~The Mixing Process~
Mixing is the art of combining the various multitracks into a pleasant sounding stereo track. (The meaning of the term pleasant here is in the ear of the beholder.) Although we list this as a separate phase, it is not uncommon for many engineers to be mixing while still in the tracking stage. The goal during mixing is to not only to get all the various instruments to blend together, but for each to contribute to the overall sound without drowning out or masking other instruments. This process is accomplished through a carefully selected blend of panning, EQing, compression, reverb, and delay.
Mixing is also the time to eliminate some instruments during certain passages and other instruments during other passages. For example, you may want to have just an acoustic guitar during the intro with the bass and drums coming in at the beginning of the first verse. In this way mixing can become part of the creative process as well.
With today's high quality software plug-ins, it is possible to use only the effects in the computer. This is the so-called “in-the-box” approach to mixing. On the other extreme is the mixing engineer who uses only outboard gear, effects created with hardware. And of course, you can use a combination of the two approaches. While there are proponents of each approach, the key to getting a great sound is a mixing engineer who know how to use the tools he has effectively.
The parts are all recorded onto separate tracks, often multiple tracks per instrument. The mixer decides how each track sounds individually and collectively. They use a spatial analogy to separate the sounds so that the listener can hear them all distinctly.
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With this proven many times – if you have your song or audio that requires faultless recording and mixing, do not hesitate to contact us now and visit our studio space in Atlanta. We always guarantee the highest quality of work, and that’s because our expert mixers and music engineers work with passion and most essentially – with many years of experience in the industry.
Everything that our expert mixers & music engineers works on - gets treated with the highest precision and detail required to deliver specialized sounding mixes and mastering to very high standards.
Producing and mixing great sound records and audios entails a lot of time and also rapt attention to detail and this is something a majority of other studios often overlook. With our Atlanta expert mixers and music engineers on board our team, we don’t leave any stones unturned, as we make sure everything is 100% perfectly in order.
While most people will settle for just “Good”, we make sure our clients rather settle for the “Best” with our studio mixings. We simply only settle for the “Greatest” in every project!
Mixing services within our studio space Atlanta can be completed for clients locally and internationally and at very affordable pricing.
Mixing is the process of blending all the individual tracks in a recording to create a version of the song that sounds as good as possible – the “mix" balancing the levels of the tracks that have been recorded
Fine-tuning the sound of each instrument or voice using equalization (EQ)
“Panning” the tracks between speakers to create a stereo image
Adding reverb, compression, and other effects to enhance the original recording
Mixing often also includes a good deal of editing - choosing the best bits of every take of a song, and sometimes even building musical elements from scratch. Sometimes there is so much editing involved it forms a separate stage in between tracking and mixing.