Mixing for Beginners & Intermediates


Learn to how to mix your music, give your tracks a polished and professional sound.
This mixing course provides tuition on mixing the levels of all the different channels of your completed track.
Even though the course is based on Cubase 5, you can apply all of the tips whether if you're using Logic, Reason or Ableton Live.
The course contains the streaming videos below, as well as downloadable audio files used in the project and PDF notes.

Sign up to watch the free module below for a taster, or see below the full contents list of this course.

Module Details

  • 1. Basic Preliminary Mix
    Volume: Basic Level Mix
    1. Drums
    2. Kick & Bass
    3. Re-Adjust other drums if needed after Kick & Bass
    4. Percussion mixed to Drums & Bass
    5. Leads to Leads
    6. Leads to Kick & Bass, Percussion and Drums
    7. Pads/Backgrounds to Leads, Drums, Bass and Percussion
    8. SFX (if any) to everything else.

    Panning: Initial Pan Settings
    1. Drums
    2. Kick & Bass
    3. Percussion
    4. Leads
    5. Pads/Backgrounds
    6. SFX (if any)
  • 2. Setting Up Groups & Sends
    1. Kick & Bass Group
    2. High/Low Cut groups
    3. Drums & Percussion Groups
    PDF included

    1. General Purpose - Large Reverb (example)
    2. General Purpose - Small Reverb (example)
    3. General Purpose - Large Delay (example)
    4. General Purpose - Small Delay (example)
  • 3. Basic EQ
    1. Explanation of the frequency range (20Hz & 20,000KHz)
    2. Frequency, Gain and Q Knobs
    3. Low Cut, High Cut, Low Shelf, Hi Shelf, Bell
    4. Roll Off
    5. Explanation of different frequency ranges
    PDF included
  • 4. Advanced EQ I
    1. Explanation of Frequency (numbers) to Pitch (letters) relationship
    2. Explanation on how to check individual sounds EQ
    PDF included
  • 5. Advanced EQ II
    Explanation on how to check sounds in relationship to each other:
    This includes checking for Muddiness, Irritation in the Mid ranges and checking whether or not sounds are bright enough (where appropriate).
    Explanation on how to find frequencies to cut or boost.
    How to do A/B comparisons.
  • 6. Compression
    1. Explanation of a compressors function
    2. Threshold and Ratio basics
    3. Attack, Release and Make-up Basic
    4. Basic beginner or safe compression settings
    5. Group Buss compression (Kick & Bass)
    6. Gate and Compression working together
    7. Over compression and Pumping
  • 7. Bonus: Sony Oxford Compression Course
    This is a free addition to the course covering the Sony Oxford Dynamics plugin compression section in detail.
Author Soundmagus
Contains Videos, bonus documents
Format Streaming
Length 2 hours 48 mins
Level Beginners, Intermediate
Provider Music Production Videos
Price $47.38

Customer Reviews

Reviewed by Rob Papen

I have had a chance to watch your tutorials – They are way cool!

Cheers and keep up the great work!

November 2012

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