There are many tools available for a pro mixer to use, and many complex and varied plugins for their equipment. However, sometimes the solution to the problem at hand is quite simple, and can be easily solved with a basic adjustment. At the lower decibels, the structure of the track begins to fall apart. The mix will often begin to derail around -40db and cause problems. Once you learn to diagnose the problem however, it becomes easy to spot the signs, and the fix is quick and simple.
- A very simple and easy fix for some problems is to check the volume output.
- At lower decibels, the track sometimes begins to fall apart, and lose its form.
- If you know what to listen for, you can quickly and easily identify the issue.
“A lot of times a mix will fall apart when you pull the volume way down, say -40db. That’s a problem.”