This course is designed to help students of any background grasp the fundamentals of mixing, from compression and EQ to distortion and reverb. Mixing 101 is a must for anybody who wants to delve into mixing but is unsure how to start/improve. Any and all genres are applicable, and if time permits, the instructor may be able to demonstrate the application of the subjects learnt by mixing a student’s previously recorded track.
This course is delivered in the form of intensive lectures with opportunities for students to query the instructor directly. By the end of the course, students should feel equipped to mix tracks of any genre to a basic level.
Prior knowledge of music theory or the ability to play an instrument is a bonus but not required.
Van is a versatile, highly experienced and trained musician, having accomplished an exceptional number of feats at an early age.
Graduated from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music in 2015 with a degree in Piano Performance (specialising in accompaniment and ensemble studies).
Besides Van's crazy knowledge and eager to teach he also composes music for radio/television and record/post-produce for Australian and international artists.
A laptop and installed DAW (Bandlab, Garageband, Reaper, Pro Tools, Logic, Ableton, StudioOne etc.)
* Payment Plan available, contact us for details.
The Mixing Engineer’s Job
Organising the Session
Compression and EQ
Harmonic Distortion and Reverb
Perspective and Reference
Putting it all into practice!
Boundaries and Bonuses
Static Mix and Making Notes
Using Your Ears
Motivation and Self-Critique