importance of mixing

(non)AI Mixing

(non)AI Mixing

"The year is 2030 and our musical lives are easier. Composing and producing doesn’t require us to be an expert in loudness units, know when to use an optical compressor or worry about gain staging. Intelligent DAWs have learned how to automatically mix our music using petabytes of cloud data, harvested from the best mix engineers around the world. Algorithms from the best mix engineers can instantly analyse the spectral content within our own recordings and offer world-class mixes at the click of a mouse[...]"

EQing applied with logic and reason...

EQing applied with logic and reason...

[...]Intuition might lead us to slap that EQ on the channel and boost a frequency range to make something more exciting. But I think that's the wrongest approach when it comes to EQing. You gotta clean up your audio material first...and don't tell me there's nothing to clean[...]

The importance of finishing tracks/songs

[...]by early on focusing on making a piece of music instead of being a perfectionist and creating that specific sound exactly like you have it in your head, you'll become a music maker instead of keeping on trying to perfect that one sound years later[...]