►► Does compression in mixing confuse you? Download my FREE Compression Checklist → http://Compression7.com When mixing I’m always looking for shortcuts or faster ways to get things done. And when I have lots of layered vocal tracks I want to get that even, upfront sound as quickly and accurately as possible. Today’s tip will show you how to take one simple compressor and use it to reign in background vocals, gang vocals, or any group of layered vocals in 60 seconds – giving you that consistent, upfront, and polished sound.
►► Get complete mix breakdowns, fresh multitracks, and live coaching with my membership program. Start your 14 day free trial here → http://DuelingMixes.com If you’ve ever had to mix a song with 50-100+ tracks then you know what mind numbing work it can be. Not only does it take a long time, but it’s too easy to go overboard and find yourself OVER mixing the song – missing the forest for the trees. I’m going to be honest – I’m not a fan of mixing high track count songs. So when I do – I have a 3 step system [More]
►► Create radio-worthy songs from your bedroom. Download my FREE Radio Ready Guide and learn my 6 step process → http://RadioReadyGuide.com Calling all songwriters: if you want better recordings, this video is for you. Most of us have a dominant instrument that we do the bulk of our writing with. For you it might be piano or guitar. Whatever the core instrument, we usually get stuck trying to build out the rest of the song and know what to record and where. Today I want to give you simple framework and method you can use to record your songs with [More]
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►► Create radio-worthy songs from your bedroom. Download my FREE Radio Ready Guide and learn my 6 step process → http://RadioReadyGuide.com The best way to record your acoustic guitar and vocals at the same time is with two microphones. This gives you a more upfront sound and more control over the balance and mix down process later. In this video I show you what equipment you’ll need to pull this off and the best mic placement techniques to get as much separation as possible.
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►► Create radio-worthy songs from your bedroom. Download my FREE Radio Ready Guide and learn my 6 step process → http://RadioReadyGuide.com Recording your acoustic guitar and vocals at the same time with only one microphone is not only possible – it can sound really good! The key is to understand what type of microphone to use and where to place it. In this video I show you exactly what gear you need to pull this off and we test a few different microphone placements so you can hear the difference just a few inches can make. The key to a [More]
Correcting some misinformation. This is a response to recordingrevolution’s Why Switching DAWs Can Ruin Your Recordings – RecordingRevolution.com video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eiJ9xbBVXs4
►► Get my personal Home Studio Gear Buying Recommendations to fit any budget → http://StudioGearGuide.com Thinking about switching to a new piece of recording or mixing software (DAW)? Don’t! This is one of the most pointless things I see people do in the home studio – and what’s more, switching can actually harm your recordings and mixes! Today’s video explains why – and gives you a better way of thinking about your current DAW.