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Idiot's Guides: Mixing Music by Michael Miller

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CHAPTER17

Mixing Vocals

In This Chapter

  • The best ways to record vocals for mixing
  • The most effective settings for panning, EQ, compression, reverb, and more
  • How mixing backing vocals differs from mixing lead vocals

In the next few chapters, we look at how to mix specific instruments and vocals—starting, in this chapter, with vocals. What do you need to do to create powerful-sounding vocal tracks? Read on to find out.

Recording Vocals

A great vocal mix starts in the recording studio. Recording vocals isn’t quite the same as recording most acoustic instruments.

Finding the Right Space

The first thing you need to consider when recording vocals ...

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