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    Tutorial 1

    Introduction

    1:25

    Get a brief welcome and explanation of the aims of the series.

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    Tutorial 2

    I Dare Stem Pack Pt. 1

    7:53

    The first part of a stem by stem breakdown of the original artists remix pack.

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    Tutorial 3

    I Dare Stem Pack Pt. 2

    6:45

    A continued breakdown of the stems from the original mix of I Dare.

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    Tutorial 4

    Organization

    9:20

    Learn tips and tactics to organize and prepare the stems before beginning your remix.

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    Tutorial 5

    EQ Clean Up

    5:01

    See how taking a quick EQ sweep of the stems can save a lot of time by cleaning up errant and renegade frequencies in the stems.

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    Tutorial 6

    Intro to Flex

    8:18

    Shifting tempos for remixing is quite common but can be confounding and frustrating if you dont know how to adjust the stems cleanly. Here well discuss Logics Flex audio feature.

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    Tutorial 7

    Flex Algorithms Pt. 1

    5:53

    Here we dive into the details about how to choose one of Flexs various algorithms that are most appropriate for a given stem.

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    Tutorial 8

    Flex Algorithms Pt. 2

    5:06

    Get a continued detailed look into the differing Flex choices available, and which is best to use on a per stem basis.

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    Tutorial 9

    MIDI vs. Audio Intro

    3:40

    A quick overview on the technical difference between MIDI and Audio stems.

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    Tutorial 10

    MIDI vs. Audio Examples Pt. 1

    7:10

    Get a detailed breakdown of the characteristics, uses, and strengths and weaknesses between MIDI and Audio.

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    Tutorial 11

    MIDI vs. Audio Examples Pt. 2

    7:32

    A continued exploration of the possible uses of audio vs. MIDI including when and where to use or not use one or the other.

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    Tutorial 12

    Remix Session Pt. 1

    9:01

    Lets get going now! Given all the prep work weve done, lets now get creative and start brining out unique flair to this remix including new sounds, new grooves, and deciding a direction.

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    Tutorial 13

    Remix Session Pt. 2

    8:32

    Here were continuing to build the track including early arrangement ideas, placement of stems, and creating the almighty loop.

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    Tutorial 14

    Remix Session Pt. 3

    8:53

    Gain valuable tips and tricks about EQ, routing, compression, and building the arrangement into the breakdown.

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    Tutorial 15

    What Key Am I In? Pt. 1

    8:55

    Changing gears were now going to analyze the stems to figure what chords and scales comprise the tune, and ways to edit them to ensure your song functions harmonically.

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    Tutorial 16

    What Key Am I In? Pt. 2

    4:09

    Gain an understanding the commonality of triadic harmony and how that level of music theory will help you navigate remixes harmonically.

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    Tutorial 17

    What Key Am I In? Pt. 3

    6:39

    Now we go from a simple major scale to the triads that derive from it. Then we create and analyze a chord progression based on that scale and its chords.

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    Tutorial 18

    Writing New Parts Pt. 1

    6:44

    Explore different ways to add your own new and original elements to your remix including vocal chops, prelaps, reverse reverb, new MIDI data, and new synth elements.

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    Tutorial 19

    Writing New Parts Pt. 2

    7:44

    A continued exploration of possible new original elements including glitching tricks, counter melodies, and automations.

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    Tutorial 20

    DJ Friendly Arrangement Pt. 1

    8:12

    Here well open up Ableton Live for a visual representation of a smooth and well phrased DJ mix. Additionally well discuss why these transitions worked and the importance of your remix meeting a DJs needs.

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    Tutorial 21

    DJ Friendly Arrangement Pt. 2

    9:39

    Now look at the final remix of I Dare and examine the arrangement decisions made to ensure a DJ can mix your tune.

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    Tutorial 22

    Final Remix Pt. 1

    9:01

    Here well go through the final remix top to tail analyzing everything from arrangement decisions, phrasing, building the track, the breakdown, transitional edits, and final tweaks.

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    Tutorial 23

    Final Remix Pt. 2

    6:30

    A continued analysis of the final remix coming out of the breakdown and into the last drop. Additionally we summarize what weve talked about and turn you loose to make some noise!

DJ / EDM Producer Chris Herrera delivers a stunning series on how to remix a vocal based EDM track from start to finish. Chris has included the session from the series plus 5 bonus EDM track stem sets for you to experiment with and practice remixing!

Chris begins by analyzing the song to be remixed, then methodically goes down the line, covering everything from organizing, editing and retiming vocals, and when to use audio vs MIDI tracks.

He then get into ways to come up with new parts that give a track new life, as well as making DJ friendly versions out of your masterpiece.

See the individual tutorial descriptions below for detailed info. If you are into remixing, or have no idea how to start with a remix, this series is a must see. Watch Remixing Vocal EDM today!

Ander
Submitted 3 weeks ago

Great tips

This course is pack with tips on how to incorporate vocals in the mix, it also gives you pointers on transitions and effects to keep your songs interesting.

I am a: Producer, Sound Designer, Hobbyist, Beat Maker

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sharkieboy
Submitted 2 months ago

Great smart tutorial

I am more into funky house with real live instruments, but the way this guy explain his process and tricks is worth watching more than once. Great job and please make more tutorials like this. I watched both and I am ready for more.

I am a: Producer, Musician

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nino
Submitted 2 months ago

great tips

great video for an intro to Remix, with lots of advice on how to create a top quality remix

I am a: Beginner, Hobbyist

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Bruno
Submitted 3 months ago

interesting video

good video, good quality, good explanation, sum is good

I am a: Hobbyist

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Pugsly
Submitted 3 months ago

Awesome Instruction

It moves at a great pace. Easy to understand. I got a lot out of this and thouroghly enjoyed the presentation and the track was bomb!!!

I am a: Semi-Pro, Producer, Audio Engineer, Sound Designer

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    tutorial video

    Remixing Vocal EDM

    DJ / EDM Producer Chris Herrera delivers a stunning series on how to remix a vocal based EDM track from start to finish. Chris has included the session from the series plus 5 bonus EDM track stem sets for you to experiment with and practice remixing!

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Remixing Vocal EDM is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 5.
Rated 4.0 out of 5 by from Great tips This course is pack with tips on how to incorporate vocals in the mix, it also gives you pointers on transitions and effects to keep your songs interesting.
Date published: 2017-03-08
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Great smart tutorial I am more into funky house with real live instruments, but the way this guy explain his process and tricks is worth watching more than once. Great job and please make more tutorials like this. I watched both and I am ready for more.
Date published: 2017-01-21
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from great tips great video for an intro to Remix, with lots of advice on how to create a top quality remix
Date published: 2017-01-16
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from interesting video good video, good quality, good explanation, sum is good
Date published: 2017-01-10
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Awesome Instruction It moves at a great pace. Easy to understand. I got a lot out of this and thouroghly enjoyed the presentation and the track was bomb!!!
Date published: 2017-01-08