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Wet Stems Gone Wrong: Why Dry is Best

  I made a post already about dry stems, but I want to talk about some serious #wetstemfails and why it's usually better to just get dry tracks from your session musicians.   What are Wet Stems? Wet Stems (or tracks, files, etc) are stems that have effects on them. As a session singer, I'm going to focus mainly on vocal stems here. If I send you wet stems, you are likely getting some compression and reverb on them or whatever you ask for. I need to save time, why can't I just get wet stems? I get it, it's a ton of work. But here's why it's[...]