Waves Tutorial

Mixing with the Waves CLA MixHub

  5.0   (3)  - log in to review
13 Videos | Length: 1hr 56min 8sec
Sample this tutorial...
Own it Forever
$35 Download
Site All-Access Pass
$15 /month Get Your Pass
  • image description 2:00

    Introduction

    In this first video, Kenny goes thru a quick introduction of what the Waves CLA MixHub plug-in does and how it will help you to mix faster and more efficiently, by using it on every track and source in your production.

  • image description 12:26

    The Rough Mix & Plug-In Overview

    Before diving into the mix, we go thru the rough mix that was already created without any processing and what we?re working from. We continue on to a complete and thorough overview of everything this plug-in does and can do.

  • image description 6:23

    Setting Up the Plug-In - Buckets

    Next, Kenny shows you how to set up all of the buckets that you?ll need to group each of our tracks to, and make the mixing process much more streamlined.

  • image description 10:57

    Drums - Kick In

    In this video, we get going on getting sounds for our individual tracks and source instruments. Starting with our "Kick In" track and utilizing the Mic Pre, Line Input, Gate, Compression and EQ.

  • image description 8:56

    Drums - Kick Out

    Next we move on to our "Kick Out" track and we start to take advantage of the ability to work with multiple tracks at the same time, using the buckets feature.

  • image description 10:16

    Drums - Snares

    Now we move on to our ?Snare" tracks as we continue to work with the drums as a group, or bucket, getting the right gate, compression and EQ for each.

  • image description 10:17

    Drums - Hi-Hats, Toms, & Overheads

    In this video, we work thru the rest of the main drum tracks getting them to glue together with one another, as well as how to use the output faders to blend them into a finished output mix.

  • image description 6:29

    Drums - Rooms & Crush Buss

    Finally, we wrap up the drum section by working on and compressing the multiple drum rooms along with the Crush Buss, which is a parallel blend of all the original drum tracks compressed as much as possible. Or crushed.

  • image description 10:10

    Bass - Bass DI, Amp, & Fuzz

    In this video, we get busy on the Bass tracks, including the direct Bass DI, the amped up Bass Amp track and the Bass Fuzz track that adds just that tiny bit of grit. All of these tracks get their own dedicated bucket making it easier and more useful to work with.

  • image description 10:04

    Guitars Pt. 1

    Now we move on to our Guitar tracks, including the ?Main Gut?, which runs thru the entire song and the extra guitars, slide and solo things that appear in just certain sections.

  • image description 9:09

    Guitars Pt. 2

    In Part II of the Guitars, we start to address a separate bucket dedicated to the Power Guitars (all 6 of them) that beef up the second half of the song.

  • image description 8:09

    Vocals

    In this video, we dig in and get the Vocals going. From the main Lead Vocal to all of the basic harmony vocals that all share the same bucket and similar treatment copied from module to module.

  • image description 10:52

    Gospel Vocals

    We now move on to the Background Vocals or the Gospel Vocals which are a group of 3 part harmonies that go throughout the whole song. While they can be treated and copied and pasted to get started, each one gets their very own personal treatment. And finally we have the final or ?static? mix that comprises of a complete blend of every track we created in this series. While it doesn?t create automation moves, we can very easily hear how the tracks work together and how quickly you can jump from section to section and tweaking the Waves CLA MixHub.

Product Overview


Pro producer and mixer Kenny Gioia brings you an in-depth video tutorial series on mixing with the Waves CLA MixHub plug-in! See how to use this powerful mixing tool to better work and control your mixes, and produce a professional sounding product every time. The stems used in this series are also included so you can follow along on your DAW.

Kenny welcomes you and then gives you an introduction to the plug-in and what it does exactly for you and your mixing tasks. Next, see and hear the mix before instantiating MixHub and then how to set up for using the MixHub in your session.

The Drums are then examined, and you'll see how to dial them in using this plug-in, getting amazing results. The bass and guitars are then gone over one by one using the MixHub and you'll see how efficient the workflow is and how it differs from "regular mixing".

Wrapping it all up, Kenny goes over all the different vocal tracks, showing how you can tailor each one using MixHub, but still keeping a fast pace, while not sacrificing anything during the process. Last but not least, Kenny gives you a play through of the static mix you've created together.

See the individual tutorial descriptions for more info. If you want more info about this powerful mixing plug-in, or just want to know exactly how to use it on your tracks, this series is for you… Watch "Mixing with the Waves CLA MixHub" today.


Why Users Choose Us

There are many things our users love about Groove3, but a couple always stand out at the top when asked why people choose us as their learning resource.

Quality Content

We meticulously craft professional quality tutorials that are thoughtful, informative and done with attention to detail. We stand behind our products with a 100% satisfaction guarantee and are trusted by 1000s of users every day.

Save Time & Money

Our library brings over 1700 hours of quality instruction to you fingertips and we release new content every week. Don't waste your valuable time scouring the web for information you may never find or is cumbersome to use and potentially can't be trusted.


Rxman
Submitted 4 months ago

Excellent Training!

Kenny Rocks it out as usual! Great way to boost your proficiency on this plugin fast. Thumbs up!


Ease of Use
 
 
 
 
 
Quality of Videos
 
 
 
 
 
Value of Training
 
 
 
 
 
Access to Videos
 
 
 
 
 

VenEmuS
Submitted 6 months ago

Superb!!!

As usual Kenny delivers... easy to follow along and very very informative

I am a: Semi-Pro, Musician, Producer, Beat Maker, Audio Engineer, Pro Tools, Reason


Ease of Use
 
 
 
 
 
Quality of Videos
 
 
 
 
 
Value of Training
 
 
 
 
 
Access to Videos
 
 
 
 
 

kalkal
Submitted 7 months ago

really good explanation

really got me excited about using this tool. saved me a lot of time lost in trial and error


Ease of Use
 
 
 
 
 
Quality of Videos
 
 
 
 
 
Value of Training
 
 
 
 
 
Access to Videos
 
 
 
 
 

Rxman
Submitted 4 months ago

Excellent Training!

Kenny Rocks it out as usual! Great way to boost your proficiency on this plugin fast. Thumbs up!

Ease of Use
 
 
 
 
 
Quality of Videos
 
 
 
 
 
Value of Training
 
 
 
 
 
Access to Videos
 
 
 
 
 

VenEmuS
Submitted 6 months ago

Superb!!!

As usual Kenny delivers... easy to follow along and very very informative

I am a: Semi-Pro, Musician, Producer, Beat Maker, Audio Engineer, Pro Tools, Reason

Ease of Use
 
 
 
 
 
Quality of Videos
 
 
 
 
 
Value of Training
 
 
 
 
 
Access to Videos
 
 
 
 
 

kalkal
Submitted 7 months ago

really good explanation

really got me excited about using this tool. saved me a lot of time lost in trial and error

Ease of Use
 
 
 
 
 
Quality of Videos
 
 
 
 
 
Value of Training
 
 
 
 
 
Access to Videos
 
 
 
 
 

1. When did you start dabbling in music?

I've played an instrument since I was 10. Drums and Trumpet. I'm 40 now. I can play a little bit of any instrument. Master of none. Rock bands most of my life.

2. What training have you had?

I was taught trumpet classically from grade school up until I graduated high school. I went to Five Towns College for engineering and learned that you can't just learn this stuff from school. I did graduate though.

3. When did you get into recording?

I've been recording since I was 15. Two cassette players wired to a Radio Shack mixer. Eventually I got an 8 track reel to reel by Fostex. I've used just about every DAW and I started using them before they even recorded audio. Vision and Performer were just MIDI sequencers at the time. Before they became Studio Vision and Digital Performer. I got studio jobs because I knew computer MIDI and most studios didn't. I eventually moved up to Sound Tools which was two track. Then Pro Tools made a Audio Media III card which let you have 4 inputs. Gradually I moved up from there with Pro Tools D24, Pro Tools Mix to HD.

4. People you have worked with/for?

Marcy Playground
Mandy Moore
LFO
Willa Ford
Lee Ann Womack
Paulina Rubio
Hall & Oates
Bayside
Head Automatica
Cute is What We Aim For
FTSK
and many more...

5. Why are you so good at training people?

Hmmm. My Mom always said "Self Praise Stinks". I think it's because I have no ability to talk like a professional announcer, or plan out my teachings. So I teach as if you were sitting next to me. Pretty much off the cuff. I think that engages people more. We're so used to hearing everything done so properly and planned out with unnecessary explanations and proper wording that the brain will actually ignore most of it. Your brain tunes it out like you're back at your desk at school. But if the teacher grabbed you aside and just explained it to you, I believe you'd get more out of it. That is what I try to do.

Products by Kenny

  • image description
    tutorial video

    Compressors Explained

    Kenny Gioia is back, this time giving you the history and application of all the famous Compressors ever made, as well as their modern day plug-in equivalents! Now you’ll know exactly what Compressor to pick for your tracks and how to use them. This series is long overdue!

  • image description
    tutorial video

    Delay Explained

    The Delay effect is one of the oldest effects to be used on recordings, and there are many different types and ways to apply it. Multi-Platinum mixer / producer extraordinaire Kenny Gioia returns with a must have series for anyone recording, mixing, engineering or producing music. See how delay can be used to make tracks bigger, wider and just cooler! Learn the important fundamentals and advanced techniques of delay, and you'll find yourself using delay smarter and more creatively.

  • image description
    tutorial video

    Eventide UltraChannel Explained

    Multi-Platinum Engineer / Mixer Kenny Gioia brings you the definitive series on Eventide's amazing UltraChannel Strip plug-in. Follow along with Kenny as he breaks down all the Features and Functions while showing you What the Plug-In Can Do on Different Sources. He also reveals all the Effects, so you'll know just what to do with them on Your Songs and Productions.

  • image description
    tutorial video

    First Song with REAPER

    Platinum producer / engineer Kenny Gioia takes you step by step on how to make your first song in Cockos REAPER. From nothing to something awesome, Kenny gets you going with REAPER easily and quickly. You also get the Reaper session and audio files that Kenny uses, so you can follow along.

  • image description
    tutorial video

    Loop Based Production Explained

    Studio guru Kenny Gioia delivers a loop based production video tutorial series! If you're new to producing with loops, Kenny will show you how to produce a full track from scratch using only loops and basic DAW plug-ins. The loops used in the videos are also included so you can follow along with your DAW. This series is perfect for those who are just starting out producing beats and tracks.

You might be also interested in

In this Groove3 video tutorial series, Eli Krantzberg shows you how to make a killer mix using nothing but the Waves Gold Bundle. See and hear the mix come together and to life, step by step. The individual tracks are also included so you can follow along and mix on your own studio system!

Chris Herrera brings you insightful high frequency videos when mixing tracks in your DAW! Discover cool ways to enhance, smooth out and tame the upper frequencies of your productions, so they're easy to listen to and sound great. These top end tutorials are perfect for those just starting out to mix in any DAW, as well as for more intermediate producers and mix engineers.

Gary Hiebner presents in-depth Digital Performer videos on mixing and mastering! Learn the first steps to take when getting ready to mix and master in Digital Performer, as well as more advanced workflows and tips & tricks. These Digital Performer tutorials are for those just starting out to mix and master with DP, as well as for more intermediate Digital Performer users.

The All-Access Pass gives you just that, instant online access to every single video tutorial currently on the site and any ones that get added during your membership.

Larry Holcombe brings you in-depth Neutron mix tutorials! Download the session files and mix along with Larry using these Neutron 3 videos to get a professional, polished sound for your tracks and productions. These Neutron mixing tutorials are perfect for those just starting out to mix with Neutron 3.

Adam Pollard presents Low End and Sub-Bass tutorials! Learn how to produce and engineer proper low end and sub-bass for your tracks and productions, creating impact and power. These sub bass production videos are designed to help you create a great bottom end for your songs, giving them a fat, tight sound.

Kenny Gioia brings you a collection of mixing with Pro Tools tutorials! Learn how to mix music using Pro Tools 2019 and get a professional sound. These Pro Tools 2019 mixing videos are designed for the person who knows their way around Pro Tools, but wants to see and hear how to use Pro Tools to mix a song and get that

Dynamics processors—often overused and sometimes misunderstood—can make or break mixing and mastering projects. This book goes beyond explaining how dynamics processors work, giving you essential tips on how their proper application can help you make better music. Written in a clear, practical, non-intimidating style, topics include how to apply limiters, compressors, noise gates, expanders, maximizers, saturation, and multiband dynamics, whether in hardware or software form.

Great recordings are for nothing if the mix doesn’t present those tracks in the best possible way. This book is all about how to make mixes that pull the listener in. It’s not just about the technology, but the art of mixing as well. The book is written in a clear, practical, non-intimidating style. Topics include the following:

In this Groove3 video tutorial series, DAW pro Gary Hiebner delivers an in-depth collection of video tutorials on how to prepare and mix a song in Cubase 10. Learn the important basics as well as more advanced topics when getting ready to mix your next masterpiece!

In this large assortment of priceless production help video tutorials, studio guru Adam Pollard aka Multiplier gives you tons of info to help you be confident that your tracks and productions are finished. Learn enlightening ways to test your mixes and song arrangements to determine if all your hard work is done, and will pay off big!

Eli Krantzberg brings you an in-depth video tutorial series all about mixing a Pop track with UAD Plug-Ins! See how to go from a dull, lifeless mix, into something amazing sounding and full of movement. You also get the tracks so you can mix and follow along on your own DAW.

In this Groove3 video tutorial series, mixer pro Fabio Lendrum shows you how to mix an electronic music production using UAD Plug-Ins! See it come together from scratch using a few stock DAW plug-ins and a collection of amazing UAD plug-ins to create a killer mix. The session files for the track are also included so you can follow along and make your own mix.

Mixing with the Waves CLA MixHub is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 3 .
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Excellent Training! Kenny Rocks it out as usual! Great way to boost your proficiency on this plugin fast. Thumbs up!
Date published: 2019-07-26
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Superb!!! As usual Kenny delivers... easy to follow along and very very informative
Date published: 2019-05-28
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from really good explanation really got me excited about using this tool. saved me a lot of time lost in trial and error
Date published: 2019-05-20
We use cookies to personalize content and ads, to provide social media features and to analyze our traffic. We also share information about your use of our site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners. By continuing to use this site you agree to the use of cookies. View Privacy Policy