So you got a rocking song written and you’re ready to move it over to the mixing stage. There are many technical steps as well as room for creativity in the mix down process. After years of being a professional mixing engineer and musician I have found a basic guideline that helps me insure a solid mix. Below is a checklist / cheat sheet I made to help visualize the steps needed.
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Here is deeper run-through of the steps and ideas in the Infographic. If you use Ableton Live then check out the Mixdown Toolset. It is packed with tools to help your stereo imaging, advance EQing, and more. (more…)