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Why Do My Mixes Sound Bad? 8 Tips to Douse the Flames

Why Do My Mixes Sound Bad? 8 Tips to Douse the Flames

Why Do My Mixes Sound Bad? 8 Tips to Douse the Flames

I wrote an article a while in which I covered what to do when you find yourself in an inevitable mix rut. It detailed ways to pick yourself up and dust yourself off. Think of this piece as its spiritual sequel, one covering an even more frightening, and sometimes, downright shameful phenomenon: that moment when nothing coming out of your system sounds good.

You know what I’m talking about. You switch on your system, you sit down to mix, and everything sounds god awful. Is it your monitors? Your headphones? Your ears? Is it somehow everything?

It just might be. And furthermore, you might have a deadline. Taking a break isn’t an option.

If this has happened to you, don’t worry—it’s happened to us all. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of ways to overcome this moment. Some of them are practical, some of them are psychological, but all of them will help.

Read more here: Why Do My Mixes Sound Bad? 8 Tips to Douse the Flames

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