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UJAM Rocktober / Workshop 1 - How to mix drums / On-demand

Mixing engineer and producer Richie Beretta (Beyoncé, Jillionaire, Diplo) walks you through his mix for his track “Whatever”

Course Instructor: Jean-Baptiste Thiebaut

Course level

What you'll learn

  • How did he produce the drums with Virtual Drummer BRUTE?
  • How does he approach arrangement and mix?

Requirements

  • An Internet connection 
  • A computer

Course content

  • ---- Lesson 1 - Introduction
  • ---- Download the Brute plug-in (30-day demo)
  • ---- Final Mix (With noise cancelling)
  • ---- Final Mix (Without noice canceling)
  • ---- Lesson 2 - Notes on DAW preferences and work environments
  • ---- Lesson 3 - Raw Drums Unmixed drums exported from Brute(No Mixing)
  • ---- Lesson 4 - Music Sensibility - let your ears and taste be your guide
  • ---- Lesson 5 - mixing the Kick Drum - Eq and Compression with SSL style Plugin
  • ---- Lesson 6 - mixing the Snare - EQ and distortion
  • ---- Lesson 7 - Do “realistic” analog modeled plugins make a difference QA
  • ---- Lesson 8 - Snare Reverb - timing the reverb
  • ---- Lesson 9 - Mixing Toms - Traditional EQ with Dynamic EQ
  • ---- Lesson 10 - Mixing Hi Hats - EQ
  • ---- Lesson 11 - Mixing the Ride - EQ
  • ---- Lesson 12 - Mixing the Overheads - Eq and Compression
  • ---- Lesson 13 - Room - thought process behind preparing the room for a mix
  • ---- Lesson 14 - Q&A
  • ---- Lesson 15 - Mixing Room - EQ
  • ---- Lesson 16 - The importance of Practicing Mixing and how to do it
  • ---- Lesson 17 - Room Reverb - sending the room to synthetic reverb
  • ---- Lesson 18 - Q&A
  • ---- Lesson 19 - How the Mixbus & Parallel Compression adds to the drum tones

Who is this course for

  • For students who want to up thei game in music production
  • A beginner understanding to composing a track

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