Essential Steps To A Better Mix - Intro

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Essential Steps To A Better Mix - Making Headroom

Welcome! In this tutorial, we're going to cover:

1. Gain Staging - Making sure your recordings are going in at the proper levels

2. Balancing your mix - NO EQ. Just faders. This process should usually take about a week or so per song

3. Using EQs - Your EQ is not a problem solver. It's a lever of various frequencies. It should only be used slightly and mostly used subtractively

4. Using Compressors - Hence the name compression, this tool is used to automatically reduce gain on a given track

Let's go through these one by one...