Multiple De-Essers: Vocal Mixing Tips
MULTIPLE DE-ESSERS: VOCAL MIXING TIPS
These quick production tips will definitely save you time in the studio and improve your workflow.
De-Essers are very useful for sibilance & reducing harshness. Often times it's common practice to place one De-esser on your vocal & ease up on the high frequencies; however, did you know a second De-esser on your chain will help with sibilance?
The higher range between 5-13k is the common area to target, but you should consider some of the upper midshipmen's as well like 2-4k.
Sibilance is usually more complicated than just higher frequencies. It's a complex problem & there are some lower frequencies that can cause problems too.