Mixing Music: Learn how to mix a Pop Rock Song like a Pro!

Signature Sound Studio Ian Sutton, Recording and Mixing Music Since 1989

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33 Lessons (4h 15m)
    • 1. Ian Sutton: Professional Audio Engineer and Producer

      3:38
    • 2. Effects Overview

      12:47
    • 3. Output Routing Overview

      4:34
    • 4. Master Fader Effects Overview

      10:03
    • 5. Mixing The Drums

      0:53
    • 6. Routing and Panning

      8:04
    • 7. Kick

      6:50
    • 8. Snare

      8:51
    • 9. Snare Sample

      5:45
    • 10. Toms

      5:20
    • 11. Hi-Hat and Ride

      4:22
    • 12. Overheads and Room

      13:01
    • 13. Percussion

      1:48
    • 14. Mixing Bass, Electric, and Acoustic Guitars Introduction

      1:08
    • 15. Bass Guitars

      14:59
    • 16. Electric Guitars - Verse

      11:35
    • 17. Electric Guitars - Chorus

      10:29
    • 18. Acoustic Guitars - Chorus

      6:36
    • 19. Supporting Guitars

      10:32
    • 20. Organ

      6:06
    • 21. Mixing Vocals Introduction

      0:40
    • 22. Lead Vocals Part 1

      13:14
    • 23. Background Vocals Part 1

      9:07
    • 24. Lead Vocals Part 2

      16:09
    • 25. Harmonies

      9:55
    • 26. Background Vocals Part 2

      8:53
    • 27. Automation Introduction

      0:44
    • 28. Drums

      10:02
    • 29. Bass

      4:04
    • 30. Lead Guitars

      13:46
    • 31. Lead Vocals

      8:25
    • 32. Harmonies

      6:33
    • 33. Conclusion

      6:01
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Project Description

Mixing a pop rock song from start to finish!

This is one way to achieve a excellent sounding pop rock mix. Within each section take notes on the various creative mixing techniques Ian Sutton goes through and if you have any questions don't hesitate to ask. We recommend going through each section twice, its easy to miss important details, but the more you train your ear the better you'll get.
 
We also recommend to redo one of your old mixes and apply the new techniques you've learned. Then share a before and after mix so we all can have friendly and productive discussion regarding what improved best within your new mix.

Section 1: Introduction to the Session

  • Ian Sutton Audio Engineer / Producer Introduction
  • Effects Overview
  • Output Routing Overview
  • Master Fader Effects Overview

Section 2: Mixing Drums

  • Introduction
  • Routing and Panning
  • Kick
  • Snare
  • Snare Sample
  • Toms
  • Hi-Hat and Ride
  • Overheads and Room
  • Percussion

Section 3: Mixing Bass, Electric and Acoustic Guitars

  • Introduction
  • Bass Guitars
  • Electric Guitars
  • Acoustic Guitars
  • Supporting Guitars
  • Organ

Section 4: Mixing Vocals

  • Introduction
  • Lead Vocals
  • Background Vocals
  • Harmonies

Section 5: Automation

  • Introduction
  • Drums
  • Bass
  • Lead Guitars
  • Lead Vocals
  • Harmonies

Section 6: Conclusion

  • Final Mix

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RECORDING AND MIXING MUSIC SINCE 1989
Signature Sound Studio-A

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