Propellerhead Software
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
Old 2012-11-02, 05:00
ChrisGames ChrisGames is offline
Join Date: Aug 2012
Posts: 14
Originally Posted by rlubeck View Post
A mix needs to be able to breathe.

1. Use only high-quality sounds/samples.

2. Pre-gain your channels before even touching the faders.

3. Don't mud things up, give each element in your track its own space in the mix (HPF/LPF filters/EQ, pan, compress, sidechain fx/sounds etc.).

4. Don't overcrowd your mix, sometimes less is more.

4. Some of this can't be avoided, but don't try to mix (or master) too much during production, finish your work first.

5. Drop all faders after step 4 and slowly re-introduce each channel one by one for a balanced result. You will probably have many channels running too hot without realizing it during production.

5. Master after step 5.

Invest in a good monitoring system, audio interface and educate yourself on everything audio, mix and mastering processes.
Thanks rlubeck.

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
RV7000 and getting CLEAN reverb tails... lofi1990 Phead User Forum (read only) 6 2006-01-26 15:07

All times are GMT +2. The time now is 00:49.