We don’t talk too much about the scientific, physics side of audio here on Music Guy Mixing. I’d rather give you practical advice and explain how to get a result rather than explain the science behind why it works, interesting though it may be. The Haas Effect is an exception, however, as understanding how this […]
It’s one of the most common questions I see related to mixing. Inserts vs sends; what’s the difference between the two and when should you use each one? They each relate to using a plugin to affect the sound of your track, but they’re used in different ways for different purposes. I’ve got a very
When I first started mixing about 15 years ago, my mixes fell into one of two categories: it was a harsh and overly bright mix, or it was a muddy mix. If you have a problem with a muddy mix, you know the telltale signs. Nothing stands out, instruments get lost, and it just feels
EQ filters are used to add/boost, attenuate, or completely remove certain frequencies from audio. You can achieve a lot of different desired results just by using EQ which is arguably the most useful “effect” in audio production. Depending on what you want to do to the audio, there are different EQ filters for different purposes.