Build Your Own Mix Template (And Mix Faster)

Want to mix faster, with more consistent results, and be more creative in the process? Then it’s time to build your own mix template. Whether you need to churn out more mixes for client work in less time (and increase your income) or you just want to create more...

Analog Summing Is Not The Answer

If you’ve ever wondered if analog summing or mixing with a hybrid approach is what your music needs, today’s video is for you. In case you didn’t know there’s a big debate looming in the recording world and it revolves around analog summing. People...

The 24 Track Rule

Today I want to make the case that you shouldn’t need more than 24 tracks to record your songs. In this digital world of “unlimited track counts” we are set up for failure. More tracks doesn’t mean better sound. Usually, it’s the...

The Vocal Ambience Arc

I used to think vocal ambience (reverbs and delays) were an either or choice. Either have reverb on the vocal or not. Either have a long or short delay. Over the years I’ve learned to better harness vocal ambience as a tool to tell a story and enhance the...

The Low Volume Mix Trick

One of the simplest things you can do to ensure your mix sounds good everywhere is to play with volume. And I don’t mean volume automation I mean checking your mix at different volumes. Specifically at super low volumes. A lot of times a mix will fall apart when...

How You Should Pan Your Tracks When Mixing

When it comes to panning your tracks in a mix there is a lot to consider. How much width and separation do you need? How many tracks are you dealing with? What does the arrangement flow like? Today I want to break down my complete philosophy and method for panning so...