Everyone has their own workflow in their own DAW of choice. This is mine. I think an organized session with plenty of visual ques is the key to quick and efficient workflow. I hope you get some value out of this video and learn something new. Please tell me what you think. Cheers!
Grouping faders can be a huge help while mixing. Check out this quick video and learn the quick and easy way to incorporate groups into your workflow.
If you aren’t using these simple shortcuts and key commands, chances are your workflow is seriously suffering. Take the time and learn these, as well as several others to take advantage of some big time savers.
Using busses is important to working quickly and efficiently, but if they aren’t named and organized then you’re missing out on a key optimization.
It’s amazing how a few simple EQ moves can really bring out the best in your drum tracks.
Using parallel compression on your drums is a great way to get them loud, punchy and in your face. Here’s how I set it up in Pro Tools. Try it on other items such as vocals and guitars as well for a PHAT yet dynamic sound.
I’ve worked with several clients this year who had trouble sending me their sessions or their audio for me to mix. Most of the time the audio is a jumbled mess once imported into a session. The reason for this is a lack of time-alignment between tracks. Here’s a brief video of how to properly prepare and export your audio, to be sent off for mixing.