CHAPTER 23 Remix Walkthrough: Fine Tuning



After a good night’s sleep and plenty of rest for my ears, I loaded up the remix and the first thing I did was put on my headphones and take a listen at a medium volume. The reason I chose my headphones was because I find them very useful for working on the finer points of the mix in most cases. The only areas where my headphones, and headphones in general, tend to be a little misleading are in judging the bass levels accurately and in judging panning positions and stereo width. One of the problems with judging bass levels accurately is simply that smaller “speakers” like the ones used in headphones struggle to reproduce lower frequencies at the same (relative) levels as monitor speakers, which can, ...

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