A lot of the harshness that you’ll find in your guitar mixes can be treated with common plugins that are easy to understand, but a few issues require you to use them in new or unique ways to really get at the core of the problem. Here are a few of our favorite ways to smooth out a harsh guitar in a mix.
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You may find that bassists tend to stick to smaller setups that provide consistency and versatility above all else. Here’s why I think that is.
Once you’ve got your drum kit set up for success and you’re ready to start placing mics, it’s time to take into account the one piece of the kit that too many engineers overlook: the room itself.