Mix With Me – Reverb & Delay (Part 5 of 6)

I’ve got part 5/6 of the “Mix With Me” series for you today, and it’s on reverb and delay. Now, these 2 plugins are extremely subjective from person to person. Some people love huge amounts of reverb on their vocals and guitar, others prefer having just a pinch...

Mix With Me: Compression (Part 4 of 6)

I’m coming to you today with part 4 of 6 in the “Mix With Me” series – and this part is all about compression. After you’ve used EQ to tame your mix and put your tracks into their sonic sweet spot, compression is the next step to making your mix radio-ready. You...

Mix With Me: EQ (Part 3 of 6)

Without EQ, mixing any song would be nearly impossible. That’s because a good audio engineer can use any basic EQ plugin to tame harsh vocals, boost muffled drums, have an acoustic guitar cut through a heavy rock mix… you name it. And that’s why it’s the third step in...

A Pro Songwriter’s Secrets To Killer Choruses

If your song isn’t good, there’s no amount of recording or mixing that can save it. And most of the time, a song’s success or failure is decided by its chorus. If your chorus doesn’t grab your listener by the ear, it’s game over. So how do you write a killer...