How bad speakers can make your mix sound better [reader Question]

I get very discouraged when my mix sounds good on my studio speakers (KRK Rokit 5’s), it’s nice and sits well in the speakers, then I’ll take the song out to the car and the mix falls apart. … One more tip I can give you is to find a set of speakers that YOUR mix sounds bad and the other mix sounds good on… could be headphones, computer speakers, radio shack speakers… just find SOMETHING that your mix sucks on while the other one sounds GREAT or just good on…

MixCoach Podcast 016 : Processing Toms

On this episode of the MixCoach Podcast, Kevin again gives you his specific signal chain, EQ and compressor settings for toms. He talks about when to use a gate to control the toms, as well as tailoring the sound of toms with EQ and compression.

MixCoach Podcast 015 : Processing Snare

On this episode of the MixCoach Podcast, the snare is exposed just as the Kick was in the last episode. Kevin give you his specific EQ, and compression plug-ins and settings. He talks about finding the fundamental snare frequency.

MixCoach Podcast 014 : How I go about processing a Kick Drum

On this episode of the MixCoach Podcast, Kevin describes his signal chain, EQ and compressor settings in detail. You can use these settings to get great kick drum sounds. Some insight from someone who has been around the block a few times.

MixCoach Podcast 009 : Fine Tuning Performance With Diplomacy Not Plug-ins

[audio:h ttp://mixcoach-podcast.s3.amazonaws.com/MC005WhatsMissingInManyVocalTrackingWorkflows.mp3 ] Have you ever wondered how many takes is enough for a good comp? On this episode of the MixCoach Podcast, Kevin talks more about his vocal tracking workflow, going into the performance aspect, how many takes to do, and how to build trust with your clients.

MixCoach Podcast 008 : How The Vibe Of The Studio Affects Performance

[audio:h ttp://mixcoach-podcast.s3.amazonaws.com/MC005WhatsMissingInManyVocalTrackingWorkflows.mp3 ] Have you ever wondered how many takes is enough for a good comp? On this episode of the MixCoach Podcast, Kevin talks more about his vocal tracking workflow, going into the performance aspect, how many takes to do, and how to build trust with your clients.