Setting up a session for mixing


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Setting up a session for mixing

A mix is the combination of the recorded tracks in a session, reduced to two tracks for stereo playback, or to six or eight tracks for surround playback. The goal of any mix is to create a total sound that helps support the purpose of the song, putting the listener into an appealing acoustical space by adjusting the volume levels, panning, EQ, and effects of individual sounds in a creative and appealing way, while giving each element it's own place in the final soundscape. Before starting a mix of your own song in Pro Tools, I recommend listening to some reference mixes; listen to songs that you know very well.

Most professional mixers have several CDs of music that they know intimately, and they reference these from time to time when mixing. In fact, you may even want to import the reference tracks into your mix session for a direct comparison using the File > Import > Audio command. Check out the videos about importing audio if you need more details. Second, I recommend cho...

Setting up a session for mixing
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Setting up a session for mixing provides you with in-depth training on Audio + Music. Taught by David Franz as part of the Pro Tools 9 Essential Training

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Audio + Music
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