Part 19 of 31 – The way to get a great mix is to create impact. But impact starts with a good arrangement of a good song. In the mixing phase however, you can still tweak the arrangement for maximum impact.

Mute The Bass Guitar

The easiest way to help your arrangement out is to take out the bass for a few bars of the song. The moment it comes back in, you feel it. You’re creating impact not by adding something, but by taking something away for a moment. Ironic, isn’t it?