How To Make Your Vocals Pop In The Mix

Getting your vocals to pop in the mix is critical. If you find your vocal track a bit too buried and muddy and volume alone won’t fix it, then I have 3 things you can try. Through a combination of EQ, stacked compression, and parallel tricks you can quickly and...

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...