Make a Mix Sound More Exciting | FAQ Friday

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➡️Questions answered in this FAQ Friday
• Could you talk a bit about cross fading and your thoughts on the importance of how and when to best use them? (0:48)
• What’s your first approach to make a mix sound more exciting? (5:46)
• What is the quickest way to mix guitar and drums together? [make them sound like they’re coming from the same place] (12:51)
• How do you know that something needs compression?
Are there any tell tale sounds that your hear or something that you see on the peaks of waveform that makes you want to grab for one? (18:17)
• There’s a certain song, that will go unnamed, that has a squeaky kick drum pedal that bleeds through all the drum mix. How would you remove such an annoyance? (25:30)