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Make Your Music Video and Put It Online by Robert Safir

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Chapter 2. Mixing Considerations

There is a well known book by Stephen Covey called The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People. In this book, he describes one of the principles as “Begin with the End in Mind.” He means to begin each day, task, or project with a clear vision of your desired destination. This is true in life and is applicable to the topic of this chapter. Before you begin mixing, you should have a clear vision of the end product and anticipate the technical considerations that might apply.

In the prior era of making records (these were actually made of vinyl and played on a device known as a “record player”), you had to take into consideration everything about a mix as it applied to the record and the radio, and very occasionally, ...

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