I'm sure you've had this happen at some point: It's getting late, you've got a good session going in your DAW, mixing your latest record or working on a production. You don't want to bother the people around you so you switch to headphones. Nice and cranked up. Everything is sounding … [Read more...] about Headphones: How to get consistent mix translation
We keep talking about treating our home studios for mixing purposes. But of course many of us actually do a fair bit of recording in the same room as well. So what does that change in terms of acoustic treatment? What do you focus on first? How do you approach the problem? In this … [Read more...] about Hybrid Studio: How to combine mixing & recording acoustics
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 … [Read more...] about In case you missed it..
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. But … [Read more...] about How to mix in an untreated room with Bobby Torres (Frightbox Recording)
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 … [Read more...] about Mix Translation: Three mistakes that keep you from trusting your room