Preparing and Optimising Audio for Mixing

How to prepare for your mix for both mixing and mastering.

Gain Staging


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An epic subject on how best to prepare your projects for mixing and mastering. I cover every aspect of the processes used to prep your mixes.

Topics covered in this video are:

  • How to Prepare for your Mix
  • Band Passing
  • Cleaning Frequency Extremes
  • Understanding the Air Band
  • Folder Structuring and Navigation
  • Colouring
  • Managing Gains
  • Flipping and Inverting
  • Phase and Partial Phase Cancellation
  • Smearing
  • Silence and Inversion