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How to Mix Awesome Drums in the Home Studio [Podcast Episode]

If you want to learn more about mixing drums, I’ve got a treat for you today.

Scott Hawksworth of the Audio Skills Podcast interviewed me recently while I was promoting the Drum Mix Toolkit. In this episode, we discuss a bunch of tips and tricks on how to mix drums in the home studio.

Here are a few things we cover:

  • The basics of recording your drums to minimize correcting in post-production.
  • How important polarity alignment is when recording drums.
  • The most common mistakes made when mixing drums.
  • Tips for EQing your snare sounds and using multi-band compression.
  • How to keep from over-compressing your drums and organizing your mix.

Click here to check it out.


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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.

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