Mixing & Mastering.

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How to Get a Vocal to Cut Through Your Mix Using ONLY FREE PLUGINS
How to Get a Vocal to Cut Through Your Mix Using ONLY FREE PLUGINS
https://youtu.be/EFQPJjhVyD0 If you record, mix, or produce vocals in any way then this video is a MUST watch for you. Vocals fight for space in your song with anything else in the midrange. Things like instruments, synths, top basses - all kinds of stuff. This is called masking. It's super important for your vocal to…
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How to Compare Reference Tracks for Mixing & Mastering with the REFERENCE Plugin
How to Compare Reference Tracks for Mixing & Mastering with the REFERENCE Plugin [In-Depth Tutorial]
We’ve all heard that using reference tracks while mixing and mastering is a good idea.  But how, exactly, do you do this properly?
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4 Tips for How to Choose the Best Reference Tracks
4 Tips for How to Choose the Best Reference Tracks
As you may know, the art and science of mixing and mastering is subjective and complicated. Luckily, critically listening to and analyzing other people’s music (i.e., reference songs) can help you quickly get the pro sound you want. But what songs should you use? In this video, Ableton Certified Trainer Ian Gallagher reveals 4 rock-solid rules for selecting the best reference songs for your music. After years of trial and error, Ian has come up with these tips to ensure you’re using the right reference tracks for your music. In particular, Ian’s 4 tips cover Quality, Genre/Era, Song Popularity, and Using Songs You Love. In other words, before you start grabbing random reference tracks, make sure you’re considering these key parameters. If you’re interested in learning more about using reference songs check out Ian’s full course at Warp Academy called Producing with Reference Tracks.
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