What I Learned About Mixing in 2012

what I learned...2012 has been full of learning experiences for me, both personally and professionally. Usually when someone uses the phrase “learning experience,” they actually mean “painful experience.”

It’s so true, right?

Any time I learn a powerful lesson, there’s almost always some sort of discomfort that comes along with it. Take mixing, for example. I love to mix, but there are days where I would rather swim with hungry alligators than work on a mix.

Sometimes mixing comes easy. Sometimes it’s painful.

But if you can persevere, there’s always something to learn, something that will make your future mixes better.

Here are some of the things I learned: (more…)

500th Post – Share What You’ve Learned

BooksToday is my 500th post here on HSC. Five hundred…wow. I feel like I’m just getting started. 🙂

So today I’m taking a bit of a break. I want to hear from you. You notice how there’s a little comment section below this blog post? I want you to scroll down there and leave a comment. Here’s what I want you to tell us. Tell us one of the biggest things you’ve learned since you started your recording journey.

It can be something you learned here on HSC or another website. It can be something you came up with all on your own. Anything. The idea here is to have a big long list of cool recording tips and tricks that YOU use to get great results.

Let’s make this an epic list. Even if you don’t normally leave a comment, make an exception for today. 🙂 (more…)