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Become a Mix Engineer

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Overview

Make your mark on the music business as a mix engineer. Discover how to produce professionally mixed audio on any digital audio workstation, and combine traditional and cutting-edge recording techniques.
  • Learn essential audio and recording principles.
  • Practice utilizing EQ and compression effectively.
  • Apply reverb, delay, and creative effects to your tracks.

Syllabus

  • Course 1: Audio and Music Production Careers: First Steps
    • Learn about the jobs, equipment, DAWs, and training you need to get started down an audio learning path.
  • Course 2: Audio Mixing Bootcamp
    • Reveals industry tips, tricks, and techniques for producing professionally mixed audio.
  • Course 3: Audio Foundations: Compression and Dynamic Processing
    • Shows how to improve the sound of a mix using compressors, limiters, gates, de-essers, and other dynamic processors.
  • Course 4: Audio Foundations: EQ and Filters
    • Shows how to properly apply equalization (EQ) to improve the sound of a mix.
  • Course 5: Audio Foundations: Reverb
    • Explains one of the most essential ingredients in audio mixing, reverb—the time it takes for sound to bounce, echo, and decay during a live performance or recording.
  • Course 6: Audio Foundations: Delay and Modulation
    • The fundamentals of delay and modulation effects and how to apply these effects, technically and creatively, to improve the sound of a mix.
  • Course 7: Music Production Secrets: Larry Crane on Mixing
    • Join Larry Crane, producer behind albums by The Decemberists, Elliott Smith, Jenny Lewis, and Sleater-Kinney, shows you how to get more life and energy out of your existing tracks.
  • Course 8: Drum Mixing: Techniques
    • GRAMMY-winning producer Ryan Hewitt explains his techniques for mixing radio-ready drum sounds with any DAW or console.
  • Course 9: Mixing a Modern Jazz Track
    • Learn the mixing techniques Grammy-winning producer Dave Darlington uses to transform raw audio tracks into great jazz mixes.
  • Course 10: Mixing an EDM Track
    • Learn how to mix a solid EDM track from raw material with Dave Darlington's Grammy-winning techniques.
  • Course 11: Advanced EDM Mixing
    • Learn advanced mixing techniques specifically suited to the EDM environment, to make your tracks sound fat, wide, and full.
  • Course 12: Mixing Techniques for Pop Music Part 1
    • Interested in producing the next chart-topping pop song? Multi-platinum producer, engineer, and mixer Brian Malouf demonstrates his hit-making song mixing techniques.

Taught by

Garrick Chow, Bobby Owsinski, Brian Lee White, Brian Lee White, Alex Case, Alex Case, Larry Crane, Ryan Hewitt, Dave Darlington, Dave Darlington, Colin E. Fisher and Brian Malouf

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