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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3 Ways To Control Sibilance

3 Ways to Control Sibilance

What is Sibilance? The true definition of Sibilance is a complicated statement about the way air flows over your teeth and tongue etc. For the purpose of this article, we are only going to be concerned with the way the letter ‘S’ sounds within vocal tracks in our songs/ mixes, as well as WHY sibilance…

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Give Me 11 Minutes And I Can Save You 11 Years Learning To Mix

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Hi Guys.  I wanted to hopefully encourage you today. Click Here To Find Out More About This

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One Simple Way To “Buy Time” While You Learn To Be a Great Engineer

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I was teaching a group of High School students how to record and edit in Pro Tools this weekend.  One thing I said that really struck a chord. Something I’ve been trying to do for over 25 years. Learning to mix is one thing.  It’s important for sure.  You have to know how to create…

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Dreaming Is The Easy Part

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I heard a great talk last night from a great business leader, John C. Maxwell. Anyway, what he said was profound and it hit home with me.. maybe it will you too. He said, “Dreaming is easy, the path to your dream is hard”. It’s so true. I have a dream of helping mixers around…

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How To Be A Better Engineer In 10 Minutes A Day

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I don’t know about you, but I listen to audio books quite a bit. I don’t read books ABOUT audio a lot though. Sounds counter productive, I know. But, I just think that the BEST audio engineers are leaders first. I love listening to podcasts, Ted Talks and Audio Books written by leaders because I…

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