Mixing your music | The quick guide to get your sound right

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Mixing your music | The quick guide to get your sound right


7 Jan, 2023


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Do you want to learn how to mix your music like a pro? You can spend hours watching tutorials on YouTube and reading blog posts, but it's not always easy to know what information is accurate. In this post, we will give you the ultimate guide for mixing your music with professional quality. We'll cover all of the basics including: EQ, compression, reverb and more!

EQ

The first step in mixing your music is to equalize the track. EQing allows you to adjust the tone of a sound by reducing or increasing certain frequencies. The most common types of EQ are high-pass filters, low pass filters and parametric equalization (a combination of the two).

Compression

The next step in mixing your music is to compress it using a compressor. Compressing reduces the dynamic range between soft sounds and loud sounds by lowering louder passages (or increasing softer ones). This allows you to increase the overall volume of the track without it sounding too loud or distorted.

Reverb

The next step in mixing your music is to add reverb. Reverb adds depth and space to a sound, making it sound like it's coming from a physical location. There are many different types of reverbs available, but the most common ones are room, hall and plate reverbs.

Once you've mastered these basic concepts, you can start experimenting with other effects such as delay, chorus and flanger. The most important thing is to experiment and find what works best for your music. With a little bit of practice, you'll be on you way to great mixes