Mixing

vocalist singing

How to get rid of sibilance on vocals

When a passionate vocalist is belting into a microphone, the tones can be very harsh and unpleasant. But if you know how to get rid of vocal sibilance while recording and mixing, you’ll have a smoother sounding performance. We know how frustrating it can be to hear that “sss” sound when they sing. If you…

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How to mix electric guitar for recording and live

The first electric guitars were invented, believe it or not, 100 years ago. These were just prototypes of today’s electric guitars. The first solid-body el. guitar, which we all know very well, was developed by guitarist and inventor Les Paul. In short, that’s how history began. I am convinced that no person in the world…

picture of an acoustic guitar

How to mix acoustic guitars – best settings for a great tone

The acoustic guitar is a wonderful sounding instrument. Probably because of that reason, it is one of the most used instruments around the world. You can’t imagine any songwriter worldwide without the piano, or an acoustic guitar in his hands. With its warm tone, it very successfully finds a place in many modern songs that…

How to EQ a bass guitar in a live mix

One of the first you should think of if you want to achieve good sound without annoying your listeners and blowing your speakers is proper bass guitar adjustment. After gain setup, you’ll have to know something about EQing your bass. Things are not that simple as you think. Like, plug the bass, tweak a bit…

mixer gain

How to set mic gain on a sound mixer

This is one of the most common questions asked by both beginners and even more experienced sound technicians, whether working within churches or gig venues. An appropriate gain setting for all inputs may be an important factor in creating the most effective mix possible. this means that each one signals coming into the mixer are at…