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Mastering A Song In 5 Minutes

If you want to learn how to master music, and you don’t have much time, then this is the video for you. I’m going to be mastering a song in just 5 minutes and I’ll be explaining how to get a loud, punchy master along the way.

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Mixing A Metal Song From Start to Finish | Part 6: Finishing A Mix

In this part, I’m going to make a few final tweaks to the mix to get it sounding just right. A few changes will be made to the automation and effects. I’m going to talk to you about finishing a mix and how to know when your mix is finished. Knowing this will keep you from both leaving a bunch of mixes unfinished, and staying on a single mix for too long.

And finally, you’ll get to hear a comparison of the mix with no plugins, and all the plugins! Join me for the final part of the series.

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Mixing A Metal Song From Start to Finish | Part 5: Macromixing

At this stage, we’re already around 80% towards the final mix. The basic mix of each individual instrument is done. The main ‘issues’ have been fixed. Everything is sounding pretty balanced. In part 5, Macromixing, we’ll be looking at the mix from a ‘macro’ perspective. Find out how to get your metal mixes sounding cohesive and punchy!

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Mixing A Metal Song From Start to Finish | Part 4: Micromixing

Part 4 of the Mixing A Metal Song From Start to Finish series is here! In this part, we’ll be diving into each individual instrument and doing a basic mix. We’ll mainly be focusing on EQ and compression. I’ll show you how to fix any initial ‘problems’ with the mix by removing unwanted frequencies.

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Mixing A Metal Song From Start to Finish | Step 2: The Static Mix

The Static Mix is part 2 of the mixing process. This part of the mixing process is done entirely without plugins. The aim here is to achieve a level and stereo balance across the whole mix. So everything can be heard as it should in relation to the other tracks. Watch the full mixing process in action!

Best Type of Microphone for Recording Vocals (At Home or Studio)

So you want to record your vocals and get the best sound possible, but you’re not sure what type of mic you need. In this video, you’ll find out what the best type of microphone for recording vocals is for whatever kind of music or dialogue you’re recording. And for whichever environment you’re recording in.

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The 3 Plugins Your Mix Bus Signal Chain Should Include

Before you start adding plugins onto every track in your mix, you should consider your mix bus signal chain first. Mix bus processing affects the mix as a whole. Making subtle tweaks across the whole mix before you start micromixing can help you make lots of progress very early on. It’s rewarding and will help to guide your decisions through the mix.