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Gain a whole new level of control over your mixes by harnessing the power of automation. Learn to create more nuance and life in your mixes, avoid clutter and get tips on working with the common automation modes: Read, Touch, Latch and Write.

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If you're hearing reverb on a Beatles track, chances are you're hearing the Studio Two echo chamber, now modeled as the Waves Abbey Road Chambers plugin. We look at the most classic examples of this effect in action.

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Mega musician Dweezil Zappa recently released his album Live in the Moment II. Learn how his new workflow with the eMotion LV1 mixer allowed the quickest, best-sounding route from live concert to finished album.

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When your track has more than a few instruments, learn to avoid clutter and create space in your mix. By using filtering, EQ and other ways to organize the sound field, you'll get everything to shine through the mix with definition and clarity.

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Are you mixing drums that sound weak, thin and lifeless? Learn how to add a layer of power to your mix by selecting drum samples to give your drums an extra lift. Then, learn how to 'glue' them together for a cohesive, natural sound.

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Need to mix audio for 360 video or VR but don’t quite know where to begin? Here’s an easy guide on how to set up an Ambisonics B-format mixing session, to get you started in no time. Includes a free practice Pro Tools session.

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Are you under- or over-compressing your mix? Is every compressor serving a purpose? Learn how to improve your mix’s clarity, separation and impact without squashing the life out of it—or leaving it too loose and unrefined.

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Mixing engineer Philip J. Harvey (My Bloody Valentine, The Kills) shares his live setup and plugin chains, and how he’s created an immersive sonic landscape for each single person in the audience during Lorde's Melodrama Tour.

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Ever summed your mix to mono, only to find that elements become thin and lifeless, or disappear altogether? Chances are you have some degree of phase cancellation. Find out how to spot it and get your mix great in mono and stereo.

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What exactly is it about tape that gives it that 'magic'? Technically, tape distorts and can degrade the audio. Regardless, it remains a highly sought-after sound. Find out why, and get practical tips for applying tape saturation plugins in your mix.

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