Mixing Rock Guitar ...

A trick I learned from Linkin Park live engineer Ken Pooch Van Druten, on how to get a wide rock guitar using the doubled effect, without double tracking the guitar.  I use the Waves Doubler plugin in send/return mode to acheive the result.  I show which settings to use and as usual – include an audio demonstration with before and after.  This is a good way to get big sounding choruses when mixing rock guitars.

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Intro to Reverb and...

A video introduction to two of the most common effects in mixing music – reverb and delay.  In this tutorial I walk through what is reverb, what’s a delay, how to use each of them on vocals, drums and other instruments in a mix.  I introduce the different types of reverbs, how to set it up in a session, and it’s main paramaters – size, decay, predelay and reverb eq, while providing audio examples.   I also introduce delay effects, using the...

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18 Dec 2010
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Mixing Rock Guitar –...

A trick I learned from Linkin Park live engineer Ken Pooch Van Druten, on how to get a wide rock guitar using the doubled effect, without double tracking the guitar.  I use »

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18 Dec 2010
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Mixing snare drum

Mixing Drums – Fat Snare

In this video tutorial I made for Waves I show how to add weight to a snare in a mix.  I demonstrate a trick I learned from engineer Ross Hogarth – down pitch shifting »

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18 Dec 2010
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What is sidechain compression

Sidechain Compression aka ...

In this video I explain what is sidechain compression, otherwise known as ducking.  I discuss when to use the ducking effect in mixing and why, how to set it up in pro tools »

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18 Dec 2010
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How to get backwards reverb

Reverse Reverb Trick

A quick and easy trick on how to use a reverse reverb to add a subtle whoosh effect to a mix.  I use a reverb plugin from Waves to acheive this effect, and show to set up »

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18 Dec 2010
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Intro to Mixing Drums

In this tutorial I walk through the basic of mixing a live drum kit.  I use an example to show how to balance the levels of the drum kit.  I then show how to EQ individual »

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18 Dec 2010
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reverb

Intro to Reverb and Delay

A video introduction to two of the most common effects in mixing music – reverb and delay.  In this tutorial I walk through what is reverb, what’s a delay, how »

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18 Dec 2010
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Mixing Vocals

Intro to Mixing Vocals

An introductory video demonstrating how to mix vocals in pro tools, logic or another home recording software

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