RECORDING & MIXING
PUNK ROCK

With

Bradley Cook

RECORDING & MIXING
PUNK ROCK

with

Brad Cook

LEARN HOW TO ENGINEER PROFESSIONAL RECORDS

MEET YOUR MENTOR:

Bradley Cook

Bradley Cook brings 30 years’ experience as an audio engineer to the table and his résumé speaks for itself:

He’s worked with countless amazing artists, including Foo Fighters, Queens of the Stone Age, Counting Crows, Isaac Hayes, Ben Harper, Fishbone,

Vandals, Swingin’ Utters, Badbrains, Dwarves, The Distillers and D-Generation.

Bradley is also the project manager, prototype builder and machinist for UnderToneAudio, which most notably manufactures the popular Unfairchild Compressor!

Bradley Cook

Bradley Cook brings 30 years’ experience as an audio engineer to the table and his résumé speaks for itself:

He’s worked with countless amazing artists, including Foo Fighters, Queens of the Stone Age, Counting Crows, Isaac Hayes, Ben Harper, Fishbone,

Vandals, Swingin’ Utters, Badbrains, Dwarves, The Distillers and D-Generation.

Bradley is also the project manager, prototype builder and machinist for UnderToneAudio, which most notably manufactures the popular Unfairchild Compressor!

Discover How Pro-Engineers
Achieve Their Amazing Tones

Have you ever watched a mixing tutorial by an a-list mixer and thought to yourself:

‘Heck… if I had such amazing recordings to work with, I’d be able to craft a fantastic mix, too!’

Sometimes it feels like they barely have to touch anything to create a polished sounding mix that will top the charts.

And you know what? You’re right!

High quality recordings are the foundation of every great mix! Without them, there’s only so much you can do to spice things up.

But how to the pros achieve their amazing tones?

In this tutorial, you’ll learn how.

Bradley Cook has over 30 years of experience as a producer and engineer under his belt and his resumé speaks for itself:

He’s worked with countless amazing bands, such as The Foo Fighters, Queens of the Stone Age, Counting Crows, Isaac Hayes, Ben Harper and many more.

Virtually sit in a session with Brad and see how he works his magic with the band: All the way from choosing the right drumkit, selecting amps and dialing in tones, to microphone placement, signal processing, recording and crafting the final mix!

What makes this tutorial special is that it puts you in a real-life situation. You’ll not only learn the technical aspect of recording and mixing, but also understand how to interact with artists and create a positive environment to achieve the best results.

Make the musical vision in your head a reality:

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN


Analogue or Digital? Take Your Pick!

Have you ever wanted to know how to work a Tape Machine hear how to compares to digital recordings?

In this tutorial, Brad shows you both sides of the coin:

He records onto Tape, as well as ProTools, lets you hear before and after and cherry picks which tracks will benefit from some smooth Tape Saturation.

By the way: You can replicate his process using tape saturation plugins as well!

Get Growling Bass Tones:

Learn to record bass that cuts through the mix and fills out the low end of the song. With so many ways to shape your bass tone, Brad hones in specifically on creating a growling Rock sound.

Energetic Drum Recordings

Discover Brad’s process for not only tracking a live drum kit, but actually producing them to find the prefect sound for the song. Become a fly on the wall as Brad breaks down every mic placement and piece of gear utilized to make the drums fat, punchy and hard hitting.

 

In-Your-Face Vocals:

Have you ever had trouble getting your vocal recordings to cut through a dense rock mix?

I know I have!

Well…Brad has some amazing tricks up his sleve to counteract this issue – and he’ll let you in on his secrets! Learn how to use a combination of Tape Saturation, EQ and Compression to achieve an in-your-face Vocal sound that stays present at all times – and how to use your equipment to add extra energy without fatiquing the artists voice.

Massive Guitar Tones:

Producing Rock guitars is an artform in itself.

With multiple layers of electric guitars taking up space in the arrangement, it can be easy to end up with a congested mix, that lacks definition, depth and energy.

This tutorial will help you understand how to shape your guitar tones to create a massive wall of sound, while still giving each part it’s own space in the mix.

Take Your Song To The Finish Line: Mixing

Bradly walks ou though the complete mixing session and shows you how to take a set of well recorded tracks over the finish line.

Rip off his techniques and learn to craft mixes with more clarity and impact, more dimension and depth, that can proudly stand next to anything else in your iTunes playlist.

PLUS A WHOLE LOT MORE

  • Choose the right equipment & instruments for the song

  • Microphone Placement

  • Gain Staging

  • Record Digital & To Tape

  • Signal Processing: EQ, Compression, Saturation & More

  • Drum Recording

  • Electric Guitar Recording

  • Bass Recording

  • Vocal Recording

  • Working with artists

  • Mixing

  • Masterbus Processing

Professional Multitracks To Build Your Resumé

If you’re looking to establish yourself as an engineer who bands are begging to work with, it’s essential to build an impressive resumé to show off your skills.

That’s why we’re including all multitracks of Brad’s session with the course. Get your hands on a set of amazingly well recorded Multitracks (Tape as well as Digital), mix the song and add your mix to your resumé to attract new clients to your studio.

 

multitracks

TAKE YOUR PRODUCTIONS
TO THE NEXT LEVEL:

ENDORSED BY LEGENDS AND PROS ALIKE

JOE PERRY_Pro Mix Academy
 

JOE PERRY

Guitarist – Aerosmith

Jack Douglas_promix_academy
 

JACK DOUGLAS

Legendary Producer

ISAAC SLADE_Pro Mix Academy
 

ISAAC SLADE

Singer/Songwriter The Fray

WHAT IF THIS COURSE DOESN’T WORK FOR ME?

When trying something new, there’s always risk involved. But the bigger risk is often NOT doing anything at all!
Even the best engineers in the audio industry keep learning new things and evolve on a daily basis – it’s THAT important!

And in the end, all you really care about is your music, right?

This is a wonderful opportunity to learn from one of the best Engineers in the industry.

So I ask you: What is the bigger risk? Not taking this course and having your productions stagnate over the next months, or spending a few bucks to learn new concepts that could change your music forever?

However, I want to make 100% sure that you can only gain from this purchase. So I’m including a 30 Day Money Back Guarantee for you! You can take this full course right now, and if it doesn’t help you take your masters to the next level you’ll get a full refund, no harm done. You can even keep the files.

So don’t hesitate and take this course now and see your music grow!

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Mixing Pop is a collection of downloadable zip files. These downloads are yours for life! We are working on a streaming solution for future release. We will contact you via email once the members area launches.

If you have any issues at all please contact us to support@promixacademy.com and we’ll get you taken care of right away!

Absolutely. We’ve included all multitracks for your mixing pleasure!

No way! While we do use Pro Tools, in today’s world of DAW’s, there is no “correct” choice. The concepts and techniques that we teach will apply to any major DAW like Logic, Ableton, Cubase, Reaper, Fruity Loops, Studio One and other similar platforms.

This course covers a Punk song, but you can apply the techniques and concepts he is teaching in this course across all genres.

HAVE A QUESTION?

Feel free to email us with any questions.