Originally Posted by Rickard Bengtsso
Thank you for answering our questions.
When you are mixing or recording, du you use any references for sounds or balance etc at any stage. If so, how do you approach them?
Especially if you are working in a studio or place where you don´t know the rooms acoustics or speakers that well:-)
Thanks a lot.
Rickard Bengtsson The Sweetspot Recording Studio
If I'm going to work in a studio that I'm not familiar with the monitors, I always bring at least one or two CD's that I know sound good, and I'm familiar with. I'll listen to them for at least 15 minutes before I do anything. I believe, at that point, your brain now knows what things are supposed to sound like. After I'm into a mix for an hour or two, I'll check that reference CD once more. If I don't get any surprises, I'll continue with my mix and check the ref once more after I have a mix that I'm happy with.