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FL Studio 20 Masterclass: Beginners Guide To Mixing and Mastering

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Lessons in This Class

26 Lessons (54m)
    • 1. 1.1 Welcome video and introduction to the course

      1:23
    • 2. 1.2 Keyboard Shortcuts to help you fasten up your workflow

      0:38
    • 3. 1.3 Tips to improve your course taking experience

      0:37
    • 4. 2.1 How to install the demo version of FL Studio

      1:19
    • 5. 2.2 What is a synth - What is an effect - VSTs

      2:04
    • 6. 2.3 The mixer

      4:58
    • 7. 3.1 Understanding the structure

      2:23
    • 8. 3.2 Link samples to the mixer

      3:57
    • 9. 3.3 EXERCISE: Link elements to the mixer!

      0:10
    • 10. 3.4 Adding effects

      5:06
    • 11. 3.5 Basic Effects – Equalizer (EQ)

      4:08
    • 12. 3.6 Basic Effects – Delay

      2:39
    • 13. 3.7 Basic Effects – Reverb

      2:44
    • 14. 3.8 EXERCISE: Add some reverb and delay to your melody!

      0:07
    • 15. 3.9 EXERCISE: Make a sImple beat with effect automation clips!

      1:45
    • 16. 3.10 Creating presets

      1:12
    • 17. 4.1 How to use level the volume when mixing

      3:13
    • 18. 4.2 How to use an Equalizer (EQ) when mixing

      3:13
    • 19. 4.3 How to use Panning when mixing

      2:49
    • 20. 5.1 How to use Compression when mastering

      2:55
    • 21. 5.2 Soft Clipper

      1:07
    • 22. 5.3 How to use a Limiter when mastering

      1:05
    • 23. 5.4 Maximizer & Loudness

      1:05
    • 24. 6.1 High quality export, low file size

      1:47
    • 25. 6.2 Export a pattern

      0:34
    • 26. 6.3 Exporting stems / track-outs

      1:02
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About This Class

Start making music professionally with FL Studio 20!

If you are looking for a music production DAW that will allow you to make your favourite music, FL Studio is the best answer. FL Studio is used by professionals across the world for every type of production from hiphop & EDM music, sound design and much more! This full course is the best way to jump right in and start mixing and mastering.

Make music the way you imagine it!

Practice producing while you learn. This course includes practice project files so you can follow along and actually learn by doing.

By the end of the course, you'll have produces 2 pieces of music.

I'll be teaching the course using the FL Studio 20, but if you have a previous version (Mac or PC), you can still learn to produce like a pro.

What makes me qualified to teach you?

My name is Seventh' Beats and I've been making music with FL Studio for over 8 years. Plus I'm the founder of some of the world's most popular Youtube music production channels - with over 50.000 subscribers and 200K viewers every month like these from the FL Studio course.

My Promise to You

I'm a full time music producer and online teacher. I'll be here for you every step of the way. If you have any questions about the course content or anything related to this topic, you can always post a question in the course or send me a direct message.

What is this FL Studio course all about?

In this beginner guide to FL Studio music production course, where I will take you through the whole software and give you all the necessary information and techniques you need to start mixing and mastering your music!

This course will cover everything you need to know to mix and master music for beginners, including:

  • Getting used to a efficient workflow the this application

  • Exporting your music for high-quality playback on any device

  • Advanced efficiency tips

  • Basic compression
  • Levelling your elements
  • Build a simple mastering chain
  • Achieve the loudness you prefer
  • So much more!

Learn from someone who is an official FL Studio Partner and currently working in the industry, who knows the most current production techniques, and who has a successful music production channel on Youtube.

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1. 1.1 Welcome video and introduction to the course: Hi and welcome to the ABL studio course that will teach you how to make really awesome music in this fantastic down. I'm seven beats from Beach University and unprofessional sound mixing and mastering engineer. I'm also a used to produce or, and this is where opposed to tutorials on how to make music. I've already reached over 35 thousand subscribers. And by the time you watch this intro video, probably even more AF, made thousands of pieces of music over the last decade, from EDM to hiphop music that have ended up with some really awesome artist. But I know what it's like to be a new user and open up RStudio for the first time. It could be very overwhelming, but that's why I designed this course for people like you who are just starting out. Corals won't just teach you how this program works, but it will also teach you how to make your first pieces of music and provide you with all the necessary tools you need. I will teach you an efficient workflow to make producing music and our studio as pleasant as possible. Throughout the course, I will show you all the techniques and provide toward some exercises where you will create music from hip hop to house beats. And this, because I think when you're ready, practicing something, learning is more fun. I can highly recommend you getting in touch with other studio because of the short learning curve and the fantastic and simple workflow. This course is designed for beginners who want to learn the best music production software out there right now. 2. 1.2 Keyboard Shortcuts to help you fasten up your workflow: Welcome to the next video and we're now going to talk about some really helpful keyboard shortcuts to fasten up your workflow. So first make sure that down at the Attach File and open up the link. So this will lead to aside from image line, which is the production company of FL Studio. And right here you can find all the main keyboard and mouse shortcuts. We don't need to learn those by heart, but I will explain that later on in the tutorial. But I think this one is just a really helpful to already read through it. So when following the course, I think this sheet is just really helpful. So make sure to check it out when following the course. 3. 1.3 Tips to improve your course taking experience: Right now I'm going to show you some tips on how to improve your course staking experience, ride down important steps and repeat them frequently. Really try to follow the first courses as best as you can. These are for sure the most difficult lessons, but will really help you to understand the structure of the program. Don't download any advanced project files or use or by any external programs or hardware. Just start off with the basics used to program a couple of hours a week. Make sure to download all the files included in this course is available for you and make advantage of that. 4. 2.1 How to install the demo version of FL Studio: So when you open up other Studio, it could be very overwhelming. So I'm going to explain our studio using this crazy right here. I will study are basically consists of six elements. So it's a toolbar is this general rag, the browser on the left, the playlist, the piano roll, and a mixer. And that's basically it. So it's divided in those six elements. The toolbar consists out of the menu banner, domain volume, the BPM, and some selection panels and some other buttons which we'll explain later in detail. And is it sorry, so the orange bar right here as channel rack, and this is very well at your instruments are drum samples. And on the left, right here is the browser, and this area will store all the elements. So for example, your drum sounds. So from the browser you will be able to drag in some files into our study on the yellow mark part here is the playlists and this is where you will create the arrangement of the sun. And here you will be able to layer of the elements. And this right here is the piano rolls. So the purple MC bar, this is where you can insert melodies into the program. And right here, the green mark part is the mixer and this is where you can route other elements to mix it and finalize your music. So this is just a general impression of our studio. And in the next lessons I'm going to dive into all the elements specifically. 5. 2.2 What is a synth - What is an effect - VSTs: First things first, what are synthesizers, effects, and VSDs, virtual studio technology, also called VST, is an audio plug-ins software interface that integrates software synthesizers and affects units into digital audio workstations, VSD and similar technologies use digital signal processing to simulate traditional recording study or hardware and software. Thousands of plugins exist, both commercial and flavor, and many applications support VST under license from its creator Steinberg. Most VST plugins are neither instruments, so VST II or effects VST FX. Although other categories, just for example, spectrum analyzers and various meters, VST plugins usually provide a customer graphic user interface that displays controls similar to physical switches and knobs on Audio Hardware, often older plugins rely on the host application for the user interface. So we could divide this into three categories. Vst instruments generate audio. They are generally either a virtual synthesizer or a virtual samplers. Many of those VSTS recreate the look of those famous synthesizers that are now InVEST synthesizer or include discovery Nexus, silent one, massive spare ever made absent reactor, gladiator or serum of Vanguard. Vst affects rather process audio, then generate audio and perform the same functions as hot LAP process or US, such as a reverb and phasors. Most software, such as FL Studio allow multiple effects to be chained. Audio monitoring devices such as spectrum analyzers and meters representing characteristics visually such as frequency distribution, amplitude, Et cetera. Vst media effects process to VST messages, for example, transpose or abrogate and a routine metadata to VSC instruments or a hardware devices. 6. 2.3 The mixer: So in this lesson, I'm going to give you an introduction to the mixer, which is built into Apple study. So first we have to open up the mixer. You can do this by pressing this button. So it could look very overwhelming. And you don't really need to know every function of the mixer because this is a really complex part of our stereo, or we're just going to start off with the basics. So I will give you a simple explanation. So we could create, for example, ten patterns using different elements or sounds. And we all want to link them to the mixer. We can link ten elements to the mixer. So ten elements, ten inserts. So we could route down from the channel rack to the mixer. So I will give you a simple explanation. So we link an element to the mixer. So willingly specific element to, for example, insert one. So that's the first input into the mixer. And then this mixer input were linked to the master. And the master of signal is watch while here through the speakers, that, that's the final signal. So on, I'm going to show you this in our study. So we're going to open up the channel rank. And you could do this by using desk button. So we have this audio clip and we'll just give it a name. So I'm going to get, we're going to name it Test mixer. So make sure to select your element in a mixer. And you can simply do this by selecting this one using this bucks. So we have select this button and this one has to display a green edge. These electrodes, one using the right mouse button like this, or a name on it, left mouse button. So r Now this specific element is selected and a channel rank. So right now, click on your mixer. So just select, insert one like this, and use the right mouse button. And there are a lot of functions we want to use routing. So we're going to root elements from the channel rack, sued a mixer, select routing, and then route selected channels to this track. So in this case we've selected one channel. So root this selected channel, like this, and as you can see, test mixer as a linked sir one. So right now a signal is going through this channel. Right here we have some basic functions. So mute this channel or enable this channel. So we can also use some panning to the left and to the right. Our reset. And we could also make an adjustment to the volume of this specific element like this, but just using this slider. And as you can see on the hand bar on the top, we can see the percentage of volume and the amount of decimal. The mixer also has some more advanced functions, but we're just going to use the basics. Otherwise it will become way too difficult. On a bottle right here you will see this arrow and this green line goes to the master. And as you can see, this is the master channel. And as you can see, all of those answered a link to the master. And when it comes to the functions of the mass or is basically equal to the inserts. You can adjust the volume or do some panning or enable or disable the mass. So right now, just select test mixer and this row we can add some effects VST to the specific channel. So select this one. So the edge turns green and move to the right. And we can see slot one, slot two, slot three, et cetera. So we're now going to look at slot 1. And we could add, for example, another VSD. So just open this one up by just clicking on slot one. Select more plug-ins. For example, we want to add an EQ. And in this case, search for the fruity barometric acute. Double-click. And this one won't bump up. All right, now you've had an effect to the specific element. So you can add Santa effects on one channel. Right here. There is also an equalizer which you can use. And when it comes to the next or we can also make some adjustments so we can rename this one, change to color and change the icon are assigned to a new audio track. Using file, we can open up some preset. So right now we, we selected the default preset. We can also use a preset you like. We could open up an audio edits are. So open up the audio editor, which is built into our study of which is called Addison. And these are basically the functions you really need to know. So this was just a brief introduction to the mixer and later on in the tutorial or going to really use the mixer. 7. 3.1 Understanding the structure: So welcome to the next chapter and welcome to the next lesson. And in this lesson I'm going to guide you through the mixer enable studio and this course, I'm just going to scratch the surface when it comes to mixing because mixing comes through experience. But in this course I'm going to provide you with the first steps on how to improve your mixing and understand the mixer. So first we're going to open up the mixer by using this button. The mixer consists out of multiple channels which process the signal. On the left, the mass or of a channel is played. And this is basically the channel where all the signals come together. Separate elements which are attitude that channel right, could be linked to the mixer. And there's elements from the channel rat could be linked to the mixer by linking them to individual in-service. And those channels or inserts are eventually they linked to the master. So in this case we're going to have a look at inserted one. So this is just one channel. A channel could be muted or unmuted. By using this enough. It could be pan to the left or pan to the right. The volume could be adjusted. We could reverse the polarity or some other functions, but that's not really important when it comes to this course. And as you can see, this channel is linked to the master and is displayed as green line like this. And on the master we could adjust the volume of the individual channel. And we can have a look at the percentage using the hint bar. So right now it's set to 100%. And when an element is linked to answer a one, we could also add specific effects to this channel. And we can do this right here using those slots. And when we select an insert, we could add signal processing to a specific signal. This also got an effect or an FX. And this can be done by adding an effect to one of those slots. So Slot 1, two, slot 10. We could also adjust the mix of the effect, amount of how much of the effect is applied to the signal. And we can also mute or unmute specific effect. And on the bottom right here as an equalizer which can use to make adjustments to the signal. And in the next lesson, we're going to link our first elements to the mixer. 8. 3.2 Link samples to the mixer: For this lesson, I've opened up our hiphop project. And right now we're going to open up the channel rank. So, so use this button. And we're going to link all those elements to the mixer. And it's a really important but still really simple step. And there are multiple ways how to do this. And I'm just going to show you a few. So first, we want to add the kick to the mixer. So right now, just select this element. Open up the mixer. Going to select, insert one breast or right mouse button. And we're going to route this element to the mixer. So I'm going to select routing, route selected channels to the strike. As you can see right now, the kick is added to the mixer. But as I said, there are also multiple ways to do this. So on this books, we could target the mixer Frank, so we could select one or two. So right now the snare is linked to the second mixer trick. So we're going to open up the mixer. And as you can see, insert two is selected, but FL Studio did not add the name of the elements to insert two. So we can make an adjustment to it manually. Mouse button, rename. And in this case we've added the snare. Right now we're going to select multiple elements to the mixer. So right now, just select high hat. And then just make sure you select just these two by pressing the left mouse button. So make sure these two are selected. We're going to open up the mixer right now, select, insert three channel routing and make sure to select the second one. So roots selected channels starting from this track. So starting from insert three. And as you see right now, the club and hired are added to the mixer at once. And it also copied the names of the elements. I right now you can choose to method where she like. So right now I'm going to select the correct E Piano, a lender to answer jam, soda channel routing rule to select a channel like this. Right now I'm going to just select a master and play the song. So make sure you select some and play. You see the volume of all the elements. So that's it. And this is basically how to link your elements from the channel react to that mixer. For example, you want to make an adjustment or you selected the wrong answer. You could easily just use the right mouse button, select file, and press default. And this insert will be set to default, but the element will still be linked to insert four. So this was the high head. So open up the channel rank. And as you can see, the hi-hat is still linked to channel for, but we could also use the right mouse button and used set function. So r now is linked to the master again. So this is a simple way how to delete something from the mixer. So now I'm going to link it again. Channel routing channel. And in this case, for example, you've added the high hat to the wrong. Insert. All right, Now just press Alt and just press the arrow to the left or to the right. And as you can see, you can move this element around. And that's how you can link your elements with a mixer. And in a case you made a mistake, remove them. 9. 3.3 EXERCISE: Link elements to the mixer!: The next exercise is to open up our EDM project and link all those elements to the mixer. Good luck. You can find the final project attached to this video. 10. 3.4 Adding effects: In this lesson, we're going to add effects to this project. So right now I've opened up our hiphop project. I'm going to open up the clip. So this is our club pattern. And I'm going to select a patron mode and just play it. Right now. I'm going to open up the mixer, select club, and I'm going to add some effects to this clip. So right now you could press the spacebar to play the element like this. So first we're going to add an EQ. So I'm going to select slow one and go to Select and more plug-ins. I'm going to search for an EQ. And in my case there are multiple elements popping up, but sorts for the fruity parametric EQ to right now you've successfully opened up an EQ. So right now we're going to play our clad patron. And if it's not really clear to you anymore, make sure to watch one of my previous videos where I explain everything about the food Q. And in this case, we're going to just reduce the high frequencies. So the frequency is on the right of the EQ. So going to use band 7 from making the adjustment, I'm going to use this slider. So we're going to make an adjustment to the 7 Ben. So I'm going to make an adjustment using the slider. For example, going to set it to minus 18 dB. As you can hear, the high frequencies are reduced. I could also just have two plus 18 dB. In this case, we're going to set it to minus three dB, like this. But for example, we want to remove all the low frequencies. We want to make an adjustment to bend one. So we use the right mouse button. Select type. I'm going to lead to high frequencies pass summit to use a high pass filter like this. Select is not, for example, set it to free on that horribles. So right now we're going to set it to 800 hertz, like this. So right now we did some simple mixing on. The next step is to add some delay. So we're going to use slot t2. More plugins. Find delay. I'm going to use the fruity delayed too. So by default, it sounds like this. So delay is way too loud, so it wants to make an adjustment to the forum. So I'm going to select foil and just set it to 10 percent. Now it sounds like this feedback and I'm just going to leave it to normal volume to feedback level. You could also reduce it a little bit, so set it to 25 percent. Right now sounds like this. Right now, play around with the cut-off frequency until you like it. And it's basically reduce the amount of high frequencies from the delay. So for example, set it to 50%. And for a time and offset, I'm just going to leave it by default. And the next step is to add some reverb. So I'm going to use slot pray. More plugins. Find, and I'm going to use the fruit you revert to. So by default it sounds like this. I will just going to add a little bit of reverb. So we're going to adjust the amount of wet. I'm going to set it to 5% like this. So right now you've just added in the queue delay and some River to the gland. And then the next lesson I'm going to dive in and how to make adjustments to specific sounds. 11. 3.5 Basic Effects – Equalizer (EQ): In this video, I'm going to dive in and Tutti Frutti EQ to. So in this case I'm going to add this EQ to the melody. So open up the melody. Select Pattern are now play the melody. And it's already linked to the mixer. So I'm going to open up the Mixer, selected pyruvic epi and just play it again. You can see it's properly linked. To select slot one. I'm going to use the fruity parametric EQ to. So right now we've added the CPU to the GOP progression. And a queue is used to adjust the loudness of specific frequencies. So this EQ basically visualize the frequencies or notes or tones, your hair. And on the top of this EQ, the distribution of the frequencies as shown. So sub frequencies, bass frequencies are low mid frequencies, mid-frequencies, high mid-frequencies, PRS and travel. So because I'm just scratching the surface, I'm going to show you how to apply any queue to a specific sample. So we're just going to have a listen to the sound. And that's basically what it's all about when it comes to using any queue. So you can hear the sound contains a lot of bass frequencies. And because this is simple Capgras delusion, we're going to reduce that a little bit. So in this case we're going to use band 2. And we'll go to US picking this one and we're going to reduce. So we're going to lower this band on the specific frequency range. And here I guess. So we've reduced those frequencies by minus five dB. But we also want to remove all the low frequencies. So select band one, select type. I'm going to let the high frequencies best. So I'm going to use high-pass filter. As you can see, the line is adjusted. So we're now going to have a lesson and adjusts the first band. And as you can see, the sound doesn't contain any high frequencies, PRS frequencies, or travel frequencies. And if you just want to be greater for experiment with some different settings, we could also select some presets. So select the options presets and just play around with these precedence. So for example, if you want this sound like an old telephone, we could just select this prescient. And as you can see, the queue is adjusted array. Now just have a listen. Oh, you don't like if civic preset, we could also just scroll to some presets. So for example, radio. We could also reset it. So presets and press default. So right now we're gonna do the same thing again at once. So right now I've scratched the surface when it comes to using an EQ. In the next lesson, I'm going to show you how to add some delay to the specific sound. 12. 3.6 Basic Effects – Delay: In this lesson, I'm going to add a delay to the sun. So I'm going to select one and go to select the fruity delay two. So make sure you select better and select the melody better pattern. The mixer. And this how it sounds. But in this case, we can also scroll through some presets. I'm going to add just a little bit of the leg. So first I'm going to reduce the volume of the delay, so I'm just going to adjust it. The next step is to select the feedback furniture so could use normal and avert or paper. And in this case I'm going to use pink. So we're going to have we could, we could also make an adjustment to the volume of the feedback signal. If we did, We did that right here. All right, Now we're going to make an adjustment. So it got a frequency. And this is basically an EQ and it's cutting off all the high frequencies. So if an adolescent, and here I'm removing the high frequencies from a big signal. Right now we're going to have a look at its side. So right now it's set to triple it. So three, so the feedback happens three-time every bar. So we could also set this to, for example, four steps or maybe one step. I prefer just to use three steps. We could also make an adjustment to the trial level. But just leave it, in this case, 78%. And when adding a delay, you just have to listen really carefully. So just, just added two way you like it. And that's allocate say about this. 13. 3.7 Basic Effects – Reverb: So make sure you select pattern and select the melody. Open up the mixer, select the graphic epi, and then we're going to select slot prey. And we're going to add the fruity river. And by default, it sounds like this. And this case we want to add a big room river. So first we can make an adjustment to the low frequencies. So remove the low frequencies from 118 hertz using the equalizer. I'm right now, I'm just going to play sound. Now, right now. Around five kilohertz. This browse Assad is playing. So in this case, I can recommend you to just scroll through to pray says, so I'm gonna do that right now. These are all the default from room, large hall, small studio. And just have a listen. I right now is crucial to make some adjustments to this phrase sit. So we're going to adjust the wet at first. So this is the amount of reverb which is edits to the SAT will go to use this low. Good. So I'm going to remove the low frequencies from the re-verb around five on the thirds. In this case. You could play around with the decay and just really have to listen and get a remove some of the high frequencies from the river. And we could also adjust the size of the room. So the thing is size around 70. So it's way much better. So that's basically it when editing graver. So to sit. 14. 3.8 EXERCISE: Add some reverb and delay to your melody!: The next exercise is to add an EQ as some delay and reverb on multiple sounds. Good luck. 15. 3.9 EXERCISE: Make a sImple beat with effect automation clips!: Now it's time for another exercise. So we're going to add animation clips to this project on our effects. So first I'm going to show you how to do this. So we're going to open up the mixer. At this rubric piano. I will go in and open up a filter. So we're going to select slot four. We're going to use more plugins. Find. And we're going to use the fruity filter error. Now you want to automate the cutoff frequency. So we're going to select this one, right mouse button. Create automation, like this. All right, now the animation clip is added to the playlist. All right, now, just be creative and create your first animation clip on an effect. So we're going to start at 40 percent and create a button. And we're going to add another point right here and create something like this. So we're going to make an adjustment like this. Alright, now have a listen. So now it's your turn to create a simple beat using automation. Could hips. 16. 3.10 Creating presets: In this lesson, I'm going to show you how to create presets in a mixer. So first we're going to open up the mixer. For example, we want to save the effects spray said we've made for the Arabic EPFL. So the first step is to use the right mouse button, select File, and then Save mixer state S. All right, now we could save this preset. So for example, you call it keys preset and press Save. Right now I'm going to just remove everything like this. Open it the quick. Select the cubic E Piano. Go to Insert 10. Channel routing. Route to channel are now use a right mouse button. Select File Open next or tracks state. And then select Keys preset open. And as you can see, all the effects are added to the specific channel. 17. 4.1 How to use level the volume when mixing: And in this lesson we want to start at step one to volume. And this is by far the most important step when it comes to mixing. Because if your mix isn't well balanced, eventually you could add anything you want, it will not sound really cool. In this chapter, I'm just going to use my hippo project. But the process is basically the same for the EDM project. It's just about the same techniques. And you're maybe asking yourself a question. This project doesn't really contain a lot of elements, and that's true. And this is just to show you the process because I could open up really fast project, but that will not add any value or learning how to mix a bit. It's really about the basic principles. So first, open up the mixer. And as you can see, I've already linked all those elements to the mixer. So first I'm going to start off by mixing the Trump's. So in this lesson, I'm going to level out the elements. That means making adjustments to the volume. So right now we're going to select the playlist, use the left mouse button, and select a part where all the elements are playing. Right now we're going to open up the mixer and we're going to use those volume sliders to make adjustments to the volume of a specific element is the main void. And the first step for me is a golden rule. Nothing has to be louder than your KYC. So we're going to make an adjustments to all the other item is already Sounds good. That's a little bit. And make an adjustment to the piano. R0. Now we're going to solo some of the elements. So I'm going to disable the Arabic E Piano kick and just played club hi-hat as there. Maybe reduce the volume of this, narrowed it a bit. Right now we're going to kick arrow now going at the piano. And when it comes to mixing, and especially for are just in a volume, you just have to train your errors. 18. 4.2 How to use an Equalizer (EQ) when mixing: In this lesson on both EQ three elements there and the case, make sure that you start dequeuing either because you play all the sounds. So right now we're going to start off with the APN. Go to you. So first, some of those mid-frequencies, woof, low frequencies to high frequencies. Right now I think after mega just would do that. It's a little bit on the same level. In this case, it's the floor of my frequencies to dequeue high frequencies. So adding some true q is stare into two frequencies, high frequencies. And it just about playing around with EQ until you like all the sounds. So really make small adjustments to the sound until it just blends really well together. So when it comes to the club and snare, so make too many adjustments because otherwise you are ruined the original sound. When mixing elements make sure to remove the low frequencies for any sense you've added. Because the low frequencies from the kick and the low frequencies from the scent were otherwise sound, really muddy. And when it comes to the club, the hi-hat and snare just play around with it until you like it isn't really a magic formula for mixing this. And in the next lesson, I'm going to show you how to add some panning to those elements. 19. 4.3 How to use Panning when mixing: In this lesson, I'm going to apply some panning through the elements with forests. Have a listen. So first, open up the mixer and I'm just going to play the trumps. And this really about Stereo Separation. So my kick is always play and mono. And I want my clip or a snare off to play on their left or right. For the first step is to select a clip. And I'm going to use this panning now. So I'm going to append my clip 12 percent to the right. I'm going to use my select Mohammad. And because the club and hired contain a lot of similar frequencies, we're going to pan this element to the right. So Ben is 1, so 12 percent to the right. And we're in our snares left. And because the scenario contains more mid-frequencies but not high frequencies, are also able to Pandas element to the right. So we want to append is element 25 percent or a 24% to the right are renowned. Sounds like this. There's Mexicans Req is applied to almost every piece of music. And just a simple way on how to get a clean sounding mix. Next up, we're going to add Arabic E Piano. And this piano, I'm going to play this piano in the fruit EQ. Let's have a listen. Vrs or struggles. And because we've been some high frequencies from the high hat to the right. And so mid-frequencies from the snare to the right, we're going to bend this element to the left. And because our club contains all the high frequencies and it's bent to the left with is already containing a lot of mid-frequencies. We are able to bend this curve IC API to the left. So I'm going to append this around 12 percent to the left, southern like this. And this is simple trick which you can easily apply. But just listening to the sound and just thinking it as it through the box. So pushing something to the back, to the left or to the right. 20. 5.1 How to use Compression when mastering: In the beginning guy to mastering, I'm just going to show you some simple techniques and how to master your music as a beginner and just select this part of the arrangement using the right mouse button. We're now open up the mixer aspect master. And then this first lesson, we're going to apply compression to the master. So I'm going to use one. I'm going to add the fruity compressor. And when it comes to mixing and mastering, compressing your sounds is one of the most difficult things. So in this case we're going to just use a preset. So I'm going to use presets. We could just select Master 1, 2, or 5. But in this case I'm just going to use mass of one and make some adjustments to it. It's Minister. For now, I'm just going to play some. And it's really important. So now I'm just going to listen. At the final output of the mass. As you can see, the elements are hitting 0 dB, and that's not what we want. So we want to reduce the volume, and this means adjusting the gain. So as you can see, it again is set to three dot 40 dB. So we could adjust that to around minus 20 dB. And just watch what happens. As you can see, the signal isn't hitting 0 dB. Just leave the attack and release on default. Right now as you can see, the threshold is set to minus a 40 dB. And it's basically means when a signal is allowed or minus a those 40 dB, the compressor is compressing the signal. And we adjust the amount of compression by adjusting the ratio or another set of three to two. And just have a listen. Now we're compressing a signal. Let's really make sure everything together. So I recommend that the volume is at minus three db. Use a compression of around minus 8. And it is a ratio of than equal to one. 21. 5.2 Soft Clipper: And the next step when it goes through mastering is using a soft Lepper and is basically blends together the whole signal. So I'm going to use slot t2. I'm going to use the fruit, the South clipper. Leave the post on default and we're going to play around with the threshold. Actually see the volume of the outgoing signal is displayed right here and the curve starting right here. So by adjusting the threshold for adjusting the girl, I see right now, I'm compressing. Or basically the story is signal a difference like this. Make sure this for the final point of the curve is equal to wave started. And this is how you can add a soft glow to your master. 22. 5.3 How to use a Limiter when mastering: The next step is to add a limiter. So we're going to remove all the pigs from our final section. So I'm going to select slot three. I'm going to use the fruity limiter. So make sure to just remove that. Because we've already compressed like this. Right now we've applied a ceiling of minus five dB. So we've applied a ceiling of minus five dB. I wrote now we're going to add some saturation using this. Now, I want to add to it a B minus our ceiling, so minus seven dB. So we're going to set the saturation to minus 70 dB. And that's it when it comes to the limiter. 23. 5.4 Maximizer & Loudness: The next step is to add a limiter. So we're going to remove all the pigs from our final segment. So I'm going to select slot three. I'm going to use the fruity limiter. So make sure to just remove that. Because we've already compressed like this. Right now we've applied a ceiling of minus five dB. So we've applied a ceiling of minus five dB. And right now we're going to add some saturation using this. Now, I want to actually be minus our ceiling, so minus seven dB. So we're going to set the saturation to minus 70 dB. And that's it when it comes to the limiter. 24. 6.1 High quality export, low file size: And has been, I'm going to show you how to export your cell. The first step is to select File, Export, WAV file. I've just picked a random folder and a file name is Test1. Press Save, and Run. Now we want to make sure we want to export our fulsome. So make sure you select fulsome. The tail, just leave it on the fold. So could the reminder 16 bars, as you can see, we're exploring 60 bars, a total time of 26 seconds, and the file size is calculated at 431 megabytes or now we can select our output format. In this case, we want to export in high-quality would reduce the file size. So I can recommend using MP3 next and make sure to set your MP3 bit array 2, 3 on the 20 kilobytes per second. And this is the highest possible bit rate when it comes to export then your MP3 file when it comes to the quality and re-sampling, select 512 sink. So Apple study you are runners at the highest quality possible. All the plugins to export and high-quality. And when it comes to the miscellaneous settings, we could add some more data to the export file. So when exploring as some disable safe playlist markers are safe. Markers, disable safe node markers, we want to add the temporal information is so enabled. This one, we want to disable split next two tracks. Also make sure to select trend PDC slice, enable insert effects. So these are the effects which you've added to the mixer. Make sure to enable this one. And also made sure to enable the mass or affects and then press star. 25. 6.2 Export a pattern: In this video, I'm going to show you how to export a patron. So in this case we're going to export our melody pattern. So make sure to select this pattern set is 1, 2 pattern, and then press File, Export and press WAV file. Then what the export, this melody patron, press safe. And then just have a quick check. So mode is a pattern. We want to export a WAV file, the quality on maximum. And in this case we want to save the loop markers. And the final step is to press Start. 26. 6.3 Exporting stems / track-outs: In this lesson, I'm going to show you how to export the track routes. So first, open up the mixer and make sure every element in a mixer has specific name. When you've completed this press File, Export, WAV file, then create a new folder and call it, for example, stamps. And I'm going to select this folder and I'm call it Test. Press Save. Make sure to set the mode to full sum and we want to split them mixer tracks. The same exploited strikeouts enabled this one. We could choose to enable the master effects or maybe disable them and press Export. Right now, our studio export all this separate files. So the arrows are grabbing EPA and DHA, the club. The current I had kick and snare. And keep in mind, the master is in a dense go file to the current.