Principles Of Mix Bus Processing [TUTORiAL]

Mix Bus processing also is known as the bunch of plug-ins that sits on your Mix Bus and is supposed to make your mix sound bananas, but doesn't always, does it?
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What’s on your mix bus??

It is one of the most discussed topics in audio, and often one of the least understood. How many times have you heard “This is the best 2 bus compressor” or “This EQ really shines on the mix bus!“? But does that mean that it is the right piece of gear for the material that you are working on?

In this pureMix.net exclusive, Grammy Award Winning Engineer Fab Dupont explains his approach and philosophy to 2 bus processing, breaking down each step of his chain and the role it plays toward creating a tone for the track.

Learn how Fab sets up his two bus chain with:

  • High Pass Filtering and EQ
  • Precision EQ
  • Compression and how it can affect the relationship of all of the elements in the mix.
  • Color EQ
  • Limiting

Once you have seen how Fab does itdownload the mix he is working on and use what you have learned to create a 2 bus processing chain that works for you!

Equipment & Software

  • Sonnox Oxford Limiter
  • UAD Cambridge EQ
  • UAD Dangerous BAX EQ
  • UAD Precision Compressor
  • UAD Pultec Pro Legacy
  • UAD SSL G Bus Compressor

Principles Of Mix Bus Processing Chapters

  • 00:00 – Start
  • 02:34 – The Limiter
  • 04:18 – Adding EQ
  • 08:13 – Compression
  • 11:13 – How Much To Compress
  • 18:01 – Which Compressor To Use
  • 18:59 – Adding Color With EQ
  • 26:19 – Using A Hi-Pass Filter
  • 28:41 – Processing Summary
  • 30:02 – Add A Precise EQ
  • 32:14 – Finding Problems
  • 33:04 – What Else Can You Do?

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