Mixing Trap Beats – Bass Management
Watch and learn essential techniques for mixing trap beats as Ken Lewis takes you through an entire mix, from start to finish, of a trap beat with vocal samples.
Gain insights on techniques including:
- Parallel drum compression
- Tuning 808s to the key of the song
- Filtering basslines
- Gating drums
- Making 808s sustain and rumble
- Making synths jump out
- Using stereo widening
- Pre-mastering the mix bus
Observe as Ken shows in depth use of both parametric and graphic EQ, fitting frequencies together that fight each other, making your snares and hats crisp, and much more.
Finally, learn several mix techniques to create clean version edits on vocal curses, as well as, chops, drops, repeats, reverses, slow downs and more.
This tutorial is 1 hour and 24 minutes long and covers a ton of ground. The entire Pro Tools session is included with the download, as well as the consolidated audio stems for use with any DAW. Watch, pause, practice the techniques discussed, and repeat until your trap mixing skills improve.
- Run Time: 1 hour 24 minutes
- Skill Level: Intermediate / Advanced
- Genre: Hip Hop
- **PRO TOOLS SESSION INCLUDED **
- **CONSOLIDATED AUDIO STEMS INCLUDED FOR ANY DAW**
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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.