Originally Posted by parachutes
I have a lot of clips in reason in my mixes. im still new to the whole mixing process, so im figuring it out. my question is that when i send my mixes to get mastered, do the clips create a problem? would the engineers send them back and be like 'we cant master with clips'?
If you are clipping the engineer will have no room to do anything. Most of the time clipping will be caused by bass or bass drum, so make sure to keep those in check. Also check your individual levels, you want everything to be around -10 db, maybe a bit under. If you can't hear your bass try adding a pulveriser to give it some high frequencies, since high freqs are more audible and take up less headroom.