ADSR launches How To Mix Electronic Dance Music – A practical Guide

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ADSR Sounds has introduced How To Mix Electronic Dance Music – A practical Guide, a video tutorial course on mixing EDM.

Got the basics of your track down but struggling to get the mix right?

Forget reading manuals and focusing solely on the theory – The best way to learn how to mix is to jump right in! In this course, complex concepts are made easy by demonstration allowing you to practice and perfect as you watch and, more importantly, do! Gain the knowledge you need to create clean songs with every sounds sitting perfectly in the mix not fighting for frequency.

This comprehensive course gives you professional, high-quality guidance right in your own home studio.

The course is available for purchase for $12.49 USD.

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Get That Pro Sound launches Summer Sale – 50% off

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Get That Pro Sound has announced a Summer Sale, offering a 50% discount on all its Ultimate Guides ebooks.

Get That Pro Sound Summer Sale

Take your music production to the next level with all five Ultimate Guides: Compression, EQ, Reverb, Bass & The Brand NEW Mix Checklist

SUMMER SALE: You get the sum of all the best premium content available from Get That Pro Sound, and save more than a massive 50% off the individual prices in the process!

The sale ends August 31st, 2014.

More information: Get That Pro Sound

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iZotope releases free Mixing with iZotope guide

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iZotope has announced the release of Mixing with iZotope, a free guide that unravels the mysteries of mixing with iZotope.

Mixing with iZotope

Whether you’re a seasoned pro or just starting out, you’ll find a wealth of in-depth principles, tips, and techniques in our new guide, Mixing with iZotope.

Your ultimate guide to all things mixing, this guide breaks down the art, aesthetic and theory behind the audio mixing process. With simple explanations and visuals to help illustrate how tools such as Equalizers, Compressors and FX can transform your mix, the guide also features insider tips on using iZotope plug-ins to get the job done.

The guide is a free download as a PDF and eBook (via iTunes for iPhone & iPad).

More information: iZotope / Mixing with iZotope

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Producertech launches Mastering in the Box with Ableton Live video course

Mastering in the Box with Ableton Live

Producertech has announced Mastering in the Box with Ableton Live, a video tutorial course from Zeitgeist Mastering.

This course achieves what no one thought was possible, including the person that made it! Producertech tutor Nick D’Ombrain, owner of Zeitgeist Mastering, has surprised himself with the outstanding results that can be achieved by mastering using only the devices that come with Ableton Live 9.

Currently residing in Berlin, Nick has worked with a huge number of impressive names from the music industry – Alex Smoke, Sascha Braemer, Orbital, D- Unity and Eric Volta to name but a few. With his vast array of predominantly high end plug-in mastering tools, limiting himself to Live 9’s devices seemed an impossible task. However, as 8 hours of quality tutorials proves, professional results are entirely possible, and this course shows you how!

Accompanying the tutorials is a Live Template Set, containing a giant Mastering Rack, constructed throughout the course, so students can open up the session and import their own tracks to get going straight away. In addition, there is a written Pro Tips Guide, a Mastering Flow Diagram and 8 Custom Mastering Weapons (Live Racks), which include an Aphex-style Exciter, a Bass Maximiser and various Stereo Enhancement Effects.

The course is now available to purchase at Music-Courses.

More information: Music-Courses / Mastering with Ableton Live

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Dynaudio Professional intros Choosing by Ear – Practical Loudspeaker and Monitor Systems Evaluation

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Chosen by Ear

Dynaudio Professional has announced the release of Choosing by Ear – Practical Loudspeaker and Monitor Systems Evaluation, a paper by Paul Mac, which provides a practical guide to monitor selection by ear.

Choosing the right monitors can be a challenge in any scenario. To choose well from many candidate monitors for their multiple stereo and 5.1 monitor setups, recording studios and broadcast production facilities often conduct blindfold listening tests. They do this to make the best possible decision based entirely on pure audio considerations.

“Monitors must be the most overhyped and least understood part of the audio chain,” says Fred Speckeen, Global Business Manager, Dynaudio Professional. “Paul Mac brings together his own extensive experience and the seminal AES20 standard to this paper, providing a practical approach to selecting monitors via critical listening. Inspired by the fact that monitor selection by systematic blindfold tests is increasingly common at the highest levels of the pro audio industry, this paper covers the issues of listening environment, listening material and the listening process. Buying monitors is one of the most critical and expensive decisions each of us has to make in assembling a studio that’s a joy to work in. We hope that this paper contributes to making that process a success for everyone.”

The paper is available as a free download along with accompanying audio files for stereo and multichannel system configuration.

More information: Dynaudio Professional / Choosing by Ear

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