How to Get Rid of Click Bleed

When the click track bleeds out of the headphones and into the microphones, it can be a pain to deal with. Ideally you’ll prevent it from happening, but it happens. Here’s a way to fix it:

Presonus Live: Advanced Mixing Part 2 – Electric Guitars [Video]

This week for my final installment of Presonus Live, I continued the mix of “Behold,” focusing specifically on electric guitars.

You’ll learn:

  • The single best (and hardest) way to mix electric guitars
  • How to use EQ to balance different parts
  • When (and when not) to use compression
  • When to not use EQ
  • and more…

Enjoy!

Presonus Live: Advanced Mixing Part 1 [Video]

In this video, I take the song that I started mixing in last week’s 1-Hour Mix video and dive deeper into some more advanced mixing techniques.

Most of the video is focused on mixing drums, several tricks I’ve picked up over the years to get a killer drum mix.

7 Great Drum Mixing Videos

Does mixing drums intimidate you a little bit?

Yeah, me too sometimes.

The trick to being confident with mixing drums (or any instrument for that matter) is two-fold.

First, you gotta spend a lot of time doing it. There’s no shortcut around it. The more you mix, the better you get.

The second part is equally important. You need to be constantly trying new things, especially if you’re just starting out.

Just yesterday I was emailing a guy who’s been a recording engineer for three decades, and he told me he is STILL always trying to learn new things. So cool.

Guess what? There’s not just one way to mix drums. I’ve never mixed drums the same way twice. (more…)