Join Yeuda Ben-Atar for an in-depth discussion in this video Mixing techniques, part of Up and Running with Ableton Live 9.
Let's take a look at more tools we can use to achieve a better mix.…First I'm going to close the Return and Send sections so we have more space.…Let's solo the Lead Guitar sound and listen to it.…(music playing)…We can hear we have lot of background noise.…We can eliminate that those using a gate audio effect.…Let's go and load the gate audio effect from the Browser > Audio Effects and…drag the gate onto the Lead Guitar group.…
The gate will let the audio signal pass only if it passes the threshold.…Let's adjust the Threshold and see what it's doing.…We see right now if I play it's going to drop in volume -40DB.…(music playing)…Let's take the Threshold down.…(music playing)…We can hear that in some places the gate opens and closes very fast.…
So let's take the Return up and that will eliminate the chatter that is caused…by the gate opening and closing very fast.…(music playing)…Great, much less noise.…
We can use other effects that we usually use for creative purposes as mixing tools.…For example, we can use the Frequency Shifter Wide feature to make the…
- Setting up plugins and projects
- Creating a drumbeat
- Converting audio to MIDI
- Recording vocals
- Warping and editing clips
- Adding effects
- Using time commands
- Working with the mixer
- Using side chain compression
- Adding reverb and delay
- Mixing dynamically with automation
- Mastering a song
Skill Level Beginner
Foundations of Audio: Compression and Dynamic Processingwith Brian Lee White2h 25m Appropriate for all
Remixing Techniques: Time Stretchingwith Josh Harris2h 51m Intermediate
Ableton Live 9 for Live Performancewith Yeuda Ben-Atar2h 20m Intermediate
1. Setting Up
5. Finishing the Song
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