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The Essentials of Hip Hop Mixing

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What You’ll Learn
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 TECHNIQUESMix vocals with presence & attitude
  • POWERFUL LOW ENDCraft deep bass and subs for any speakers
  • EFFECTIVE MIX CHAINSMix quickly with complete chains
  • CREATIVE BEAT MIXING TECHNIQUESMake your samples & synths shine
  • MIX BUS TECHNIQUESEnhance your multi-tracks and 2-tracks
  • CREATE STREAMING-READY MIXESGet your mixes ready for all platforms
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You can purchase this course with or without the featured plugins: see purchase options at the top of this page
More Than Videos

Test your knowledge and get an official Waves certification
Learn practical techniques via concise videos and plugins used in GRAMMY-winning hits
Practice what you learn hands on with complete multitrack sessions & templates
Course Highlights
Mix Pro Hip Hop Vocals Start to Finish
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.
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.
Craft Powerful Bass for Any System
Shape Punchy Kicks to Perfection
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.
Prepare Your Mixes for Streaming
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.
The Waves Hip Hop Mixing Template
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.
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 Hip Hop Mixing.
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