Transform Your Rough Recordings Into Released Records, Even If You Only Have a Home Studio

From a nice but flat mix to a final mix with depth and character (Case Study)

As I’ve told you before, I like hearing student progress throughout the 5-week Mixing With 5 Plug-ins course.

One of my students, Howard Rabach, was gracious enough to let me use his mix as an example of his results in the course.

In week 3 we finish our compression video and at that point the mixes are already starting to sound good.

With EQ we’ve created a nice balance and separation between all the tracks and compression really helps tighten things up.

Here is Howard’s mix in week 3 after levels, EQ and compression:









Even though EQ and compression makes it sound much better than with just simple levels (obviously) it’s the addition of reverb and delay that adds so much more depth to the mix. And with some additional saturation for character Howard ended up with a really great sounding final mix.

Take a listen to his final result here:

Final Mix


You can easily get similar results when you go through the Mixing With 5 Plug-ins course but you have to act fast.

Registration closes TONIGHT so don’t delay in putting it off any longer.

Imagine, in 5 weeks you’ll have a completely new skill set that you can use to create killer sounding mixes for your portfolio.

And speaking of your portfolio, you are of course free to use your results in the course to show off your mixing skills.

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About Audio Issues and Björgvin Benediktsson

We help musicians transform their recordings into radio-ready and release-worthy records they’re proud to release.

We do this by offering simple and practical music production and success skills they can use immediately to level themselves up – while rejecting negativity and gear-shaming from the industry. A rising tide floats all boats and the ocean is big enough for all of us to surf the sound waves.

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