Before and After: Hip Hop Mix and Master


I’ve been mixing hip hop for a long time and it never ceases to amaze me how much mixing plays a role in getting that desired sound. Case in point, I just finished mixing this alternative hip hop song and the difference between my mix and the mix the artist did himself is like night and day (which also a good reason why artists shouldn’t mix their own stuff). You wont believe that they’ve been mixed and mastered using the same stems. Check it out.

This is what the artist’s own mix sounded like.

This is what the artist’s own mix sounded like.

Author: Andre

Hey I’m Andre, the founder and head audio engineer of ADG Mastering. I’ve helped thousands of artists step their sound up. If you’re looking to take your sound to the next level, check out our mixing and mastering packages.

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