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Mixing With Compression

Improve your mix by manipulating shape, tone and dynamics

Improve your mix by manipulating shape, tone and dynamics. I take the mystery out of compression: teach you what it is, what it sounds like and how you can use it to take your mixes to the next level.

Use compression to shape your sounds

Want to make a sound punchier? Softer? Rounder? Sharper? Matthew shows you how to shape sounds with effective compression settings and techniques.

Set the perfect attack and release times

We'll teach you how to set goals, listen critically, and shape the envelope of various sounds using effective and musical attack and release settings.

Know which type of compressor to use

FET, VCA, Optical and more. Learn about the many different types of compressors and limiters including their history and ideal applications.


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Mixing Hip Hop

Take your rap vocal mixing and hip-hop beats to the next level

Levels, compression, EQ and everything in between, mix engineer Matthew Weiss shows you how to get the best possible sound out of your mixes and productions.

Make a rap vocal sound larger than life

Do your vocals sound flat and buried? Learn to evaluate, balance and enhance with EQ, compression and time-based effects so your vocals sound great and cut through the mix.

Compress for better tone and dynamics

Does compression, limiting and multiband dynamics confuse you? We'll teach you how it all works and show you processing techniques particularly effective for mixing hip-hop.

Identify and enhance key frequencies

Not sure which frequencies to boost or cut? Learn how to clean up a vocal by eliminating buildup, removing noise, and identifying the most valuable harmonic content to enhance with equalization.


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Mixing EDM

Take Your Mixes And Production To The Next Level

Drums, synths, bass, vocals, transitions, drops and more, I show you how to get the best sound out of all your EDM mixes and productions. You'll learn how to get maximum impact out of your drops, increase the stereo width of your mix, perfect your vocals, and mix hard-hitting kicks that cut through a dense track.

Get maximum impact out of your drops

We'll teach you how to make sure all of your drops sound huge and translate well on laptops, earbuds, and of course — dance floors.

Add a rhythmic pulse to your mix

You may know it as sidechain compression, but there's many ways to get rhythmic pumping. We'll break them all down so you know which to use.

Get huge synth leads, pads and basses

Learn how to bring color and excitement out of your synths while making sure they stand out and sit perfectly in the mix.


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Mixing With EQ

Get better mixes by learning to control balance, tone and texture.

Mix engineer Matthew Weiss reveals tips, tricks and techniques for using EQ to get a better mix, as well as technical concepts and theory behind the processing.

Identify and fix problem areas in a mix

Learn to evaluate a mix and identify problematic areas of frequency buildup. We'll show you how to stylistically blend elements together or gain clarity and separation.

Enhance lead and background vocals

Learn techniques for making lead vocals cut through a mix without sounding harsh or unbalanced while ensuring the background vocals stay effectively impactful in a supporting roll.

Master various types of EQs and filters

We'll teach you the technical concepts and theory behind various types of EQ filters and designs and why it matters.