Great Acoustic Guitar Tone – The Mix (Part 7 of 7)

It would be lame for me to do a series on acoustic guitar tone without talking about how to mix those tracks once you’ve finally recorded them.

Lately I’m becoming more and more conscious of how my mixes are dependent on the quality of the recorded tracks. So now, whenever I record something, I try to get it to sound exactly how I want it to sound in the mix, right off the bat. I don’t just capture it and plan to go crazy with EQ later. I try to get it where I want it. My mixes are getting better (and easier) as a result.

Still, you need to mix those tracks, no matter how good they sound already, so hear are some tips for mixing acoustic guitars. (more…)