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basically any difference between the left and the right side will be perceived as a wider stereo image,

the more obvious the differences, the wider the stereo image,

until in some point the differences will be so obvious that the left and the right sides will be perceived as two different sounds, which still make a wider stereo image.


ok here is a real nice part – Reverb.

reverb is a strongly psycho-acoustic related subject, and I advise you to read about reverb everywhere you can, until you find the explanation that suits you best.

on this tutorial I will just use reverb to move some parts to the background or giving it more space.


EQ is one of the most most dangerous processes because you can go very very wrong if your ears don’t make the right decisions,
in order for the ears to make the right decision is to stay fresh, the longer your ears can stay fresh the better.

in order to keep them fresh there are some things you should pay attention to:


before you watch the video, read this :

in this video you will see some of the few applications of compressors and envelope shaper. (more…)

Stereo width is what the suggest, it means how wide your stereo image is.

the wider the stereo image the more you will feel that the music comes from the sides and cover your head/ears and the instruments more separated between the speakers.

this doesn’t mean : the wider the better.

because the wider the stereo image is, the more holes there will be in the mix, and with too much separation the instruments will sound that they don’t belong together/they won’t mix.

so this means :

in this video tutorial I am going to show the basic concept on mixing, for the totally beginner,
for people who have never mixed before, or have been struggling to understand the essential steps.