Course: Mixing & Mastering

Mixing & Mastering

  • Life Time Access
  • Certificate on Completion
  • Access on Android and iOS App
  • Self-Paced
About this Course

In the Mixing & Mastering course you will learn the industry skills required to properly mix and master your original music for commercial distribution. It includes: Basics of M&M, Gain, Signal Chains, Reference Mixes, Frequency Range, EQ, Dynamics, Reverb, Special Processing, Mastering Chains, Loudness and more.

Whether you want to produce electronic music or record live instruments, our program covers all of the fundamental knowledge needed to start your career in music production. Our courses are taught using Ableton Live with easy to understand examples and you are not expected to have any previous music or audio engineering experience to take them. Learn at your own pace with lifetime access to the courses and all future updates.

Who is the target audience?

  • Music production beginners looking for a comprehensive walk through of proper mixing and mastering techniques
  • Amateur and semi-professional producers looking for an affordable in-depth practical course
Basic knowledge
  • Mac or PC computer with a web browser and broadband Internet access
  • Any DAW like Ableton, Logic, Protools, SoundBridge, etc.
  • MIDI controller keyboard and/or padboard (optional)
  • No previous experience required
What you will learn
  • Basics of Mixing & Mastering
  • Gain, Signal Chain & Reference Mixes
  • Frequency Range & EQ
  • Dynamics
  • Reverb
  • Special Processing
  • Mastering Chains
  • Loudness
Number of Lectures: 43
Total Duration: 06:22:10
Basics of Mixing & Mastering
  • Level Overview  
  • Goals of Mixing  
  • Why Mastering  
  • Types of Mastering  
Gain, Signal Chain & Reference Mixes
  • Gain, Signal, Chan & Reference Mixes - Level Overview  
  • Reference Mixes  
  • Analyzers  
  • Gain Staging  
  • Grouping Channels  
  • Inserts & Returns  
  • Level Balancing & Panning  
  • Mastering Gain Structure  
Frequency Range & EQ
  • Frequency Range & EQ - Level Overview  
  • Spectral Balance  
  • Channel EQ  
  • Bus EQ  
  • Master Bus EQ  
  • Dynamics - Level Overview  
  • Channel Dynamics  
  • Bus Dynamics  
  • Master Dynamics  
  • Reverb - Level Overview  
  • Reverberation  
  • Creating Space  
  • Common Practices  
Special Processing
  • Special Processing - Level Overview  
  • Tape Processing  
  • Tube Processing  
  • Linear Distortion  
  • Multiband Dynamics  
  • Inflators & Maximizers  
  • Stereo Imaging  
Mastering Chains
  • Mastering Gain - Level Overview  
  • Reductive EQ  
  • Spectral Balancing  
  • De-esser  
  • Mastering Chains - Multiband Dynamics  
  • Compression  
  • Limiting  
  • Loudness - Level Overview  
  • Metering  
  • Peak vs RMS vs LUFS  
  • Exporting  
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