Get started with mixing – A short Frequency 101

Posted: 6th July 2013 by benztownbranding in General
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Hey guys it’s Andre.

Getting started in mixing sure is not the easiest part of production. Especially clashing signals in the same range can be a problem, which not always can be solved by simple volume adjusting.

To make you start with a bit of help, I did a little example picture showing some common frequencies and how boosting or lowering them will affect your mix. Also some EQ-ing tricks, I learned from friends, own experience and tutorials.

Frequencies

These techniques are very common to most mixes, but of course you need to adjust your values to your mix. These are just a few tips for quick edits, but if you want to get the best result, you need to trust your ear.

Another tip: Mixing with references will help you get close to that professional sound and provide a quick A/B comparison.

Cheers and have a great weekend.

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