Having issues getting a balanced mix? I discuss ways to go about making sure you have the best change at getting a balanced mix. Then we discuss mixing concepts to help you get there. Lastly I share what you should be looking for when it comes to using a Spectrum Analyzer. I get a lot of clients sending me tracks that look a certain way. Although I always suggest to use your ears, looking at a spectrum analyzer can give you a different perspective and may help you out.
Want to learn all the tricks, then check out the video!
1:29 Reference Tracks
03:44 Train Your Ears
04:37 Mix in Mono
06:12 Spectrum Analyzer
- Introduction- Intro to getting a balanced mix.
- Monitoring – Discussion about monitors and your room acoustics.
- Reference Tracks – If you follow references it can help you in the end even in a colored environment. Learn why!
- Train Your Ears – No shortcuts here!
- Mix in Mono – Mixing in mono can help you achieve many things!
- Panning – Helps to create space in your mix.
- Depth – Helps create a sense of front and back space in the mix.
- Spectrum Analyzer – How this handy tool can help visually
- Examples – I share some examples of mixes on an analyzer and what I commonly see.
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