The standout quality of metal music is the loudness and energy of the performance. Therefore, when mixing metal, you must be ready to deal with stuff like big sounds, loud guitars, in-your-face drums, and aggressive vocals. We also know that in order to make metal music sound exactly how it’s supposed to, it must be […]
In this video, SAE Institute Miami Instructor Frank Socorro teaches you how to mix and enhance your 808 tracks.
The list below is taken from my years of experience as a musician, songwriter, recording engineer, content creator, teacher, and audio journalist. You may be familiar with some of the tips, but even if there are just a few that hit home you’ve done yourself a favor by moving closer to your goal of becoming an expert.
While I was working, we talked shop and he said “You need to write a simple, non-technical article about what mastering is. I’ll pay you $100 if you write it.” So here it is.