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Once recording and editing are finished, audio engineers can take advantage of the training in Mixing and Mastering with Pro Tools to punch up the final output. Digidesign Certified Expert Brian Lee White covers all the basic mixing tools that every producer and engineer should know, from using EQ to add clarity and focus to using compression and limiting to maximize track levels within a mix. Brian stresses the importance of setting up a solid mixing plan prior to any work in Pro Tools, and gives advice on the best plug-ins for each stage of the process. Exercise files accompany the course.
Hi! I'm Brian White and welcome to Pro Tools Mixing and Mastering. In this course, I'll show you how to take your projects to the next level using Pro Tools to tie in all the pieces together into a killer-sounding mix. Together, we'll explore the Pro Tools Mixer and understand the basics of signal flow, plug-ins, effects returns and submixing. I'll discuss the importance of setting up a solid mixing plan and give you advice on working through the critical stages of the mix. I'll cover the basic mixing tools every producer should know, from using EQ to add clarity and focus, to effectively using dynamics processors to add impact and power to your mixes.
I'll explain how to achieve that commercial radio-ready sound during the mastering stage, by using compression and limiting to maximize the level of your mix. If you're new to Pro Tools, you should definitely check out the Pro Tools Essential Training course here on the Online Training Library. But if you're already familiar with the basics, I'll share some great tips I've learned from my five years as a Digidesign Certified Expert Instructor and over ten years of mixing in the box. So if you're ready, I'm ready. Let's get started with Pro Tools Mixing and Mastering.
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