Ableton Mixing eBook Series – Mix Fundamentals & Preparation
Ever found yourself asking the question, how do I get my mix-down sounding more punchy, clean or professional? Book 1, Ableton Mixing eBook Series – Mix Fundamentals & Preparation, explains the basics of sound and waves and wave theory.
The difference between a good mix and a poor one has a lot to do with proper preparation, and the ability to listen critically. So we will be covering techniques on critical listening to help you develop your ears.
This eBook also hows you how to set up your room and studio speakers correctly for monitoring purposes, as well as explaining different types of acoustic treatment that can be used to help make your room sound better and reduce the effect of standing waves and reflections.
For electronic music producers that may not have a good understanding of music theory, we have included information on the basics of psychoacoustics, this breaks the fundamental laws of sound into useful information, and demonstrates techniques that can manipulate psychoacoustics to a producers advantage.
In the last part of this book, we will explain the anatomy of a mixing desk and Ableton Lives mixer, as well as routeing, groups, busses, signal flow and any preparation tasks needed to be carried out before the mixing process.