At the bookshop of the train station the title on the front of the new Sound On Sound triggered me: mixing on headphones. I LOVE headphones.
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Yesterday I read the article ‘Hard Truths: Every Plugin Has a Downside’ that was published on LANDR. I asked myself: are these really Hard Truths like the writer Michael Hahn claims?
Mixing engineers Tchad Blake and Andrew Scheps did a session at winter NAMM 2020 at the Mix with the Masters booth. A super interesting conversation.
Mid/Side processing is a technique many mastering engineers are using because it is so easy and effective. Here’s how to use it in Reason.
Why limit, compress and EQ the 2-track stereobus while you can fix the whole mix more precisely?
Larry Crane of Tape Op Magazine interviewed mixer Manny Marroquin. Some cool stuff came out of that!
Audiomatic is a device which ships with Reason. It’s full of presets for quickly creating a contrasty sounding mix.
One of my favourite insert effects is The Echo effect which is included in Reason. Its color section will add some super nice sounding Limiting, Overdrive, Distortion or Tube sounds + mighty fine additional filtering.
You can use the speakers of a MacBook Pro as a mixing reference. Using the same tools as the listeners. How smart is that?
Yesterday the short film Short had its first viewing in Amsterdam. I was responsible for the sound design and mixing. Short was written, directed and produced by Naima Challioui. It will be screened on film festivals soon. I mixed it within Ableton Live.
I did the music, sound design, small volume corrections/mixing and voice-over recordings for this documentary.
Why would you apply an effect to the full range using a compressor or an EQ when you can also fix and tweak a specific part, a tiny detail in a more subtle way? I mean: this is 2013, we’re using software on extreme powerful computers, we can do things with audio now we could […]