Vocal Mixing with EQ, Compression, and Effects Pt. 1 (9:30)
Vocal Mixing with EQ, Compression, and Effects Pt. 2 (9:21)
Mixing Pro Lead Vocal Tracks (7:31)
Mixing Background Vocals (9:57)
Mixing Background Vocals (4:02)
Mixing Vocals with Parametric EQs (7:59)
Manipulating Top End on Vocal Tracks (8:06)
Vocal EQ Techniques (3:03)
A New Idea for Vocal Delays (4:48)
Mixing Vocals for Earth, Wind & Fire (7:02)
How to Fix Over De-Ess'd Vocals (5:34)
Mixing Vocals (7:04)
Curated from the free Into The Lair (ITL) video tutorial series, Grammy Award–winning mix engineer Dave Pensado bestows his tips and techniques from years of recording vocals. The vocal sound in a production can be the differentiator between an amateur and a pro-level mix, and in these vocal-focused ITL episodes Dave covers the ins and outs of mixing your vocals.
Dave goes over EQing lead vocals to fit in your mix, getting background vocals to blend perfectly, understanding how to use compression to make a vocal jump out and mixing vocals using various types of EQ, compression and effects.
Dave then covers fixing “over de-ess’d” vocals, manipulating the top end on vocals, incorporating delay effects onto your vocals and applying vocal mixing techniques that Dave used for the legendary group Earth, Wind & Fire.
Make your vocals shine, check out this Into The Lair series today!
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Submitted 1 year ago
Always love listening to Dave.
Got started in mixing from this man, great to see these againg.
I am a: Professional, Musician, Producer, Beat Maker, Audio Engineer, Sound Designer, Mastering Facility, FL Studio, Pro Tools
Submitted 2 years ago
this guy rocks
I can't name one person in the world that has had more of an impact on my professional career than Dave. His team (including Herb) are top notch and the complete transparency in his tutorials are truly a gift from the gods!
Submitted 3 years ago
I think this is a good format for the 'Into The Lair' series. Dave is one of the real guys in the big chair and many of us, if not all, could learn things from him and/or think about different ways to accomplish mixing tasks. Don't let the laid back delivery fool you, because he will say in one sentence what will take you an hour or hours to experiment with.
I am a: Professional, Audio Engineer, Producer, Musician
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