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Mixing an EDM Track

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Learn how to mix a solid EDM track from raw material with Dave Darlington's Grammy-winning techniques.

Producer Dave Darlington has already shown you how to achieve a signature sound with Waves plugins. Here he demonstrates his Grammy-winning (and DAW-agnostic) techniques for mixing electronic dance music. From giving your vocalist the star treatment to pumping up the kick and bass, this short course will step up the creativity and quality of your music. Plus, get Dave's signature tips on mastering several versions of your song in a single step and making quick revisions to any mix.

This course features the song "Someone," by Cato Anaya, with vocals by Natalie Bautista. Connect with Cato on Twitter or download the full track on the iTunes Store.


  • Welcome
1. Mixing an EDM Track
  • Getting your session organized
  • Giving your lead vocalist the star treatment
  • Pumping up the rhythm
  • Sweetening the harmonic elements
  • Bringing something unique to the mix
  • Mastering and printing

Taught by

Dave Darlington

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