3 Vocal Mixing Mistakes (That DIY Artists Make)

Mixing is crucial to getting a professional vocal sound, but it’s easy to mess up. When you first start mixing, vocals are one of the hardest things to get right. In this article, Rob Mayzes shows us three of the most common vocal mixing mistakes.

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Producer Spotlight: Dom Morley on the #MusicMadeMe Podcast

We’re back with a socially distant episode of the #MusicMadeMe Podcast, and this week we’re spotlighting GRAMMY Award-winning producer, mixer and engineer Dom Morley. Dom has experience working with Mark Ronson, Amy Winehouse, Adele and tons of other musical heavyweights. In this conversation, TuneCore’s UK Country Manager Nathan Phillips chats with Dom about his engineering […]

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The Difference Between Mixing In Mono Vs. Stereo [Part 2]

In a two-part series, resident mixing and production guru Gary Gray dives into the finer points of mixing in stereo vs mono.

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The Difference Between Mixing In Mono Vs. Stereo [Part 1]

In a two-part series, resident mixing and production guru Gary Gray dives into the finer points of mixing in stereo vs mono.

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“Fundamental Frequencies”: What They Have to Do With Recording a Great Track

When choosing instruments and how you’ll play them, keep in mind
their “fundamental frequencies” — the frequencies they most often emit.
If you’ve got drums, bass, piano, and guitar, you can’t have all of
them playing in the lower register. Things will get muddy. The track
will be too bassy. You need variety in the frequencies.

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How To Make Your Mixes Sound Great in Every System [Part 2]

Looking for industry standard mixes that sound great in every sound system? Don’t get caught up in the myths and lessons of what gear you’re using or special formula you’re following.

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How To Make Your Mixes Sound Great In Every System [Part 1]

Looking for industry standard mixes that sound great in every sound system? Don’t get caught up in the myths and lessons of what gear you’re using or special formula you’re following.

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7 Reverb Mistakes That Will Destroy Your Mix

[Editors Note: This article was written by Rob Mayzes. Read Rob’s previous article on compression mistakes to avoid, too!] Today, you’ll learn about seven common reverb mistakes. When I first started mixing, I made all of these mistakes. It took me years to learn my lesson. So I’m sharing them with you so you can […]

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10 Compression Mistakes That Will Destroy Your Mixes

[Editors Note: This article was written by Rob Mayzes.] Over years of teaching others how to mix, I’ve noticed 10 compression mistakes come up time and time again. These common mistakes can ruin your mix if you don’t know how to avoid them. In this guide you’ll learn what these common compression mistakes are and how […]

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Parallel Compression: A Powerful Technique in Music Production

[Editors Note: This article was written for the TuneCore Blog by our friends at SoundOnTime – a blog for music production enthusiasts.] In the world of music production, compression is a widely used technique. In order to raise the overall level of a certain signal to make particular elements pop out in the mix, it […]

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