Summing Audio

What is summing, how to control summed levels, using sine waves for calibrating gains in your projects.

Gain Staging



Summing sines is the best approach in explaining how summing takes place with audio in any environment. I run through the pros and cons of understanding gain management in your mixes.

Topics covered in this video are:

  • What is a Sine wave
  • Why use Sines for Summing
  • Summing – what is it and why does it happen
  • Compensatory Headroom
  • Dynamic Range
  • Level boosts
  • Best Summing avoidance Practices