There are 4 magic frequencies that always work when you’re mixing snare drums. Once you know these, you’ll never be lost when it comes to EQing your snare! In this video, I’ll show you exactly what these frequencies are and let you hear them in action.
☛ Get TELOFI here: https://blacksaltaudio.com/telofi I’ve used the lofi ‘telephone effect’ on 100s of my mixes and I love how dynamic and versatile this effect is…. But I hated the tedious and time consuming process of layering multiple plugins to achieve the sound I wanted. So I set out to streamline the process. Enter TELOFI… Continue readingThis mix effect ALWAYS works
In this video, I explain how I come up with Black Salt Audio plugin ideas and map out the signal flow… How we test early versions with “ugly builds”… And how it all gets tied together into a super-functional and polished plugin. Find my plugins at https://blacksaltaudio.com
Ever felt like your mix is 90% there, but there’s still something missing? Sometimes there’s just one move you need to make that’ll take your mix from good to great. In this video, I’m sharing 3 of my recent mix projects and how I added the final 10% that each mix needed. Plugins in this… Continue readingWhen one magic move makes the mix
There are some plugins that were my go-to tools for years, but I’ve recently switched them out. Some of the replacements are plugins that I made for myself. Others are just a newer, easier way of doing things. Check out this video to learn what I replaced and why.
When it comes to plugins and a streamlined mix workflow, you don’t mess with success. In this video, I’m showing you why these continue to be my go-to plugins for each and every one of mixes – for 10 years and counting. Waves SSL Channel – https://waves.alzt.net/dMd4q Waves Classic Compressors – https://waves.alzt.net/0va0P Waves CLA76 –… Continue readingI’ve used these plugins for over 10 years!
For years I simply could not achieve modern loudness without completely destroying my mixes with limiting… Until a mentor told me how to do it. And now, I’m sharing it here with you. In this video you’ll see: The ‘normal’ way for getting loudness that makes your mixes suck How to do it without sacrificing… Continue readingThe Ultimate Tool for Louder Mixes (Without Losing Punch)
In an ideal world, you’d always get your drums tracked right at the source. But when that’s not the case, you’ll need to know how to fix sub-par overhead tracks. Here’s how I tackle this common issue to get cymbals that cut through the mix.
Does your mix ever feel out of control, or like it’s going to fall apart if you change something? You’re not alone – this comes up often when I’m talking to and teaching up-and-coming engineers. In this video, I’ll explain why this is usually a problem of too much mix bus processing. I’ll also show… Continue readingHow to Use Your Mix Bus
I’m taking you inside one of my mixes – join me on a step-by-step walkthrough of my metal vocal mixing chain. Plugins used in this session: Waves SSL Channel Waves CLA76 Waves Sibilance Waves L1 Black Salt Audio Escalator