How to Mix Music for the Jamaican Superstar
Watch and learn as Ken Lewis walks you through how to mix a song using an entire Shaggy mix!!!!
Gain insights into:
- Mixing Shaggy’s vocals (lead, backing and ad libs)
- Mixing layered female singing hooks
- Beefing up samples and low end management
- Mixing drums
- Fitting frequencies together like a puzzle
- Tuning and gating 808’s
- Automating snare and vocal effects throws
- M/S Equalization
- Plugin Philosophy
- Short reverbs to create depth
- Haas Effect
- Creating natural guitar doubles
- Panning elements
- Mastering the mix bus
Get all the individual tracks for the song “Keep Me Pon Di Side” INCLUDED with your purchase. Learn how to mix Shaggy while you follow along at home with the mix session open, trying each of Ken’s mix techniques. Then create your own mix.
Practice mixing for an icon and let Ken prepare you better for that first big call.
Do you feel like mixing for a legend today? Me too!
As an added FREE bonus, once you’ve finished your mix, watch Part 2, included here, as Ken teaches you ways to bring excitement and dynamics to a finished mix by building up and breaking down the arrangement. Also, please check out Ken’s other recording, mixing and production tutorials and bundles.
Another great place to find awesome content from Ken Lewis is on his YouTube channel, Mixing Night. Ken hosts free semi-monthly livestreams with real time sprint mixes, demonstrations, special guests, and more. Register here for the next event to join in the fun!
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.
Who said they didn’t love Shaggy? It wasn’t me!
“Keep Me Pon di Side” is produced by the brilliant Rellee Hayden for “A TEAM MUSIC”
Skill level: Intermediate / Advanced