Advanced Compression – The Attack Control (Part 1)

The skillful and deliberate use of compression in the mix process is something every engineer worth his or her weight in salt has a knack for.  While some grasp the basic concepts of compression relatively quickly, many engineers readily admit that the nuances of compression can take a little longer to master. So if you… Continue reading Advanced Compression – The Attack Control (Part 1)

MixCoach Podcast 057: Managing Low End (Bass)

This episode of the MixCoach Podcast is all about managing the low end in a mix. Raw Transcript: Announcer: This is the Mix Coach podcast episode 57. Jon: On this week, we’re going to talk about the low end of mixing.  We’re going to talk a little bit about how to balance the low end. … Continue reading MixCoach Podcast 057: Managing Low End (Bass)

A Quick Tip On Mixing A Stubborn Bass Line

I’d like to preface this week’s post by saying I play several instruments, but I will always be first and foremost a bass player! So, the tip I’d like to share this week holds a special place in my heart when I’m fighting with a bass part that doesn’t want to keep steady levels. How… Continue reading A Quick Tip On Mixing A Stubborn Bass Line

002 MixCoach Minute – Getting a Fat bass tone starts with your hands

That elusive bass sound is something we all strive for… in this MixCoach Minute episode, I’m going to tell you where it all starts. Kevin [youtube]dc7eg-ZnNLw[/youtube] Raw Transcript: Hey guys, it is Kevin with MixCoach. This is the second episode of MixCoach Minute where I answer questions from my members and my subscribers from around… Continue reading 002 MixCoach Minute – Getting a Fat bass tone starts with your hands

MixCoach Podcast 033 : Acoustic Bass Mixing and Tracking

In this episode, tracking and mixing acoustic bass is explored and discussed in depth. Kevin talks about everything from microphone placement to how to mix acoustic bass. http://mixcoach.com/mixcoach-podcast-018-the-two-best-ways-to-compress-bass/ Question: What experience do you have with tracking and mixing acoustic bass? What techniques worked? What didn’t?