Join Sean Divine for an in-depth discussion in this video Next steps, part of Hip-Hop Vocal Production.
- [Instructor] Thank you for watching…Hip-Hop Vocal Production.…I hope that these concepts and techniques…will have you well on your way…to achieving the professional sound you've been looking for.…If you have any questions or comments,…you can contact me at my website, which is seandivine.com…and if you're interested in exploring my Youtube channel…that's youtube.com/SeanDivine.…If you'd like to learn more about effects processing,…mixing and recording, you can search…for the Foundations of Audio series of courses…or seek out the essential training for your DAW of choice.…
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In this course, Sean Divine—a producer and mix engineer whose instrumental catalog has received millions of plays online—demonstrates vocal recording and mixing techniques that can yield impressive results. While Sean uses Logic Pro in this video, he explains concepts in a way that are applicable to the digital audio workstations and audio plugins of your choice. To begin, he covers a few initial concepts in the tracking process, like microphone techniques and vocal editing. Next, Sean walks you through the mixing process and touches on unique plugin techniques that can help you reduce harshness and sibilance. Finally, he explains basic mastering concepts and shares tricks that can help your hip-hop song compete with other commercial tracks.
- Maximizing a hip-hop vocal with layering
- Recording ad libs
- Editing and comping hip-hop vocals
- Mixing hip-hop vocals
- Processing a premixed instrumental