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101 Lessons (7h 39m)
    • 1. Mixing With Ableton Live

      4:40
    • 2. How We Will Learn

      3:23
    • 3. What Is Mixing?

      3:58
    • 4. What is Mastering?

      4:17
    • 5. Why Focus On The Listening Environment?

      3:16
    • 6. Finding Acoustic Problems

      5:23
    • 7. Buying Monitors

      8:34
    • 8. Monitor Setup

      7:15
    • 9. Monitor Settings

      3:18
    • 10. Adding a Subwoofer

      2:33
    • 11. Working With Headphones

      4:29
    • 12. My Less-Then-Perfect Setup

      3:39
    • 13. Multiple Monitors and Mono

      3:37
    • 14. The First Step in Mixing

      1:51
    • 15. Making a Session Copy

      3:11
    • 16. Tracking Down Extraneous Noises

      6:08
    • 17. Cleaning Up The Session

      3:41
    • 18. Tuning Instruments

      2:22
    • 19. Sorting Your Tracks

      9:36
    • 20. Grouping Tracks

      2:29
    • 21. Marking Sections

      8:51
    • 22. Creating Effect Busses

      6:53
    • 23. Compressors and Limiters

      2:36
    • 24. The Art of Mixing

      2:48
    • 25. The 3 Dimensions of Sound

      5:33
    • 26. The 3 Dimensions of Music

      3:53
    • 27. The Focus Element

      2:38
    • 28. Think Subtractive

      3:25
    • 29. Fighting Instruments

      4:38
    • 30. Finding a Starting Point

      2:23
    • 31. Setting Levels

      4:52
    • 32. The Noise Method

      4:46
    • 33. My Mix

      5:48
    • 34. My Mix - So Far

      7:36
    • 35. The Stereo Field

      5:08
    • 36. The Phantom Center

      3:46
    • 37. Rules for Panning

      4:27
    • 38. Phasing Tricks

      2:19
    • 39. Surround Sound Mixing

      6:18
    • 40. Panning on My Mix

      10:46
    • 41. Working with Frequencies

      3:24
    • 42. Reading a Frequency Spectrum

      7:39
    • 43. The 7 Common Frequency Bands

      4:26
    • 44. Working with the EQ

      10:21
    • 45. Creating Definition in a Sound with EQ - Method 1

      5:52
    • 46. Creating Definition in a Sound with EQ - Method 2

      4:35
    • 47. Cleaning Up the Mud

      5:58
    • 48. Making Room in the Mix

      7:56
    • 49. Adding a High Pass Filter

      3:50
    • 50. Frequencies to Watch Out For

      2:27
    • 51. Creating Space in the Mix

      2:35
    • 52. A Few Tricks

      2:37
    • 53. What is a Good Kick?

      4:06
    • 54. Is Anything Else Causing Problems?

      1:04
    • 55. Rebalancing

      1:16
    • 56. Using Effects in the Mix

      3:19
    • 57. What Actually is a Delay?

      10:47
    • 58. What Actually is a Reverb?

      8:37
    • 59. A Few Basic Guidelines

      3:18
    • 60. Bus Effects

      4:57
    • 61. Math! Calculating Delay Times

      7:36
    • 62. Feedback Settings

      5:32
    • 63. Delay Techniques for Vocals

      4:38
    • 64. Delay Techniques for Drums

      1:48
    • 65. Delay Techniques for Guitars

      4:04
    • 66. Does Our Track Need Any Delays?

      0:58
    • 67. Timing the Reverb Decay

      6:14
    • 68. Timing the Predelay

      5:48
    • 69. Bus Reverb Setup

      2:13
    • 70. Reverb Techniques for Vocals

      6:09
    • 71. Reverb Techniques for Drums

      3:11
    • 72. Reverb Techniques for Guitars and Synths

      3:37
    • 73. Putting It All Together

      11:14
    • 74. Modulation Effects

      3:28
    • 75. Flangers

      3:49
    • 76. Chorus

      3:07
    • 77. Tremolo and Vibrato

      2:55
    • 78. EQ Effects

      3:23
    • 79. Resampling

      10:45
    • 80. About Dynamics

      4:29
    • 81. Compression

      9:09
    • 82. Multiband Compression

      3:27
    • 83. Limiting

      2:24
    • 84. Gating

      4:45
    • 85. Using Compression

      1:55
    • 86. Variation Compensation

      3:15
    • 87. Compressors with EQ

      2:44
    • 88. Compressor Settings

      4:21
    • 89. Parallel Compression

      4:06
    • 90. Compressing Drums

      2:43
    • 91. Compressing Vocals

      3:14
    • 92. Compression on Groups

      5:05
    • 93. Compression on the Master

      1:53
    • 94. What is Focus?

      2:16
    • 95. The Groove

      6:15
    • 96. The Featured Element

      4:12
    • 97. Further Reading

      1:18
    • 98. The Most Important Rule in Mixing

      1:47
    • 99. One More Time...

      9:28
    • 100. Wrap Up

      1:54
    • 101. Thanks for Watching!

      1:25
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About This Class

Welcome to Mixing With Ableton Live!

This class is for anyone who has made or recorded music and wondered why their tracks don't sound like the tracks they hear on the radio, Spotify, SoundCloud, or anywhere else. This is the missing link in your production workflow.

In this class, we start with the very basics of mixing and work all the way up to finishing great tracks. I walk you through every step of the process and explain the logic behind every decision I make. I'll even walk you through a complete mix from beginning to end.

The goal of this class is for you to learn how to take your tracks from good to great.


Genre:
I'm best known for working with electronic music, but I've designed this course to be as inclusive as possible when it comes to genre. We will talk about mixing techniques for all instruments, sounds, and styles. All genres are welcome here!

Topics Covered: 

  • The Listening Environment

  • Headphone Mixing vs. Studio Monitors

  • Preparing a Track for Mixing

  • Tuning Instruments

  • Grouping Tracks

  • Approaches to Mixing

  • Subtractive Mixing

  • Panning

  • Phantom Center

  • Phasing

  • Working with Frequencies

  • The EQ as the Scalpel of Mixing

  • Creating Definition with EQ

  • The High Pass Filter Trick

  • Negotiating the Kick and Bass in the Mix

  • Creating Space with Delay Effects

  • Creating Space with Reverb Effects

  • Reverb Techniques for Vocals, Guitars, and Drums

  • Delay Techniques for Vocals, Guitars, and Drums

  • Compressors

  • Parallel Compression

  • Compression Techniques for Vocals, Guitars, and Drums

  • Finding the "Focus" of the Track

  • The Art in Mixing

  • And much, much more!

If you are ready to start making professional sounding tracks, this is the class that will start you on that journey. Get started today.

Dr. Allen is a university music professor and is a top-rated Udemy instructor - with nearly 100 courses and 270,000 students.

In 2017 Star Tribune Business featured him as a "Mover and a Shaker," and he is recognized by the Grammy Foundation for his music education classes. 

** I guarantee that this course is the most thorough music history course available ANYWHERE on the market - or your money back (30-day money-back guarantee) **

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