The Essentials of EDM/Pop Mixing

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What You’ll Learn
Learn to mix club-ready EDM/pop tracks that hit hard and sound great on any sound system
  • SHAPE A POUNDING LOW ENDTotal control of your kicks and bass
  • M/S SYNTH MIXING TECHNIQUES Mix dense synth textures with mid-side
  • VOCALS START TO FINISHBuild effective vocal mix chains
  • MIX BUS TECHNIQUESCreative cohesive final mixes
  • EFFECTIVE MIX TEMPLATESCut mixing time with mix-ready templates
  • CREATE STREAMING-READY MIXESGet your mixes ready for all platforms
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Course Highlights
Complete Vocal Chain for a Perfect Mix
Complete Vocal Chain for a Perfect Mix
Learn how to achieve vocal clarity, warmth and weight with a complete EDM/pop-ready vocal mixing chain; fit the vocal perfectly in the rest of your mix; add depth with reverbs and delays; plus learn parallel compression techniques to add vocal presence
Shape a Pounding Low End
The kick and bass are the backbone of EDM and modern pop production. Learn how to get them to work together, ensure your kicks are tuned to the key of your track, achieve clear lows with different sidechaining techniques, and take control of your low end frequency spectrum. .
Shape a Pounding Low End
M/S Techniques for Mixing Synths & FX
M/S Techniques for Mixing Synths & FX
The key to mixing dense synth and piano textures is to balance their Mid and Side information, in order to keep the punch and drive in the mid and the sense of dimension in the sides. Learn simple techniques for achieving this, plus ways to give your sweeps, drops and drum fills maximum impact.
Finalize Your Mixes for Streaming
Finalize Your Mixes for Streaming
EDM masters are some of the loudest you’ll find, because producers want all the instruments to hit hard on the club PA, in the car, and on any streaming service. We show you mix bus and mastering techniques for getting the loudest levels possible while maintaining clarity and punch.
The Waves EDM/Pop Mixing Template
The Waves EDM/Pop Mixing Template
Save precious time while mixing, and easily practice every technique shown in this course, with the included EDM/pop mixing templates for Logic, Ableton Live, Pro Tools, Cubase, and Studio One..
Get Your Waves Mixing Certificate
Get Your Waves Mixing Certificate
Complete the course and all the included multiple-choice tests, and get your official Waves Education Certificate for The Essentials of EDM/Pop Mixing.
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