Everything New Mixers Should Know About Panning

I was conducting a recording clinic at a local music store a few weeks ago. One of the questions I got was from a recording student about panning. He said, “I was listening to a mix the other day and things were panned in such a way that the instruments sounded like the were floating… Continue reading Everything New Mixers Should Know About Panning

Creative ways to repair phase problems in your mix [podcast 72]

Last week we told you how to detect phasing problems in your mix.  This week, Kevin gives a few tips on creative ways to fix phasing problems in a mix. Raw Transcript: This is the Mix Coach podcast, episode 72. On this episode of the Mix Coach podcast, we talk about a bunch of ways… Continue reading Creative ways to repair phase problems in your mix [podcast 72]

How to detect phasing problems in a mix [podcast 71]

In this episode of the podcast, Kevin gives a few tips on how to detect whether or not you have phasing problems in your mix. Raw Transcript: Jon Wright: This is the MixCoach Podcast, Episode 71. [Music] Kevin Ward: On this episode of the MixCoach Podcast, I’m going to show you two surefire ways that… Continue reading How to detect phasing problems in a mix [podcast 71]

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

Simple way to correct phase alignment on Overhead mics

Today I want to show you how to manually line up overheads.  Remember, this probably won’t make a huge difference in your mix by itself, but great mixing is all about the small things you do. [youtube]96Iz4o2tn00[/youtube] Have you tried this before?  Can you tell a difference?