Track Re-Naming (6:25)
Rough Mix (16:30)
Markers & Tempo (6:50)
Re-Ordering & Colors (9:32)
Track Clean-Up (5:34)
Clip Gain (3:06)
Master Buss FX (10:29)
Basic Vocal Sound (20:36)
Basic Drum Sound (13:07)
Drum Overheads (8:43)
Drum Room Mics (8:30)
Kick Drum (15:46)
Snare Drum (11:09)
Drum Reverb (4:18)
The Toms (7:46)
Drum Buss EQ and Parallel Compression (7:36)
The Bass Sound (10:40)
Bass Synths (6:31)
Lead Vocals (14:41)
Bk Vox (7:53)
Screamo Vocals (9:28)
Final Mix (5:07)
Multi-Platinum Engineer and Producer Kenny Gioia returns with an all-new mixing series, this time dedicated to mixing Heavy Rock / Metal! Step right up and see how Kenny sculpts an epic song by Days of Samara into a radio ready hit, explaining everything in detail as he goes.
Kenny starts by welcoming you and discusses what you'll learn in the series. He then shows how to import the previously recorded audio tracks into the DAW, rename them and set up markers for all the different parts of the song, creating a navigation map. He also gives you tons of helpful track management tips and tricks along the way.
Then Kenny explains how to clean up the audio tracks for better sound, and ease of part recognition. Sub-Mixing is looked at, as well as initial master buss effects setup. Getting the basic vocal and drum sounds are shown, and then detailed tutorials on the different drum elements and effects are given.
Moving on, Kenny pulls up the bass guitar and bass synth tracks and demonstrates how to make them deep and powerful in the mix. The guitars are next, and this thorough tutorial shows you how to dial them in just right for that big, epic sound. Vocals and all that comes with fitting them in the mix is then revealed, including making the Screaming vocal parts huge and thunderous.
Wrapping it all up, Kenny gives you a great video on using automation to finesse and create interesting moments from section to section, and then one on bouncing down the final mix to a stereo file and more. If you're a producer, engineer or mixer, this series is a must have. Learn to make your Heavy Rock / Metal tracks scream... Watch "Mixing Heavy Rock / Metal" now.
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Submitted 1 month ago
Exceptional instruction from a top notch talent in the industry
Kenny’s videos have lessons that cross genres and DAWs; as such, they can help people trying to mix music in any style and on any platform. That being said, he also understands the intricacies of each particular genre he teaches mixing for, making his instruction particularly relevant.
I am a: Professional, Musician, Cakewalk Sonar
Submitted 2 months ago
Kenny Gioia is an amazing engineer and teacher. Get your notebook ready to take some notes as there's lots of great things to learn in this video.
I am a: Musician, Audio Engineer, Reaper
Submitted 7 months ago
Exceptional as always
Kenny is so easy to listen to, such a calm, competent, friendly, authoritative teacher, with no messing about, just high-value content. Very occasionally he will gloss over something which seems obvious to him, but for the most part he's very aware of the needs of the student. A1.
I am a: Semi-Pro, Musician, Producer, Audio Engineer, Sound Designer, Mastering Facility, Sound for Film/TV, Pro Tools
Submitted 11 months ago
Typical Kenny Gioia: Efficient explanations, clear, understandable, no bla bla! Thank you for this great tutorial!
I am a: Hobbyist, Musician, Ableton Live, Reaper
Submitted 1 year ago
I am a: Professional, Musician, Producer, Audio Engineer, Pro Tools
Submitted 1 year ago
Very Good Mixing Strategies for Any Style
There are lots of ways to mix -- like there are lots of ways to paint a great painting. He gives some exceptional examples and sound ideas about mixing that will properly frame your thinking for how you go about it and additional learning. When you watch enough of these kinds of videos from talented people you see certain patterns and principles they follow, and from there then it's a matter of what "paint you choose and your methods to paint your painting." Some styles being a little different or more or less involved than others. Worth watching!
I am a: Professional, Producer, Ableton Live
Submitted 1 year ago
Simple to follow
This is a great learning experience. Learning a different approach is always a plus. Seeing another pro using the same techniques confirms that what you're doing is the best way.
I am a: Semi-Pro, Musician, Producer, Audio Engineer, Sound Designer, Pro Tools, Reaper
Submitted 2 years ago
Kenny is a fantastic tutor and the class is definitely worth watching
I am a: Producer, Professional, Audio Engineer
Submitted 2 years ago
High level of awesomeness lessons
I just bought it few days ago, and it was so enlightening!!! I couldn't find lessons like that anywhere else. You guys rock!!!
I am a: Producer, Musician, Hobbyist
Submitted 2 years ago
Well worth the time - Final mix is t!tt!es. If you mix rock, this is what you want to see.
I am a: Producer, Professional, Audio Engineer, Musician, Sound Designer, Beat Maker
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