Posts Tagged ‘mixing’

Creative EQ for drums

Posted: June 8, 2016 by TGASMrDunne in Recording, Techniques, theory
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Getting the drums to sound right can be challenging. AS and A2 students will find this article and the accompanying video very useful.

Very useful article and video tutorial for all current AS and A2 students, especially at this crucial stage in the year!

3B recording articles

Posted: February 26, 2016 by CSGSMrCarruthers in Recording, studio
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Y13s, please see the below links for live jazz mixing techniques. I would read them critically – lots of good tips but make your own judgments about the sort of mix you are going for.

Mike Senior Mix Rescue: Jazz Trio

Mike Senior Mix Rescue: Jazz Band On Location


A great article from the StudioSpares Pro Audio blog about why it’s important to position your monitors carefully. I especially like the ‘painting under poor lighting’ analogy!


A good interview with a mastering engineer with some thoughts on the use of Master Bus compression. Some hands-on tips given too!

Inside Track: Happy

Posted: June 6, 2014 by TGASMrDunne in Songs
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A brilliant article from Sound On Sound Magazine giving an in depth look at the mixing of ‘Happy’ by Pharrell Williams. Worth a read!