50 Mixing Tips From Steven Slate

I didn’t put this blog post together just because I want to collaborate with Steven Slate on an app that teaches people how to tune drums.

I did it because he’s been dropping knowledge on Twitter for over a year now. So I thought I’d gather up all the tweets and put them in one place for you to digest.

Thank him by following, ReTweeting, or checking out some of the awesome plug-ins Slate Digital has been putting out lately.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dan Comerchero

Dan Comerchero

I'm Dan, founder of The Pro Audio Files and Quiztones ear training apps. Find me on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Google+.
  • Utsab Giri

    but thats 45 tips?? :D

    • http://DanComerchero.com/ Dan Comerchero

      haha you’ll have to forgive me, I deleted a few duplicates. Plus 50 looks better in the headline.

    • http://www.acousticfields.com/blog Mike Sorensen

      Haha, modest false advertising Dan ;-) I think you can get away with that one.

  • Joe Alvarez

    Nice tips! Thx!!!

  • Francesco Filigoi

    In other words: Steven doesn’t like to talk about guitars :P

  • Andrew Lloyd

    Thanks for compiling the list! I think definitely some of the drum, snare and frequency tips will help me out in the future with my sounds. I always consider my mixing to be a bit on the dull side so I really appreciate this list! Feel free to check out some of my songs and let me know what you think. http://alloydgd.tumblr.com/

  • Russell Szabados

    Thanks for posting. I’ve been compressing my reverb returns since day one. It just seemed right. I caught a lot of crap from people telling me not to. Its nice to see that someone with a lot of success is validating that I was on the right path!

  • Will Sterling

    These are some awesome tips!

  • http://xincontriadulti.it/ Xincontriadulti

    Nice tips!

  • http://niklasjblixt.com Niklas J. Blixt

    Great tips from one of the top dog! People just starting out should really pay attention to these tips, he’s not mentioning any specific plugins. All this tricks can be done with something that you have in your DAW. What matters is if you know how to use the plugins. That’s whats sets pros apart from beginners and happy amateurs. And we all have to start somewhere, where all kids at first! To become as good as Steven Slate takes a lot of time and trial and error. It’s great tho to get this simple but awesome tips directly from one of the top dog!

    Thanks Dan for putting them together at one place! Good job!

    • http://DanComerchero.com/ Dan Comerchero

      Thanks for checking it out @niklasjblixt:disqus.