"Most important effect" for mixing

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"Most important effect" for mixing

Postby GumsOfGabby » 22 Apr 2013 15:17

Reverb

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Re: "Most important effect" for mixing

Postby itroitnyah » 23 Apr 2013 14:52

I've always been paranoid that I use reverb too much, but now I'm not as paranoid about it, lol. Thanks.
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Re: "Most important effect" for mixing

Postby cplbradley » 23 Apr 2013 18:31

wrong
compression
compress it 6 times fgt
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Re: "Most important effect" for mixing

Postby froggy » 23 Apr 2013 20:33

cplbradley wrote:wrong
compression
compress it 6 times fgt


And EQ ofc

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Re: "Most important effect" for mixing

Postby Motivfs » 24 Apr 2013 03:40

I read the whole article, I've been very skeptical of mixing on send buses, but I after reading it, I can see why it's important, I didn't really ever consider using the same reverb effects for the majority of my synths/instruments to make them feel pieced together.

I've always applied reverb to most of my sounds, but never in this method/style, guess I'll give it a shot on my next mixdown.
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