WHAT IS PRODUCING & MIXING AT ECHO BAR STUDIOS?

Producing & Mixing is the latest series of online courses from Pro Mix Academy. We’re going to take you behind the scenes of the full recording and mixing process. From the load into the studio for tracking all the way to the final mix, you’ll see the entire process unfold before your eyes. Drums, bass, keys, guitars, vocals… You name it and we’re going to show you how it was recorded and then mixed.

FEATURING LITTLE EMPIRE

LEARN HOW THIS MIX WAS BUILT FROM THE GROUND UP.

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THE RECORDING PROCESS

DRUMS

You’ll discover Bob and Erik’s process for not only tracking a live drum kit, but producing the drums to help fit the song. We even landed a special appearance from The Drum Doctor himself, Mr. Ross Garfield. You’ll get an inside look at how he prepared the drum kit for the recording process.

Become a fly on the wall as Bob and Erik breakdown every mic placement and piece of gear utilized to make the drums fat, punchy and hard hitting.

• Mic Placement • Saturation
• EQ • Distortion
• Compression • Parallel processing

BASS GUITAR

Learn how the bass guitar was recorded to cut through and shape the low end of the track. With so many variables to getting a great bass tone, Bob and Erik will help show you the way to a great rock bass tone.

• Amp Selection • Multiband compression
• EQ • Distortion
• Compression • Parallel processing
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ELECTRIC GUITARS

You’ll discover Bob and Erik’s process for not only tracking a live drum kit, but producing the drums to help fit the song. We even landed a special appearance from The Drum Doctor himself, Mr. Ross Garfield. You’ll get an inside look at how he prepared the drum kit for the recording process.

Become a fly on the wall as Bob and Erik breakdown every mic placement and piece of gear utilized to make the drums fat, punchy and hard hitting.

• Tones • Mic Placement
• Pedals • Tips and Tricks
• Amps • Dealing with Phase

KEYBOARDS / SYNTHS
From hardware keyboards to virtual instruments, you’ll discover the exact process for laying the keys, synths and pads.

• EQ • Saturation
• Compression • Distortion
• Routing • Parallel processing

VOCALS
Bob explains his mic selection, but you also get to see the producer coach Lilly (lead vocals) through her takes as they collaborate to produce an incredible vocal recording.

• Recording Prep • Vocal Coaching
• Mic Selection • EQ
• Gang Vocals • Compression

Complete Mix Breakdowns from Bob Horn & Erik Reichers
A Pro Mix Academy exclusive, you’ll see both Bob Horn and Erik Reichers breakdown their entire mixing process. You’ll get to be a fly on the wall as they explain every move they made to arrive at their final destinations.

• EQ • Multiband compression
• Compression • Distortion
• Routing & signal flow • Parallel processing
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PLUS A WHOLE LOT MORE

• Parallel compression
• Saturation
• Gating
• Expanding
• Adding character to stock plugins

• Working with drum samples
• Understanding phase
• Reductive EQ
• Additive EQ
• Fundamental frequencies

• Automation
• Buss compression
• Parallel processing
• Console emulations
• Tape emulations

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Learn not just the how, but why

A/B examples can be great, but you’ll also learn why we make the decisions we do. You’ll add tons of strategies, tips and tricks to your arsenal of tools.

Get better low-end

What separates an amateur sounding production or mix from a professional one? Many say the low end is a big part of it. Develop your low end mixing skills by following each of Bob and Erik’s methods.

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Mix your lead vocals to sound smooth and polished just like the pros

EQ, compression, parallel processing and more, inside, you’ll develop your mixing skills by learning the art of mixing vocals. Identify problematic frequencies, learn which ones to adjust and take your vocal mixes to the next level.

Multitracks to Build Your Resume

We’ve included all multitracks of the song ‘Night Fall’ by Little Empire, so you can mix it for yourself. We’re also including a license for you to use your own mix on your website or portfolio to help promote your mixing business!

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What people are saying about this course

I swear the most I’ve learned about mixing is from mastering engineers. This is the best video you’ve done in my opinion!

Nicolas M.

This is really inspiring to make music!!! The information is excellent!!!!

Keith B.

TWO MIXERS | TWO APPROACHES

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Endorsed by Legends and Pros Alike

Isaac Slade

Issac Slade

Singer/Songwriter The Fray
Jack Douglas

Jack Douglas

Legendary Producer
Joe Perry

Joe Perry

Guitarist – Aerosmith
John Krivit

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Past President, Audio Engineering Society

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 mastering 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!

I can’t begin to tell you how important a deep understanding of what mastering techniques really is.

The internet is cluttered with countless bands and artists releasing songs and trying to make a name for themselves. People are listening to countless tracks every day and most of the time, they only give you a few seconds to decide whether they like your music not.

That means good songs alone won’t cut it for you. In oder to stand out from the rest, you HAVE TO have a professional sound.

And that’s not all: Understanding the mastering process will not only give you a professional sound. It will also help you to improve your mixes and recordings as well! By understanding the issues we have to overcome in the final stage, you’ll know how to avoid them in the first place!

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

Frequently Asked Questions

This course can be both streamed and downloaded. You’ll have access to download the files and stream any course for life!

Nope! The concepts and techniques that we teach will apply to any major DAW like Pro Tools, Logic, Ableton, Cubase, Reaper, Fruity Loops, Studio One and other similar platforms. All of these DAWs have great stock plugins!

Not exclusively, but you will absolutely see some stock plugins!

Our courses are for everyone passionate about music, from beginners to professionals. Your mentors explain both HOW and WHY they use specific concepts and techniques.

Yup! We include a 30 Day Money Back Guarantee for every single course and bundle we offer! If any of our lessons don’t help you take your tracks to the next level you’ll get a full refund, no questions asked. You can even keep the files!