Mike Levine

Waves MultiMod Rack is an incredibly versatile and powerful multiband distortion and modulation plugin. We put it to the test while mixing an EDM track. Listen to the results!

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When mixing acoustic music, your mission is to enhance the instrument and vocal sounds and reinforce the mood of the music, while still keeping the elements sounding natural. Learn how to get the best of both worlds.

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What exactly is it about tape that gives it that 'magic'? Technically, tape distorts and can degrade the audio. Regardless, it remains a highly sought-after sound. Find out why, and get practical tips for applying tape saturation plugins in your mix.

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Distortion, saturation and overdrive are great for making drums sound bigger, better and more energetic in the mix. Learn how to get the most from these powerful effects on your drum parts.

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Drums are a living, breathing instrument and require ambiance around them to sing properly. Each space will convey a distinct vibe to the song—learn how to shape your drum reverbs for the sound you want.

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The Abbey Road Studio 3 plugin makes headphone mixing more like the experience of using monitors. Find out what happened when the same song was mixed with and without it.

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Why settle for the same familiar sounds with guitar reverb in your mix? With a few simple concepts and some creativity, you can customize your guitar reverb treatments for the song and take them to the next level.

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Dither is one of the least understood topics when it comes to mixing and mastering, but it can actually come in handy. We’ve compiled a one-stop shop for understanding when, why and how to use dithering.

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Reverb can put a vocal in a myriad of different spaces, but your choice of space and how you set the parameters will dramatically affect the mood of the track. Learn how to tweak your vocal reverb to make your mix sing.

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There’s nothing quite like the glue, punch and excitement that a lightly hit mix bus compressor can add to a song. In this old-school shootout, we compare 5 different compression flavors for your mix bus.

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