Digital Audio Mixing

Course Description

Getting your mix to sound great is an art, done in the right acoustic environment, with right tools and technique, mixing and mastering is the final step to making your audio projects sound really great.

In this Course we will be using a song project recorded to understand the art and principle behind creating a great mix.

We teach you basic and advanced mixing techniques, frequencies, mastering tools such as limiters, exciters, equalizers, compressors. and understanding the right acoustic space perfect for mixing.

Requirements

  • Windows PC/laptop.
  • DAWs: FL STUDIO, SONY SOUNDFORGE.
  • Studio grade headphones.

Who is the target audience?

  • This course is intended for anyone interested in learning how to mix and master audio projects.
  • This course is aimed at Producers with experience on DAWs and audio equipments.

At the end of this course, student will be able  to mix  songs or any audio project.

Training Days?

  • Tuesdays/Thursdays Weekday classes
  • Saturday/Sunday Weekend classes
  • Students have the option to choose preferred training day

Students that have no Production experience should please enroll for our Music Production Master Class Instead

Starting a Mix

1
Introduction To Mixing
55 secs
2
Knowing Your Mix
2:39

Lets understand the principles and steps of mixing before we begin the mix

3
Setting Your Mixing Goals
3:08
4
Identify a mixed song

This is a practice exercise to test how you can identify a mixed song.

5
Detecting a mixed song quiz
1 question

Processing Audio Signal

1
Using Noise Gates
7:18

In this lesson we use the noise gate on Sony Sound Forge to effectively removing noise from the sax instrument played on the song, while explaining the principle behind noise gate`s threshold, attack and release time.

2
Applying Noise gates
3 questions
3
Using Compressors on audio signal
05:21

We learn how to apply compression to audio signal to destroy or enhance the dynamic range of the signal. the principle behind the compressor is also explained using Wave Hammer Tool in Sound Forge

4
Using Expanders

This video explains how expanders are used on an audio signal to enhance soft sounds, the expander is used on the sax to bring up soft audio signal making every single note played with the sax more audible.

5
Using Limiters
03:14

Mixing Drums

1
Mixing the kick drum
04:17

Your Kick is a very important part of your mix, this lesson explains how to create punch, and attack from your kick instrument using your Equalizer.

2
Mixing the Snare
06:49

In this lesson we learn how to add life to your drum mix through the snare.

3
Mixing the Hi-hat
04:39

Hi-hats are high frequency sounds that adds shine and air to a drum mix, watch and learn how to make your drums come alive with a sweet reverb and Eq applied on it

4
Mixing the Toms
04:18

Toms is an essential part of drums, this lessons shows how to balance and position the toms effectively when creating a drum mix

Mixing the Keys

1
Applying Reverbs,EQs on piano
04:56

This class covers mixing the piano by adding reverbs, Eqs and finding the appropriate volume balance for the piano in the mix.

Getting Your Final Mix

1
Getting an overall Balance
8:14

In this video, we learn how to create a proper volume and tonal balance of all our sounds played. creating the finishing touches and preparing the mix for mastering.

NO.,the lesson videos have the option of viewing them in smaller resolutions perfect for mobile phones, which saves you data when streaming. The default resolution is 1080p HD.
YES, although we recommend taking any of our fundamental production training first, but since your payment gives you life time access to this course you can always come back to revise or brush up your skills.
YES, we have a Mixing and Mastering Training Program running at or training facility. view price and course outline here http://countrysyde.com/product/art-of-mixing-and-mastering-2/
YES, the course contains videos and quizzes to help you develop your mixing abilities.
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Enrolled: 40 students
Lectures: 14
Level: Intermediate