Gain Staging: Finding The Sweet Spot In Your DAW

Do your mixes sound muddy and distorted?

This is likely the case if you are not gain staging.

Gain staging is the practice of ensuring you have enough headroom at each amplification stage in your mix.

Improve your mixes with a better understanding of Gain Staging

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4 Free VU Meter Plugin Audio Devices For Mac 2022

If you’re looking for a free VU meter plugin, we’ve got you covered.

These plugins are magic for gain staging. With a good VU meter, you are guaranteed to set perfect levels in between your plugins.

This works especially well for analog-modelled plugins looking for the sweet spot level at -18dBFS.

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Where And How To Use Gain Staging In Ableton Live

Ever wonder how gain staging works in Ableton Live?

Our handy guide shows you where you need to make sure you’re hitting the sweet spot.

Use the free VU meter plugin to set sweet spots between plugins.

The dBFS meter at the end of the chain sets the pre-fader volume to the sweet spot for an optimal mix with tons of headroom.

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