Mixing is a fundamental production skill, but it can be daunting to new engineers. In this ADSR Production Concepts course, Instructor Stephen Ellestad walks you through a basic static mix workflow, discussing the process and choices he makes along the way. This workflow was developed over several years of teaching audio mix concepts at the college level, and provides a clear, repeatable process for engineers of all levels and genres.
In a world dominated by stereo listening environments, headphones, two monitor sets, car stereos etc., there still is great importance in getting your mixes to sound good in both Mono and Stereo. If you’re an EDM artist and want your tracks played out live, you will need to have a good mono mix because that’s how those live systems are set up for playback.
Learn how to apply professional reverb techniques in your mixes with Valhalla reverb Reverbs are essential tools for creating depth and space in the mix. ValhallaDSP has created some of the best and affordable reverb plugins on the market. Learn how to use ValhallaPlate, ValhallaRoom and Valhalla VintageVerb and apply professional reverb techniques in your mixes.
Adding stereo width to a mix requires a creative hand. Just as adding shading to a picture can make certain elements appear to jump off a canvas or provide depth in a scene. Get it right and your tracks will have a tangible sense of dimension. Get it wrong and your would be masterpiece will lose all perspective. If you want to know how to apply stereo width to your mix you’ve come to the right place. In “Stereo Width How To” you’ll walkthrough different panning techniques, well known stereo fx, pitch shifting, mid side eq and processing, stereo imagers and the importance of referencing in mono.
It’s every producer and mix engineer’s worse nightmare – you’ve got a stunning vocal and the perfect lead mixed into a killer drop. It’s all coming along great but then there’s that super sad kick that sucks all the energy out of the dancefloor…It’s time to wake up and learn to make the kind of music you dream about. Get some fresh perspectives on how to mix for the kick with this 8-part video course presented by Echo Sound Works. In just over an hour you will learn to manipulate the various elements of your track to energize the kick and allow it to drive your track.