Let’s be honest, musicians only play the music but we’re the ones who form it into something great. Their music pales in comparison to what we create. We are mixing gods!
I so hope you were offended by that. I didn’t mean it. The problem is some techs buy into that belief. The result is they work against the musicians and not alongside them. That needs to stop, today.
Musicians give us the most wonderful gift we can get – good song arrangements. Song arrangements that carries the listener through the composition, with energy, with emotion.
Great arrangements make for easy mixing but if one doesn’t recognize the power of an arrangement, then mixing becomes about creating sound, not creating “music.”
What is an arrangement? [click to continue »]