Mixing and mastering courses

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KVRer
11 posts since 21 Sep, 2020

Post Thu Nov 12, 2020 7:18 am

I am looking for courses that will teach me mixing and mastering from scratch.
I have no idea about it. I have no idea where to start, do I need additional plugins etc?

Thanks in advanced

KVRist
344 posts since 25 Aug, 2019

Post Thu Nov 12, 2020 8:05 am

Lynda com, Groove 3, Ask Video, Puremix

KVRer
8 posts since 12 Nov, 2020

Post Tue Apr 20, 2021 8:47 pm

Mix With The Masters is resourceful. Dig around YouTube (search for reputable engineers) if you're looking for free knowledge though, there's tons out there.

KVRer
18 posts since 7 Apr, 2021

Post Thu May 06, 2021 1:55 pm

Hi guys, I saw that puremix has still black friday offer active, maybe it is a mistake? Try this out: https://www.puremix.net/secure/my-cart. ... e=PMMpLxYq

KVRAF
1736 posts since 28 Sep, 2012

Post Fri May 07, 2021 3:51 am

Before spending money on a course, search youtube. Also, practice mixing in mono at low volume. Before reaching for the EQ, adjust the levels. Learn a compressor by also lowering the volume, and adjusting the attack release and ratio to hear how the compressor changes the tone, texture, and movement of the material. So much can be learned by patient listening in mono at low levels.

KVRAF
1665 posts since 14 Sep, 2004 from $HOME

Post Fri May 07, 2021 4:40 am

For learning mixing from the ground up I’d wholeheartedly recommend “Mixing with Mike”, especially the “Mixing Bootcamp” course. It covers everything, from speaker placement and listening exercises to the nitty gritty details of the different processors. there’s also mix analysis, you get multitracks to practice (with feedback!), and Mike’s a great teacher. It is style-agnostic, although if you solely want to focus on “EDM” or other styles, it’s maybe not for you. I paid $130 or so in a sale, which is ridiculous for the amount of information offered.

It is NOT for you if you just want “the top 5 mixing tipps/mistakes” videos ;). I’d stay away from every YouTube channel that has those...

You can have a look at an older course that is now free on Youtube to see if you gel with his teaching style (it’s very non-hyped and detailed, which might of course seem boring to some). There’s loads of other little gems on his channel.
https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PL60v ... eY2MLoDsAJ

KVRer
29 posts since 30 Jan, 2015

Post Fri May 07, 2021 5:16 am

I’m also just in the process of learning the basics. I didn’t want to spend hours on youtube, but there sure is a lot of free stuff. Some software companies produce free tutorials. I settled for groove3 to get things in a structured order and see the workflow in my daw. Then got some Books for reference. Check out bobby owsinski’s book on mixing for example.

KVRAF
2261 posts since 5 Nov, 2014

Post Fri May 07, 2021 5:37 am


KVRer
10 posts since 15 Mar, 2021

Post Tue May 11, 2021 3:32 am

I personally found Puremix very helpful if you want to learn about compression and EQ

KVRist
441 posts since 10 Mar, 2020

Post Tue May 11, 2021 9:14 am

I did the Hyperbits Masterclass in 2018. Its very EDM oriented (mainstream). However even tho I make Techno it did benefit me very well and their community is awesome. They also have frequently sales on their courses and this 8 week master is not like cheap but worth its money imho and at least in 2018 more geared towards mixing and mastering than songwriting but there is some overlapping.

KVRer
5 posts since 11 May, 2021

Post Tue May 11, 2021 10:40 pm

Has anyone got opinions on these courses in relation to experimental / GRM style compositions? Lots of mixing / mastering tutes online focus on mixing drums / bass / guitar or EDM sounds

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