Having recently embarked upon a journey to build my very own studio at the end of my garden – one of the very first considerations I had to make was how to treat it acoustically… and on a tight budget! The room I am building is a 3.8 x 3m insulated log cabin. With the insulation built into the walls, I wasn’t too worried about soundproofing the cabin. However, a major worry was that the sound would be bouncing and reflecting all over the place, turning the cabin into one giant drum!
Being a frequent lurker on music production forums, I’ve noticed that one of the most commonly discussed problems people have, is the …
So, you have a great song idea, the composition is down and has great potential. You call it a day and prepare for tomorrow’s task: to give your song the mix it deserves!
You wake up bright and early with fresh ears, and absolutely SMASH your first mixdown session, only to find out it sounds weak and amateur compared to some of your favorite tunes.
I’ve been there too, and over many years of trial and error, perfected a few techniques that have improved my mixes by leaps and bounds.
I’m here today to share these techniques, and hopefully, pave the way for anyone looking to improve their own mixes.
After many years of producing most of us will have, at some point, found ourselves feeling bored with the same old …