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Mixing Master Class

with Kenneth Gioia

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  •   01 Importing and Organizing Tracks


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

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

  2. 02

    Making a Rough Mix

  3. 03

    Macros and Actions for Cleaning Up Tracks

  4. 04

    Adding Markers and Folders

  5. 05

    Master Bus Effects

  6. 06

    Basic Vocal Sound

  7. 07

    Basic Drum Mix

  8. 08

    Electronic Drums and Percussion

  9. 09

    Bass and Synths

  10. 10


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  12. 12


  13. 13

    General Q&A


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, 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


    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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