In this video, I’ll be explaining how to achieve stereo balance by using a technique called ‘complimentary panning’. You’ll see three real-world examples where I’ve used complimentary panning for a mix that’s not just balanced, but also stays interesting.
Get a behind the scenes look at a full mixing session in Pro Tools! You’re going to hear a quick before and after on a professional mix, then I’ll take you the process that I used to mix the song.
In this video, you’ll learn three ways that you SHOULDN’T learn mixing. And you’ll then discover how to learn mixing the right way instead. This is essential viewing if you have just started learning how to mix audio. And also if you’ve been at it for a while, but are struggling to find training that helps you to grow your mixing skills.
So you’ve got your podcast recorded and now you want it to sound smooth and professional. In this video, I’m going to show you a couple of podcast vocal recordings and you’ll see how to use EQ and compression for podcast vocals to fix issues and generally make them sound great.
A de-esser is a plugin that solves the problem of sibilance in vocal recordings. And today you’re going to learn how to use a de-esser on vocals to remove sibilance!
What is multiband compression? Find out how this powerful mixing tool works, and how to use it in your mixes.
What is saturation in mixing? Find out what saturation is, how it works and how to use it in your mixes! he kind of saturation that your mix needs really depends on the result your after, and no two mixes are the same. But most mixes can benefit from added saturation to some degree.
Getting a great audio recording for your YouTube videos is essential if you want your channel to grow. Discover how to get amazing audio in your YouTube videos today.
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.
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!