GET A LOUD, CLEAR MIX
We all face the same problems at the beginning… a flat, boring, lifeless mix with a flubby low end that doesn’t thump no matter how loud you turn it up. The good news is we can fix that. It’s all just problem-solving.
The fun part about mixing is, although it’s a technical science, your results are measured in emotions. We are literally building a path through the world of FEELING, as we tweak our knobs and press our buttons.
Learn the mix tools & techniques to bring people on a journey with crisp, wide, LOUD mixes.
Sidechain compression is really just an extension of normal compression, with a little trick. This lesson is designed for sidechaining your kick drum with your bassline. Learn how to get that tight, locked-in low-end mix to make your kick drum EXPLODE through the speakers.
master channel BASICS
It turns out that on the master channel, less is more. In this case, the secret weapon to make your tracks sound world-class is… knowledge. And a lot of practice. Learn how to use this minimal Ableton FX chain to make pro-sounding mixes without crushing them to death.
EQ8 presets pack
No more wasting time EQ’ing your snare drum for 12 hours until the sun comes up. This pack of .adg prests for EQ8 gives you the right frequencies to EQ for beats, basslines, kicks, snares, synths, keys and even vocals. Drop them on your channels and hear your mix snap into focus.
These will help you learn about the audio engineer’s mix tools so you know which one to use for which problem. I learned this stuff over the course of many years by working as an intern in a pro audio repair shop, studying in music school, DJ’ing and doing sound system maintenance as a live sound engineer.
But you don’t have to go through all that. You can get it right now from the online learning platform, where it’s all in one place and easy to find. Remember, when it comes to mixing audio, everything is just problem-solving. Learn the right tools for the job.