Category Archives for Drums

Slate Virtual Console Collection VCC 2.0

Subscribe to the Modern Mixing YouTube Channel Song in video: The Sandman’s Orchestra – The Rememberer You can download the multitrack for this song here: The Rememberer Multitrack In this video I put together a quick demonstration of what the NEW Slate Virtual Console Collection 2.0 is capable of. This new version of VCC comes […]

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Cerating Mixing Depth

13 Advanced Concepts for Creating Depth in a Mix

The concept of creating depth always seems to stem from the use of effects, you know, using delays, reverbs and things of those nature. So why is that when we try to use these effects processors, our mixes sound flat and washy but not three dimensional like we are lead to believe? In this article, […]

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This One Phase Tip Could Save Your Next Mix

Subscribe to the Modern Mixing YouTube Channel Song in Video: Avril V – Looking My Way A lot of times when we are mixing recorded drums, it’s common practice to go through them and make sure that the phase is in check.  This keeps our drums sounding solid and also helps to retain punch as […]

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BPB introduces “Cassette 909” (Free Sample Pack)

Bedroom Producers Blog has become a good friend to Modern Mixing over the last few months and has been gracious in posting about the site. If you haven’t heard about the site, it’s actually pretty cool.  The focus is mainly on freeware for musicians so anything from effects and processing for mixing to VST instruments. […]

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The Best High Quality Trap Drum Kit

Gary NobleGrammy Award Winning Producer/Mix Engineer I downloaded the kit and the sounds are of high quality with plenty of room to eq, compress,saturate or distort as you see fit DOWNLOAD NOW

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How to Mix Drake/Weekend Style Drums in Pro Tools

What really makes a Drake style drum sound? It’s not really that easy to quantify, especially in one article.  Even though Drake seems to have a “signature sound” it’s actually not as consistant as you may think.  I mean when you go from Marvin’s Room to Hold On, We’re Going Home, you can see how […]

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Mixing Hip Hop Drums with Chris Carter

When it comes to mixing hip hop drums, Chris is no stranger to getting the drums to crack and fill up the speakers, everything you would expect in a good hip hop track. In this interview/tutorial we go deep into a mixing session of his as he explores what he did to achieve the final […]

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Mixing Kick and Bass Without EQ

 When we think of how to mix our kick and bass, the first thing that usually comes to mind is… how are we going to treat the extreme low-end sub frequencies?   Although it is important to get the low-end right, I believe that that is just the tip of the iceberg for the kick […]

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