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Learn how to use dynamic equalizers to your advantage, as mixing engineer David Stagl shares his favorite tips and practical use examples that will help keep your mix under control.

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Sound designer Julian Slater (Mad Max: Fury Road, Jumanji) was a major driving force behind Baby Driver’s high-octane soundtrack. We got inside Julian’s head to discuss how he syncopated sound effects and music to drive the story behind the critically acclaimed film.

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Live recordings are almost always plagued with massive mic bleed and other problems, turning a performance's 'magic' into a headache for the mixer. Whether recorded at a concert or live in the studio, learn how to mix them best!

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Mixing long hours can lead to poor mixing decisions, deception in perception, and worse – permanent ear damage. Learn to protect your most valuable mixing tools – your ears – by understanding the symptoms and designing a healthy workflow.

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FOH engineer Tomas Wolfe keeps a smooth live mix for RTJ’s sold-out shows, even with mic cupping, heavy bass and other challenges faced at live hip hop shows. Find out how he does it running plugins inside his eMotion LV1 mixer.

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Does your mix suffer from a lack of definition? Is it a muddy, indistinct wash of blurry sounds? If so, chances are you’re misusing or overusing reverb. Find out how to apply 'verb in away that will add balance and depth to your mix!

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Emre Ramazanoglu (David Holmes, Carly Rae Jepsen, Lily Allen) breaks down drumming, engineering, and taking Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds on the experimental fringe of music production for the making of Who Built the Moon?

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Everybody does it, and a lot of people overdo it: Check these all-too-common mistakes for mixing with effects. From slap delays and echo throws to chorus and harmonic distortion – make sure you're not making one of these simple errors!

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How do you breathe life and soul into programmed drums? We hit up producer, mixer and original 80s drum machine master Jimmy Bralower (Madonna, Nile Rodgers, Kurtis Blow, Hall & Oates) for his drum programming secrets.

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These days, many of us wear several hats: songwriter, producer, mixer and more. This is great, but when it comes to mixing, decisions can be easily biased by being so closely acquainted with the music. Find out ways to avoid these common sonic traps!

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