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Magic Frequencies Cheat Sheet

Knowing the ranges and frequencies of instruments is essential for achieving a clean mix. Every instrument has “magic” frequencies, which bring out the true character of a sound, if boosted. Certain frequencies need to be cut, since they create undesirable results, such as harshness or mud. This “cheat sheet” is a handy reference guide for pinpointing these frequencies, and a great reference for mixing. At the end of the day though, always remember that there are no hard and fast rules in mixing, and you should always trust your ear!

Learning TipsMax Wild