There’s a way to get more energy, fatness, and power in your mixes without killing your dynamics or transients.

It involves compression, but not in the way I’ve traditionally used it.

When I saw Andrew Scheps doing this at the NAMM show I instantly knew he was on to something. He calls it the “Rear Buss” I call it the Parallel Mix Trick – but whatever you call it, it’s a useful little move.