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Course: Mixing A Track from Start To Finish

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Course: Mixing A Track from Start To Finish

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Learn the Complete Mixing Process

Ableton Mixing Channel Strip

About this Course

In this 5+ Hour Mixing Course we'll show you the complete mixing process fromm start to finish while using only native Ableton effects.

Follow along as we explain state of the art mixing techniques in full detail. You get your own copy of the Ableton Project file to work on too!

What You Get

  • A complete start-to-finish mixing process on a state of the art pop-house track.
  • 40+ Studio sessions with Francois
  • 5h+ online video sessions with lifetime-access
  • Slides / cheat sheets you can always quickly turn to
  • onus 1: Ableton Project (instrumental) used in this couse (using Ableton Live 9 Standard + NI Massive 1.3.xx (or higher))
  • Bonus 2: Vocal Mixing Sessions

Track We Mix

Course Introduction

Course Overview

Screen Shots from the Mixing Course

Learn To

  • Avoid common mixing errors and psycho-acoustic traps
  • Prepare your Ableton Session for a great mixing workflow
  • Use EQ to make room and properly place elements
  • Utilize compressors to add or remove dynamics
  • Use saturation & distortion to add upper harmonics to the mix
  • Properly split your bass freqencies for sub-separation
  • Identify the right song-part to start mixing
  • Mix with Ableton stock plugins
  • Mix instruments, drums and bass with EQ, compression, etc
  • Correctly use groups, send effects and audio while mixing
  • Master the fundamentals and theories of sound perception

✓ Mix Preparation & First Balance

What is the musical idea of the song. Setting up your session for a great mixing workflow, order of tracks, grouping, creating busses. Identifying the most important section and instruments in your song.

✓ Avoid Common Mixing Errors

Referencing, "louder sounds better"-trap, finding the right mixing volume, subtractive vs additive EQ, dithering, phasing, awareness for resonances caused by your environment and many more.

✓ Mix Preparation & First Balance

What is the musical idea of the song. Setting up your session for a great mixing workflow, order of tracks, grouping, creating busses. Identifying the most important section and instruments in your song.

✓ Avoid Common Mixing Errors

Referencing, "louder sounds better"-trap, finding the right mixing volume, subtractive vs additive EQ, dithering, phasing, awareness for resonances caused by your environment and many more.

✓ Bass Layers & Sub Bass Separation

Why mono bass, separating sub frequencies, kick-bass side-chaining techniques, multiband side-chaining, dynamic EQ, etc.

✓ Complete Mixing Process

After finding a first balance and an order for our mixing process we're working our way through cleaning, gain staging, eqing, compressing, sound enhancing, bussing, balancing the track step by step, working our way down from the most important elemtents.

✓ Compression-Techniques

How the compressor works and is applied in the mixing stage, drum and bass compression, side-chain compression, multiband compression, parallel compression, New-York compression, limiting

✓ EQing-Techniques

Dealing with resonances, learn to avoid upward spirals of EQ boosting, best practise to avoid frequency masking, why we favor cuts over boosts, why to use shelf filters before peak filters, before notch filters, mid-side EQ, etc.

✓ Covering Theoretical Background

Phase cancellation, room treatment, law of the first wavefront, how our ears sense the direction and distance of sound, Fletcher-Munson Curve, anti-phase

✓ Sweetening to taste

Adding sound enhancing elements, like send reverbs, stereo effects, slap delays on our vocals, haas effect, etc.

Course Curriculum

What People Are Saying

"Guys: just a big complement! such great courses. I already enrolled in two! Keep up the good work!"
- Chris Kolbe (via Facebook)
I just wanted to send you a small email saying this course really has been a game changer. I have learned so much in such a small time frame. Everything was explained so well I could actually follow what you were saying and copy it to my own music"
-Colton M.. (via Facebook comment)
"I'm learning so much from your stuff it's ridiculous. A huge "THANK YOU" goes out to you, keep up the great work :)"
- Denis

FAQs and Requirements

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.

How long do I have access to the courses?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to the courses for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.

What type of audio files are the samples?
24bit 44.1K WAV Files

What if I am unhappy with my order?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 48 hours and we will give you a full refund - due to the digital download nature of the optional sound packs, we can only refund the courses parts. No refund on bulk / pack orders. One refund per person.

How do I access course files, if any are included?
If you're getting the basic course option, a download link will be provided above or below the video of the first or second lecture of the course (usually named 'Setup & Downloads'). In case you're getting the course with one of the pack options, the additional packs will be delivered to you via email.

Where will I be able to log into my course?
The courses are hosted on another server. Once you've bought a course, you'll be getting a mail saying "Redeem your copy of "Course …"". Follow the "Confirm your account" link in that mail and you will end up on the course-platform. There, you'll need to pick your password and log in. Your profile info will be already prepared for you. You can then always log in here:

PML Courses Login.

If you already have a courses account, the new course will be added to your profile (assuming you buy it using the same email address associated with that account). If you have an account but buy a new course using a different email, get in touch and we will manually add it to your existing account.

There is one way of watching videos offline for example if you are travelling with an iPad and you are not always within reach of a stable internet connection: We have activated the option of MyTeachable accounts on our videos so you can watch videos offline through the “Teachable Online Courses” iOS App.

I already own some courses/packs. Can I upgrade?
You already bought some courses / packs and want to upgrade? Get in touch for your custom offer!

Will future courses be automatically added to my bundle?
The bundle is a snapshot including the available courses and packs at the time of your purchase. Future courses / packs will not be automatically included.

Is this a subscription to future products?
No. This is a one time payment for the courses/packs currently included in the bundle

What if I have further questions?
We are available to help you with any questions, get in touch via: support@productionmusiclive.com

We are only using stock Ableton effects in this course. The Ableton Project (instrumental) used in this couse (using Ableton Live 9 Standard + NI Massive 1.3.xx (or higher))

Email us anytime for further questions or concerns!

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