Pensado's Place - Into the Lair Tutorial

Into The Lair - Dave On General Mixing

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18 Videos | Length: 2hr 44min 46sec
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    Dissecting a Mix Pt. 1 (9:20)


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    Dissecting a Mix Pt. 2 (10:47)


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    How to Use Reference Mixes (8:46)


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    Top 10 Mix Mistakes Pt. 1 (7:30)


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    Top 10 Mix Mistakes Pt. 2 (9:59)


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    Keyboard Shortcuts You Need to Know (5:14)


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    All About Audio Compression Ratios (10:19)


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    Working with Low Frequencies (11:17)


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    Mastering Techniques for Better Dynamics (6:02)


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    How to Mix a Song Based on Its Style (10:02)


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    Ear Training Part 1 (15:54)


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    Ear Training Part 2 (18:24)


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    The Top 5 Things To Do Every Mix (6:47)


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    A New Way to Use Reference Mixes (6:23)


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    How to Get WIDE Stereo Tracks (3:37)


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    Enhancing Elements of a Mix (9:58)


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    Mix Tips from a Mastering Engineer, Part 1 (5:50)


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    Mix Tips from a Mastering Engineer, Part 2 (8:37)


Curated from the free Into The Lair (ITL) video tutorial series, Grammy Award–winning mix engineer Dave Pensado shows you awesome tips and tricks on the art of mixing. With so many specifics to mixing, it’s sometimes better to take a broad-stroke approach to mixing as a whole. In these general-mixing-focused ITL episodes, Dave goes through the essentials to get your mixes starting on the right foot.

Dave starts with the top ten mistakes someone makes on a mix and how to avoid making them, training your ear to hear certain frequencies, mixing a song based on its style, how to properly use reference mixes and dissecting a mix and learning from the original sonic choices.

Dave then covers compression ratios and characteristics, taming low frequencies and getting them sounding balanced in your mix, and applying master techniques for better dynamics. Mixing is truly an art form and Dave is a master.

Moving on, Dave covers mixing a song based on style and sonic decisions, training your ears to identify frequencies for EQing, and identifying the top five things to do for every mix. Wrapping it up, Dave reveals how to get your stereo tracks sounding wide, enhancing elements of a mix, and adjusting you mixes to be better suited for the mastering process.

These Into The Lair episodes will make sure you know where you’re going as you start to pull up the faders on your mix!


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jamescoats57
Submitted 1 year ago

Great Tips From A Legend

Enhancing the emotion and energy of the project as well as staying focused on the "theme" of the project is what i took away from Dave's legendary wisdom.

I am a: Professional, Musician, Producer, Beat Maker, Audio Engineer, Ableton Live, Logic Pro, Pro Tools, Studio One

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duke1418
Submitted 2 years ago

Dave provides a different perspective to mixing

Most of the tutorials I've seen about mixing have been 'how-to's, but few have provided a philosophy. This series does provide a different way to look at mixing. I think it's great. And Dave's easy going style makes it a pleasure to watch and learn.

I am a: Semi-Pro, Audio Engineer, Musician

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Yong
Submitted 2 years ago

Charming and informative

I like the Into The Lair series. It feels different to most other courses on Goorve3. Dave's teaching manner is both relaxing and enjoyable.


Dave Pensado is one of the recording industry’s preeminent mix engineers. With multiple Grammy nominations and wins under his belt, Dave has had an astounding career. Christina Aguilera, Pink, Shakira, Beyoncé, Flo Rida, Afrojack, Frank Ocean, and more are a fraction of the superstars who keep Dave on speed dial. From pop to hip hop, country to Latin, and R&B to alternative, Dave’s special niche is making radio-friendly records while enhancing artistic intent.

In 2010, Dave and his manager started a web series entitled Pensado's Place. The show is wildly popular, is seen in over 150 countries by 600,000 people a month, and is used as curriculum in over 100 colleges around the globe. Every week audio artisans who work with superstars like Coldplay, Kanye West, Rascal Flatts, and more join Dave to discuss all things audio. The show has been featured in Forbes, Huffington Post, Boston Globe, and Last Call with Carson Daly among others.

With all the success, what is Dave’s favorite part of his career? "Nothing is better than being able to teach," says Pensado. "The ability to share and watch it positively impact a life is incredibly powerful." It’s that ethos that makes Dave so revered by his peers and makes him a legend to his fans.

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    Into The Lair - Dave On Drums

    Curated from the free Into The Lair (ITL) video tutorial series, Grammy Award-winning mix engineer Dave Pensado drills down on teaching you how to get your drums sounding just right!

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    Into The Lair - Dave On Effects

    Curated from the free “Into The Lair” video tutorial series, Grammy winning mix engineer Dave Pensado shows you how to creatively use effects like Reverb, Signal Generators, Delays, EQ, and Compression to turn plain boring tracks into something special!

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    Into The Lair - Dave On General Mixing

    Curated from the free “Into The Lair” video tutorial series, Grammy winning mix engineer Dave Pensado shows you awesome tips and tricks on the art of mixing. Learn how to use Reference Mixes, Dissect a Mix and Make Tracks Wider Sounding. Dave also reveals the Top 10 Mixing Mistakes, Ear Training, Keyboard Shortcuts, Mastering Techniques and more!

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    Into The Lair - Dave on Guitars

    Curated from the free “Into The Lair” video tutorial series, Grammy winning mix engineer Dave Pensado shows you his awesome secrets and techniques when working on Guitars that will make them big and wide in your mixes!

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Into The Lair - Dave On General Mixing is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 3.
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Great Tips From A Legend Enhancing the emotion and energy of the project as well as staying focused on the "theme" of the project is what i took away from Dave's legendary wisdom.
Date published: 2017-04-13
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Dave provides a different perspective to mixing Most of the tutorials I've seen about mixing have been 'how-to's, but few have provided a philosophy. This series does provide a different way to look at mixing. I think it's great. And Dave's easy going style makes it a pleasure to watch and learn.
Date published: 2016-09-16
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Charming and informative I like the Into The Lair series. It feels different to most other courses on Goorve3. Dave's teaching manner is both relaxing and enjoyable.
Date published: 2016-02-20
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