Udemy Audio Engineering Basics of Compression TUTORIAL
Using a compressor and understanding compression is one of the hardest things for entry audio engineers to grasp. With so many different compressors and compressors types its not hard to see why people struggle with compression. Compression is critical to getting good mixes in music today, and without a proper knowledge of compressors and how to use them your mixes can easily turn thin and lifeless. Compressors can add color to tracks, crush drums, smooth out vocals, and add weight to a bass. Compressors can add to an track, or it can take away. For example, with a compressor you add punch to a kick drum, you can take the punch away. It all depends on how you use it. And there are many, many ways to use a compressor. Using compression properly will help improve your mixes by keeping dynamics controlled.
QuantizeCourses Kick Drum Design TUTORiAL
A powerful kick is vital in dance music to drive your track, enhance your bass and punch through the entire mix. Low end is king but it’s also one of the most difficult things to master!
We teach you the "must know” tips and tricks that simply aren’t available anywhere else.
This is a downloadable pack consisting of 20 HD tutorials demonstrating step by step techniques and an Ableton Live set (Live 8 & 9 compatible) containing all of the examples from the course. The tutorials cover everything from synthesis and sampling to layering and fx processing with important tips on workflow to keep you moving and finishing those tunes.
How to approach this pack
• Anatomy of a kick
• Kick synthesis
• Using an oscilloscope
• Advanced kick synthesis
• Crafting sample dynamics
• Adding punch
• Bite & Colour
• Creative warping • Layering methods
• Layering – waveform editing
• Layering – EQ & atmosphere
• Bouncing & creating an instrument
• Pumping compression
• Enhancing kicks with EQ
• Tuning kick drums
• Sampling kicks from other producers
• Important workflow tips
• Your next steps
Udemy Audio Engineering All About Compression TUTORIAL
Ready to take your compression skills to the next level? In my All About Compression course I move on to more advanced information about compression. I will go over advanced compressor controls such as mix, knee, and side chain. If you've taken my basics of compression course then consider this course the next step to continue learning about compression. In All About Compression I will cover the different types of compressors, different kinds of compressors, uses for different type of compressors, classic compressors and how to use them, and much more.
I also go over different compressor techniques and examples of use. This course will expand your capabilities with a compressor and introduce you to new ways of how to use them. I've been engineering for over 15 years now, and in that time I've gotten to use a lot of different compressors. And I've gotten to know some compressors very well. The more you use and learn about compressors the more the confident you will become in using them. And this course should help boost that confidence. Because all compressors are different it can be difficult to find the right compressor the job. I will go over my approach to choosing a compressor for a track. Anyone taking this course should have a DAW (Digital Audio Workstation) with a compressor plugin so they can go over and practice these techniques. The DAW being used in this course Presonus Studio One. However the DAW you use is not important, as all DAW's will come with a compressor. By sharing some of my knowledge of 15 plus years in audio this course will teach you the following:
Different compressor types
Multi band compression
De-essing and how to set a de-esser
choosing the right compressor
side chain compression
using automation with compression
how to set a compressor for general compression
how to set a compressor for mix bus compression
classic comperssors and how to use them
What are the requirements?
knowledge of the basic compressor controls and use will be needed for this course
What am I going to get from this course?
Over 22 lectures and 2.5 hours of content!
used advanced compression techniques
understand more about compression
learn different kinds of compressors
learn the types of compressors
learn parallel comperssion
learn side chain compression
learn mix bus compression
learn how to use a de-esser
What is the target audience?
people understanding the basic of compression but want to take the next step in learning compression
anyone wanting to learn advanced compression techniques such as parallel compression and side chain compression
anyone wanting to learn how to use classic compressors such as the LA2A and the 1176
Anyone wanting to learn how to use bus compression
If you don't have a general knowledge of compression and how to use a compressor please subscribe to my free course "Audio Engineering: EQ and Compression for beginners" before taking this course. This course does go over basic controls and how to use a compressor
PUREMIX Andrew Scheps Mixing Fly Rasta Out of the Box TUTORiAL
Watch Grammy-engineer Andrew Scheps mix a song entirely on his Neve 8068 console with tons of analog outboard
Grammy-winning engineer Andrew Scheps mixes the song Fly Rasta by the amazing Ziggy Marley, this time using exclusively hardware equipment.
This is the way records used to be made and it is a truly exceptional learning opportunity for all aspiring producers and engineers.
In this 2-hour video Andrew Scheps mixes Ziggy Marley's song on his 2 analog Neve 80-series consoles explaining all his decisions, sharing his extensive rear bus parallel compression concept and using the best vintage gems from his world-famous wall of gear.
This video is a deep dive into the analog world, getting to the roots and origins of compression and equalization techniques and unveiling sometimes-forgotten workflows that will be truly inspiring to all engineers.
This video is the follow-up on the full mix of the same song, done entirely in-the-box.
Watch the video here, compare the two mixes then download the same tracks from Andrew's session and mix your own!
Console: Neve 8068 (x2) with Flying Faders
EQ: Neve 33102, Lang EQs
Dynamics: Urei 1176LN (Rev.D and Rev.A), dbx 160VU, Neve 2264, RCA BA6A, Spectrasonics 610, Chandler TG1
FX: Eventide H3000, Aphex II Studio Exciter, Aphex 204, SPL Transient Designer
Udemy Mixing And Mastering Electronic Music In Ableton Live TUTORiAL
A comprehensive and detailed look at how you can mix and master your own electronic music.
We will be mixing and mastering a track from start to finish in this course.
You will get an in-depth, real world view of exactly how to mix and master your own music.
You will learn the art and science behind various types of compression (regular compression, sidechain compression, multiband compression) and some recommended settings that can be used depending on the type of sound you are treating with compression.
You will also learn about various types of EQ treatment, such as regular parametric EQ and Mid-Side EQ. You will learn about how to EQ a wide range of sounds including different drums and percussion (kicks, snares, etc.), different bass sounds, melodic instruments and FX.
You will learn how to use saturation and distortion to add extra harmonics to certain sounds in your mix to make them sound fuller or stand out more above the other instruments.
You will learn how to mix a complex track that consists of more than 10 different bass sounds and more than 10 different drums tracks.
You will see how we can group tracks together and process an entire group of tracks at once.
You will learn how to work with reference tracks to compare your own work with.
You will also learn how to build your own mastering chain and how to master your track so that it will stand up against other professionally produced tracks on the dancefloor.
The style of music produced in this course could be called dubstep, although it features many influences from ambient electronica and drum and bass, especially neuro or neurofunk style drum and bass.
Despite the track being a specific type of electronic music, you will be able to apply all of the mixing and mastering techniques you learn in this course to other genres of electronic music, such as electro house, techno, glitch hop, trip hop, mid tempo music and many other styles.
The Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) used in this course is Ableton Live, but if you use a different DAW, and you're comfortable with producing music in it, you can apply all of the techniques in your DAW of choice.
Along with full access to all of the video tutorials, you will be able to download the Ableton Live project file used in this course to take a close look at each of the tracks and see exactly how the song was mixed.
Udemy Audio Engineering Adjectives of Audio TUTORiAL
This course will teach you how to understand some of the popular adjectives used to describe audio.
This course consists of the explanations of popular adjectives used to describe audio.
Dark - this means the signal sounds vintage, to understand what vintage sounds like listen to some old recording and study the tone. Dark sounding also falls under colored.
Bright - this means the signal has more high frequencies. If you want to make something sound brighter add some high frequency to it. Bright being the opposite of dark can be great on some vocals.
Clean - clean means your signal is pure and accurate. This is a modern sound, the opposite of vintage. For example a clean mic pre means it doesn't change (or color) your sound. So what you put in is what you get back. Solid-state or transformerless is generally clean.
Colored - this is the opposite of clean. Coloring your sounds means changing the tone from the original signal. Colored can be associated with vintage and sometimes dark. Different gear has different colors. If you listen closely you can hear differences between different pieces of gear.
Muddy - this the second hardest term to explain, but here we go. Mud is a build of low mid frequencies (200-500hz) that makes the signal sound cluttered. Mud is not a positive thing and should never be taken as a compliment. It took me a long time to distinguish what mud was.
Sterile - sterile means ultra clean. This is good for say orchestra where you usually want as little color as possible. Sterile can also come off sometimes as "too clean", meaning its so clean it's boring. These type of pres are crystal clear though.
Transparent - this another word for clean and it's mostly associated with compressors and eq's. A transparent piece of gear means its not going to impart any color on the original signal during its processing. If you're happy with the tone of your signal but need to further process it then you need to reach for something thats transparent.
Smooth - this to me differs in compressors, eq's, and mics. For compressors smooth means its compressing but you can't really hear the compression, even at high gain reduction. Any compressor, except maybe aggressive ones (more on that next) can be made smooth with the right settings.
Aggressive - in a mic pre this means in your face, very forward sounding. The API 312 and 512 have been described as an aggressive mic pre. In a compressor this means it really clamps down on a signal even with gentle settings. FET compressors are known for being aggressive and being capable of a very fast attack time.
Warm - this is the one you all have been waiting for. Warmth is the most used word when describing the sound of a piece of gear. Its the hardest one to describe because people who have no idea of what warmth is use the term freely. So what warmth is to you and how you perceive it will be different from others because the term is used so loosely. Where bright deals with high frequencies, warmth deals with the low to low mid frequencies. Tubes are associated with warmth because they add harmonic distortion (the good kind of distortion) to the those frequencies. This is what people are referring to when they say tube warmth.
Sonic Academy How To Make Popstep Dubstep R2 TUTORiAL-SYNTHiC4TE
Step into the Dubstep / Drum & Bass / Pop crossover genre with our 'How To Make Popstep' course. Create poppy stab and synth sounds coupled with a grimey bass wobble to add that dubstep influence.
Tutorial 2 - Drums
Tutorial 3 - Drum Compression
Tutorial 4 - Reverb
Tutorial 5 - Master Compression Trick
Tutorial 6 - Guitar Part
Tutorial 7 - Mid Bass
Tutorial 8 - Phaser Synth
Tutorial 9 - Bright Synth
Tutorial 10 - Sub Bass
Tutorial 11 - Lead Synth
Tutorial 12 - Vowel Filter
Tutorial 13 - Vowel Filter Automation
Tutorial 14 - Grime Bass
Tutorial 15 - Grime Bass 2
Tutorial 16 - Bass EQ Group
Tutorial 17 - Parallel Compression
Tutorial 18 - Grime Bassline in Sylenth
Tutorial 19 - Arranging Breakdown 1
Tutorial 20 - Arranging Breakdown 2
Tutorial 21 - Arranging Buildup
Tutorial 22 - Arranging Buildup 2
Tutorial 23 - Drum Fills
Tutorial 24 - Vocals 1
Tutorial 25 - Vocals 2
Tutorial 26 - Vocal Pitch Effect
Tutorial 27 - Arranging Start of Track
Tutorial 28 - FX
Tutorial 29 - Snare Reverb
Tutorial 30 - New Build Up
Tutorial 31 - New Build Up 2
Tutorial 32 - Final Arranging
Release #2 Notes:
Since are last release Sonic Academy has added 15 new videos and has updated the project files.