Mixing and Mastering Tutorials

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I love to help people when they ask me questions about mixing and mastering. So I thought it would be helpful to make blog with mixing and mastering tutorials to help artist at home learn some tricks and tips to make their songs better. Mixing and Mastering has taken me years to master, and I have had a lot of help along the way. These videos and articles  are my small way of giving back. Leave a commit if you have any questions and I answer as fast as I can!

Acustica Audio Viridian Review

Acustica Audio's new Viridian Module is amazing! It is an analog emulation of a few different units. The Mic Pre's emulate the sought after V72 Pre's as well as the Pre's of the EQ and Compressor sections. The EQ Emulates a Helios 69PK EQ, a Helios 69TR EQ...

Travis Scott Reverb Effect

The heavy reverb effect you hear on a lot of Travis Scott records has gone viral. You now hear it all the time, and it is such a cool effect to use. It can help fill in space on records that need more energy. I tend to use the Valhalla Vintage...

Overloud Echoson Review

Overloud is an audio plugin company based in Italy, best known for making emulations of sought-after analog hardware. They are somewhat new to the audio world, but their plugins sound fantastic. When I saw that they released the Echoson I was super excited. The Echson...

Acustica Audio Coral Tutorial

Acustica Audio Coral plugin is an all in one mastering channel. It includes a stereo and M/S Equalizer as well as a compressor with a plethora of options. The Equalizer is based on a classic Baxandall configuration, a design which is highly prized for its clarity. ...

Recording Vocals at Home

Everyone is recording vocals at home now. Even the artist I work with who are signed to Major labels are recording at home. I think it's the best way to record too. You don't have to stress out about the studio bill, and you can start recording whenever the...

iMac Pro Vs PreSonus Studio One V4

Purchasing a $5000 iMac Pro was a big commitment for me. However, my 2016 iMac was having a hard time keeping up with heavy demand I was throwing at it every day. It constantly had audio dropouts, and for me, that creates a big problem. I still master completely in...

Brainworx Masterdesk Review

I'm a sucker for all in one mixing and mastering plugins. So when the Brainworx Masterdesk came out, I was one of the first to download the trial. This plugin is an all in one Mastering chain. I think its geared towards the home studio owner who needs to polish off a...

The 3 Best Mastering Plugins

Plugins. Plugins, Plugins.... So many to choose from these days, I can't even keep track! However, I seem to always come back to a few workhorses over and over again. The Fab Filter ProQ is an all-time favorite, as well as the UAD 1176. ( Or any 1176 plug for that...

How To Mix Crisp Vocals

Have you heard about the vocal barbeque? We need it brighter, more air! Those vocals need to cut through!! Deep fry those vox tracks!! Nowadays in popular music, the vocals are bright, trebly, and the most in dominating part of the song. But how do we get such a...

Acustica Audio Ruby Tutorial

Acustica Audio's Ruby is an emulation of the D.W. Fearn VT-5. According to their website, the equalizer uses passive LC circuitry with class-A triode vacuum tube stages for the input and output. I found this EQ to be super musical and loved the fact that you only get...

Trinnov ST2 Pro Vs Sonarworks

The Trinnov ST2 Pro and Sonarworks are both room correction equalizers. The Trinnov ST2 comes as a piece of hardware whereas Sonarworks works on your host computer. They both are great products but the Trinnov costs about $5000 more than the Sonarworks. Why, might you...

3 Hits and Misses in Studio One 4

We all know that I am a super fan of Presonus Studio One. ( You can see the reason I switched from Pro Toos to Studio One Here.) So when they released Studio One 4, I was like a kid waiting for Christmas. But after it was released, I felt like the kid who didn't get...

Top Stereo Width Plugins

Making a mono instrument stereo can help add new dimensions to any song. It can be guitars, keyboards or even percussion instruments. In mastering a common technique is to widen the side information to make the overall mix sound bigger and larger than life. Two of my...

Acustica Audio Cream Tutorial

Acustica Audio Cream is an amazing plugin. It gives the classic console sound that was made famous at studios such as Abby Road's back in the 1960's and 1970's. This is a great plugin to use for both mixing and mastering. The plugins divided into 3 sections: The...

About Mix and Master My Song

About Mix and Master My Song

Mix and Master my song is an online mixing and mastering service. We have worked with artists such as Kelly Clarkson, A$AP Rocky, Lil Yachty, Sammy Adams, and many more. Our mission is to help independent artist recording at home or in budget studios get professional sounding mixes that can compete on the radio.

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