YOUR MIX SUCKS - Waves Edition

Since its release, the e-book “YOUR MIX SUCKS” has become an international bestseller that has helped tens of thousands of people around the world to improve their mixing skills in 14 easy to follow chapters.

“YOUR MIX SUCKS“ is the complete methodology for the entire mixing process from preparation to delivery.

In addition to the technical and artistical side of things, the e-book also deals with the people aspects of mixing audio: From networking to dealing with client feedback.

YOUR MIX SUCKS – Waves Edition” takes the renown e-book to the next level: Over the course of 14 chapters the Waves Edition is the ultimate guide and inspiration to mixing music with Waves plugins.

What you get:
  • Valuable mixing techniques and principles broken down into easy-to-follow separate steps
  • Designed for users of ALL DAWs: Logic Pro X, Pro Tools, Cubase, Ableton Live, Studio One, Reaper, FL Studio etc.
  • Use as workbook while you’re mixing. Guides you chronologically through the entire mixing process
  • eBook/PDF format optimized for reading on computer screens as well as on tablets and smartphones
  • Life-long FREE updates: all buyers are eligible for regular updates
  • Includes 1 Year of FREE MIX FEEDBACK from the author
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Chapter 01: Monitoring, Loudness & Your Ears

  • Steal Mom’s Kitchen Radio
  • From Small Window To Magnifying Glass
  • Listening Levels
  • Switching Speakers

Chapter 02: Creating The “Good Enough” Mix Room 

  • Room Acoustics – Ghetto Style
  • Speaker Setup, Absorbers & Bass Traps
  • Improving The Low End Of Your Room
  • The 10-Minute Room Test

Chapter 03: Preparing Your Mix Session

  • Micro- & Macro-Management Of Your Mix
  • Importing The Files
  • The Concept Of “Handles” 
  • References And A/Bing

Chapter 04: The Magic Of The 1st Listen

  • The 1st Listen Experience
  • Mixing For Someone Else
  • Emotional And Analytical Listening
  • Mixing Your Own Song

Chapter 05: Foundations: Kick, Bass & Gain Staging

  • Low end Analysis And Balance
  • Shaping Kicks, Mixing Bass
  • Drum Replacement
  • Gain Staging

Chapter 06: It’s All About The Vocals

  • A Quick Excursion Into Vocal Recording
  • Building The Lead Vocal Chain
  • Parallel Compression
  • Vox Against The World

Chapter 07: Continuity

  • Correcting Levels Pre-Plugin Chain
  • Careful Limiting
  • Nulling Your Faders

Chapter 08: Parallel Processing

  • The Theory Behind Parallel Processing
  • The Philosophical Dimension
  • Parallel Processing On Vocals and Drums
  • Parallel Processing Plugins

Chapter 09: Colors & Dynamics

  • EQ-ing and EQ-Plugins
  • A Different Look At Compressors
  • Compressor-Plugins
  • Tape Saturation, Mic Pres and Magic Chains

Chapter 10: Dimension & Reverb Culture

  • Reverb History
  • A 3-Dimensional Mix
  • Flavors Of Delays
  • Modulation, Subgroups, FX-Busses and Routing

Chapter 11: Automation & Stereo Bus Magic

  • Automation
  • Stereo Bus Magic
  • Loudness Meter
  • Useful Mix Bus Plugins

Chapter 12: Stems, Mastering & Delivery

  • Feedback
  • Printing Stems & Archiving
  • Mastering
  • Delivery

Chapter 13: Bonus I: SSL Consoles – History & Typology

  • Overview
  • History
  • Today
  • Resources

Chapter 14: Bonus II: Notable Waves Plugins

  • Sound Shifter Pitch & Waves Signature Series
  • Selected Reverbs & Waves OneKnob Series
  • The Renaissance Plugins & Unique Tools
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