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Start Mixing with Plugins 2: Mixing Drums

Aug 21, 2016 | 29,548 Views

Learn how to make your drums pop in the mix, pack more punch and oomph, and sound larger than life. You’ll learn:

  • How to add weight and clarity to your kick drum and remove unwanted rumbling
  • How to gate a snare drum
  • How to EQ and compress a snare drum to shape it and make it punchier
  • How to fatten up thin toms
  • How to apply parallel compression to a drum group

Watch the other chapters of Start Mixing with Plugins, created by Graham Cochrane of The Recording Revolution:

  1. Setting Up Your Master Buss
  2. Mixing Drums
  3. Mixing Bass
  4. Mixing Guitars and Synths
  5. Mixing Vocals
  6. Adding Reverb and Delay
  7. Pre-Mastering
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