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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 One of the easiest ways to bring life, energy, and dynamics into your mixes is through volume automation. By systematically going through your tracks and riding the volume up or down where needed you can create drama, depth, and power into an otherwise flat and 2D mix. Today I want to show you a simple example of how I used volume automation on some guitars to make the hook of a song hit hard.
►► Create radio-worthy songs from your bedroom. Download my FREE Radio Ready Guide and learn my 6 step process → http://RadioReadyGuide.com What does it take to make it in the music industry as a musician and songwriter? And how do you sustain a career for 60+ years?! Today’s interview with Grammy winning musician and songwriter Duane Hitchings will inspire you, encourage you, and motivate you to make music. In this conversation we cover: – How to prepare for opportunity – The 2 keys to longevity in the music business – How he wrote a hit song by joking around – [More]
►► Create radio-worthy songs from your bedroom. Download my FREE Radio Ready Guide and learn my 6 step process → http://RadioReadyGuide.com The Foo Fighers’ frontman Dave Grohl has always had a distinctive vocal sound. Most of it is his killer rock voice, but a lot of what we hear in their recordings is the power of the simple vocal double effect. Today I want to show you how to get this Dave Grohl, Foo Fighers style vocal double effect (hint you have to record it this way, not create it in the mix) and some tips to get it sounding [More]
►► Create radio-worthy songs from your bedroom. Download my FREE Radio Ready Guide and learn my 6 step process → http://RadioReadyGuide.com Everyone I talk to wants a wide mix. They want a mix with impact, space, clarity – and width! What’s funny is that the EASIEST way to get that wide mix is to use something called LCR panning. That’s right – panning! No stereo widening plugins, no spacial imagery – just turning your pan knobs to THE RIGHT PLACE. It’s the oldest “trick” in the book.
►► Create radio-worthy songs from your bedroom. Download my FREE Radio Ready Guide and learn my 6 step process → http://RadioReadyGuide.com “Should I use online auto mastering services like LANDR or eMastered?” It’s one of the biggest questions I’ve gotten in the past 2 years. And it’s a good question. I have used both services, as well as professional mastering engineers (and self masters) over the years so I can tell you from experience if they are a good fit for you. Today I want to break down two reasons why you SHOULD use the services and one giant reason [More]
►► Create radio-worthy songs from your bedroom. Download my FREE Radio Ready Guide and learn my 6 step process → http://RadioReadyGuide.com The idea of mixing fast is not a new one – but it’s a smart one. The longer you take on a mix, the less objective you become. This leads to making bad mix decisions. That’s why I’m a fan of mixing quickly – especially if we’ve already set our mix up correctly (see my”Start Your Mix With These 4 Steps” video). In today’s video I’ll walk you through a mix I pulled together in about an hour and [More]
►► Create radio-worthy songs from your bedroom. Download my FREE Radio Ready Guide and learn my 6 step process → http://RadioReadyGuide.com Mixing looks fun and glamorous with all the plugins and effects at our disposal. But did you know that the best mixers in the world have a systematic (and boring) setup process? In fact, many of the top mixers have their assistants do this FOR them so come mix time they can move fast and have fun. If you don’t have an assistant (hand raised!) then you need to know how to properly start your mix so you your [More]
►► Create radio-worthy songs from your bedroom. Download my FREE Radio Ready Guide and learn my 6 step process → http://RadioReadyGuide.com Do your vocals sound boring or lifeless? Perhaps they were recorded and performed well, but just need a little something to spice them and make them pop? Let me offer you 5 simple effects (that you already have in your software most likely) that can help take your vocals from zero to hero. Whenever you get stuck with mixing vocals, simply reach for one or two of these effects to see if they can give your vocals a little [More]
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