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ADVANCED MIXING

BA-08

Learn all about the Advanced Audio Effects, Mixing and Mastering.

Duration: 1 months 
software: LOGIC PRO x
Requirements: DAW knowledge and basic Mixing mASTERING techniques.

Introduction:

  • Overview

  • introduction to Mixing

  • Stages of a Song

  • What Mixing is and what it isn‘t

  • Tools that we have for Mixing

  • Understanding Human Hearing

  • Capabilities, Limitations, and Environment

  • Understanding the importance and need

of Metering during Mixin

  • The Fletcher Munson Curve Study What

  • does it tell us and how we can use it for

our benefit

  • Setting up the Studio Environment

Calibrating your Monitor

  • Problems that you might currently be

  • facing during mixing

Training your Ears

  • Preparing your Mix 

  • Volume and Dynamics

Gain Structure

  • Analog vs Digital Gain Staging

Humariization and Dynamics 4 with it and what to do about it

  • What is the headroom, and what do you need to know about it.

  • Secret Technique to get a decent Mix in less than 5 minutes!!

  • What is Loudness‘ Dynamic Range andhow to control it

  • Why Calibrate?

  • 3 different ways of calibrating your Room

  • Using iZotope — Ozone to Calibrate yourRoom

Room Acoustics Sound Proofing

  • Why Room Dimensions are important

  • What are Standing Waves

  • Detecting Fundamental Room Modes in your Room

  • Dimensions of your Room

  • 2 Principals of Isolation

  • 3 Techniques for treating your Rooms

  • Acoustics

  • Materials to use for acoustic treatment

  • Best listening position in the Room

  • RFZ — Reflection Free Zone

  • When to and when not to use

Headphones

  • How to use the headphones

Compression (Getting the Dr. Dre Punch)

  • What is Compression and why do we use  it

  • Compressors Parameters

  • Threshold‘ Ratio‘ Attack‘ Release

  • Knee‘ Make-up Gain

  • Compression Numericals

  • More Compressors Parameters/Features

  • Peak vs RMS

  • Expander

  • log Release

  • Look—Ahead

  • Basic Compression Techniques

  • Compression on Drums / Beats

  • Compression on Guitars / Synths

  • Compression on Vocals

  • Compression on Bass / Subs

  • What do you want your compressor to do

  • Using Compression to Glue Sound /Transients

Modern Compression Techniques
(Get impact in you Beats like Lex
Luger)

  • Side-Chain Compression

  • Side—Chain Compression as a Pumping

  • Tool and as a Gluing Tool

  • Difference between LFO Tool, VolumeShaper, etc and S'icle~Chain Compression as pumping effect

  • Parallel Compression

  • Secret EQ Techniques for Parallel

  • Compression to shine

  • Upward Compression

  • Multi-band Compression

  • Glue Compression (Make your mix sound

  • like Taylor Swift, Major Lazor. Skrillex)

  • Buss Compression and Group

  • Compression

  • Pre and Post EQ in regards to Compression

  • Rule of Thumb / Golden Rule for

  • Compression

  • Judging your Compression I Have you

  • applied it correctly?

Creative Vocal Mixing Techniques
(Ragga Twins, The Weeknd, Daft
Punk)

  • Using BeatSkillz, waves, SPL, UAD, andvarious other important third party plug-into mix your track

  • Mixing a Track

  • Doubts

  • Questions and Answers

Advanced EQ-ing (Get the sound of
Rihanna. Eminem, Jay-Z)


  • L/R Mixing

  • Mid—Side Mixing

  • Tonal Controls Distortion. Saturation, Exciter, etc ‘ How

  • and why to use these.

  • Why affect the tone of your Mixes

  • Tonal Strategy

Spatialization imaging‘ Panning and Depth
(Make you synths like Flume. Avicii)

  • Tools to Manipulate Space

  • Mono vs Stereo

When to use Mono and When to use Stereo

  • Placement of Sounds in the Stereo Field

  • Drum Kit Panning

  • How a typical Pan-Pot Works

  • Old School Panning Techniques

  • What is Binaural Panning

  • Pros and Cons of Binaural Panning

  • How to use Binaural Panning
     

Approaching Mixing of your Track
(The Hit Pop Sound)

  • Understanding your Genre and mixing accordingly

  • Developing and Emphasizing the groove of the song

  • Finding and Emphasizing the most

  • important elements of your song Knowing what to avoid in a Mix I

  • Commonly made Mistakes

  • Putting your knowledge to use and starting to Mix​