Importing & Creating a Rough Mix Pt. 1 (14:50)
Importing & Creating a Rough Mix Pt. 2 (17:54)
Importing & Creating a Rough Mix Pt. 3 (14:22)
Importing & Creating a Rough Mix Pt. 4 (21:58)
Organizing & Trimming (16:53)
Adding Color to the Tracks (5:21)
Master Buss Processing (19:17)
Kick Drums (9:28)
Snare Drums (8:35)
Bass Tracks (10:44)
Basic Vocal Sound (11:41)
Acoustic Guitars (11:18)
Electric Guitars (21:21)
Guitar Solo (10:30)
Vocal Effects (10:15)
Markers or Regions (9:24)
Background Vocals Pt. 1 (7:57)
Background Vocals Pt. 2 (13:19)
Verse Lead Vocals Pt. 1 (12:13)
Verse Lead Vocals Pt. 2 (13:42)
Chorus Lead Vocals (15:30)
Double Vocals & Throws (9:50)
Ad Lib Vocals (19:24)
Misc. Changes (6:57)
Broad EQ Adjustments (13:44)
FX Sweeps (9:51)
Lead Vocal Automation (18:57)
Background Vocals & Throws Automation (15:15)
Chopped Vocal & Guitar Solo (15:31)
Guitar Rides (20:09)
Keyboard Rides (14:10)
Final 2 Busses & Fade Tweaks (13:42)
Final Mix Playthrough (3:17)
Platinum producer / engineer Kenny Gioia returns with his most in-depth video series yet. Follow along with Kenny as he mixes a complete song from beginning to end, leaving NOTHING out. At over 8 hours long, you’ll hear and see Kenny’s every move, including the mistakes, thought processes, and ultimately all his secrets for getting a pro mix!
Even better, Kenny has included the all the raw audio files to import into your own DAW. Now you can do what Kenny is doing in real-time, enabling you to gain a deeper understanding of the professional mix process. You can then apply your new knowledge to your own songs and productions, and get better sounding tracks fast.
See the individual tutorial descriptions below for more info. If you want to know what it takes to craft a professional mix, including all the pitfalls and solutions, this is the series to watch. Checkout “Mixing in Reel Time” now!
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Submitted 5 months ago
This tutorial goes on for a long time, but it shows everything in detail.
Submitted 5 months ago
Having all the tracks while you mix along with Kenny is Brilliant!!
As usual Kenny is Awesome! Such a brilliant resource for the Reaper community. His clear explanations of what he is hearing in the mix and then walking you through each detail, step by minute step is going to make mixing a lot easier for a lot of people. Also, thanks Kenny for NOT using a bunch of fancy plugins but rather showing people all you need are the basics. Oh and a shoutout to the writer/arranger of Hair Down. It's a pleasure to mix something where all the tracks are actually adding something to the mix.
I am a: Hobbyist, Musician, Reaper
Submitted 8 months ago
Interesting techniques...but some of them are very iffy.
I generally like all of the tutorials by Kenny, but this is my least favorite. First, I definitely would NOT start a mix using 4 compressors on the main bus. That seems a bit like choosing spices for a dish you're cooking, before you know what's for dinner. (Yes, I know that he worked on a rough mix first...but still!) Also, there's some artificial noise in the mix , which is intentional, for effect, in the song. However, this noise really ruins the ability to truly assess the effect of the plugins being used on MANY occasions. Sorry Kenny- I think you're great, usually, but there's a lot here that I can't buy in to.
I am a: Hobbyist, Musician, Sound Designer
Response from Customer Service:
I am very sorry you did not agree with all of the techniques in this tutorial but that is the purpose of our different mix videos. They will show paths and techniques that you may not have thought of or use in your own mixes. Over time, you may decide to try some of these ideas and change your own mixing style!
Submitted 9 months ago
The only Mixing course you'll need
I really love this one! Really respect and honour Kenny for showing everything from start to finish! Such a game changer on how I approach mixing! Recommend it for everyone!
I am a: Semi-Pro, Producer, Audio Engineer, Sound Designer, Ableton Live, Reaper
Submitted 10 months ago
Kenny Gioia as usual!
Very helpful, interesting, very understandable!
I am a: Hobbyist, Musician, Ableton Live, Reaper
Submitted 11 months ago
thanks kenny !
I am a: Semi-Pro, Musician, Producer, Audio Engineer, FL Studio, Reaper
Submitted 1 year ago
Awesome Tutorial by Kenny!
As always with Kenny Gioia's other instruction, if you are a Reaper user or want to try and get to know what Reaper has to offer compared to other DAWs, I do not think there is any better instruction out there. But that is not all you get. Its a whole mindset about how to mix in general. Mixbus compression, automation, metering, its all in here... Kenny is awesome...
I am a: Professional, Musician, Producer, Audio Engineer, Sound Designer, Mastering Facility, Ableton Live, Cubase, Logic Pro, Pro Tools, Reason, Reaper
Submitted 1 year ago
A very informative and helpful video for any DAW user.
I am a Cakewalk Sonar user and I can truly say that I can apply everything I have learned here from Kenneth Goia toward working in Sonar Platinum to make my mixes sound 100% better. Thanks Groove3 ! This video came as part of a 5 video pack deal.
I am a: Hobbyist, Audio Engineer, Cakewalk Sonar
Submitted 1 year ago
Very well explained
Great for those who are starting in this mixing world, you'll see all the details
I am a: Student, Semi-Pro, Musician, Producer, Audio Engineer, Mastering Facility, Sound for Film/TV, Cubase
Submitted 1 year ago
Kenny is truly a master teacher. I commute to work on a train most days and I find myself wanting the ride to take longer and longer just so I can keep watching. I'm half way through my third pass and I keep picking up more and more each time.
I am a: Hobbyist, Semi-Pro, Audio Engineer, Sound Designer, Reaper
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