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Mixing Rock

Use multiple mixing techniques to get your rock mix sounding pro.


Richie Beretta is a professional producer and engineer that has worked with some of the biggest names in the music industry. He has credits with Beyonce, Major Lazer and Dillon Francis to name a few. In this course, Richie demonstrates how to mix Rock. In 26 lessons, Richie will detail how to use multiple mixing techniques to elevate your tracks to the next level. Course Run Time (2h 05m)


  • Learn how to mix Rock.
  • Master organizing your sessions.
  • Comprehend different forms of compression.
  • Learn how to mix different parts of your track.
  • Understand the art of adding effects.

Lesson Plan

  • 1
    Starting Your Rock Mix
    In this step, Richie explains how to use your knowledge of Rock to identify typical styles and how to identify trends. As well as importing multitracks and track color coding in Pro Tools.
  • 2
    Mixing and Processing Techniques
    In this step, Richie discusses the differences between Parallel Compression vs. Direct Compression, the differences of a VU meter and a digital DAW peak meter as well as how processing varies for different guitars.
  • 3
    Mixing The Low End
    In this step, Richie explains processing the low end of the kick and bass as well as how to complete the rest of your drum kit and the advantages of mixing through the bus compression.
  • 4
    Mixing Your Rock Vocals
    In this step, Richie explains how to choose the loudness of a vocal as well as analog processing.
  • 5
    Adding Effects To Your Mix
    In this step, Richie discusses plugin substitutes, as well as vocal delay, widening, and reverb on the vocals throughout your song.
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