In the world of recording and mixing, engineers spend small fortunes treating rooms and gathering as many speakers as they can to listen to their work before release.
There are some situations where you need to listen on headphones, for the most part:
- Making sure it sounds good on headphones as a lot of listeners will have just that
- Budget limitations
- Space limitations in your home
- Late hours work
- Tracking with a different mix
In this episode we will look at a few options that will assist you in doing the job with headphones
- Sonarworks Reference 4
- Blue Cat Audio Re-Head
- Waves NX
- Waves Abbey Road Studio Control 3
PlayerListen to “Episode 31: Mixing with headphones, the eternal debate” on Spreaker.
This episode has the following structure:
- Contact info
- How you can support
- Introduction and mixing with references
- Mixing with headphones
- Plugins that can help
Sound on Sound article about mixing on headphones
Sonarworks reference 4 list of headphones
Waves NX virtual mix room
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