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Mixing Music – Learn how to mix a Pop Rock Song like a Pro!

Mixing Music: Improve your mixes & learn the BEST techniques in the industry used on multiple platinum selling records!
Instructor:
Signature Sound
3,054 students enrolled
English [Auto]
Over 25 years of experience and expertise from a professional recording studio that has serviced bands such as U2, Blink 182, Switchfoot, Icona Pop and many many more.

Take this course and start creating professional sounding pop rock mixes for your personal music projects – sound better and get noticed more.

We’ve been recording and mixing music professionally for over 2 decades, learn from the pro’s. 30 day money back guarantee, no questions asked. It’s our personal promise that this course will improve your mixes.


About this course:
In this class we’ll teach you the best mixing techniques used to get professional sounding pop rock mixes. You’ll have access to the raw tracks of the song used in the class, so you can start putting everything you learn into practice right away.

We also highly encourage student/teacher interaction, so If at any point you have questions or would like to start a discussion, don’t hesitate to ask the instructor. This class is recommended for intermediate to advanced engineers and/or producers using any type of DAW.


Whats covered in this class?
Drums, Percussion, Bass Guitar, Electric Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, and Vocals. Effects used such as EQ, Compression, Reverb, Delay and Automation will be analyzed in detail. Throughout the mix Ian will also be introducing a number of production techniques to help add punch, color and excitement to your mixes, including Reinforcing your Drum Tracks with Samples, Splitting the Bass, adding Guitar Amp Plug-Ins to Enhance your Guitar Tone, Side-Chain Processing, Creative Bussing, Group Processing, the addition of Vocal Harmonies, Background Vocals and more. Section by section you’ll see and hear this song come to life – matching some of the best pop rock sounds out there.

Who’s this class for?
We’re catering this class to the Home Studio Engineer and Laptop Producer. This class is designed for the intermediate audio engineer and above, and showcases tried and true mixing techniques heard on countless records combined with a unique perspective from a seasoned engineer. For beginners this class still offers the opportunity to see how a professional mix comes to life from beginning to end and will give you a rare look under the hood of a world class mix.


Engineer Ian Sutton background:
Engineer/Producer Ian Sutton has worked with hundreds of artists and bands, including +44 (Mark Hoppus & Travis Barker) Fallout Boy, Rob Halford, and Frankie J, just to name a few. Ian will thoroughly walk you through one of his most recent pop rock mixes, revealing all sorts of creative mixing and production techniques he’s acquired throughout years of study and practice.

Ian Sutton is a graduate of The Conservatory of Recording Arts and Sciences. He is Certified Pro in Apple’s Logic and Avid’s Pro Tools. Ian has also worked with the likes of +44 (Mark Hoppus & Travis Barker), Fallout Boy, Frankie J, Rob Halford of Judas Priest, T-Pain, Deepak Chopra, Jerry Lewis, Los Tucanes de Tijuana and many more.

IMPORTANT!! What happens if you don’t get professional help?

Well ask yourself this, 3 months from now how much better will my mixes sound? The reality is without proper training they won’t sound much different. Yes, you can spend hours, days, and weeks trying to find YouTube clips online, but they only do so much. This mixing class has over 4+ hours of instruction from a professional Recording Studio with over 25 years of experience servicing some of the biggest bands in the world. Invest in something that matters, your passion in creating music! We’re the answer to help you get better.

Introduction

1
Welcome: Raw Audio Files for Practice

Important things to consider before starting the class. Downloadable raw audio tracks to practice mixing the song along with the instructor.

2
Ian Sutton: Professional Audio Engineer and Producer

Ian Sutton will introduce himself and some key components of this class.

3
Effects Overview

In this lecture we'll be showing you all of the return effects being used for this song.

4
Output Routing Overview

In this lecture we'll be showing you the output routing for this session.

5
Master Fader Effects Overview

In this lecture we'll be showing you the effects used on the master fader.

Mixing The Drums

1
Mixing Drums Introduction

Introducing the approach used for mixing the drums.

2
Routing and Panning

In this lecture we'll be showing you the routing and panning used for the entire drum kit.

3
Kick

In this lecture we'll be showing you the processing used on the kick drum.

4
Snare

In this lecture we'll be showing you the processing used on the snare drum.

5
Snare Sample

In this lecture we'll be showing you how we added a snare sample on a third snare track and the processing used on it.

6
Toms

In this lecture we'll be showing you the processing used on the toms.

7
Hi-Hat and Ride

In this lecture we'll be showing you the processing used on the hi-hat and ride cymbals.

8
Overheads and Room

In this lecture we'll be showing you the processing added onto the overhead and room microphone tracks.

9
Percussion

In this lecture we'll be showing you the processing used on the percussion samples we added.

Mixing Bass, Electric, and Acoustic Guitars

1
Mixing Bass, Electric, and Acoustic Guitars Introduction

Introducing the approach used to mix the Bass, Electric, and Acoustic Guitars

2
Bass Guitars

In this lecture we'll be showing you the processing used on the bass guitar.

3
Electric Guitars - Verse

In this lecture we'll be showing you the processing used on the electric guitars within the verse sections.

4
Electric Guitars - Chorus

In this lecture we'll be showing you the processing used on the electric guitars within the chorus sections.

5
Acoustic Guitars - Chorus

In this lecture we'll be showing you the processing used on the acoustic guitars within the chorus sections.

6
Supporting Guitars

In this lecture we'll be showing you the processing used on the supporting guitars throughout the song.

7
Organ

In this lecture we'll be showing you the processing used on organ sample we chose for this song.

Mixing Vocals

1
Mixing Vocals Introduction

Introducing the approach used to mix the vocals.

2
Lead Vocals

In this lecture we'll be showing you the processing used on the lead vocals.

3
Background Vocals

In this lecture we'll be showing you the processing used on the background vocals.

4
Harmonies

In this lecture we'll be showing you the processing used on the vocals harmonies.

Automation

1
Automation Introduction

Introducing the approach used to automate drums, bass, lead guitars and vocals.

2
Drums

In this lecture we'll be showing you the automation used for the drums.

3
Bass

In this lecture we'll be showing you the automation used for bass guitar.

4
Lead Guitars

In this lecture we'll be showing you the automation used for the lead guitars.

5
Lead Vocals

In this lecture we'll be showing you the automation used for the lead vocals.

6
Harmonies

In this lecture we'll be showing you the automation used for the vocal harmonies.

Conclusion

1
Conclusion and Final Mix

Class conclusion and final mix of the song Shine The Light by Jackson Price.

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