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MIXING in MID SIDE (M/S) – What most people get WRONG!

MIXING in MID SIDE (M/S) – What most people get WRONG!

Biggest Mistake When Mixing with Mid Side (MS) Processing

Mid/Side processing is a very powerful technique that can make or break your music. Many tutorials show how mid side can be used to specifically adjust elements that are just on the sides or just in the middle of a mix, but it that really the case?

The video below explains what Mid Side encoding actually is and clears up one of the biggest misconceptions that so many people have, but just don’t realize.

I’ve also time stamped the video, so you can jump to the parts you find most helpful!

00:00 – Mid Side (M/S) Misunderstanding
00:13 – What most people get wrong about Mid Side processing
00:50 – How Mid Side Encoding Works
02:38 – What Mid and Side encoding sounds like in a stereo file audio file
04:41 – How mid/side processing can impact your music

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Bobby Balow

I'm an audio enthusiast, entrepreneur, and owner of Raytown Productions – an online mixing, mastering, and production studio. I love challenging artists and musicians to create art that is honest and resonates with others.

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