Mixing Music - Learn how to mix an EDM Song like a Pro!

Mixing Music: Improve your mixes & learn the BEST techniques in the industry used on multiple platinum selling records!
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  • Lectures 23
  • Length 7.5 hours
  • Skill Level Intermediate Level
  • Languages English
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Published 12/2014 English

Course Description

Welcome to Mixing EDM! This course is a complete walkthrough of an EDM song I recently mixed for a client. Not only will you get step by step videos showing you exactly how I mixed this song, but by enrolling in this course you’ll also get the raw audio files that were used in the mix so you can practice along while I'm teaching, which is an excellent way to expand your creativity and workflow.

This is officially our 5th course and its pretty epic for several reasons, here are a few. In this course you’ll learn how to:

  • Setup a session for a great EDM workflow.
  • Tame and sculpt the low end of this song to keep the bass pumping and moving because as we all know in dance music the kick and the bass are just as important as the melody.
  • Use distortion and pitch shift effects to make your synths sound huge and powerful.
  • Use EQ and compression to give instruments and vocals their own sonic space in the mix. Use popular effects and their settings to get the right style of sound for this music, which is really really important.

On top of that all we’ll be available to answer any questions you have about mixing electronic dance music. With a community of over 1000 students and a ton of great reviews across all of our courses we promise a great learning experience.

On a final note if the class wasn't a good fit, no worries, we have a 30 day hassle free money back guarantee!

What are the requirements?

  • Basic understanding of Computer Recording
  • Basic understanding of Audio Signal Flow
  • Basic understanding of Equalization, Compression, Delay, and Reverb

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Over 25 years of experience and expertise from a professional recording studio that has serviced bands such as Akon, Ma$e, T-Pain, D12, Nico and Vinz, U2, Blink 182 and many many more.

Who is the target audience?

  • Intermediate to advanced audio engineers and enthusiasts who want to learn industry standard mixing techniques and mixing secrets used by professional engineers on today’s hit records.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction

Mixing Engineer and Producer Ian Sutton will introduce himself.


Lets take a listen to the entire EDM track.

Section 2: Preparing the Session for Mixing

In this lecture we'll be organizing the tracks for the mix.


In this lecture we'll be listening to the different instruments to see what we’re working with.


In this lecture we'll be routing and creating sub groups.


In this lecture we'll be setting up the master fader/mix bus.


In this lecture we'll be setting up FX tracks.


In this lecture we'll be creating a rough mix.

Section 3: Drums and Bass

In this lecture we'll be looking into the kick and bass.


In this lecture we'll be looking into the loops and percussion.

Section 4: Synths

Lets look at the verse synths part 1.


Lets look at the verse synths part 2.


Lets look at the hook synths part 1.


Lets look at the hook synths part 2.


Lets look at the hook synths part 3.

Section 5: Vocals

Lets mix the vocals in the verse section.


Lets mix the vocals in the hook lead section.


Lets mix the vocals harmonies.

Section 6: Noises, Risers and Impacts

Lets add in some production value and mix the noises, risers and impacts for this song.

Section 7: Automation and Final Bounce

Lets use some automation for the drums, bass and synths.


Lets use some automation for the hook synths.


Lets automate the vocals.


Lets now check out our final mix and bounce it!

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Instructor Biography

Signature Sound, Discover Your Signature Sound

Signature Sound has been in business for over 25 years servicing Artists/Bands such as U2, Blink 182, Switchfoot, Akon, and Producers such as Jerry Finn, Steve Churchyard, Vincent Di Pasquale, Kiko Cibrian and many more. Signature Sound's commitment is to share our vast experience and expertise on a global scale. Learning from working professionals who record & mix on a day-to-day basis and who are up to date with the latest and most effective recording and mixing techniques is an outstanding resource to learn from. We believe Music is a very subjective, but we also believe diversity is crucial because not only does it allows you to expand your clientele or improve your bands recordings, but it also helps you Discover Your Signature Sound.

Instructor Biography

Ian Sutton, Recording, Mixing and Mastering Engineer

Over the last 10 years I've had the opportunity to record and mix some of the best bands and artists in the business, including The Neighbourhood feat. Danny Brown, T-Pain, +44, Fallout Boy and Frankie J just to name a few. With the recent launch of my website iSound Audio Engineering I'm busier than ever but still enjoy helping new engineers and musicians learn the craft of recording and mixing.

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