Always Mix As You Go!!!

Always Mix As You Go!!!

Kenny's Tip of the Day - Always Mix As You Go!!!

If the goal is to build a production that is compelling, arranged correctly and moves the listener, you must be Mixing as you go.

Using Click Tracks!!!

Using Click Tracks!!!

Click tracks have been an important part of recording for decades. At first, nobody used them at all. And nobody cared. You can find many great records that started off at one tempo and drifted to a completely different tempo by the end. And it was fine. As long as the groove felt good, everyone was happy. And dancing.

Make GREAT Headphone Mixes!!!

Make GREAT Headphone Mixes!!!

Some people seem to think the headphone mix is a lesser thing. That’s it’s not really important. Push up the faders so the artist can hear themselves and the rest of the band and let them perform. Pretty basic. Right?

It’s Better To Get The Audio Tech Wrong, But Get The Music Right!!

It’s Better To Get The Audio Tech Wrong, But Get The Music Right!!

I see this all the time. People asking audio related “tech” questions. Not that this is a terrible thing. It’s good to know whether or not you should “dither” before converting from 24bit to 16bit or whether or not you should leave “headroom” on your final mix to help the mastering engineer master your mix.

It's All About the Midrange!!!!

It's All About the Midrange!!!!

Think about the most important instruments in a mix. Vocals, Snare, Guitars, Piano etc. What do they ALL have in common? They are all centered in the mid-range area of the frequency spectrum. And more importantly, this is where they all FIGHT to be heard.