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Mixing & Mastering Training

Here are descriptions and timings for the modules in Mixing & Mastering - Know It All!
Check out our Mixing & Mastering home page as well as the demos of our tutorials.


Section Primary Products Tutorials Length Topics
Overview   Introduction 7:19

This introduction to our Mixing and Mastering training covers the following topics:

  • Welcome
  • Course Overview
  • Navigation
  • Framework
  • Monitoring
Audio Environment 23:10

The Audio Environment tutorial in our Mixing and Mastering course sets the stage by introducing the necessary audio engineering concepts necessary for an understanding of digital mixing and mastering.

  • Sample Rate
  • Bit Depth
  • Plug-in Formats
  • Mixer Architecture
  • Digital Clipping
  • Spectral Analysis
  • Fletcher-Munson
  • Audio Meters
  • Dither
Mixing

Cakewalk Sonar

 

 

 

Steinberg Cubase

 

 

 

DigiDesign Pro Tools

Volume 9:46

The first element of our Mixing Framework, Volume, is discussed in this section of our Mixing and Mastering training. The following topics are explored:

  • Baseline
  • Relative Levels
  • Master Level
  • Track Automation
  • Clip Automation
  • Grouping
Panning 8:20

In this tutorial in our Mixing and Mastering course we focus on the second element of our Mixing Framework, Panning. The following subjects are covered:

  • Stereo Pan Laws
  • Pseudo Stereo
  • Panning Conventions
Dynamics 29:34

The third element of our Mixing Framework, Dynamics, is discussed in this section of our Mixing and Mastering training. The following topics are explored:

  • Compression
  • Expansion
  • Limiting
  • Gates
  • Transient Shapers
  • New York Compression
  • Side Chains
EQ 16:48

Equalization or EQ is the fourth element of our Mix Framework and is considered in this tutorial in our Mixing and Mastering course.

  • Goals
  • EQ Ranges
  • Filter Types
  • Bandwidth (Q)
  • EQ Examples
FX 31:45

Effects or FX is the final component of our Mixing Framework. In this tutorial in our Mixing and Mastering training we consider a number of different FX:

  • Delay
  • Modulation
  • Distortion
  • Reverb
  • Harmonics
  • Electronica
Mastering

iZotope Ozone

 

 

Sony Sound Forge

 

 

Adobe Audition

 

IK Multimedia T-Racks

Waves Gold

Techniques 24:50

The Mastering Techniques is the first tutorial in the Mastering section of our Mixing and Mastering course. It covers several topics relevant to mastering that do not fit within our Mastering Framework:

  • Noise Reduction
  • Internet Mastering
  • CD PreMaster
Volume 11:09

Volume is the first component of our Mastering Framework, and considers two subjects:

  • Peak/RMS Normalizing
  • Loudness Maximizing
Panning 15:29

There is one primary consideration in Panning, the second element of the Mastering Framework in our Mixing and Mastering course, namely, Stereo Expansion

  • Spatial Expansion
  • Mid-Side Encoding/Decoding
  • Pseudo Imaging
Dynamics 20:30

The Dynamics tutorial in our Mastering Framework focuses on Mastering Dynamics and discusses the following topics:

  • Mastering Compression
  • Multiband Compression
  • Mastering Limiters

In addition several popular compressor and limiter plug-ins are demonstrated:

  • Ozone Multiband Dynamics
  • T-Racks-3 Opto Compressor
  • Waves C4 Compressor
  • Cakewalk LP 64 Multiband Compressor
  • PSP Audioware Vintage Warmer
  • Waves L1 Limiter
  • Voxengo Elephant
  • Ozone Loudness Maximizer
EQ 10:40

EQ, the fourth component of the Mastering Framework in our Mixing and Mastering training, discusses three topics:

  • EQ Profiles
  • Linear Phase EQ
  • EQ Phase Tests

In addition several popular EQ plug-ins are demonstrated:

  • Pro Tools 7-Band EQ
  • Waves Renaissance EQ
  • PSP Audioware MasterQ
FX 16:31

FX is the final component in the Mastering Framework of our Mixing and Mastering course in which these topics are discussed:

  • Mastering Reverb
  • Convolution Reverb
  • Harmonic Generators

In addition several popular reverb and harmonic generator plug-ins are demonstrated:

  • Apple Space Designer Convolution
  • Perfect Space Convolution Reverb
  • Waves Renaissance Reverb
  • Cubase Reverence Reverb
  • Ozone Harmonic Exciter
  • PSP Mix Saturator

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