Pitfall #4: Only using one reference. Having a host of reference tracks will help you avoid copying (see pitfall #1), and will give you a broader perspective on what a great mix should sound like. With that being said, here are my 5 favorite reference tracks: 1. Silhouettes by Colony HouseEstimated Reading Time: 3 mins.
· So if your reference mix is in the key of E (for instance), and sounds great in your room, then it’s likely that your room is accurate at 82Hz (the frequency of E). But, if your room has a severe peak or null at, say, 55Hz, and your song is in A (55Hz is the fundamental of A), then the reference mix Estimated Reading Time: 5 mins.
Tip #3: Use Reveal. When using reference mixes, it is important to focus on the audio core. The core is the frequency range most sensitive to the human ear, 2kHz - 5kHz. Balance in this range is essential in order for a mix to translate properly. To listen in the most accurate way, use Soundways' Reveal plug-in.
A reference mix is a commercial quality mix that’s usually been mixed and released in the same genre or style that you’re mixing in. It’s a mix that you know well, that translates well on different systems (especially when you’re testing in live sound), or just something you think sounds great.
Provided to YouTube by Universal Music GroupFor No One (Remastered ) · The BeatlesRevolver℗ Calderstone Productions Limited (a division of Universal.
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