The keys to a great rough mix


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The keys to a great rough mix

After you've finished recording, a good rough mix is important to allow you to hear what you've recorded and how well everything works together. If you're a Pro Tools user, and you have access to the exercise files, you can open the Pro Tools Session file called rough mix and follow along. You can find out a lot more about mixing in my Audio Mixing Bootcamp course here on lynda.com, but in the meantime, here are some quick steps to setting up a rough mix. In order to get a great rough mix, you have to understand the nature of a musical arrangement.

Every type of music consists of five major elements. Let's take a listen to each of these elements within the Pro Tools Tracking Session we created for the Iyeoka track, Simply Falling. The first is the foundation which provides the pulse of the song. This usually comes from the bass and drums, although it could come from any instrument with a lot of low frequency information, like a tuba. Let's have a listen to the foundation element...

The keys to a great rough mix
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The keys to a great rough mix provides you with in-depth training on Audio + Music. Taught by Bobby Owsinski as part of the Audio Recording Techniques

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