Mid-Side Processing with Logic Pro X Stock Plugins

Mid-Side Processing with Logic Pro X Stock Plugins In the realm of audio production, one technique that often separates amateurs from professionals is Mid-Side processing. It’s a powerful tool that allows you to manipulate the center (mids) and the sides of a stereo signal separately. With Logic Pro X’s stock plugins, this advanced technique becomes … Read more Mid-Side Processing with Logic Pro X Stock Plugins

The Reality of Step-by-Step Mixing Guides

The Reality of Step-by-Step Mixing Guides. Every time I come across a ‘step-by-step’ guide on mixing, I shudder inside. I think of the thousands of budding mix engineers thinking, ‘Oh, this must be the way I fix my… [Insert problem],’ and away they go… down the rabbit hole again. I shudder because I’ve been there. … Read more The Reality of Step-by-Step Mixing Guides

How To Get A Great Vocal Performance For Recording & Mixing

When I was at university, I remember coming across a quote by a famous producer saying something like, ‘nobody goes home singing the kick drum’.  Personally, I feel this idea is misplaced. Every aspect of the mix (how the instruments sit together, the power and presence of the low end, how the drums sound) can … Read more How To Get A Great Vocal Performance For Recording & Mixing

How To EQ A Kick Drum For Rock And Metal

Boosting Kick drum Frequencies

(I highly recommend you check out my initial kick drum processing post. This covers phase and contextual mix issues which may affect the sound of your kick drum within the mix.) Now it’s time to look at the kick drum itself. Fundamentally every kick drum will sound different from one another. However, there are some very … Read more How To EQ A Kick Drum For Rock And Metal