In today’s video, we’re going to talk about 6 free mixing tips that won’t cost you anything! As you know, we love reviewing equipment! We love talking about microphones, mic-pres, compressors, plugins and all kinds of other incredible hardware & software!
However, we all know the most important thing when it comes to mixing is your skill! It’s the way YOU hear things and interpret it. With any DAW, they come with stock compressors, EQs, delays, reverbs, multibands, and all kinds of fun things! Ultimately, your skillset is what’s going to set you apart.
There are better EQs, delays, compressors, made by all these great companies, but in the wrong hands, they’re absolutely meaningless!
Today’s video is all about the FREE things, the hugely important free things that you can do to make your mixes better.
6 Free Mixing Tricks in today’s video
1. Familiarize yourself with your work environment using music you know and love 1:17
2. Listen more, do less 2:44
3. Don’t be afraid to mute 6:36
4. Automation 11:12
5. Use reference mixes 15:09
6. Take frequent ear breaks 17:56