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Learn step-by-step how to set gates and expanders to reduce noise, drum bleed, and shape transients. Learn when to use a gate and when to use an expander and most importantly, learn how to do it in a way that sounds natural in your mix.

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FOH engineer Jon Schumann (Mew, Lykke Li) has been mixing Danish electropop singer/producer MØ on her recent U.S. tour. We met Jon at Coachella to discuss how he mixes the shows with plugins running via his eMotion LV1 live mixer.

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Follow these 12 steps to transform raw vocal tracks into a performance that is finished with polish and sheen. Make sure you’re not missing out on anything in your vocal mixing process, from editing to adding EQ and compression.

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We’ve all heard “Cut, don’t boost!” But is that true? How do you know if you should boost or cut when sculpting EQ? Learn when to do each, and how to set the most effective subtractive vs. additive EQ parameters for your mix.

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Studio Renaissance-man Mark Ralph has graced some of the biggest synth/electro bangers of recent years with his eclectic layering of dance and classical sounds. We peeled back the layers and got to the core of his symphony of hits.

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Learn how to mix drums from start to finish, from setting compression and EQ to correcting phase problems and manipulating transients. Then, finalize your drum mix with parallel compression, and add depth and dimension with reverb.

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One of the first rules of music production has been to never to master your own mixes. But some rules are meant to be broken: Learn how to polish off your finished mixes without losing your perspective.

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What do you do when you need to deliver the audio mix for Elton John’s farewell 360/VR project – and you don’t have access to your surround monitors? We asked Grammy-winning mix engineer Brian Yaskulka what he did in his hour of 360° need.

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Find out how channel strip plugins speed up your mixing workflow while adding the pleasing coloration of analog consoles within your DAW – and how they have adapted into the digital age with more flexibility than ever before.

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Emmy Award winner Jim Fitzpatrick (Family Guy, American Dad) has worked the sound stages of the biggest Hollywood blockbusters and prime-time TV series. We asked him what’s involved in being the last line of audio defense before a film or show hits the public – from having creative fun with a sound, to detailed audio repair.

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