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See how Ryan West mixes an entire song using only the plugins included in Softube Volume 1. He explains not just what he's doing but why, giving you insights as to how a Grammy nominated mix engineer approaches a mix.
He walks your through his entire mixing process and shows you how to:
Continuously balance a mix and build the sonic landscape track by track
Enhance badly recorded guitars
Replace a plain sub bass track with a deeper and richer sound from Modular
Create a soundstage around the vocal and place the acoustic elements in a complimentary space
Use subtle EQ moves to create perfect spaces for instruments to sit together in the mix
Set up the mix bus for the final touches before exporting the mix
Exercise Files Available In 5 Popular DAWs
Softube Volume 1:
Summit Audio Grand Channel
Vintage Amp Room
Bass Amp Room
Fix Flanger & Doubler
Prod Kav •Saturday, August 19, 2023
joshuabadillo •Wednesday, April 20, 2022
Is anyone else experiencing audio/video off sync?
Voxxa •Thursday, October 7, 2021
I find this song containing way too many elements. When it comes to the overall impression, these elements seem unnecessary, Just filling up computer space. The choir sounds out of pitch in some places and instants. I think less is more and this proves that view. You have to listen very carefully to even notice the choir and certainly the cellos.
peterhan •Tuesday, March 9, 2021
i dont understand how with the choir and organ you pan choir left andorgan right on your reverb but you use the same bus and reverb how is this possible??
RedPineHill •Sunday, February 14, 2021
The final YouTube video credits:
Mixed by Keller McDivitt
So what happened?
Martin MIha 7 •Saturday, August 29, 2020
Thank You so much Ryan !
daniel.qu •Saturday, June 27, 2020
I'm sure you didn't deliver all the candy !!!
Isaac Jean •Saturday, May 23, 2020
Hey Ryan, this is your old friend Isaac that came over to your place for private mixing sessions. Thank you for teaching me but I have so much more to learn. Love this video. I'm gonna def joint Puremix.
danielebazzani •Friday, January 10, 2020
Great tutorial, as always!
caesarjamesaugustus •Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Kickin ass, Nice Work.
StudioSaturn •Saturday, June 10, 2017
I remember when I finished listening his finished song and he said " sound like a mix" I said yah right it sound like a rough mix to me.
firstname.lastname@example.org •Monday, May 1, 2017
Really great at explaining your thought process! Great video thanks so much! :)
rickdrumss •Wednesday, April 19, 2017
great teacher!! i really appreciate your work. thanks a lot.
hccress •Tuesday, April 11, 2017
I really like the concept of using something else, away from Slate, Waves, etc..pp..
IMHO I find its either being creative with the tools you have at hand, or be on the safe side with stuff you know in and out. And it doesn't matter whether it is an EQ from ABC oder XYZ. In the End the doing all the same.
I learned a lot, again, and I hope theres more coming :-) Thanks Ryan.
bgor •Tuesday, January 17, 2017
hello, any chance for Nuendo project file? I can't open Cubase project file in latest Nuendo (Nuendo crash).