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How to Make Drum Mixes Translate: Masterclass with Jacquire King

Apr 03, 2024 | 2,044 Views

Learn from Grammy®-winning producer/mix engineer Jacquire King (James Bay, Norah Jones, City & Colour) how to approach polarity & phase alignment to get the maximum punch, clarity and low-end translation in your drum recordings & mixes.

Using a multi-mic drum setup for demonstration along with a bass and keys track, Jacquire demonstrates how to align your polarity choices for a musical-sounding mix with consistent emotional impact across listening devices.

Music in this masterclass:
Recorded & mixed by Jacquire King
Drums played by Logan Todd
Bass & keys played by David Crutcher

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