Balancing the rhythm section


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Balancing the rhythm section

The balance between the bass and drums is critical because it provides the power of the mix. The key is to make the bass, kick, and snare work together to provide the foundation of the pulse of the song yet still be able to hear each one distinctly. In this video, I am going to show you how that's done. So now that you have a drum mix that you've gotten either from using any of the approaches before from starting with the kick, from starting with the toms, from starting with the overhead, from starting with the snare, now that you have it, we're going to put it aside for a second and mute it, and we're just going to listen to the bass.

I am going to bring that bass up so it's about -10 on the master mix bus meters. (music playing) And once again, it's not going to be exactly -10. It's going to peak a little above it. It's going to go a little below it. And a little bit later when we get into compression, we're going to look to see how we can make that ba...

Balancing the rhythm section
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Balancing 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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Audio + Music
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