Zeitgeist Mastering’s Nick D’Ombrain The complete guide to EQ TUTORiAL
After a string of successful mastering courses, Zeitgeist Mastering’s Nick D’Ombrain returns with another high quality, comprehensive course covering one of the most important aspects of music production, EQ.
Currently working as Zeitgeist Mastering’s head engineer, Nick has 17 years of experience in the industry, and has worked with some huge names in the world of dance music, such as Orbital and Sascha Braemer. Having also been affiliated with major production studios including Universal and EMI, his impressive credentials and detailed, methodical approach to teaching make him the ideal man to take you through the ins and outs of EQing.
The course features over 5 hours of in depth tutorials, focusing on the EQ process as a whole. The lessons range from the basic principles of EQing right up to some of the more advanced techniques such as linear phase EQ and dynamic EQ. The modules are packed full of audio examples in a variety of genres, and Nick showcases his EQing methods on a wide range of different DAW and 3rd party plugins, all the while clearly explaining the theory behind what he is doing. At the end of the course, you’ll be armed with the skills you need to create clear, professional quality mixes that sound great on any sound system!
19 modules details:
Ask Video 12 Essential Mastering Tips Ozone 7 TUTORiAL
In this advanced Ozone 7 mastering course, you get 14 tutorials filled with exceptional advice by mastering engineer Daniel Wyatt. No beginner stuff. Just concise, expert tips that’ll take your masters to the next level. Don’t miss it!
Daniel Wyatt is a world-class mastering engineer. Tracks that pass through his studio come out the other side with extreme clarity, punch and warmth. How does he get those results? Watch this course and find out. What makes these tutorials really shine is the fact that Daniel is also an engaging instructor. And, he has that rare ability to explore complicated processes and make them crystal clear.
This course has added two-for-one value: You not only learn the ins-and-outs of iZotope’s Ozone 7 but you also get all kinds of firmly established mastering techniques that you can then apply to just about any mastering situation.
So learn mastering and then "master” the subtleties of iZotope’s Ozone 7 at the same time in this expertly conceived and thoughtfully presented course by Daniel Wyatt.
Udemy Mastering EDM With Ozone 6 TUTORiAL
Get your tracks sounding loud, clean, punchy and incredible with Ozone 6's amazing suite of mastering plugins
Mastering electronic music is not easy. In fact, it's downright hard as hell. Getting your tracks to sound loud, punchy, rich, full and clean all at the same time can have you pulling your hair out in no-time or worse, abandoning a project altogether.
Luckily, there are so many mastering plugins and tools out there designed to make our lives easier when it comes to mastering our EDM tracks. One of the best plugins to master your tracks is Izotope Ozone. It comes packed with features to help you glue your mix, balance frequencies, add richness and character and get your tracks sounding as loud and proud as the big boys.
In this 2.5 hour course, I'll take you through each of Ozone 6's modules and dive deep into the techniques you need to create incredible sounding masters for any electronic piece you produce. This is a tell-all course that will teach you exactly how i and other mastering engineers work to transform less than perfect mixdowns into polished masters ready for the world to enjoy.
You'll be learning things like:
EQ techniques for a cleaner mix, tighter bottom end, and a top end that sparkles
Multiband compression for a more balanced track that plays well on any system
Stereo imaging that will result in a wider, richer master that translates well on different systems
Using distortion and saturation for extra richness and character
How to get your tracks loud without distorion
PLUS: a bonus technique that few, if any engineers or producers will admit they use or tell you about. I'LL TELL YOU ABOUT IT!
Whether you're new to Ozone or have been using it for years, this course is guaranteed to tach you something new with a fresh approach to mastering your own tracks, or even other people's tracks.
You also get to be in direct contact with me at any time and have lifetime access to the course once you enrol. You can ask questions, post comments and start discussions with myself and other students in the course.
Whether you produce house, trance, deep house, trap or anything in between, there's something in this course for you. And don't worry if you own a different version of Ozone. you can use the techniques in this course for any previous or newer version of Izotope Ozone!
So if you're looking to upgrade your knowledge of audio mastering, sharpen your mastering skills or dip your feet in the world of mastering for the first time, this course is exactly what you're looking for.
What are the requirements?
Make sure your mixdown is as good as it's going to get and that you did your very best mixing your track.
What am I going to get from this course?
Over 24 lectures and 2.5 hours of content!
Apply EQ for a clean, balanced master
Use multiband compression to add extra power and punch
Utilize distortion for extra thickness and more upfront top end
Correctly use stereo imaging for a wider, richer sound
Make your tracks louder with smarter limiting plus a bonus secret technique
What is the target audience?
This course is for electronic music producers who use or would like to use Izotope Ozone to master their own tracks to sound better, louder, cleaner and more professional. This course is not for producers who use native or other 3rd party plugins other than Izotope Ozone.
Section 1: Introduction
Lecture 1 Project Setup & Preparation 03:17
Prepare yourself and your project for the mastering journey.
Lecture 2 Listening & Taking Notes 05:20
Listen to the song all the way through and take notes so you have a clear vision of the mastering process.
Section 2: Stereo Imaging
Lecture 3 Setting Frequency Cross Over Points 09:00
Lecture 4 Adjusting Stereo Width For Each Frequency Band 08:12
Section 3: Equalization
Lecture 5 Taking Care of the Sub-Bass Frequencies 05:03
Lecture 6 Removing and Smoothing Out Mid-Range Harshness 04:43
Lecture 7 Cleaning Up The Bottom End - Low Frequencies 06:38
Lecture 8 Adding Brightness And Sparkle - The Top End 08:11
Lecture 9 Cleaning Up Muddiness With Mid/Side EQ 07:19
Section 4: Multiband Dynamics
Lecture 10 Low Frequency Dynamics 11:19
Lecture 11 Low Mid-Frequency Dynamics 05:41
Lecture 12 Mid Frequency Dynamics 06:36
Lecture 13 High Frequency Dynamics 06:34
Lecture 14 A/B Check 1 02:03
Section 5: Saturation & Distortion
Lecture 15 Low Frequencies 06:42
Lecture 16 Low-Mid Frequencies 01:44
Lecture 17 Mid Frequencies 01:41
Lecture 18 High Frequencies 03:59
Lecture 19 A/B Check 2 and Making Tweaks 12:28
Section 6: Peak Compression
Lecture 20 Peak Compression 06:43
Lecture 21 *A BONUS Secret Weapon For Maximum Loudness With Minimum Distortion* 07:38
Lecture 22 Limiting 09:45
Section 7: Finishing Touches
Lecture 23 Dithering 03:10
Lecture 24 Final Song Listening 06:30
Ask Video Ozone 7 Mastering Toolbox TUTORiAL
Ozone 7 is here and it’s got all kinds of new modules to learn and explore. See the new vintage processors and catchup on all the new features as explained by expert trainer Matt Hepworth.
Mastering is an art. You’ve got to have the right tools and know how to use them. This course takes you through each of the Ozone 7 modules and explains what they do and why you need to know them. Completing this course gives you the knowledge you need to apply your mastering skills to any track with iZotope’s Ozone 7.
You learn all the modules including expert tools for Dynamics, EQ and Vintage Tape emulation. There’s also an Exciter, Imager, Maximizer and Vintage Limiter. Add to that a very cool Codec Preview feature and expert Dithering algorithms and you can see that this "Mastering Toolbox is very complete. And, although this isn’t a "mastering” course per se, completing this course gives you the knowledge you need to put this amazing mastering tool to great use.
So join trainer Matt Hepworth and learn everything you need to know to master your tracks with iZotope’s Ozone 7!
Udemy Progressive House Music Production with Logic Pro TUTORiAL
A step by step guide to producing Progressive House Music in Logic Pro
Learn how to produce a Progressive House music tune following my step by step instructions where we will start with a blank project and work our way through the stages of completing a tune. I will also provide information about what to do once your track is complete.
Essential production techniques for Progressive House
Mixing elements for balance
EQing elements for space
Fast arrangement technique
Chord progression patterns
Vocal sample placement
Sound design for sound effects
Everything you need to take your music to the next level
We will start from a blank slate and guide you as we create a Progressive House tune together. Learn how to organize your projects to work more efficiently, create a balanced sound through panning and EQing, layer samples for a more interesting effect, create your own sound effects using Logic's ES2 and speed up your arrangement process with simple tips.
Content and Overview
If you’re new to music production or just need more information on how a progressive house tune is constructed, then this course is for you. I designed this course for beginners to easily understand the concepts of music production.
We'll cover basic mixing techniques to get your tune to sound balanced, use Logic's effects such as EQ, Modulation, and Delay to create space in your mix as well as go over creating your chord progressions and patterns.
Included in this course is a completed Logic Pro project file complete with all of the sample files as well as 5 additional chord progressions for you to use and learn from.
Udemy Mixing And Mastering Electronic Music In Ableton Live TUTORiAL
A comprehensive and detailed look at how you can mix and master your own electronic music.
We will be mixing and mastering a track from start to finish in this course.
You will get an in-depth, real world view of exactly how to mix and master your own music.
You will learn the art and science behind various types of compression (regular compression, sidechain compression, multiband compression) and some recommended settings that can be used depending on the type of sound you are treating with compression.
You will also learn about various types of EQ treatment, such as regular parametric EQ and Mid-Side EQ. You will learn about how to EQ a wide range of sounds including different drums and percussion (kicks, snares, etc.), different bass sounds, melodic instruments and FX.
You will learn how to use saturation and distortion to add extra harmonics to certain sounds in your mix to make them sound fuller or stand out more above the other instruments.
You will learn how to mix a complex track that consists of more than 10 different bass sounds and more than 10 different drums tracks.
You will see how we can group tracks together and process an entire group of tracks at once.
You will learn how to work with reference tracks to compare your own work with.
You will also learn how to build your own mastering chain and how to master your track so that it will stand up against other professionally produced tracks on the dancefloor.
The style of music produced in this course could be called dubstep, although it features many influences from ambient electronica and drum and bass, especially neuro or neurofunk style drum and bass.
Despite the track being a specific type of electronic music, you will be able to apply all of the mixing and mastering techniques you learn in this course to other genres of electronic music, such as electro house, techno, glitch hop, trip hop, mid tempo music and many other styles.
The Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) used in this course is Ableton Live, but if you use a different DAW, and you're comfortable with producing music in it, you can apply all of the techniques in your DAW of choice.
Along with full access to all of the video tutorials, you will be able to download the Ableton Live project file used in this course to take a close look at each of the tracks and see exactly how the song was mixed.
Udemy Drum Programming 101: How to Write Great Drum Parts TUTORiAL
Master the basics of great drum programming and take your beats from static loops to complete grooves
To me, there is a huge missing gap from online production videos with helping beginning electronic musicians go from being stuck in a loop to writing more full-fledged beats. So it was my intention with this first video to deliver you with the solid foundations of what makes for great programmed drums, and provide you with the skills needed to begin writing more interesting, musical drum parts for your tracks. By getting these very simple foundational ideas under your belt, you begin to understand more about how EDM is structured, how to make beats quickly, and you find yourself making much more creative beats. At least, that's my hope here :) The course is designed for those beginners who want to transition to an intermediate skill level but don't know how. I've made it fast so that you spend less time watching me build these ideas, and more time exploring how they work. In the series, I use examples from a wide variety of Genres-- from Hip Hop to Techno, House, and Future Bass-- to show that these core principles apply across styles. There is over 2 hours of content here, teaching you the core skill of writing beats regardless of which DAW you use. The idea here is to get your skills up to the next level as quickly as possible, and set you up for part 2 of this series, where we explore some of the more creative uses of these foundational ideas. These lessons took years of study for me to discover-- I hope that you take advantage of all that I've learned and boiled down here for you, and get your skills up and running quickly!If you have a computer, a DAW that you're familiar with, a few good drum samples and a way to hear everything, then I will show you how to make beats that make the rest of your music shine.
What are the requirements?
A computer with a DAW of choice (Logic, Live, Cubase, Studio One, etc.)
Speakers, Monitors, or Headphones that accurately represent the whole frequency range. Hearing bass will be important in this course, and laptop speakers are not advised
A working familiarity with the basics of your DAW
A basic level understanding of making electronic music; Knowledge of samplers, which drum sounds are which, what a compressor and an EQ is, and how to write a basic drum beat
A basic level understanding of rhythm theory; knowledge of quarter-notes, eighth-notes, and sixteenth-notes; understanding of what the beats of a bar are, what bars are, and what tempo is
A basic understanding of how to write basic beats in various genres; what a house beat is, what a hip-hop beat is, etc.
What am I going to get from this course?
Over 21 lectures and 2.5 hours of content!
Write more musical sounding drum patterns
Create a balanced sounding drum kit from samples quickly
Create Drums that "breathe" with the music in a subtle but pleasing way
Use Accents to spice up drum tracks and create fresh, new rhythms
Understand exactly how to write clear, focused drum phrases
Go from short loops to more developed drum parts
What is the target audience?
Beginner to Intermediate producers who are finding themselves "stuck" for new ideas of drum programming
Live Instrumentalists who are dabbling with programmed drums and want to learn more about it
Electronic Musicians who find that their drums lack excitement and movement
Electronic musicians who don't "Get" how to program great drum parts
Musicians looking the understand the underlying principles that make programmed drums sound great