Published on: May 04, 2020
Gain staging is an integral part of the mixing process.
Gain staging is the setting of the volumes of your individual sounds and groups of sounds to present the elements in your track in a clear and understandable way and to prevent clipping or digital distortion.
By gain-staging your track while you are in the creation process, your song will already start to sound somewhat mixed.
Taking the time to gain stage while you are in the creation process will also help you make better production decisions as the different volumes of your elements could influence certain decisions.
💪ACTION TO TAKE
When you are working in the initial creation process of your track, take the time to gain stage your elements.
For a more in-depth explanation on how you can gain stage your track, check out this tutorial: