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The Essentials of Vocal Mixing

Learn to mix powerful vocals through a simple, easy-to-follow methodology
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Learn the Foundations of Mixing Powerful Vocals


Learn to mix powerful vocals that will cut through a mix and sound phenomenal on any sound system: from building complete lead vocal mixing chains, to learning how to blend lead and backing vocals.

  • Complete lead vocal chain: Create great vocal mixes systematically
  • Make room for vocals: Find the perfect fit in the overall mix
  • Backing vocals do’s and dont’s: Help the b. vox support the song
  • Vocal recording and pre-mix tips: mic selection, vocal comping
  • Effective vocal mixing template: Cut mixing time with mix-ready templates
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Course Highlights

  • Vocal Recording and Pre-Mix Techniques

    Before we start mixing – it’s always good to start with a great vocal recording. Get tried-and-tested tips about mic selection, room acoustics, and even basic vocal warmup tips for the recording process. Plus, learn pre-mix comping and tuning techniques to make your mix process smoother.

    Features: Glue Mixes without “Squashing”
  • Complete Chains for Lead & Backup Vocals

    Mix vocals in a structured way: we cover a step-by-step method, from proper vocal gain staging, to techniques for adding warmth, presence and attitude to lead vocals, to the do’s and dont’s of mixing multiple backing vocal tracks.

  • Placing Vocals in the Rest of the Mix

    Learn to make room for your vocals without compromising the rest of the mix: create the perfect fit between vocal tracks and the overall mix, with dynamic sidechaining techniques and time-based effects.

    Features: Fast and Efficient Operation
  • The Waves Vocal Mixing Template

    Practice hands on, and save precious time when mixing vocals, with the included vocal mixing template for Pro Tools, Logic, Ableton Live, Cubase and Studio One – preconfigured with all routings and the entire vocal plugin chain.

    Features: From Vocals to “The Ringo Drum Sound”
  • Get Your Waves Vocal Mixing Certificate

    Complete the course and all the included multiple-choice tests, and get your official Waves Education Certificate for The Essentials of Vocal Mixing.

    Features: Multiple Modes Fit Different Material
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