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iZotope Music Production Suite: Remixing a Stereo Mix

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    Introduction

    Gary starts off by showing you exactly what is covered in the series, as well as what specific iZotope Plug-ins will be used.

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    What to Fix in the Mix

    In this video, get a play through of the song that needs remixing, and discuss what elements need to be fixed.

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    Using the Music ReBalance to Isolate the Stems

    Gary now shows you how to use the Music Rebalance Module in RX to Isolate the instruments into new individual stems.

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    Saving the Stems from the Music Rebalance

    Watch how to save the newly isolated stems to new, unique audio files.

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    Adding the Stems to a Project

    Gary now demonstrates how to import these new audio stem files into a new DAW project for mixing.

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    Using Neutron, Relays & the Visual Mixer

    Watch and learn how to use Neutron's Visual Mixer and Relays to balance the stems.

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    Corrective EQ-ing with Neutron

    Next, see how to apply Corrective EQ to the stems using Neutron's EQ to better make them fit in the mix.

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    Using DeReverb on the Vocals

    Watch Gary use the RX DeReverb module to reduce the amount of reverb on the vocal stem so it blends better overall in the mix.

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    Replacing an Audio Stem in the Mix

    See how you can also replace an audio stem and mix it back in, and in this case, replace the bass stem with a new part.

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    Changing the Width of a Stem

    Now discover how you can use Neutron's Relays to increase the width of the stems for a better stereo presence.

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    Comparing the Mixes

    In this video, Gary compares the mixes, first with the stereo audio file before, and then with music rebalance and processing, and then after with the isolated stems and their processing, so you can hear exactly what's going on.

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    Creating Backing Tracks

    You can also use the isolated stems to create a new backing track, perfect for when you want to perform your song live, and only want the track with no vocals. See how it's done here!

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    Using Mastering EQ with Ozone

    Gary now shows you how to add some mastering EQ post processing for a more polished sound.

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    Using Multiband Dynamics with Ozone

    Next, explore how to use some multiband compression to better control the dynamics of the mix and get that "glued together" sound.

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    Using the Maximizer to Increase the Perceived Loudness

    To finish it all off, watch how to apply hard limiting via the Maximizer in Ozone to increase the overall perceived level of the remix.

Product Overview


Studio pro Gary Hiebner presents comprehensive iZotope Music Production Suite video tutorials! Learn how to take a 2 channel stereo mix audio file and extract the different elements such as vocals, drums, bass, etc and then import them into a new session and mix them again for better sound, as well as alternate mixes. You also get the stereo mix file used in the videos so you can follow along on your system. These videos are for those who are already familiar with the different plug-ins included with iZotope's Music Production Suite.

Gary greets you and goes over exactly what is covered in this video series, as well as what specific iZotope Plug-ins are used. He then gives you a play-through of the song that needs a better mix, and discusses what elements need to be fixed. Gary then utilizes iZotope's Music Rebalance Module in RX to isolate the instruments into new individual stems, and then save them as individual audio files and then import them into a new DAW session for a new mix.

Throughout the rest of the video tutorials you'll see and hear how to use Neutron's Visual Mixer and Relays to balance the stems, apply corrective EQ to the stems using Neutron's EQ, use RX DeReverb to reduce the amount of reverb on the vocal track to better fit it in the mix, replace an audio stem and mix it back in, use Neutron's Relays to increase the width of the mix, create a new alternate mix to be used as a backing track with no vocals, add mastering EQ for a more polished sound, and much, much more.

For a complete list of what these in-depth iZotope Music Production Suite video tutorials show you and how they'll enable you to take a finished stereo mix and totally mix it again quickly and easily, see the individual iZotope Music Production Suite tutorials descriptions on this page. Take a mix you may not be happy with and remix it again until it's perfect, or just make alternate mixes for live performances and more... Watch "iZotope Music Production Suite: Remixing a Stereo Mix" today.

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iZotope Music Production Suite: Remixing a Stereo Mix is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 7 .
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Excelent! I purchase Music Production and never known about that feature in RX! Excelent! I purchase Music Production and never known about that feature in RX!
Date published: 2021-06-23
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Extremely helpful!! I found that extremely helpful. I'm already quite experienced with all these tools, but i added more tips and tricks to my toolkit!!
Date published: 2021-06-22
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Great Tutorial Detailed and thorough tutorials on corrective, replacement and mastering improvements to a stereo audio file. Excellent!
Date published: 2021-06-18
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from A nice workflow I have some really old recordings that I’m trying to restore. This course is the final part of my workflow, which I hope will take my cleaned up denoised stereo files to the next level. Thanks a lot.
Date published: 2021-05-10
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Very Helpful Very efficient walkthrough of remixing a stereo track using Izotope products. The music rebalance feature is quite impressive for extracting stems from a stereo mix!
Date published: 2021-05-10
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Interesting basics of using the Izotope products
Date published: 2021-05-10
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Best Tutorial! Instructor was excellent, described in detail every module he touched and their uses, very informative and knowledgeable. Well done!
Date published: 2021-05-08
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