Achieve the mixdown you’ve always wanted
Conor Dalton (Glowcast Mastering / Calyx Mastering) is one of the leading mixdown and mastering engineers on the planet,having worked with Daft Punk, Adam Beyer, Ricardo Villalobos and almost every other major electronic music artist imaginable (full list here). We were incredibly lucky to have Conor take time out from his studio in Berlin to deliver an incredible Masterclass at Shoogle Studios in Glasgow. In this Masterclass, Conor guides you through tips and techniques he uses to achieve the best possible mix down of your music.
Learn How To Achieve A Perfect Mixdown from one of the world’s leading mastering engineers for electronic music
Mixdown Masterclass with Conor Dalton
This Masterclass will help you achieve the highest quality mixdowns with your music, as Conor shares some of his secrets that have helped him work with the world’s top electronic music artists. In this 2 hour course you’ll learn: Industry Advice: Conor’s deep experience of the industry shines through. Advanced EQ Techniques: Learn how to get the most from EQs, including
- Where to boost and where to cut
- Spotting and fixing resonances
- Using dynamic EQ
- Creating space in your track
Advanced Compression Techniques. Learn about:
- When to use compressors in your mix
- How compressors affect emotion in a track
- Volume matching techniques
- Advanced limiting techniques
Deep Mixdown Advice. Learn from Conor’s extensive experience, including:
- Setting levels with the Pink Noise Technique
- How to bring out the emotional content of your track
- Using reference tracks
- Getting a full, punchy sound
Get the most from your tracks
Mixing down a track is a dark art. Often, achieving the perfect mixdown is the culmination of hundreds of small decisions that combine to give you a professional sound, and when you nail these your career in the industry can begin. It’s the high-frequency sparkle on the track, it’s that low-end thump that’s hard to achieve – all of this comes down to the mix. We were lucky to have Conor Dalton (Glowcast Mastering / Calyx Mastering) visiting Shoogle Studios to deliver a Masterclass to 10 lucky students, showing off some of his secrets that have led to him working with the biggest artists in the world. With 2 hours of tuition on topics ranging from advanced tips on working with EQs and compression, through to industry advice and knowledge on how to achieve the mixdown you’re searching for, this Masterclass will improve your productions. Fact. The class is taught in Ableton Live but is applicable to all DAWs & plugins – these are techniques which are transferable to your setup. Learn from the professionals and improve your music today.
About The Tutor
Conor Dalton is one of the world’s leading mastering engineers for electronic music. His client list speaks for itself, having mastered for almost every major artist including Carl Craig, Daft Punk, Gary Beck, Umek, Pan-Pot, Andrew Weatherall and many more. His own mastering studio, Glowcast Mastering, is held in high regard as one of the very best and Conor also works for the prestigious Calyx Mastering house in Berlin. Not only a top mastering engineer but also an incredible producer himself and a great speaker, you’re in safe hands when he’s heading up a classroom.