Blog

Waves  Blog

"Miami is an aggressive city! The clubs, the streets, the people... Sonically, you want to be aggressive with how your music is produced,” says Mix Engineer, Producer Derek Garcia (DJ Khaled, Kodak Black, Rick Ross). Derek dishes out some tips for those with a vice for bigger, louder mixes.

Read More

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!

Read More

Los Angeles IDM, glitch and heavy bass music pioneers the Glitch Mob share their production and mixing advice for epic synths, massive drums and multi-dimensional mixes, while in the studio mixing their third album.

Read More

Compression: Am I overdoing it? Is the ratio and the threshold set in a way that is helping rather than hurting? See these common mixing mistakes and find out how to avoid them.

Read More

“When mixing, I try to go for small touches, much like a painter,” says FOH engineer Lucas Pinzón (Maluma, Carlos Vives, Bomba Estéreo). We caught up with Lucas mid-tour with Latin pop star Maluma to get his in-depth live mixing tips.

Read More

We caught up with FOH engineer Sean ‘Sully’ Sullivan behind the mixing desk of Red Hot Chili Peppers’ 2017 Getaway World Tour, to find out about his #1 goal when mixing the legendary band and which mixing tools help him get there.

Read More

Do you have a sound system in a House of Worship that you can't get to run smoothly? Learn how you can correct even the most complex audio issues with ease: from harsh ringing feedback to unintelligible vocals and more.

Read More

Are there right and wrong ways to use plugins? Not for uber-vocalist, producer and film composer Mike Patton, who shared with us which plugins he most likes to use – and abuse – in albums with Faith No More, Fantômas and Dead Cross.

Read More

Metering your audio signal may be the most important part of tracking, mixing and mastering. Let’s unravel some of the mysteries of audio metering so you can work with precision, knowing which meter to use and when.

Read More

How is mixing in surround different than stereo mixing? There's more to it than you might think. Find out how to work with an expanded sound field, how to create realistic spatial effects, and how to avoid phasing issues and other pitfalls.

Read More

81 - 90 of 339
123456789 10