3 pivotal stages of becoming a better mixer

stages to becoming a better mixer

After listening to thousands of mixes on MixCoach Member – and through my own journey of trying to be better everyday, I’ve found that there are three phases of a mixer’s journey. At each time in our progress, we may be in one or all of these phases. The “Everything is there” mix I teach…

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[Podcast] When To Start Setting Balances When Mixing Strings and Orchestra

The MixCoach Podcast Episode 103: When To Start Setting Balances When Mixing Strings and Orchestra

On this episode of the podcast we take a question from one of our MixCoach Pro members during a recent Q/A webinar who asked about setting and finalizing balances when mixing orchestra (solidifying balances between different room mics etc.. that have an effect on the overall “color” and tone of the orchestra). We talk about…

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Running house from a mouse #Mixbus

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[Podcast] Mixing Workflows, Printing Multiple Mix Versions In One Pass

The MixCoach Podcast Episode 102: Mixing Workflows, Printing Multiple Mix Versions In One Pass

On this episode of the podcast we take a question from one of our MixCoach Pro members during a recent Q/A webinar who asked about how to go about recording multiple mix versions (Instrumental, TV Track, Vocal Up, A Cappella, etc..) at the same time after finishing a mix. We talk about different mixing workflows…

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The downside of perfection

Al Schmitt

I love Al Schmitt’s mixing. I got to talk to him briefly at the NAMM show a few years back about our mutual friend Steve Genewick. I wanted to share something he said at Mix With The Masters back in 2012 that really resonated with me. Do you know anyone who buys a record because…

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[Podcast] Why Record Multiple Passes Of Orchestra/ Tips For Mixing Synths To Sound Like Live Orchestra

The MixCoach Podcast Episode 101: Why Record Multiple Passes Of Orchestra/ Tips For Mixing Synths To Sound Like Live Orchestra

On this episode of the podcast we take a question from one of our MixCoach Pro members during a recent Q/A webinar who asked about why it’s common to see people record multiple passes of live orchestra tracks, as well as some tips for mixing programmed orchestra to sound more realistic. We talk about typical…

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[Mixing Hack] Consistent Vocal to Music Ratio

Mixing vocals in mono on headphones

Mixing in mono is a way to detect phasing and balance problems in your mix before the end user hears it. Mixing vocals in mono on headphones is a hack that I have found that makes me keep the vocals slightly on top of the music. I have found that if I mix vocals on headphones…

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Working on some new content for our mixers at mixcoach. Come join us if you’d like to mix!

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[Podcast] Mixing Background Vocals To Sit Well In a Mix

The MixCoach Podcast Episode 9100: Mixing BGVS To Sit Well In a Mix

On this episode of the podcast we take a question from one of our MixCoach Pro members during a recent Q/A webinar who asked about how to mix background vocals to sit well in a mix. We touched on tips and tricks that we use for getting BGVS and other instrument to sit right in…

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Jack Joseph Puig and Martin Bomer

One of our long-time mixers and members Martin Bomer got to meet and hang out with JJP recently.  Thanks Martin for wearing the MixCoach swag 🙂

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