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...

Get Wider Mixes With Just 2 Plugins

Need more width in your latest mix? Already tried creative panning and arranging to open up the mix as much as possible? Are you using a lot of stereo tracks and virtual instruments that are all blending together? Today’s trick might help you a ton. Using two...