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  • How To Mix A Band

    Mixing a live band recording can be much more difficult than mixing a track by a solo artist. There are typically more instruments to contend with,...
  • What Are Dynamics In Music?

    Ask any instrumentalist and they'll tell you, it's not just the notes you play but how you play them. Dynamics allow us to modify the tone or feel ...
  • Common Mistake Musicians Make When Mixing Their Own Music

    Before you sign a record deal, you're basically on your own as an artist. Booking time in a professional studio can be expensive—that's why so many...
  • Tips for Repairing Bad Recordings

    The first and arguably most important step of the mixing stage is correcting issues that were caused while recording. With so much excitement and e...
  • 7 Things You Should Do Every Mix

    No two mixes are the same. Every track comes with its own unique problems, which require specific solutions. Even if you use the same plug-ins ever...
  • How to Get Great Sounds Fast

    How long do you typically spend on a mix? The amount of time probably varies from mix to mix, but the answer should always be the same: as little t...
  • Best Reference Track For All Genres

    Using a great sounding reference track is one of the best ways to help you create professional sounding music. It keeps your mixing and mastering f...
  • Where Should You Start Your Mix?

    Every engineer has their own personal preference of where to start a mix. There’s no right (or wrong) way to start a mix, but each method has pros ...
  • 7 Tips for EQing Effects

    Effects like reverb and delay are an essential part of any track. But it can be tricky to get them to sit right in the mix. In this blog, we’ll exp...
  • How To Jump To Your Reference Track Using A MIDI Controller

    When making music, you want to stay in your creative flow. Even so, i’s important to compare how your track is shaping up against a reference track...
  • How To Use Music From YouTube, Spotify, and Apple Music As A Reference Track

    As the music consumption model moves from ownership to streaming platforms, producers are left with fewer reference tracks in their library to chos...
  • Using Reference Tracks Whilst Mixing

    Why Use Reference Tracks? Reference tracks are used by producers and engineers at all stages of their careers. It’s a great way to make sure our m...