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Making Amateur Vocals Sound Professional - Part #2 (Melodyne)

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In this tutorial series, we are going to professionally mix and process vocals that have been recorded in amateur/bedroom producer style - an approach most of us should be guilty of. We will go through cleaning the vocals, pitch correction, compression and more. This is part 2: Using Melodyne to correct pitches. If you don't know Guido, he's giving our Masterclass in Mixing and Mastering where you can learn how to mix your own production from A to Z.  

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How To Mix 808 Kick and Bass (Like Drake, Lil Pump, Travis Scott) - Free Ableton Project

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Guido is back, showing awesome tricks on How To Mix 808 Kick and Bass - for example in the style of Drake - Gods Plan and 2 other examples (Lil Pump, Travis Scott). You can pick up this Ableton Project from our Freebies section! If you don't know Guido, he's giving our Masterclass in Mixing and Mastering where you can learn how to mix your own production from A to Z.   Resources / Files:  Check out: Masterclass: Mixing and Mastering a Track from Start To Finish (Full Course) Drum Sample Pack used: Deep Premium Vol. 2    Keywords: Mixing 808 Kick and Bass...

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How To Compress Drums with Ableton Glue Compressor (The "Magic" Setting)

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We had some requests for another tutorial on drum compression. So in this video, Guido from CatandBeats will show you how to compress your drums with Ableton Glue Compressor.  And he will be sharing his setting that "works nine out of ten times" - which is great! If you don't know Guido, he's giving our Masterclass in Mixing and Mastering where you can learn how to mix your own production from A to Z.   Resources / Files:  Check out: Masterclass: Mixing and Mastering a Track from Start To Finish (Full Course) Drum Sample Pack used: Deep Premium Vol. 2 You can...

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Powerful Mastering Chain with Ableton built-in audio effects - Free Download

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Mastering Chain Setup: Lets set up a powerful mastering chain in Ableton with the goal of only using built-in audio effects. When “mastering” on this basic level, we are trying to accomplish 3 things: balance the mix clean up resonance add loudness (punch) to the track Of course there are different definitions of mastering and many philosophies on the order of your effects used. For example, one could perfectly argue, that the multiband dynamics should go in front of the Glue compressor. Chain Layout: But lets go ahead and lay down our chain as we are using it inside of the...

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Mixing in Mono: Why & Why Not

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Did you know that the mixing engineer behind Kendrick Lamar’s breakout album, Derek Ali, mixes in mono for the first 80% of his process? Today we’re going to discuss what pros and cons of this approach. Why mix in mono? 1. Because it’s better for achieving the right EQ balance When you mix in stereo, you have some elements coming from the sides, some coming from the center. That may fool you into thinking that your frequencies are not clashing, when in fact they are. When you mono your track it’s easier to spot the mistake because you don’t have...

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