“What Volume Should I Have On The Master/ Stereo Out, When The Mix Is Ready?”

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“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?”

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

MixCoach Podcast 065: Expanders

In this episode we talk about how we use expanders in mixing… the answer may surprise you. Raw Transcript: Kev: This is the Mix Coach Podcast, Number 65. Male: This week, we’re going to be talking about expanders. We have some fairly interesting thoughts about expanders, as well as when we use them or when… Continue reading MixCoach Podcast 065: Expanders

MixCoach Podcast 036 : When to Raise Your Rate (and when to go low)

In this episode, more business, pricing, and timing is discussed. Kevin offers his advice on when to raise your rate as well as when to go low with your rate. http://mixcoach.com/mixcoach-podcast-026-know-your-price/ Question: What are some pricing and rate issues that you have run into?

MixCoach Podcast 027 : MixCoach Season 2 and Mixing Volume

In this episode, MixCoach “Season 2” is introduced and the topic of mixing volume is discussed. Kevin talks about not only what volume to mix at but about protecting your ears everyday.   Question: What is the term for things sounding better (due to the way we hear) at higher volumes?

MixCoach Podcast 003 : The most important question you can ask your client

[audio:http://mixcoach-podcast.s3.amazonaws.com/MC003TheMostImportantQuestionYouCanAskYourClient.mp3] On this episode of the MixCoach Podcast, Kevin discusses the first meeting with a vocalist. He talks about energy, personality dynamics, and when to have the vocalist sing. He relates these elements to mixing, production and engineering as well.