Sometimes you have to travel across the world and work with some of the most talented people you’ve ever met to discover some of the most profoundly simple truths. This month a year ago I attended a week long Mix With The Masters seminar in the South of France with Jacquire King. While I learned… Read more »
Looking to kick 2016 off with a musical bang? I’ve got just the thing for you – guaranteed to help you be productive in your home studio, even if time is in short supply. Today I’m announcing the One Song One Month Challenge – a simple but powerful 30 day plan to help you and… Read more »
The automation features built in your current DAW are a powerful set of tools that can take an OK mix to stellar in just a hour or so. Ironically it took me years to fully understand just how helpful (and critical) automation can be in my mixes (yes – I’m a slow learner at times)…. Read more »
Are you frustrated with how your recordings and mixes are sounding? Are you overwhelmed with the amount of advice and gear options being presented to you? Today I want to cut through the hype and give you some good news. No matter your experience level, home studio setup, or available budget – if you simply… Read more »
Want to watch me mix a song in front of you? Today I’m starting a 6 week series called “The One Hour Mix” where I will be mixing a song in front of you, 10 minutes at a time, for a total of one hour of mix time. Why one hour? To leverage the power… Read more »
Did you know I have a free private community where you can join tens of thousands of other home studio owners just like you and share your experiences with them? Did you know that this community fits inside of your (Apple or Android) pocket? Should you stop reading this and watch the video below for… Read more »
Doing what I do, I hear this question a lot: “What is the best vocal mic for the home studio?” Unfortunately it’s a really bad question. Here’s a better one: “What is best vocal mic for my voice/singer?” This is at least a step in the right direction, although I can’t answer it for you. Here’s… Read more »
Fact: not all compressor plugins sound the same. Fact: it took me years to finally realize that this is a good thing that can be leveraged in your mixes. Today let’s look at how you can get more sonic separation and interest by strategically picking the right compressor for your tracks.
Want to save CPU power, get great sounding tracks, and mix in half the time? Then today’s video could quite possibly change the way you work in the studio forever. We’re going to exploit the curiously powerful Pareto Principle in our mixes so you can get better results with less effort.
There’s something that smart mixers do to mix faster, use fewer plugins, and get a better mix in the end. It costs absolutely no money to implement in your DAW of choice but can be the difference maker for how your final mix will sound. No matter what speakers or headphones you mix on, what kind of… Read more »