Pro Tools

Mixing Metal Kick – EQ and Compression Tutorial

Here’s an in-depth tutorial on how to get a tight, punchy kick drum with tons of attack and presence for metal and heavy rock. This video walks through how to EQ, compress and use saturation on a live kick track to give it a modern metal sound. Check out the Waves SSL Bundle

Simple Vocal Widening Mix Technique

Here’s a super simple vocal widening technique that you can use in any mix – from hardcore and metal to pop, country and everything in between.  In this video I demonstrate this technique using a stock Pro Tools plugin or a paid plugin that makes things even easier.

4 Secret Weapons for Mixing Metal in Pro Tools (with FREE plugins)

You don’t need a ton of expensive plugins to crank out big, heavy mixes. Check out these 4 stock plugins, included free with Pro Tools, that I use in almost every metal mix. You’ll see how to easily and accurately gate drums; sit your vocals perfectly in the mix with delay; achieve explosive reverb effects; […] 
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