This article details a plugin largely directed at musicians, and goes on to show some examples of complaints that some musicians have about how mixes are negatively affected by certain aspects of necessary sounds within those mixes. High end versus low end is one factor that’s a great example of this concept. The piece then goes on to advertise the plugin it’s trying to sell, and attempts to give readers an idea of why they might benefit from using/buying it.
- “My biggest issue at the moment is getting the snare to cut through the mix without putting too much high frequencies in it, because when I do, the cymbals get in the way and I get terrible bleed from them, also getting the snare sounding consistent but without over compressing it because it sounds artificial.”
- “You want to understand EQ to create separation in your mixes because so far you’ve just been sweeping around the EQ spectrum looking for a frequency you don’t know what sounds like .”
- “From there you need to add depth and space with reverb and delay so your mix doesn’t sound flat and two-dimensional but so far you’ve been a bit overwhelmed with all the reverb options out there and you inevitably end up either adding too much or too little.”
“You want to understand EQ to create separation in your mixes because so far you’ve just been sweeping around the EQ spectrum looking for a frequency you don’t know what sounds like .”