In Mixing for Mixtapes, Ken Lewis mixes a full mix tape song, from start to finish, uninterrupted for 1 hour and 20 minutes. He breaks down his entire approach and philosophy on mixing vocals to a 2 track beat, blending stacked singing vocals. Ken also discusses how to treat rap lead vocals, doubles and ad libs. Then, he covers how to control gain structure and headroom, levels and panning, and applying effects. Next he explains how to process your mix bus correctly without ruining it. If you are a beat maker, this mixing tutorial is a MUST.
Included with the lesson is the entire Pro Tools session, including all of Ken’s plugin settings used for a full mix using only stock PT plugins. Learn how to mix for mixtapes. Then, create your own mix at home and compare it directly to Ken’s. Consolidated WAVE files are provided for non Pro Tools users to work in the DAW of their choice.
Running Time: 1 hour 20 Minutes
Skill Level: Beginner / Intermediate
Genre: Hip Hop / Mixing / Vocals
This Download includes the full Pro Tools Session in PT 7 thru 10 compatible format. The consolidated audio is also provided for you to drop into any DAW of your choice and do your own mix.