Mixing and Mastering Sections 1 and 2

Mixing Mastering With Ableton Live

In this course from Pyramind’s vault of educational videos, Greg Gordon teaches you how to nail mixing mastering to create a streaming-ready master using Ableton Live.  The full course takes you through every step of the process, from gain staging, EQ, and dynamics, through to bus processing, and advanced mastering techniques.  The first two sections are available to members of our YouTube channel right now!  In them, Greg lays out the foundation for a good mix, including a deep dive into mix-preparation, gain staging, and panning.  The topics included in this first set of videos include;

  • What is Mixing Mastering?
  • Mix Planning For Ableton
  • Track Preparation & layout for any DAW
  • Gain Staging
  • VU Metering
  • Volume Balance
  • Panning and Stereo Width Techniques
  • LCR Panning
  • Difference between Pan and Balance
  • How pan affects volume levels
  • Creative panning effects using third-party tools

Greg Gordon is an Ableton Certified Trainer and oversees the Ableton curriculum and certification testing at Pyramind. He and his team have developed an in-depth program based on extensive teaching and course delivery experience.

During his twenty-plus years as a music industry professional, Greg has built a long list of credits and a diverse set of skills as a music producer, music supervisor, executive producer, engineer, singer, and songwriter. His award-winning music and audio producer credits range from working on franchise-leading titles like Sunset Overdrive (Insomniac Games), Halo Anniversary – Combat Evolved (343 Industries), Kinect Disneyland Adventures (Microsoft Game Studios), World Of Warcraft: The Warlords Of Draenor (Blizzard Entertainment), Iron Man 2 (SEGA), to soundtracks for Fable III (Lionhead Studios), God Of War I & II (Sony Computer Entertainment America), and Sunset Overdrive.

He has produced and mixed for projects that range from full 85-piece orchestral scores, that involved working with the top classical players in the SF Bay Area and recorded at Skywalker Sound Studios, to rock, pop, and electronic music artists like: The Bronx, Cheap Time, Bass Drum Of Death, Meat Market, BOATS!, Brenna Red, Rob Garza (Thievery Corporation), Irina Mikhailova, Merl Saunders & Jerry Garcia, Rocker T & Joan Baez, and Jef Stott.


Learn To Produce With Ableton Live

This robust course teaches you everything there is to know about Ableton Live with a bonafide producer by your side every step of the way! The aim is to ensure that you master a repeatable workflow to finish entirely composed tracks by the time you are done with this 12 week immersive experience.

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