Audio School OnlineMixing Bundle 2More than 22% Off these bundled mix tutorials – Oh Yeah!!!

Mixing Bundle 2

Mixing Bundle 2

Mixing Bundle 2

More than 22% Off these bundled mix tutorials – Oh Yeah!!!
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The Mixing Bundle 2 includes several mix tutorials by Ken Lewis teaching you how to mix music with the focus on live instruments. This bundle offers these tutorials at a discounted price.

The lessons include:

Run Time: 1 hour, 51 minutes

Includes ProTools Session + Stems for use on any DAW to practice new skills

Learn how to mix home recordings…CORRECTLY.

Discover the secrets to mixing at home and creating a professional sounding mix as Ken Lewis utilizes the song “Nothing I Could Do,” by NYC indie rockers DON’T BELIEVE IN GHOSTS, that was completely recorded and mixed in a home recording studio, using consumer gear. Listen to the band’s final mix, then watch, hear, and learn as Ken does a complete mix of his own, from faders down to the mastered mix bus, explaining every plugin setting, fader movement, and mix decision he makes. Along the way, gain insights into topics including:

  • Mixing lead vocals and layered backing vocals
  • Mixing live drums
  • Triggering drum samples from live drums
  • Fattening up live bass guitar
  • Utilizing amp sims on direct recorded guitars
  • Adding effects to guitars (tap delays, chorusing, stereo-izing, compression, EQ, etc)
  • Mixing synthesizers and keys
  • Creating effective transition elements
  • The HAAS Effect
  • Automating vocal delays
  • Mixing strategy and approach, what to listen for
  • Finishing the Mix Bus and achieving mastered Volume

Tools the band used to record this song:

  • Vocals – Studio Projects C1 mic (street price $150) into an Apogee Duet Mic Pre (under $200 used)
  • Guitars and bass recorded direct without amps into the Apogee Duet
  • Drums recorded in a home basement
  • Originally mixed in the box with the Apogee Duet and Pro Tools

Skill Level: Beginner / Intermediate

Run Time: 1 hour, 28 minutes

Includes ProTools Session + Stems for use on any DAW to practice new skills

Learn how to mix as Ken Lewis takes you through an entire indie rock mix, a song called “Blur” from indie rock band Skidmore Fountain, from start to finish with no interruptions. Watch as Ken shows you every plugin, every fader move and pan adjustment. Gain insights as he demonstrates all of the mix bus processing. Pick up new mix techniques as Ken explains, in depth, what he is doing and why he is doing it. See and hear the mix evolve from a single kick drum thumping into a fully finished mix ready for radio. Learn more about:

  • Vocal mixing
  • Mixing and layering cellos
  • Tuning instruments (gently) using Autotune
  • Choosing and tweaking amp simulations (sims) on guitars
  • Panning
  • Adding effects to create space and mood
  • Mixing full drum kit and percussion
  • Finishing treatment on the mix bus, and much more.

Listen to Ken’s Final Mix in the FREE section. Then, practice your own mix of “Blur” at home!
Skill Level: Advanced, Genre: Indie rock / Live instruments

Run Time: 1 hour, 58 minutes

Includes ProTools Session + Stems for use on any DAW to practice new skills

Learn how to mix live instruments with this really fun pop song played by live musicians! Watch as Ken takes you through a full mix, from start to finish, of the song “Tangerine” by artist MELLA, filled with real instruments like glockenspiels, vibraphone, toy piano, live drums and percussion, bass guitar, electric and acoustic guitars, and piano, and of course, lead vocals, ad libs, and stacked backing harmony vocals. This one has it all.

Uncover essential mixing techniques as Ken starts with mixing the drums, fattening up the bass guitar, making the electric guitars cut through, putting the “grand” in piano, and the sparkle into the glockenspiel, vibraphone and toy piano. Observe Ken as he shows you how to mix the lead vocals perfectly on top of the song while blending the harmony vocals into the background. Learn more about:

  • Using compression and limiting to shape sounds
  • Utilizing Pultecs and graphic EQ’s to sculpt character and depth
  • Enhancing the natural sounds of the instruments and the rooms they were recorded in
  • Adding effects to glue each individual recorded instrument into the sound of a band playing live together
  • Layering sounds with panning and steep EQ cuts and boosts, control levels with limiters
  • Finishing the mix bus using tape saturation, EQ, compression, and final limiting

Skill Level: Intermediate / Advanced, Genre: Pop / Live Instruments

Be sure to check out Ken’s other recording, mixing and production tutorials and bundles.

Learn how to mix, record and produce music from Ken Lewis, as he shares the real world techniques used to make world-class, hit records based on his 25+ years of industry experience. Ken’s credits include work with BTS, Kanye West, Bruno Mars, Drake, Future, FUN., Mark Ronson, Ariana Grande and countless others.