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Interested in producing the next chart-topping pop song? Multiplatinum producer, engineer, and mixer Brian Malouf demonstrates more of his hit-making song mixing techniques.
Interested in producing the next chart-topping pop song? Multi-platinum producer, engineer, and mixer Brian Malouf demonstrates his hit-making song mixing techniques.
Discover how to turn song ideas and rough recordings into complete, polished tracks, with music producer Evan Sutton's patented music production workflow.
GRAMMY-winning producer Ryan Hewitt explains his techniques for mixing radio-ready drum sounds with any DAW or console.
Learn the Logic Pro mixing and mastering techniques that every producer and engineer should know, from preparing a project to compression, automation, and mastering.
Learn how to create super-pro basslines for your electronic dance music (EDM) tracks.
Learn how to create super-pro drum sounds for electronic dance music (EDM) productions.
Learn how to mix a solid EDM track from raw material with Dave Darlington's Grammy-winning techniques.
Learn the mixing techniques Grammy-winning producer Dave Darlington uses to transform raw audio tracks into great jazz mixes.
Learn Dave Darlington's techniques for achieving his Grammy-winning sound with Waves plugins, including EQ, compression, reverb, delay and modulation, and mastering.
Covers the basic mixing tools that every producer and engineer should know in Pro Tools, from using EQ to add clarity and focus to applying compression and limiting to control dynamics and maximize track levels within a mix.
The fundamentals of delay and modulation effects and how to apply these effects, technically and creatively, to improve the sound of a mix.
Explains one of the most essential ingredients in audio mixing, reverb—the time it takes for sound to bounce, echo, and decay during a live performance or recording.
Larry Crane, critically acclaimed record producer and founder of Tape Op magazine, describes his self-taught, largely trial-and-error path to success in the music industry.
Shows how to properly apply equalization (EQ) to improve the sound of a mix.
Shows how to improve the sound of a mix using compressors, limiters, gates, de-essers, and other dynamic processors.
Watch Brian Lee White and Alex Case perform advanced audio adjustments inside Pro Tools, while they guide you through their reasoning in the built-in video window.
Watch Brian Lee White and Alex Case perform advanced audio adjustments inside Logic Pro, while they guide you through their reasoning in the built-in video window.
Harness Logic Pro X's powerful features to make music in brand-new ways.
Learn how to create a high-energy, engaging soundtrack for an Internet or TV commercial that underscores your client's brand and visual message.
Larry Crane, producer behind albums by She & Him, The Decemberists, Elliott Smith, Jenny Lewis, The Go-Betweens, and Sleater-Kinney, shows you how to pull more life and energy out of your existing tracks.
Walk through the most anticipated new features included in Pro Tools 11, the industry-leading DAW.
Get a glimpse behind the studio curtain and see music recording secrets in action with the producer/engineer who's worked with She & Him, The Decemberists, Elliott Smith, Jenny Lewis, The Go-Betweens, and Sleater-Kinney.
Explore a powerful round-trip workflow between Logic Pro and Final Cut Pro that enables sound editors to quickly mix dialogue, sound effects, and music for film.
Dive deep into some of the advanced features that Ableton Live offers for unique and creative manipulation of sound.
Explore a powerful round-trip workflow between Avid Media Composer and Pro Tools to quickly mix dialogue, sound effects, and music for film.
Explore essential mastering concepts and techniques used by experienced audio engineers to create a cohesive album from a set of mixed tracks.
Shows filmmakers and audio engineers how to import, edit, mix, and export the dialogue, sound effects, and music for a short film and provide the best audio impact for the video's story.
Arrange songs for radio play and club remixes using four different digital audio workstations: Pro Tools, Ableton Live, Logic, and Reason.
Author and recording engineer Bobby Owsinski demonstrates best practices for mastering music and audio destined for sale on Apple iTunes with their new Mastered for iTunes high-resolution audio program.
Reveals the advanced techniques that professional musicians and producers use to get the best-sounding results from Melodyne.
Get up to speed on SmartSound Sonicfire Pro, a powerful music scoring application combined with a royalty-free music library.
Takes an in-depth look at the new and enhanced features in Audition CS6.
Introduces the tools in Avid's digital recording, editing, and mixing software used for creating music for films, television, and other visual media.
Covers all the basic mixing functions in Pro Tools that every producer and engineer should know, from setting up a mixing plan to mastering a final mix.
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