Tag Archives: Mixing

Exploring the mixing environment in Ableton Live 10

Continuing from our last episode, in which we got to grips with Live’s insert effects, Liam O’Mullane guides us through the mixing environment in Live 10. The mixing view is where you’ll be balancing levels of your instruments, pushing them into a stereo space and sending them to effects units to make them more interesting. … Continue reading Exploring the mixing environment in Ableton Live 10

Classic Sounds, New Possibilities: Why Bob Made the “Clearmountain’s Domain” Mixing Plugin

Truly confident practitioners keep no secrets. Mixers are among this self-assured group of experts who, once they reach a certain level of success, are only too happy to pass their platinum techniques on to their colleagues. They do it through 1-1 mentorship, interviews, live seminars, video tutorials, and—increasingly—with signature plugins. Read more… The post Classic … Continue reading Classic Sounds, New Possibilities: Why Bob Made the “Clearmountain’s Domain” Mixing Plugin

Cyber Monday! The Most Popular Mixing Bundles Are Back… (for a Limited Time)

We’re bringing back our most popular mixing bundles by Grammy-nominee Matthew Weiss (Akon, Becky G, Swae Lee, Rick Ross, Space Cowboy, etc.). Each bundle is already a remarkable offer…. read more The post Cyber Monday! The Most Popular Mixing Bundles Are Back… (for a Limited Time) appeared first on Pro Audio Files.

Synths, Style and an API: A Very Original Music and Mixing House Lands in LA

When mischievous music makers make their way to LA, anything can happen. If the composers in question are Fall On Your Sword (FOYS), be on high alert. Already a hot original music house–as well as proficient audio post mixers–after several years of creative output in their Williamsburg, Brooklyn HQ, FOYS Read more… The post Synths, … Continue reading Synths, Style and an API: A Very Original Music and Mixing House Lands in LA

Black Friday Sale On 101 Mixing Tricks

101 Mixing Tricks has become the premier way to learn the techniques of the A-list mixers. It’s hardly ever on sale, but today not only is it discounted, but there’s an extra special discount when you use BLACK as a coupon code during checkout. That’s right – for today only the price isn’t the regular … Continue reading Black Friday Sale On 101 Mixing Tricks

Mixing & Mastering from Stems with Plugin Alliance

Justin Colletti cracks open a track from the artist Astral Fisch to show off some of his favorite techniques—and some of his favorite plugin emulations of boutique analog hardware from Plugin Alliance. You’ll hear for yourself how simply choosing the right tools for the job can help you completely transform Read more… The post Mixing … Continue reading Mixing & Mastering from Stems with Plugin Alliance

Hard Truths: The Only Way to Get Better at Mixing Is Practice

Mixing is one of the most difficult skills to master in music. A lucky few have natural abilities, but for most musicians mixing is complicated and frustrating with a steep learning curve. What makes it worse is that a great mix has a huge impact on your listeners. The presentation of your tracks matters for … Continue reading Hard Truths: The Only Way to Get Better at Mixing Is Practice

The Best Open-Back Headphones for Mixing (…And Mastering?)

Headphones have come a long way in recent decades. “They” say you should never mix exclusively on headphones, and “they” are probably right. But in evaluating some of the latest top-of-the-line models, I was amazed at just how much you can learn to trust some of the very best pairs Read more… The post The … Continue reading The Best Open-Back Headphones for Mixing (…And Mastering?)