Checking the drum phase


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Checking the drum phase

One of the most important yet overlooked parts of the drum mix is checking the phase of the drums. This is important because not only will an out-of-phase channel suck the low end out of a mix, but it'll get more difficult to fix as the mix progresses. In this video, I'm going to show you how to check the phase of the drums and select the correct settings. So the first thing is there's two reasons why a drum channel, or any kind of channel for that matter, can be out of phase. The first thing could be a mis-wired cable and this could either be a mic cable that was wired backwards, because a lot of people wire their own cables, save a little bit of money, or it could be because during a studio install, the installer didn't have his first cup of coffee in the morning and didn't wear his glasses or something that day, and the things are mis-wired.

So, just that one cable can cause things to be out of phase. The other reason why you can have something out of phase is becau...

Checking the drum phase
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Checking the drum phase 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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