10 EQ Moves For Your Next Mix

It’s no secret that EQ is one of the most useful plugins you can have in your mix. The problem I find is that it can be really hard to know where to start. I might know that there’s a problem with a track, and I know that I could fix it with EQ, but […]

3 Ways To Avoid Clutter In Your Mix

Have you ever felt like your mix was cluttered? All of your tracks sounded great, but when you put them together, it just seemed like there’s too much? In this age of unlimited track count, it can be all too easy to needlessly clutter up your mix. Just because you can record whatever comes to […]

[Video] The Case For Splitting a Track In Two

Sometimes you want the processing for a track to be different for various sections of the song. For example, maybe you want a different EQ curve on a track based on the different instrumentation that’s going on in a particular section of the song. There are a few ways to do that. Today’s video outlines […]

Annoying Technical Issues And How To Fix Them

Have you ever had “clicks” and “pops” in your recordings or mixes? Have you ever had a dialog box pop up and tell you that the system got overloaded and had to stop? Or that your hard drive was too slow? It really sucks. Especially when it distracts you from making music. No one wants […]

Top Lessons I Learned from my EP

As you’ve probably heard, I released my new EP last week. It’s called You Never Let Me Go. I hope you’ve had a chance to listen. If so, please let me know what you think! I’d love to hear from you. Today, I want to reflect on my Top Lessons that I learned during the production […]

5 Big Wins For Your Mix

Mixing is definitely one of the most fun parts of the music production process. It’s super rewarding to take your recorded tracks, make them fit together, and really get them to shine. And assuming you’ve done your work up front and recorded great sounding tracks, then you’ll skip over most of the frustration that people […]

How Being Subtle Can Make A Bigger Impact

In various stages of the music production process, subtlety is key. This is especially true in mixing. Sometimes we make mixing moves that have drastic effects, but more often than not, mixing moves tend to be pretty subtle. Eventually, of course, these subtle moves add up to create drastic changes. This is the beauty of mixing. It’s […]

Take Your Mixes to the Next Level

So I’m in the final stages of my new EP that I’ve been working on. And I’m super excited about it! I’ve finally finished recording, and I’m moving on to mixing. I haven’t done a lot of mixing for the last few months because I’ve been focusing my free time on recording. So it’s nice to […]

Top 5 Drum Mixing Tips

A subscriber emailed me recently, asking about mixing drums. Inspired by the email, today I would like to give you my “Top 5” tips for mixing drums. Before I dive in, let me say this: The first step is to record a good sounding drum kit. Hopefully by now this should go without saying. But […]