“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… Continue reading “What Volume Should I Have On The Master/ Stereo Out, When The Mix Is Ready?”
Hello music and mixing junkies! I’m excited to start a new series diving into the wonderful world of reverb. Reverb is a powerful tool in our mixing arsenal that often gets overused and not fully understood. We all think of reverb as a way to add space and dimension to a mix. While this is… Continue reading Exploring Reverb – Part 1
A couple of weeks ago I had the opportunity to complete my first mix evaluations for the incredible team of engineers over at MixCoach Member. For those of you unfamiliar with what this is every month MixCoach Member subscribers are given a new song to mix, along with tutorials on how to approach and mix it. At the… Continue reading What Makes A Great Mix?
For those of you who have waited with baited breath for Apple to release Logic X, you can now breath a sigh of release! Today Apple released Logic X for $199 (available from the Mac App store). Logic X includes: New clean interface design (think Final Cut Pro X) New ‘Track Stacks’ feature, allowing users… Continue reading Logic X Has Landed!
Hello MixCoachers! I’m excited to start product reviews here at MixCoach. I’ve been in contact with some companies I thoroughly enjoy to mix with, and many have been gracious to supply products for the MixCoach team to review. I’d like to start with Softube’s Summit Audio Grand Channel plug-in It is an emulation of Summit… Continue reading Product Review: Softube’s Summit Audio Grand Channel
Possibly the best sounding compressor from NAMM ’13. Kevin and Nathan interview Lindell of Lindell Audio about this 500 module based on the classic 1176 design. [youtube]6wFeIHVm7cA[/youtube] Lindell Audio
Nathan Adam interviews Robin at Pheonix Audio. Up for discussion is the DRS-8 MKII a Class A 8 Channel Mic Pre. Pheonix Audio also produces a line of 500 series modules. [youtube]wfdwr6MOQtc[/youtube] Phoenix Audio DRS-8 MKII
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Here is the third post by Jon Wright. Written while sitting in on a vocal session with Kevin Ward and Wayne Haun. “Two more tips for a great vocal session: As an engineer you need to find a workflow that works well for you. For Kevin, it was making 3 passes (minimum) on separate tracks… Continue reading Vocal Recording Tips and Principles – Part 3