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Why treat your room when people don’t listen in treated rooms either? mix translation & psychoacoustics

Here’s a ballsy statement that I’m sure we’ve all had at one point or other:

If people don’t listen to music in super well treated rooms with fully optimized speaker setups, then why mix in a treated room in the first place?

Doesn’t it make more sense to mix in an...

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In case you missed it.. mix translation & psychoacoustics

If you missed my live YouTube session this past Monday, come check it out!

I hung out with Bobby Balow of Raytown Productions, talking about all things low end translation from a home studio.

From room acoustics to understanding speaker calibration, subwoofers and multi-band compression, we...

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How to mix in an untreated room with Bobby Torres (Frightbox Recording) mix translation & psychoacoustics

If there's one thing I WON'T tell you in any of my videos or emails, it's that you absolutely HAVE to treat your room.

In fact what I've learned over time is that for most people, just doing the basics is often enough. It's those first few measures that tend to bring the largest benefit.

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Mix Translation: Three mistakes that keep you from trusting your room mix translation & psychoacoustics

You know that feeling you get when, after a late night of mixing, you get into the studio the next morning, feeling all excited, bubbly inside?

Cause you can't wait to hear how freakin' AWESOME the mix sounded you were working on last night?

So you make a quick cup of coffee, boot up your...

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Why Mixing At Low Volume Does NOT Remove Your Room (But You Still Should) mix translation & psychoacoustics

A common trick to getting more out of your speakers and hearing better is to simply turn down the volume and mix at a low level.

It's certainly true that this will help you make better balancing decisions, hear punch, compression and dynamics better all around.

But the reason is not that you are...

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Should You Shut Your Studio Door? mix translation & psychoacoustics

Have you ever wondered what impact it has on your studio sound if you open or close the door?

Today I'll show you why it's probably best to just keep your studio door closed, and why it has nothing to do with improving acoustics.

In fact it's all about reducing the variables that change the...

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