Audio Mixing Bootcamp

with Bobby Owsinski
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Audio Mixing Bootcamp
Video duration: 0s 8h 53m Beginner


In this course, author Bobby Owsinski reveals industry tips, tricks, and techniques for producing professionally mixed audio on any digital audio workstation. He offers recommendations for setting up an optimal listening environment, highlights the most efficient ways to set up and balance a mix, and shows how to build a powerful sound with compression. The course also explains how to master the intricacies of EQ; incorporate reverb, delay, and modulation effects; and generate the final mix.

Topics include:
  • Optimizing your listening environment
  • Setting up sessions, subgroups, and effects
  • Understanding which mixing elements to avoid
  • Understanding the principles of building a mix
  • Panning instruments
  • Setting up the compressor
  • Using noise gates and de-essers
  • Understanding the concept of frequency juggling
  • Using the magic high-pass filter
  • Timing reverb and delay to a track
  • Using reverb to layer the mix
  • Understanding the Haas effect
  • Modulating guitars, keyboards, and vocals
  • Mixing with subgroups
  • Tweaking the final mix
Audio + Music
Pro Tools


- [Voiceover] Hi, I'm Bobby Owsinksi. If you're watching this video, it's probably because you're either new to mixing and aren't sure what to do or your mixes aren't anywhere near where you'd like them to be. Mixing is one of those things that you have to learn by doing. The more you do it, the better you become. I'll take you through how to optimize your listening environment, the most efficient way to prepare and set up a mix, how to properly balance your mix, (rock music) best way to apply EQ to the various instruments, vocals and loops in order to achieve a big sounding and powerful mix, the best way to add effects like reverb, delay, and modulation to make the mix sound bigger and fatter.

(R&B music) How to build a mix around the most interesting mix element, and the differences between an amateur and pro-sounding mix. I'll take you through all the areas of mixing that will not only get you on the right track, but possibly cut a lot of time off your learning curve as we dig deep into the world of mixing.

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