What to Edit Prior To The Mixing stage?

What to Edit Prior to the Mixing Stage? This question has come to MixCoach and I am happy to help with my view on the topic. Aligning, gain staging, and even making certain panning decisions before starting a mix is very important because if properly done, it can save a lot of time and headache…

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“What Volume Should I Have On The Master/ Stereo Out, When The Mix Is Ready?”

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“What volume should I have on the Master/ Stereo Out, when the mix is ready?” Keep RMS around -10-12dB, ceiling -1dB and you are done:) To make use of this short statement in practice we need to clarify some things like the difference between gain, volume, level and loudness and also some other questions need…

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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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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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