When it comes to mixing your musical creations, there's tips and then there's tips... In this article Mike Watkinson shares what he feels are five of the most essential tips you need to know.
How do you get elements in your mix to gel when they clash? Before you ditch the parts read and listen to the examples in this tutorial by Mo Volans as he uses auto-panning to solve this problem.
Making your mixes fatter (in the low-end section) needn't involve overzealous use of plug-ins. Mo Volans shares his experience with these tricks for deepening the rumbles in your mix.
Have you tried adding an edge to your tracks with distortion? It's easy to go over the top... Mo Volans shows how to get an aggressive sound while keeping your mix balanced using Logic Pro.
Is your bass a bit muddy? Spreading over the left and right channels in an unwanted way? Mo Volans comes to your rescue in this tip on how to reduce the stereo width of that untamed bass in your mixes
No one likes flat, lifeless drum tracks... And yours don't need to be either! Gary Hiebner digs out this tip on adding saturation to your beats in Logic Pro from his bag of music production tricks.
Logic Pro expert author, trainer and film composer, Jay Asher, explains how to create stems in Logic Pro 9, and why this makes it easier and more efficient when it comes to the mixing process.
From electronica to rock, pop to orchestral, crashes are used to add impact or signal a transition. Mo Volans shows how to transform a simple crash into something much bigger in Logic Pro.
Spacious. Interesting. Wide. Powerful. Clear. Cohesive. Punchy... These are some words that might be used to describe a good mix. But mixing is not a one-size-fits-all art or science. There is no one