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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How To: Link Stereo Pan Knobs In ProTools

Dan Mikesell just did a “silent” video on MixCoach to show something that I’ve never paid attention to before.  This is a quick video on how to link your pan knobs both on the channel and on the auxiliary send. I hope you find this helpful.

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Saturday Summary

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Below is a copy of the first email “experiment”… I found my self wanting a central place to comment… so I did a blogpost for comments. I find myself wanting to connect more and more with people like me. People on a journey, learning, being inspired and trying to “capture” moments. This is an experiment. I’m…

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Ten Reasons You Should be Considering Mixbus Over Pro Tools

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I just returned from a lunch meeting with Ben at Harrison Consoles. Ben has been showing me some of the new features of Mixbus 3.1. I know I said “wow!” at least a dozen times. I think Harrison has it right. There is definitely room for someone to give Pro Tools a good run as…

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3 pivotal stages of becoming a better mixer

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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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