Practical Use of Matching EQ

Practical Use of Matching EQ

The Matching EQ allows you to attenuate the frequencies of your target sample by using a reference. Essentially, the matching equalizer listens to the reference and then adjusts the parameter accordingly to affect the target sample. If you like to gain further...
Bring Back The Impact: Drum Mastering

Bring Back The Impact: Drum Mastering

Drum Mastering Using Parallel Compression   You have probably come to this point while mixing your track: the more elements you add to your drums, the less impact they have. In this tutorial, I will walk you through one way to counteract this using parallel...
Understanding Phase and Phasing

Understanding Phase and Phasing

Phase (sometimes called “position”) is the orientation of a cyclical waveform in time, relative to a another cyclical waveform.   Here is an analogy on a less abstract level… If I were to start singing Twinkle Twinkle Little Star from the lyrics “up above...
Reading Meters – How to Utilize Metering Tools

Reading Meters – How to Utilize Metering Tools

Despite the utmost importance of listening to your mix, looking at it is also necessary. Meters are the visual aids for decision making. They divulge clipping and other undesirable content that is too subtle to hear during production but may become obvious after...
Maximize Loudness With These Processing Tips

Maximize Loudness With These Processing Tips

Maximizing the Loudness of Your Mix   The loudness war is over. EDM artists are too busy finding ways to get their mixes sounding louder to reminisce about the days of dynamics. Although I agree with the loudness conservatives who say they’d “rather hear a...