Mixing Music

How to Mix Drums Like a Pro

How To Mix Drums (Complete Guide)

Drums play an essential role in modern music production, providing rhythm and energy to the tracks. Often, they are recorded separately so that the mixing process can be controlled and flexible. As a result, mixing drums can also seem daunting. It can be difficult to know where to begin when …

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How To Mix Toms

How To Mix Toms (a Step-by-Step Guide)

In this post, you’ll find a set of sensible and actionable steps that you can take to get great-sounding tom drums.These include everything from applying EQ, compressing like a pro, adding reverb, separating the kick from the bass, and more.Let’s get started.How to Mix Toms Whether you’re working with electronic …

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How To Use Saturation On Drums (Punch & Warmth)

How To Use Saturation On Drums (Punch & Warmth)

If you're here, you may already have an idea of how powerful saturation can be for mixing drums. You may already know that it is a crucial part of achieving great-sounding mixes that can compete.In fact, you could almost say it's necessary for the majority of successful records.The "magic of …

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How To Mix An Electric Guitar

How To Mix An Electric Guitar (No Fluff)

While mixing an electric guitar is not difficult, many of the more complex techniques can take some practice to master.When you are just starting out, there are some basic practices you can follow. If you follow these steps, you can avoid common mixing pitfalls and get started on your way …

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How To Mix Rap Vocals

How To Mix Rap Vocals (A Step-by-Step Guide)

Welcome to your rap vocal mixing learning journey!You'll get the most out of this guide if your desire to learn how to mix rap vocals is exceeded only by your willingness to execute and test concepts.This guide is designed to describe all major aspects of vocal mixing on a rap …

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How to EQ an Electric Guitar

How to EQ an Electric Guitar (Eliminate Guesswork!)

If you're reading this, you're already aware of how effective EQ can be in achieving the perfect tone on an electric guitar.The magic happens when you know exactly where to cut or boost without any guesswork. On the other hand, if you’re just guessing, then that’s like throwing darts blindfolded. …

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Kick Drum Compression Settings

Kick Drum Compression Settings (Including Cheat Sheet)

One of the biggest things beginner engineers struggle with is finding the best kick drum compression settings for their mixes. They don’t know when or where to use a compressor to make the kick stand out in a mix.In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to find the best settings for …

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Punchy Kick Drum EQ Settings

Punchy Kick Drum EQ Settings (Including Cheat Sheet)

The kick is the foundation of a song and without a strong foundation, your mixes will fall flat when played outside your studio.This is why I want this to be the only tutorial that you’ll need to finally get the best kick drum EQ settings that you can use in …

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snare eq settings

Snare EQ Settings: How to Get a Fat & Punchy Sound

Getting the perfect snare drum EQ settings is very crucial for most music genres since the snare is usually one of the main instruments.In this post, I’m going to reveal the best-kept secrets to help you get fat and punchy snare sound using an equalizer.Even if you don’t know which …

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Snare Compression Settings (Cheat Sheet)

Snare Compression Settings (Full Guide + Cheat Sheet)

When the snare drum is one of the main sounds in a mix then you must nail the compressor settings. This could make or break a really good song.It’s also important to mention that you’ll need to have a good-sounding snare before using the techniques shared below.If you’re mixing a …

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