How Mixing Rock Vocals Differs From Other Genres

Rock music has stuck with the formula its fans know and love: big, bombastic drums, walls of distorted electric guitars & at the front of it all a singer belting out powerful, brazen vocals. A distinctive tonality comes with nearly every voice in rock that exudes confidence and authority in a way that no other genre consistently does. As the mix engineer on those sessions, how can you be sure that you’re enhancing your singer’s performance to showcase those features?


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How Compression Works
It doesn’t matter if you’re brand new to recording or have been doing it for years. Understanding the fundamentals of compression is a key concept that anyone in a studio environment should have. After all – it’s the glue that holds everything together!
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