studio-tour-2017

Want to take a peek into my home studio? Here’s your chance to scope out what gear I’m using (and why) day in and day out. My first home studio tour was a big hit, but a few things have changed since two years ago so I wanted to update you with a fresh new… 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 »