Creating Space with Reverb

Creating Space With Reverb

Today’s post comes to you guys from one of our great friends, long-time MixCoach Pro Member, and incredible mixer, Andy Peck. Andy is also one of the pioneering members of MixCoach Platinum where he was able to mix the song “Grace” on The Livingstons new album, sound examples of which are featured in this article. Andy decided…

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Joe Carrell’s Approach To Balancing Instruments and Vocals

Joe Carrell's Approach To Balancing Instruments and Vocals

Joe Carrell recently recorded an awesome video for you guys talking about how he approaches a mix in order to achieve a good balance between the instruments and the vocals. Check it out to learn his four tips for achieving a great balance!   Joe Carrell’s 4 Tips For balancing Instruments and Vocals 1) Use…

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Mastering Separately or Mastering As You Mix

Mastering Separately or Mastering As You Mix? Today I am answering a question from one of our subscribers who asked, “What are the advantages/disadvantages of mixing into a limiter or mastering device, versus putting [the processing] on in the end?” After considering all the for and against thoughts below, I decided to cover “Mastering As You…

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This Month On MixCoach Member. . .

This month on MixCoach Pro Member we are mixing a killer bluegrass song from a group called Canaan’s Crossing. If you are interested in learning to mix a wide variety of genres, come check us out on MixCoach Pro Member and join in the fun. Click Here For More Info!

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Cleaning Up Your Mix – Part 2

Clean Up Your Mix Part 2

In Cleaning Up Your Mix – Part 1, I provided an overview of my personal process for cleaning up sessions before mixing, as well as an overview of what you are trying to achieve by doing this. I also provided some detail about Pitch Correction. In this part, I am going to continue with other…

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Welcome To The Team, Joe Carrell!

Recording and Mix Engineer Joe Carrell

Today, we are excited to announce that Joe Carrell will be officially joining our team of contributors on the MixCoach Blog and community. For those of you who are unfamiliar with Joe, he is an engineer and producer here in Nashville, TN. Joe has been featured on the site several times over the years appearing…

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Cleaning Up Your Mix – Part 1

Clean Up Your Mix

Overview I love to see a clean mix on my screen. I’ll admit I have a bit of OCD in this regard. People may question to whether it makes any difference to the quality of the mix and sometimes it probably doesn’t, but if it makes me feel like I am improving the mix, then…

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Welcome Tassy Sandor To The MixCoach Community of Contributers

Today, we are excited to officially welcome Tassy Sandor to MixCoach as one of our Blog Contributors. Tassy is an outstanding mixer from Hungary and has been a member of our MixCoach Pro Member community for a long time. He was one of the very first members of MixCoach Pro Member and has been with the…

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Setting The Threshold on Compressors

Setting the Threshold on Compressors The following question came to Mixcoach: “I have a concern that’s been bugging me for months. It’s about setting the Threshold on compressors. I understand the concept of what a compressor does, but I notice that a lot of people (specifically in tutorials) set the Threshold down way lower than…

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Welcome Kevin de Wit To The MixCoach Community of Contributors

Today we are excited to officially welcome Kevin de Wit to MixCoach as one of our Blog Contributors. Kevin is an outstanding mixer from Australia and has been a member of our MixCoach Pro Member community for a long time, and was one of the “Pioneering” members of MixCoach Platinum. We are excited to have…

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