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Let me assume that you put some reverb on the organ by now. You panned the organ to the left a bit and panned the guitar track to the right. The intention is to automate the mix later and have the guitar track move during its solo from the right position to center and then back again when the vocals come back in. This is a fairly cliché thing to do actually. However, the organ sounds a bit dull. It's a great sound with the Leslie and all but still, it needs something else. Let's try adding a delay to an Aux and doing a Stereo Split like you have on other tracks. But before that perhaps just a bit of EQ is in order.
1) Add a 1-Band EQ plug-in to the Organ track.
(In this article, I am dealing with 1-Band EQ III in Pro Tools. See the Figure 1 above.)
2) Set it up as shown in Figure 1 above.
There is a high frequency shelving boosts at 3 kHz to get it to kick out of the mix a little better (3 kHz is in the presence range).
3) Listen to the organ in the mix and fine-tune its balance and EQ.
4) Check it out in Solo mode as well and compare.
Remeber it is most important that it sounds good in the mix.
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