Balancing the rest of the instruments with the rhythm section


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Balancing the rest of the instruments with the rhythm section

After the rhythm section is balanced, it's time to add the rest of the instruments. The order in which that happens will depend upon the song and the arrangement, so let's look at our sample song as an example. So the idea here is we're going to bring the instruments in just at a level that we can hear them, so we don't overpower the rhythm section. The first thing we're going to bring in is the organ, because I like to bring the keyboards in first if there are keyboards in the song. You can start with any other instrument that you'd like, but for me, the keyboards seems to work because a lot of times they work as a pad, so they're kind of a bed instrument in a song.

(music playing) Next instrument I am going to bring in is guitar number one. In this case, it just says GUITAR. So we're going to bring this in, once again, to the point that we can hear it but it doesn't overpower the rhythm section. (music playing) Now, we are going to bring in guitar numbe...

Balancing the rest of the instruments with the rhythm section
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Balancing the rest of the instruments with the rhythm section provides you with in-depth training on Audio + Music. Taught by Bobby Owsinski as part of the Audio Mixing Bootcamp

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