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PostPosted: Fri Jan 22, 2021 10:36 am    Post subject: Headphones for mixing Reply with quote

Haven't recorded a single note yet but have a question - do any of you use headphones instead of monitors for mixing and how do you go about their shorcomings like absence of crossfeed?
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 22, 2021 10:45 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

It's never concerned me tbh, but I'm not a professional; just be sure to listen to your mixes on real speakers too? It's certainly nothing you should be worrying about if you haven't even started recording.

Regardless, it seems there's plugins nowadays that can emulate this for headphone mixing, so seems the world is your oyster any which way you want it.
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 22, 2021 10:57 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Instead of doing I do my research to find excuses not to. I just saw a pair of relatively affordable monitors, then thought I have no "treated environment" to actually use them properly, looked into using headphones. I just need to start recording shit with what I have I guess
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 22, 2021 11:22 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yeah, just dive in; there's already plenty of engineering and DAW things to learn on the way before you need to start spending energy on such things as crossfeed.
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 22, 2021 11:58 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Personally, I would say using monitors in an untreated environment is still preferable to mixing on headphones. Heck, I've been mixing on some cheapo Logitech speakers in a completely untreated room lately, and it still sounds better than anything I could have mixed on headphones.

Although Doog is right, there is now technology that simulates an "in-the-room" sound on headphones.
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 22, 2021 12:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Cheers, gonna give a try to both headphones and PC speakers
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