Stop Using Presets to Mix

Using presets in mixing can be tempting but it’s important to realize every situation is different and there really are no “one size fits all” solutions. Shares

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EQ in Context

It’s very tempting to solo the part/instrument you are EQ’ing. You should try to avoid doing this however. Shares

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Check the Mix in Mono

Listening to your mix in mono is a great practice that will help you point out potential pitfalls. How? Shares

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Instant Parallel Compression

This week’s tip is related to the recent article I wrote about parallel compression. If you are unfamiliar with the concept, you should start by reading the article here: Smashed Up – a Parallel Compression Tutorial. Shares

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Free Plugin Tip: Flux Bittersweet II

Let me introduce one of my secret weapons. It’s a free plugin I absolutely love: the Flux Bittersweet II transient designer. Shares

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Lock & Load

This weekend it’s time to pull out the roughest, hardest beats again when Renegade Hardware takes over Area Club in London. It’s the launch party for the new album from Hardware – Ink & Loxy Present: Horsementality LP. It’s a good chance to link up – I know some of you guys are coming so […]

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Precision Widening

This technique will let you push a sound towards the sides of the stereo image, leaving the centre free for other material. Shares

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Smashed Up – a Parallel Compression Tutorial

Introduction Welcome to the Resoundsound parallel compression tutorial. We often use compression to beef things up. The more we compress, the thicker the sound gets. The tradeoff is of course compromising the natural dynamics and nuances of the sound. Shares

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Embrace the Process

I recently spoke about advice. I feel really intriqued by this topic so let’s unleash a few more words about it… Shares

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Clever Breathing

Here’s a neat trick I like to use when working with vocals. Personally I often like to leave a lot of the breathing sounds in the vocal, but this doesn’t come without problems. Shares

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