If you’re confused about how to get wide mixes like the pros this course has you covered. You’ll learn about the best audio effects and techniques, plus get key industry insights to help you craft the stereo mixes of your dreams. And, you’ll learn what you might be doing wrong. This course will take your mixing skills to the next level fast!
Almost daily at Warp Academy we get asked questions about mix width. From high hats to the master channel, width is an elusive concept for many. Having identified this issue, we created a course to answer these super common questions, dispel popular myths, and overall take the mystery out of widening your mix. Our goal: the ultimate course to accelerate your knowledge of mix width, making it both EASY and FUN.
It can seem daunting to get your music as wide as your hero’s. Honestly, we’ve been there ourselves. You might have heard it’s as simple as cranking one expensive plug-in on your master track, only to find out that it left your mix hollow and wimpy. Exciting mix width can seem unachievable — available only to those with out-of-this-world budgets.
But, luckily it’s not! The secret to creating wide mixes comes down to assembling many small (but POWERFUL) skills. You also need to know which tactics lead to unfavorable results (even if it’s not super obvious at first). We made this course to clear things up, once and for all…
What You’ll Learn
Why addressing mix width is critical nowadays
The best approach to mixing for width
The indispensable tools for width analysis
The best plugins for creating and altering width
How to widen synthesizers
How to widen recorded instruments or vocals
How to widen mono audio
How to avoid phase cancellation and comb filtering
Why too much width can be a problem
How You’ll Improve
Simply put, this course will give you the proficiency to make amazing, super wide mixes. You’ll hear your mixes go from one-dimensional, to immense and impactful. Equally important, you’ll also learn what not to do, and how to fix common problems that frustrate other producers. Regardless of what genre you produce in, you’ll leave this course confident that you know how to dial in a wide, punchy, and powerful mix that will sound good ANYWHERE.
Rather than going through years of experimenting, taking the slow route, we invite you to jump into the fast lane and learn from our experience as both music producers and coaches. You’ll learn which plug-ins to reach for, in which scenarios. You’ll learn what NOT to do in others. Plus, we provide valuable advice on how to keep sharpening and improving your ears for years to come. Learn the audio plug-ins, engineering techniques, and sonic theory behind professional mix width; gain the confidence you’ve always wanted when it comes to stereo width.
Warp Academy is an amazing spot for producers to learn the skills they need to succeed as quickly as possible. Sound design, songwriting, mixing & mastering, they’ve got tons of expert-level training from pro instructors. If you’re serious about music production, Warp is a smart move.
- Nick Middleton | The Funk Hunters | Westwood Recordings
I would describe Warp Academy with one word. Wisdom. To me, knowing the facts as well as having the experience to back up those facts is the essence of wisdom. And at Warp Academy you’re learning from professionals who not only have their facts straight, they also have real life music industry experience. Get wise at Warp!
- Slynk - DJ / Producer / Youtube Educator
Warp Academy has long been in my top 5 for spots to learn how to produce electronic music. Their attention to detail and clarity of expression makes their work extremely easy to digest. See for yourself why they’ve risen above the crowd. You won’t regret it.
- iLL.Gates | Producer Dojo
I love working with the professional and talented people at Warp Academy. If you’re looking for fast, actionable info about music production, then this is the place to start. Regardless of your skill level, these guys have you covered with awesome training, sounds, and software.
- Tom Frampton | Audio engineer | CEO, Mastering the Mix
Warp Academy is ideal for someone to learn from the ground up and at their own pace. They have some of the best instructors and are experts at everything related to music production. I always learn something new when I watch their videos. Warp Academy represents the “music production masterclass” concept at it’s very best.
- David Starfire | Music producer | SUBPAC Ambassador
I’ve learned so much from the team at Warp Academy. They are a world-class music production community that has tutorials, courses, live-streams, and trainings to take your production to the next level. Warp Academy’s trainers are seasoned professionals with vast knowledge and experience.
Are you struggling to get your music to sound on par with your favourite producers? We’ll equip you with the skills, methods, best practices, and insider pro-tips you need to properly analyze music that you admire. Pinpoint EXACTLY where your music is falling short so you can correct the issues quickly and effectively. Finally close the gap between where you are and where you want to be.
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Learn the nuts and bolts of mastering using only the effects in Ableton Live. Whatever your genre, this course will leave you with supreme confidence in your music, whether sharing with friends, posting to Soundcloud, or distributing online through Spotify, Apple Music, or Tik Tok. After all, the plugins you own are not as important as knowing how to use them. Grab this course and skyrocket your mastering knowledge.