Panning, Masking and Summing within your DAW

Understanding what is panning, masking of frequencies and summing within your DAW!

Gain Staging



I run through the problems facing all mix engineers, that of headroom and dynamic range and how to navigate these pitfalls by understanding spot panning, masking of frequencies and the all annoying summing.

Topics covered include:

  • Range and Spot Panning at the channel stage
  • Masking of frequencies
  • Summing of audio channels
  • Frequency Smearing between like for like sounds
  • Frequency overlays
  • Corrective Techniques to maximise your mixes