Mixing without monitors (moving to smaller studio)

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re:dream
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Mixing without monitors (moving to smaller studio)

Post by re:dream » Fri May 13, 2016 2:49 pm

I need some advice about small home studio...

Until now I have had an apartment with a fairly nice large room I could use as a dedicated studio

I have however decided to move into a smaller apartment. Not much space for a music room :(

I am contemplating mixing a lot of the time without monitors.

I understand there are some plugins that allow you to simulate a mixing room on your headphones. How well do these work? Any particular recommendations?

On the whole I feel a bit sad about losing my music room, and am looking for advice on how to make the change without too much impact on my music making...

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Re: Mixing without monitors (moving to smaller studio)

Post by beats me » Fri May 13, 2016 3:13 pm

Timing.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tzvy_6jve4Y

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Re: Mixing without monitors (moving to smaller studio)

Post by Precisionguided » Sat May 14, 2016 3:39 am

Get a good set of headphones that's supported by sonarworks, get their plugin, and get waves nx and you'll be a long way towards replicating the feel and sound of accurate studio monitors. Open backs are probably preferable but closed can be more convenient.


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