Mixing and Mastering

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by JAKE PERRINE

Current Status Not Enrolled Price Closed Get Started Take this Course Mixing and Mastering are equal parts technical skill and artistic finesse – and you need to develop both to achieve top-tier results. This online course will explore the art and science of the mixing

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Mixing and Mastering are equal parts technical skill and artistic finesse – and you need to develop both to achieve top-tier results. This online course will explore the art and science of the mixing and mastering process.

What You Get

  • 10+ hours of instructional videos and materials.
  • 9 hours of recorded, video question & answer periods Jake did with a group of students from the original series of Mixing and Mastering.
  • The Ableton Live set files used in the instructional material so you can easily follow along and refer back to them when it is over.
  • A bonus 1 hour video series on Studio Acoustic Treatment.
  • Real-world applicable knowledge and techniques for improving your mixing and mastering.
  • 20-60% off third-party software and plugins from our affiliates.

An Introduction to Mixing and Mastering

What You’ll Learn

The curriculum is broken down into 12 parts:

  1. Preparing to Mix: A look at the tools you will need to make a good mix, including your mix room, monitors, sound cards, your ears, and much more.
  2. An In-Depth Discussion on “Translation”: How to make mixes that sound good on every system.
  3. The Mix Concept: Focusing your mix’s goals so you have a destination in mind as you mix.
  4. The Six Dimensions of a Mix: Understanding the various dimensions of a mix and the tools used to work with them.
  5. Mixing in Live: Ableton Live specific concepts and workflows for using Live to its fullest sound quality.
  6. Gain Stages: Efficiently managing gain throughout your Live Set from Clip Gain to Master Output.
  7. Metering: Understanding what the pretty lights are telling you!.
  8. Plugins: Theory and practice for use on Tracks, Groups, Returns and the Master.
  9. Export your Mix: Now that it sounds good, what do I do?
  10. Mastering: What is it, and what isn’t it? Do I need it, and how do I do it?.
  11. Mastering with Ozone 5: Single track vs. an entire album/release.
  12. Example Track: Working directly on a track to illustrate all these concepts.

Preview Video: Mixing Vocals in Ableton Live

What People Are Saying About It

“The most valuable thing I gained from the class was having the chance to actually learn from and talk to someone who actually does this stuff. I’ve been making (crappy) music for ten years now, but only this past 6 months have become interested in having a professional look at some of them for mastering.”

“You presented the course material with clarity and patience. The course material was excellent, and intense! Therefore, the downloadable webinar videos were absolutely essential. I plan on watching all the videos again in succession (maybe twice) while taking notes, then applying these concepts to my songs.”

“I appreciated that you took the time to answer each question thoroughly, and patiently. You also respected each question, which is very important. After all, there is nothing worse than an instructor who takes a condescending tone when responding to “beginner” level questions. So I am glad that you welcomed all questions equally.”

Preview Video: Mastering in Ozone 5

About the Instructor

Ableton Certified Trainer Jake Perrine will walk you through this complex topic piece by piece. Jake was an Instructor in Audio Production for over a decade at the Art Institute of Seattle; is a seasoned mixing and mastering engineer with over 200 album credits to his name; is a composer of electronic music; Performer and DJ; and author of two popular books on Ableton Live 8: Producing Music with Ableton Live and Sound Design, Mixing, and Mastering with Ableton Live published by Hal Leonard.

Preview Video: Parallel New York Compression

Hear Why Producers Love This Course

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.

- Jesse Brede | Gravitas Recordings & Gravitas Create Founder