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The Essentials of Hip Hop Mixing

Learn to craft pro-level hip hop mixes with in-your-face vocals, punchy beats and a deep low end
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Learn the Foundations of Mixing Powerful Hip Hop Tracks

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Learn to create professional hip hop mixes with in-your-face vocals, punchy beats, and a deep low end, through a simple, easy-to-follow methodology.

  • Pro hip hop vocal techniques: Mix vocals with presence and attitude
  • Powerful low end: Craft deep bass and subs for any speakers
  • Effective mix chains: Mix quickly with complete chains
  • Creative beat mixing techniques: Make your samples & synths shine
  • Mix bus techniques: Enhance your multitracks with 2-tracks
  • Create streaming-ready mixes: Get your mixes ready for all platforms
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Course Highlights

  • Mix Pro Hip Hop Vocals Start to Finish

    Learn a powerful process for mixing in-your-face hip hop vocals with presence, attitude, warmth, weight, and continuity between different recorded takes. You will learn every step in this process, with the help of the structured vocal chain in the included DAW session templates.

    Features: Glue Mixes without “Squashing”
  • Craft Powerful Bass for Any System

    Your basslines, 808s and subs should sound great anywhere, whether on a hi-fi system or on small speakers. You will learn an easy-to-follow methodology for creating a full low end that does not sound muddy or clash with the rest of your mix – using dynamic EQ, sub enhancement techniques, and more.

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  • Shape Punchy Kicks to Perfection

    The kick drum is the backbone of your track. It should be punchy and clear, no matter what else you have going on in the mix. You will learn an effective, mix-saving method for identifying the three main frequency components of every kick, and shaping it to perfection within the context of your overall track.

    Features: Fast and Efficient Operation
  • Prepare Your Mixes for Streaming

    Your mixes may undergo extra loudness adjustment and compression, as soon as they are uploaded to Spotify, YouTube or Apple Music. Learn how to mix in a way that will enable you to meet streaming platform standards, without running the risk of over-limiting or over-compressing.

    Features: From Vocals to “The Ringo Drum Sound”
  • The Waves Hip Hop Mixing Template

    Save precious time while mixing, and easily practice every technique shown in this course, with the included hip hop mixing templates for Logic, Ableton Live, Pro Tools, Cubase, and Studio One.

    Features: Multiple Modes Fit Different Material
  • 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 Hip Hop Mixing.

    Features: Precision Modeled Transformers
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