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With reverb, EQ, delay and more at your disposal, enhancing the sense of front-to-back space in your mix can be a challenging affair. We take you through some tips that will give your mix a depth charge!
In real life we hear sound in three dimensions, and although a stereo production obviously places all the sound sources in front of the listener on a left-right soundstage, it can often seem harder to achieve a good sense of front-to-back depth when youre working with two speakers. Nearby sounds obviously tend to be louder than distant ones, and thats easy enough to mimic, but there are many other factors too, and consequently theres a lot more you can do than simply rely on your level faders.