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...

How To Clean Up Harsh Vocals With A De-Esser

 Nothing can ruin a great vocal performance faster than harsh S and T sounds. Whether because of the actual vocalist herself or the microphone choice, many times vocals get too harsh when we try to mix. Thank goodness your DAW likely ships with a magical plugin called...

Your Mix Needs Headroom (And 3 Ways To Get It)

One common mistake I see home studio owners make is not leaving enough headroom when they mix. If you want your mix to sound its best then having enough headroom is critical. Today I’ll explain what headroom is, and show you three ways to get more of...