Easy Mixing Advice: Doubling Instruments

This is an advice which is actually not a mixing advice, though it works quite well as a mixing tool: If parts of your sample-based orchestral composition don’t sound right, like sharp or unrealistic, don’t EQ or compress, try fixing it with orchestration first, with doubling instruments being the simplest method. The composers of the… Continue reading Easy Mixing Advice: Doubling Instruments

Easy Mixing Advice: Combining Convolution and Algorithmic Reverb

I’ve yet to discover the best reverb settings myself, but I can share with you already something that proved for me personally to be a good starting point. First, you have to be aware that reverberation serves two purposes: Reverb 1: to (sonically) place instruments in a room and position them within this room, thus… Continue reading Easy Mixing Advice: Combining Convolution and Algorithmic Reverb