Tag: loudness

Getting Guitars Louder – Recording Tips

There is a trap that we all fall into when we first start recording – we try and get everything louder. Guitars are no exception. So what can we do to get them to sit in the mix better and have a feeling of greater loudness. Let’s look at compression on guitars. Using distortion or […]

Loudness – War Huh!

So you’ve got your track mixed down but it’s just not loud enough compared to other songs on the market. NEED TO TURN IT UP!!! Well no, not really – see the above sentence? IF I WROTE EVERYTHING IN CAPITAL LETTERS IT WOULD BECOME TIRING TO THE EYES… Would it not – in some case […]