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The Essentials of Rock Mixing

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What You’ll Learn
Learn how to craft big-sounding rock mixes with punchy vocals, wide guitars and hard-driving bass and drums.
  • ROCK VOCAL TONE: 4-STEP METHODBuild effective rock vocal chains
  • MIX WIDE GUITARS How to treat guitar layers for a fuller mix
  • PUNCHY RHYTHM SECTIONShape powerful rock bass without mud
  • MIX BUS TECHNIQUESHow to sweeten and glue your mix
  • EFFECTIVE MIX TEMPLATESCut mixing time with mix-ready templates
  • CREATE STREAMING-READY MIXES Get your mixes ready for all platforms
Plugins Featured in This Course
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
Get the Right Vocal Tone: 4-Step Method
Get the Right Vocal Tone: 4-Step Method
Learn to approach your vocal mixing systematically with a complete vocal chain: from creating vocal continuity through proper clip gaining; to removing sibilance, low-end rumble and resonances; to creating warmth and weight, to adding presence and attitude – all without over-EQ’ing or over-compressing.
Wide Guitars. Punchy Rhythm Section.
Learn how to mix your instruments to work together, with the full song arrangement in mind. Learn kick and bass techniques; how to handle natural tones and overtones; how to shape a clear bass without mud; and how to treat layered guitars for a fuller, wider mix.
Wide Guitars. Punchy Rhythm Section.
Finalizing Your Mix for Streaming
Finalizing Your Mix for Streaming
Learn to build a rock-oriented mix bus chain, with focus on bus compression and tape emulation. Plus make sure your overall levels meet the exact standards of streaming platforms, so you can have better control over the end result that gets streamed online.
The Waves Rock Mixing Template
The Waves Rock Mixing Template
Save precious time while mixing, and easily practice every technique shown in this course, with the included rock 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 Rock Mixing.
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