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...

Vocal EQ Preset (3 Steps)

How should you EQ vocals when mixing? Well every vocal is different so the lame answer is “It Depends”. However I have a go-to vocal EQ preset that I use on EVERY vocal I mix and you can set one up yourself in just 3 simple steps. Consider this vocal EQ...