Conceptualizing the mix and making a plan


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Conceptualizing the mix and making a plan

Going into a mix with a solid plan or at least a general direction is a great way to keep on task and prevent yourself from getting lost in the sea of minutia. Let's face it. Mixing can be a highly technical detail -oriented task, shaping the sounds of individual tracks, scrutinizing every note and sound. It's easy to lose sight of our core goal. Creating an interesting and compelling mix that compliments the song's message, ultimately serving the song in the vocal and delivering that idea to the listener effectively.

A great mix can take a great song to the next level, while a bad mix can heavily mask that genius and be a real turnoff for the listener. Here are a few things that I like to consider when I begin to mix. First off, what is going on in the arrangement, what's going on with the vocal? So, do I anticipate any problems with the tracks that I have in the current session? Was it recorded poorly? Are there editing problems? Is something out of tune or out of time? I a...

Conceptualizing the mix and making a plan
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Conceptualizing the mix and making a plan provides you with in-depth training on Audio + Music. Taught by Brian Lee White as part of the Mixing and Mastering with Pro Tools

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Audio + Music
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