Join Brian Lee White for an in-depth discussion in this video Circling back and revising the mix, part of Mixing a Hip-Hop and R&B Song in Pro Tools.
So I've been making notes as I've been going along, here, thinking about things that I want…to come back to and update as I've been adding things to the mix.…Now generally, I would tackle those problems as they arrived during the mix process, but…in the best interest of this tutorial, I wanted to save a list of those things and come back…to them so I could fully explain my thought process behind them as opposed to just acting…all scatterbrained as I move to the mix.…
But the reality is is sometimes it can be very scatterbrained as you are moving through…a mix, kind of working on one thing, you get inspired by something else, and you move over…there really quick, and it's just very train of thought kind of thing.…In interest of this course, I have decided to save some of those thoughts and come back…in one tutorial and kind of go through some of the updates that I want to make to the mix after…getting a full mix together.…One thing I've been noticing for awhile now are some of the drums with a lot of that distortion…
Recommended prerequisites: Pro Tools Essential Training and Pro Tools Mixing and Mastering
- Setting up the mixer
- Layering kicks and low-frequency management
- Enhancing the lead vocals
- Working with rap "stabs" and "adlibs"
- Processing vocals with EQ, compression, and other effects
- Warming up bass and low-frequency tones
- Re-creating a "sampled vinyl" sound
- Creating "width" and "depth" in the stereo field
- Adding automation
- Mastering the track with compression and limiting
- Bouncing out a stereo mix