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35 Essential Mixing Tutorials from 2015

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Have a great new year and enjoy these videos. Sorted by release date.

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How to Win a Mix Contest: Automation

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Tons of useful tips for using automation in a mix.


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How to Add Sparkle to a Lead Vocal in a Mix

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How to add sparkle to a lead vocal in a Pop-EDM mix.


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How to Add Texture and Depth with Delay Time Modulation

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How to add texture and depth to a synth lead with delay time modulation.


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Tips for Managing Low End in a Modern Rock Mix

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Tips for managing multiple low end elements in a modern rock mix.


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How to Get a Crushed Drum Sound with EQ and Compression

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How you can smash a drum loop using compression, saturation and more in a mix.


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How to Clean up and Manipulate a Sampled Kick Drum

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How to sample and clean up a kick drum from a stereo master.


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How to Add Weight to a Kick Drum with Parallel Processing

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Tips for using parallel compression to add weight to a kick drum.


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Tips for Mixing Low End with Kicks, Synths and Sub Bass

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Tips for mixing and managing multiple low end elements in a mix including kick drum, synth pads and sub bass.


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Creating Snare Drum Ambience with Reverb, Delay and Distortion

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David Glenn demonstrates a recent ambient snare drum sound he created with reverb, delay and saturation while mixing a single for the band Sing Love Worship.


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How to Add a Custom Tonal Reverb to Your Mix

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How you can add a custom reverb sound to your mix with convolution.


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How to Create a Smooth Reverb and Delay Throw

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How to use effects and automation to create an extended vocal reverb tail and delay throw on a lead vocal in a Pop mix.


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Mixing Background Vocals with EQ, Delay and More

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Tips for mixing layers of background vocals.


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Do We Mix Synth Bass in Mono or Stereo?

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The fifth video in the Ask Weiss series. This question comes from Alexander Hartung: “I like the Future House style of bass. The problem is, I always see in tutorials that people mix the sub parts to mono, but if you listen to the music, the bass is mixed wide in the panorama field?!“


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Drum Automation Masterclass with David Glenn

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Mixes that sit still are boring. Drums within mixes that sit still are even worse. In this video, Producer/Engineer David Glenn walks you through his process for creating excitement and adding dynamics to a set of programmed drums.


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Audio Dithering 101 ‚ÄĒ What is Dither?

It's been an exciting year. Putting together this roundup reminds me how lucky I am to be surrounded by a group of not only super talented audio engineers and producers, but great educators as well. We also launched our new streaming tutorial website this month. It's an instant and all-access way to

An explanation and visual breakdown of dithering.


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How to Enhance Drum Transients in a Mix

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Tips for isolating and enhancing drum transients in a mix.


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Tips for Creating Depth in a Mix

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Tips for creating depth in a mix.


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Tips for Increasing Clarity in a Mix

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Some thoughts and ideas around clarity in a mix.


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5 Concepts for Getting a Great Mix

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Five things that can help get a great sounding mix.


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Compression Plugins [Analyzing Mixing Effects]

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An analysis of different types of compressor plugins including CLA-2A, VC 160, FET and FG-401.


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The Power of Stock Plugins in a Mix

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A video on the power of using stock plugins in a mix.


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Tips for EQ’ing the Stereo Buss

It's been an exciting year. Putting together this roundup reminds me how lucky I am to be surrounded by a group of not only super talented audio engineers and producers, but great educators as well. We also launched our new streaming tutorial website this month. It's an instant and all-access way to

Tips for utilizing EQ on the stereo buss to polish the entire mix.


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Mix Critique: How to Improve Your Mixes

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A video of a recent custom mix critique by David Glenn.


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How to “Parallel Uncompress” a Snare Drum in the Mix

It's been an exciting year. Putting together this roundup reminds me how lucky I am to be surrounded by a group of not only super talented audio engineers and producers, but great educators as well. We also launched our new streaming tutorial website this month. It's an instant and all-access way to

How you can route a snare drum when parallel compressing a drum buss to get even greater control over your drum sound.


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Recreating the Waves Butch Vig Vocals Plugin with Free Plugins (Part 2)

It's been an exciting year. Putting together this roundup reminds me how lucky I am to be surrounded by a group of not only super talented audio engineers and producers, but great educators as well. We also launched our new streaming tutorial website this month. It's an instant and all-access way to

Tips for recreating some of the effects in the new Waves Butch Vig Vocals plugin using free plugins.


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Using Effects to Create a Dreamy Piano Sound

It's been an exciting year. Putting together this roundup reminds me how lucky I am to be surrounded by a group of not only super talented audio engineers and producers, but great educators as well. We also launched our new streaming tutorial website this month. It's an instant and all-access way to

Using combinations of effects to create a dreamy piano sound.


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How to Add Impact to a Mix with Clip Gain and Automation

It's been an exciting year. Putting together this roundup reminds me how lucky I am to be surrounded by a group of not only super talented audio engineers and producers, but great educators as well. We also launched our new streaming tutorial website this month. It's an instant and all-access way to

Tips for adding impact to downbeats and different sections of your mix.


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Free Vocal Mixing Workshop with David Glenn

It's been an exciting year. Putting together this roundup reminds me how lucky I am to be surrounded by a group of not only super talented audio engineers and producers, but great educators as well. We also launched our new streaming tutorial website this month. It's an instant and all-access way to

A recording of a recent one on one private lesson with david glenn all about mixing vocals.


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Tips for Mixing Drums with Parallel Processing

It's been an exciting year. Putting together this roundup reminds me how lucky I am to be surrounded by a group of not only super talented audio engineers and producers, but great educators as well. We also launched our new streaming tutorial website this month. It's an instant and all-access way to

A tutorial on various effect combinations you can use for parallel processing on a drum buss.


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How to Use a Guitar Slide to Emulate a String Section

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How to emulate a string section with a guitar slide.

Dan Comerchero

Dan Comerchero

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