Mixing Music

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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How To Pan Vocals

How To Pan Vocals (Complete Guide)

If you’re still struggling with getting a vocal mix that is wide and exciting then this article will help you master the art of panning various types of vocals.Getting the best stereo image balance for your vocals starts in the recording stage. It’s very crucial to record all your vocal …

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How To Pan Instruments In A Mix

How To Pan Instruments In A Mix

To get your music sounding open, clear, and wider you need to master the art of panning. In this blog post, I’m going to reveal some best-kept secrets about how to pan instruments in a mix.Audio Panning is crucial when mixing because it helps instruments and vocals dominate their own …

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Instrument Panning Cheat Sheet

Instrument Panning Cheat Sheet

I’ve put together an instrument panning cheat sheet that will help you avoid guesswork or getting stuck whenever you’re panning sounds in a mix.Knowing where to place instruments in the stereo image will help you get wider mixes that sound clearer and make the song exciting to listen to.Without panning, …

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Bass Guitar EQ Cheat Sheet

Bass Guitar EQ Cheat Sheet (Complete Guide)

Today I would like to share with you the best bass guitar EQ cheat sheet that you can use whenever you're mixing music, no matter the genre.It's very important to get your bass well-balanced in a mix because the low-end is the foundation of a song.Especially if you're mixing bass-heavy …

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How To EQ Bass Guitar (Get Punch & Clarity)

How To EQ Bass Guitar (Get Punch & Clarity)

The low end of a song is the foundation and it’s very crucial to get it right because when it’s not mixed well the entire song will fall flat.Getting a bass guitar to sound great is not a complicated process and this is what this post will reveal.It’s also important …

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How To Use Saturation On Vocals

How To Use Saturation On Vocals Like A Pro

In today’s tutorial, I’ll be showing you how to use saturation on vocals to help them cut through the mix even better.You’ll learn how to add punch and excitement without overdoing it or ruining a tremendous vocal performance. This is something that I use on every recording, whether it’s Pop, …

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Saturation Before Or After Compression

Saturation Before Or After Compression

If you’re working in an analog environment where you’ve got pre-amps, console, and other outboard gear you wouldn’t have to worry about saturation.This is because saturation happens naturally as the audio passes through these different pieces of gear. You don’t even have to think about it. But when mixing in the …

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