CHAPTER3

Setting Up Your Mixing Space

In This Chapter

  • Selecting the most appropriate room for mixing
  • The equipment and furniture you need in your mixing room
  • Setting up your mixing studio
  • Dealing with common issues

Before you begin your journey into the mixing process, you have to put together your own mixing studio. This can be as basic as a computer setup in a spare bedroom or den or as fancy as a dedicated room in a larger recording studio.

The space you dedicate to mixing (or share between mixing and recording) affects the mixing process. A more comfortable and ergonomic space makes mixing easier; a cramped or shared space with poor acoustics ...

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