Stereo bass is OK

One of the first rules of music production people teach you is: keep your low frequencies mono! Why is that? Let’s look at the reasons together, and once we understand the reasons, we’ll also know how we can break the rules in a more satisfying way!

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0:00 It’s OK to make your bass stereo
0:40 Audio example
1:42 Reason 1: Avoid phase cancellation
2:38 Reason 2: Limitations of the medium
3:49 Reason 3: Forward focus
4:59 DAW example
6:38 Checking mono compatibility
7:24 Summarising the conclusions

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