Tips, Techniques and Approaches For Mixing EDM
4.5 hours of focused, in-depth training that will take your mixing and production skills to the next level.
If you’re making electronic dance music, this course will teach you how to create an effective mix that translates well on laptops, earbuds and dance floors. From drums and bass, to synths and vocals; buildups to drops, transitions and more — Matthew Weiss draws on years of experience to teach you how to get the best sound out of all your EDM mixes and productions.
Learn all the essentials of Mixing EDM from a professional mix engineer.
What You’ll Learn In Mixing EDM
Make sure your drops sound huge
We’ll show you the secrets to getting maximum impact out of your drops and how to make sure they effectively translate on multiple playback systems.
Add dimension to a mix by manipulating stereo width
Tips and techniques for pitch-shifting, panning, doubling, imaging, frequency-dependent separation, modulation, mid-side processing, reverb and delay.
Flawless lead vocals mixed to perfection.
Learn how to tastefully use pitch correction, EQ, dynamics processing and time-based effects on vocals to achieve a modern glossy vocal while avoiding common mixing mistakes.
Make your kicks… kick!
Learn how to mix those all important kick drums so they effectively cut through the mix.
Get your groove on
Discover various ways to add a rhythmic pulse to your mix using sidechain compression and more.
Use automation to add colour to your tracks
Learn tips and tricks for using automation to add excitement to your mix.
Add tension and impetus to your mix
Learn how to manipulate buildups and breakdowns to create dramatic movement with tension and release.
Mix synth leads, pads and basses
Evaluate and sculpt harmonic space to make sure all your synths stand out in the mix.
Understand the importance of contrast
Gain critical skills for manipulating contrast within your arrangement and mix.
Prepare for mastering
A 40-minute interview with legendary mastering engineer Chris Athens offers an invaluable insight into preparing a mix to truly get the most out of mastering.
What’s Included In Mixing EDM
Mixing EDM includes 4+ hours of in-depth training from professional mix engineer, Matthew Weiss. It also includes a 40 minute video interview with Mastering guru, Chris Athens, plus supplementary materials including multitracks and three demo songs so you can follow along with ease.
Mixing EDM includes 4.5 hours of essential video instruction split into 3 key areas.
- Pitch-correcting vocals
- Getting a faders up mix
- Making initial notes
- Mixing kick drums
- Mixing the bass
- Mixing build ups
- Mixing verses + vocals
- Mixing peripheral elements
- Mixing two different drops
- Manipulating contrast
- Enhancing stereo width
- Getting better transitions
- Mixing kick drums (in-depth)
- Mixing Drum ‘n’ Bass
MASTERING AND MORE
- Interview with Chris Athens
- Multitracks for practice
- Mastered versions of all three songs
This course is intended for producers and mix engineers of varying skill levels, from mixing newbies to experienced producers who want to brush up on their mixing skills.
IMPROVE YOUR MIXES TODAY
No matter what sub-genre of electronic dance music you’re producing — whether it’s straight EDM, House or Drum ‘n’ Bass, destined for the mainroom or something more underground — the methods taught in this course will provide inspiration, applicable techniques, and a functional understanding of mixing that you’ll be able to draw from for years to come.
Matthew’s process-oriented approach of this course goes beyond specific software. Instead learn what to listen for, how to adapt and how to avoid common mixing pitfalls.
Matthew’s mixing techniques are illustrated using Pro Tools with various plugins, but the techniques you’ll learn will easily translate and apply to any major DAW.
Matthew has mixed a lot of records, including songs for producers like Space Cowboy (Lady Gaga, Nadia Oh!), !llmind & The Dance, Dizzee Rascal, The Symphony, Arrested Development and more.
Learn the techniques he’s developed over the years and elevate the quality of all your mixes and productions no matter what circumstances or gear you’re working with.