Figure out the direction of the song – Manny Marroquin
Here are four simple yet very effective tips from mix engineer Manny Marroquin
- Develop the groove and build it like a house.
- Find the most important element and emphasize it.
- Use some distortion on vocals and use a send and ride the returns to add character throughout the song.
- During different sections of the song alternate using different compressors across the mix bus.