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Mixing Master Class

with Kenneth Gioia

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  •   01 Importing and Organizing Tracks

    44:40

Class duration: 5h 14m

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About The Class

Kenny Gioia is a multi-platinum engineer and producer behind pop and rock records from the likes of Bayside, American Authors, Ingrid Michaelson, and Mandy Moore. He is also a trusted educator and founder of kennymania.com.

In this mixing masterclass, Kenny will walk you through his specific mixing techniques getting top-40 friendly mixes entirely inside the box in Reaper. He will cover:

  • EQ, compression and dynamics
  • Reverb, delay and time-based effects
  • Vocal automation and vocal tone
  • Drum, guitar and bass mixing techniques
  • Mix-buss and pre-mastering tricks
If you’ve been looking for a way to get that big studio sound from your bedroom DAW setup, Kenny will show you how to get your mixes sounding like they’re radio-ready.

Lesson Plan

  1. 01

    Importing and Organizing Tracks

    44:40
  2. 02

    Making a Rough Mix

    45:25
  3. 03

    Macros and Actions for Cleaning Up Tracks

    17:50
  4. 04

    Adding Markers and Folders

    16:09
  5. 05

    Master Bus Effects

    13:57
  6. 06

    Basic Vocal Sound

    25:32
  7. 07

    Basic Drum Mix

    22:11
  8. 08

    Electronic Drums and Percussion

    16:29
  9. 09

    Bass and Synths

    29:56
  10. 10

    Guitars

    16:56
  11. 11

    Vocals

    25:43
  12. 12

    Automation

    25:24
  13. 13

    General Q&A

    14:27

Meet Your Expert

Kenneth Gioia

Kenneth Gioia is a Multi-Platinum music producer, engineer, mixer and songwriter from New York City, who is best known for working on the #1 hits 'Sex and Candy' by Marcy’s Playground and 'Crush'. Kenneth has worked on record from Bayside, American Authors, Mandy Moore, Hall and Oates and Lee Ann Womack. Kenny is also a trusted educator and runs kennymania.com, where he offers tutorials on everything from mixing and engineering to platform-focused tutorials on Reaper, his DAW of choice.  ... read more

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71% of students recommend this class.
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  • exoslime

    exoslime

    June 2016

    this is really great mixing course, kenny has a great workflow and i learned quite a lot and it was easy to undestand, and i dont even use reaper, what you learn in this course applys to all daw and tools, which is great

  • Evan Phillips | Alaska

    Evan Phillips | Alaska

    February 2016

    Kenny's Mixing Master Class blew my mind. His workflow and level of organization during mixing is a real eye opener. I'm also a longtime Reaper user so this is an excellent all around resource for me. I feel like I just stepped up my game. Thanks Kenny!

  • Creativelive Student

    February 2016

    Kenny's the real deal. His knowledge and teaching abilities are second to none. This is a no-brainer! Cheers, Kenny!

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