Train Your Ears – Part 2: Hearing Compression and Compression Distortion

We’re in the middle of a series about ear training! Last week I detailed a method of training your ears to hear different frequencies and ranges. Click HERE to check that post out! This week I want to touch on how to train your ears to hear compression and compression induced distortion. Over the thousands… Continue reading Train Your Ears – Part 2: Hearing Compression and Compression Distortion

Train Your Ears – Part 1: Frequency Ranges

What’s up MixCoachers! Hope you all had a great weekend! A couple weeks ago on MixCoach Member, Kevin and I were asked about resources for training your ears. As I was pulling together an answer with some resources I decided to take the time and send everyone the info! So over then next two weeks… Continue reading Train Your Ears – Part 1: Frequency Ranges

006 MixCoach Minute-How to get Clarity in a mix

We have a great question on today’s MixCoach Minute.. how do you get more clarity in a mix? In this video I talk about “mixing for the moms” and phase… Getting phase right is more important than you think. Also, I’ll talk about the “attack principle”. All these things combined WILL give you clarity. [youtube]MhSZ9AqGPzc[/youtube]… Continue reading 006 MixCoach Minute-How to get Clarity in a mix

Falling In Love With A Girl – Bonus Video! – Pro Tools 11 Mix Tutorial from Matt Butler

Matt Butler just picked up Pro Tools 11. He was gracious enough to do a Pro Tools 11 demonstration by mixing this month’s MixCoach Member Monthly Session. This should help everyone get a grasp of some of the cool new features of PT 11 in an incredibly practical way. Enjoy! To get involved in the… Continue reading Falling In Love With A Girl – Bonus Video! – Pro Tools 11 Mix Tutorial from Matt Butler

Levels Demystified – Gain Staging (Part 2)

OK.  So.  How exactly do you go about setting the right levels for recording and why does gain staging even matter?  Well it all starts in the mysterious world of ‘gain-staging’ and ends with a magic number.  See I told you this was going to be fun! What Exactly Is Gain Staging? ‘Proper Gain Staging‘… Continue reading Levels Demystified – Gain Staging (Part 2)

MixCoach Podcast 041 : MixCoach Podcast Season 3 and Automation

In this episode, Kevin and Jon talk about the new season of the MixCoach Podcast, Kevin’s new membership site MixCoachMember.com, and a question about automation. Question:How much automation do you use? Is it minimal? Or do your plug-ins and faders look like a New Years fireworks show?