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Master Mix Explained

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    Tutorial 1

    Signal Flow

    5:08

    Introduction to Master Mix and explanation of the signal flow through the processing blocks.

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    Tutorial 2

    UI Walkthrough

    8:44

    In this video we explore the basic operation of the Master Mix UI, how to load factory presets, and how to turn on and off the various processors.

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    Tutorial 3

    Faders & Meters

    3:45

    Learn the simple details about the Master Mix input and output faders and meters.

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    Tutorial 4

    PreEQ

    7:00

    This video explains how you can manipulate the PreEQ graphic plot including using the high and low pass filters, three-band EQ, and choosing between shelving and peak filters for each band.

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    Tutorial 5

    Multiband Dynamics Crossover

    5:27

    Lets discuss the fundamentals of the Master Mix three-band dynamics processor and then learn how to set up the crossover frequency and slope.

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    Tutorial 6

    Dynamics Contour Editor

    6:30

    Learn how to use the contour editor to set up the essentials of compression for each band, as well as how to add nodes for additional shaping.

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    Tutorial 7

    Dynamics Key Filters

    5:40

    This video demonstrates how to control the key filters for each dynamics band.

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    Tutorial 8

    Post EQ

    3:58

    This video tackles using the post EQ along with some general thoughts about when to use post EQ vs pre EQ.

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    Tutorial 9

    Gate

    2:31

    How to use the Master Mix noise gate. Learn how to automate the gate to create a fade out.

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    Tutorial 10

    Working with Presets

    5:01

    Explore some of the factory presets and get ideas for creating your own default setup.

Master Mix, Tracktions powerhouse mastering plug-in, includes six high end processing blocks as well as other sonic utilities. In this tutorial video series, studio guru Bill Edstrom dives deep and teaches you how to surgically correct your mixes and more with Master Mix.

Bill begins with a video on Master Mixs signal flow through its six processor blocks. The next video walks you through the Master Mix UI, including how to load presets and activate and deactivate the various processors.

After that, Bill starts demonstrating the various elements of Master Mix with a video on faders and meters. That leads into an explanation of the PreEQ module, and how to utilize its various filters.

Moving on youll learn about the 3-Band dynamics processor, the dynamics contour editor and how to set up compression for each band, as well as how to add notes for additional tone shaping.

Bill then covers the Post EQ, along with offering advice on when to use post EQ vs. Pre EQ. Cool creative uses are then shown for inspiration when using Master Mix.

Wrapping it all up, Bill explains how you can use the factory presets to get ideas for creating your own custom default setup. If youre new to Tracktion Master Mix or an advanced user looking for deeper information, dont miss Master Mix Explained today!

mevla
Submitted 2 months ago

Excellent

The tutorial is clear and to the point, enabling full use of Master Mix.

I am a: Audio Engineer, Musician, Sound Designer, Hobbyist

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Mark Swanson
Submitted 2 months ago

Explains how to use Mater Mix!

I own this plug in, but did not know much about using it until I watched these videos. Very good.

I am a: Professional, Musician

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1. When did you start dabbling in music?

I started on trumpet at age 10, but got more passionate when I picked up bass and guitar in high school. During college, I had a band where I shared lead vocals and electric guitar duties. After that I was in a variety of bands usually on bass or behind the mixing board.

2. What training have you had?

I studied electrical engineering in college but mostly learned recording and music on my own. Recently, I completed the Master of Songwriting and Guitar program through Berklee Music.

3. When did you get into recording?

I have always been fascinated with tape recording since fifth grade. I started by recording demos by bouncing back and forth between two cassette decks. Later I moved on to portastudios, ADATS, pro studios, then to a DAW based project studio.

4. People you have worked with/for?

I work with songwriters world-wide as the founder and creator of LilacWriter.com - an online collaboration site for songwriters. In my career, I have done FOH, producing, songwriting, mixing, mastering, and voice over. Used to work regionally, but now requests can come from anywhere in the world.

I've written two books on audio production: "Studio One for Engineers & Producers" and "The Power in Cakewalk SONAR" both published by Hal Leonard Books.

Whenever possible, I work closely with the developers of the products I teach doing testing, bug reporting, and feature requests. I think this gives me a much deeper understanding of the products. I really enjoy seeing the products I work with improve.

5. Why are you so good at training people?

I have always been interested in making technology easier to use and understand. I think showing examples is essential when introducing a topic. I feel recording should be a fun and creative experience and I hope that comes across in my videos.

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Master Mix Explained is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 2.
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Excellent The tutorial is clear and to the point, enabling full use of Master Mix.
Date published: 2017-01-31
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Explains how to use Mater Mix! I own this plug in, but did not know much about using it until I watched these videos. Very good.
Date published: 2017-01-29