Join Brian Lee White for an in-depth discussion in this video Printing the final stereo mix, part of Mixing a Hip-Hop and R&B Song in Pro Tools.
Now that I have applied my final mastering style plug-ins, it's time to get this mix…out of Pro Tools and into the real world to see how it lives in the car, and on other…speaker systems, and make sure there's no final changes that I want to make to it before releasing it.…What I am going to do here is I am actually to bounce to a new track in Pro Tools and…then export that file.…Now traditionally, you could use the File > Bounce to > Disk technique, and that works fine.…However, I really like the flexibility of printing to a stereo track inside of Pro Tools,…because that allows me to print revisions.…
Let's say I just need to increase the vocal during the verse section, but no where else,…I can just print that section in the song, reconsolidate the track and quickly export…it without having to rebounce the entire four minute song.…And this can really come in handy when working with extremely long tracks.…Now to do that, I'm going to need to bus everything into a new stereo audio track.…So, what I am actually going to do is I am going to come and take every track that's…
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