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Mixing and Mastering

Mixing and Mastering Class

Mixing is a necessary skill for any music producer to create a professional sounding song.  A great musical idea can be lost in a cloudy and muddy mix. If your mixes lack that punch, depth, clarity or are generally not loud enough, this workshop is for you. Learn how to use and abuse the tools to get your tracks loud! This workshop will cover the necessary elements to create a professional sounding mix by first understanding how the tools work and then learning when and why to use those tools to achieve the results you want.


  • Elements of a Mix
  • Compression
  • Side-Chain Compression
  • Parallel Compression
  • EQ
  • Reverb
  • Delay
  • Volume Balancing
  • Panning
  • Signal Chains
  • Limiting
  • Referencing
  • Prep for Mastering
  • Cleanup versus Creative Mixing
  • Fixing Issues in the Arrangement
  • Fixing Issues in the Sample, Synth or Recording
  • Dealing with your Room
  • Inserts versus Sends and Returns
  • Tips and Tricks