The 5 Drivers of Mixing (Part 2) – Mixing a Song from Start to Finish

The 5 Drivers of Mixing (Part 2) – Mixing a Song from Start to Finish

How to mix a song – using the 5 Drivers



Watch the above video to see a practical demonstration of how we use ‘The 5 Drivers’ throughout a mix to guide just about every decision we make. I’ll be taking you through a simple mix and showing you how we Balance, Fix, Enhance, Shape, and create Space in the mix.

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Watch Part 1: The 5 Drivers of Mixing

Click here to watch ‘Part 1: The 5 Drivers of Mixing’ where I explain what each of the 5 Drivers are, and the key questions you need to be asking throughout your mixes to get the best sound.


4 Comments

  1. hi how can i give more vol to the song after the mix without distorting or affecting the song before maztering?

    Reply
    • You don’t need to, mastering will take care of this!

      Reply
  2. I loved but i got a question ; the same 5 principles can be applied in the live mix

    Reply
    • Hey Jose – yes, it applies to mixing any music. The only difference between live and studio is that you usually don’t have as much control when mixing live. In the studio, we’ve got all kinds of plugins to help us do these things.

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4 Comments

  1. hi how can i give more vol to the song after the mix without distorting or affecting the song before maztering?

    Reply
    • You don’t need to, mastering will take care of this!

      Reply
  2. I loved but i got a question ; the same 5 principles can be applied in the live mix

    Reply
    • Hey Jose – yes, it applies to mixing any music. The only difference between live and studio is that you usually don’t have as much control when mixing live. In the studio, we’ve got all kinds of plugins to help us do these things.

      Reply

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