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The Studio SOS Book by Dave Lockwood, Hugh Robjohns, Paul White

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Chapter Eleven

Mixing

Our Studio SOS visits don’t just involve improving the acoustic environment of the studio, as we are often also asked to diagnose problems with on-going mix projects. Our popular Mix Rescue column goes into forensic detail on a specific track each month, but there are some basic principles that are worth observing when mixing that we can pass on in this chapter, along with many practical tips and techniques.

Recording and mixing can be difficult for musicians without much studio experience, as the way a song is arranged for recording can be very different from the way it might be treated for a live performance. Commercial recording projects are most often set up with a producer directing the engineer, but in the project-studio ...

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