Private Mixing Course Level III Finished Professional Mix

The Private Mixing Course Level III is a 12 week intensive course designed for your mixes to be evaluated, week by week, through each step in the mixing process. Level III focusses on the most difficult part of mixing, the process of finishing a mix to professional standard. This course includes 10 private lessons where you can ask questions and have your work evaluated in real time. Mix corrections are accompanied with demonstrations of proper technique so that the student can learn directly from their own mistakes. All private lessons are recorded and provided to the student for later review along with the updated DAW session file.

Compatibility and Requirements

AVAILABLE DAWs

  • Pro Tools 10 or above
  • Logic X
  • Studio One 3
  • Ableton Live
  • Cubase

 

AVAILABLE PLUGINS

These are plugins I currently have licenses for. If you do not see your primary plugins listed below please contact me.

  • Stock DAW Plugins for the DAWs listed above
  • Antares (AT8.1, EFX, AT-Pro)
  • Celemony (Melodyne)
  • Eventide (Entire Collection)
  • Eiosis (Air EQ, E2 Deesser)
  • FabFilter (Entire Collection)
  • IK Multimedia (TRacks Deluxe, CSR and Amplitube)
  • iZotope (Entire Collection)
  • Kush Audio (Entire Collection)
  • Lexicon (Entire Collection)
  • Native Instruments (Komplete 12 Ultimate)
  • Plugin Alliance (Almost Entire Collection)
  • Slate Digital (Everything Bundle)
  • Sonnox (Elite Bundle)
  • Softube (Entire Collection)
  • Sound Radix (Entire Collection)
  • Sound Toys (Entire Collection)
  • Universal Audio (Entire Collection)
  • WaveArts (Entire Collection)
  • Waves (Entire Collection)
  • Assorted Plugins from the following Manufacturers (Audified, Exponential Audio, JST, Klanghelm, LSR, Massey, Melda, Metric Halo, Nomad Factory, Pensadia, Plug and Mix, SSL, UVI, Vahalla )

COURSE OUTLINE

Class 1 Evaluating Commercial Productions

The fundamental purpose of this course is to teach you how to evaluate commercial productions and translate what you hear to a multitrack mix. The process begins with some advanced listening techniques, mix and production evaluations, and learning how to translate those perceptions to the artist and song you are working on.

  1. Finding Good Commercial Productions
  2. Defining Qualities of a Finished Pro Mix
  3. Organizing Commercial References
  4. Listening Exercises and Advanced Ear Training
  5. Establishing a Sonic Signature

Class 2 Matching The Sonic Signature Part 1

The “Sonic Signature” of a commercial production is a combination of the technical aspects of balances, spread, tone, depth field, and presence field, as well as how it defines the meaning of the song and personality of the artist. The process begins with matching the technical aspects of the commercial reference.

  1. Matching a Sonic Signature Step-by-Step
  2. Establishing Balances and Spread (Levels and Pan)
  3. Establishing the Tonal Balance (EQ)
  4. Establishing the Front-Back Sound Field (Compression)
  5. Establishing the Presence Field (Early Reflections)

Class 3 Matching Sonic Signature Part 2

The second part of matching the Sonic Signature is to personalize the mix to the artist and song you are working on. Once established, the comparisons to the commercial reference will focus on vibe and energy rather than technical differences.

  1. Establishing the Effects Field
  2. Solidifying the Mix
  3. Personalizing the Mix to the Artist
  4. Comparing to the Commercial Reference
  5. Finishing the Mix

Class 4 Modern R&B Mix Part 1: Matching the Commercial Reference

This class will demonstrate the process of matching a commercial R&B production to an existing multitrack mix. The demonstrations will focus on the technical aspects of matching the mix to the reference.

  1. Analyzing the Commercial Reference
  2. Adapting Balances and Spread
  3. Adapting the Tonal Balance
  4. Adapting the Front-Back Sound Field 
  5. Adapting the Presence Field

Class 5 Modern R&B Mix Part 2: Personalizing the Mix to the Artist

This class will demonstrate the process of personalizing the mix to the artist and song. The demonstrations will focus on the artistic aspects of the mix.

  1. Adapting the Effects Field
  2. Solidifying the Mix
  3. Personalizing the Mix to the Artist
  4. Mix Adjustments

Class 6 Modern R&B Mix Part 3: Finishing the Mix

This class will detail the process of finishing the commercial mix and demonstrate the process of matching the vibe and energy to the commercial reference.

  1. Automation
  2. Production Assessment
  3. Mix Adjustments
  4. Mix Buss and Mix Stem Processing
  5. Finalizing the Mix

Class 7 Hip Hop Mix Part 1: Matching the Commercial Reference

This class will demonstrate the process of matching a commercial Hip Hop production to an existing multitrack mix. The demonstrations will focus on the technical aspects of matching the mix to the reference.

  1. Analyzing the Commercial Reference
  2. Adapting Balances and Spread
  3. Adapting the Front-Back Sound Field 
  4. Adapting the Tonal Balance
  5. Adapting the Presence Field

Class 8 Hip Hop Mix Part 2: Personalizing the Mix to the Artist

This class will demonstrate the process of personalizing the mix to the artist and song. The demonstrations will focus on the artistic aspects of the mix.

  1. Adapting the Effects Field
  2. Solidifying the Mix
  3. Personalizing the Mix to the Artist
  4. Mix Adjustments

Class 9 Hip Hop Mix Part 3: Finishing the Mix

This class will detail the process of finishing the commercial mix and demonstrate the process of matching the vibe and energy to the commercial reference.

  1. Automation
  2. Production Assessment
  3. Mix Adjustments
  4. Mix Buss and Mix Stem Processing
  5. Finalizing the Mix

Class 10 Overcoming Obstacles: Mix Case Study #1

This class will demonstrate the process of overcoming obstacles by using an actual student mix as an example. These lessons teach you what to listen for and how to correct problems in a mix. It is an essential skill to learn to create professional sounding mixes.

  1. Mix Case Study #1
  2. Reevaluating Vocals
  3. Reevaluating Drums and Bass
  4. Reevaluating Instruments
  5. Mix Stem and Mix Buss processing

Class 11 Overcoming Obstacles: Mix Case Study #2

This class will demonstrate the process of overcoming obstacles by using an actual student mix as an example. These lessons teach you what to listen for and how to correct problems in a mix. It is an essential skill to learn to create professional sounding mixes.

  1. Mix Case Study #2
  2. Reevaluating Drums and Bass
  3. Reevaluating Instruments
  4. Reevaluating Vocals
  5. Mix Stem and Mix Buss processing

Class 12 Overcoming Obstacles: Mix Case Study #3

This class will demonstrate the process of overcoming obstacles by using an actual student mix as an example. These lessons teach you what to listen for and how to correct problems in a mix. It is an essential skill to learn to create professional sounding mixes.

  1. Mix Case Study #3
  2. Reevaluating Drums and Bass
  3. Reevaluating Instruments
  4. Reevaluating Vocals
  5. Mix Stem and Mix Buss processing

LEARN THE ART OF MIXING FROM A 33 YEAR PROFESSIONAL!

Private Mixing Course Level III is now available as a Replay Edition bundled with Level I and Level II
ON SALE NOW $149 (Normal Price $249)

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