Mixing & Mastering Program

Make your tracks stand out from the crowd.

In today’s competitive music industry, poorly mixed or mastered music gets lost in the fray. To stand out from the crowd, having the sonic clarity, punch and polish that is achieved through the processes of mixing and mastering is a must.

Details

With Slam Academy’s Mixing & Mastering Program, learn how the art of Mixing creates dynamics and balance, and how this essential process prepares your work for Mastering. Then, in the Mastering lessons, discover how to bring the excitement, power, and sheen out of your mix in order to translate on any playback system and share your music with the world.Join us for this 12-week journey through the science and art of taking your production value to the next level, and learn how to achieve the professional results that will set your work apart from the rest.

Software Requirements: iZotope’s Ozone 7

Prerequisites: Ableton Live Program or advanced knowledge of a DAW; at least 1 completed track ready to Mix & Master


Bundle Deals available | 25% up to 37.5% Off

After you’ve added the Ableton Live Program to your cart, try adding other programs and see the Savings roll in! Over 100 combinations possible!
The average value of a bundle enrollment is approximately $7,850, but by bundling, the average cost comes down to $5,500, resulting in $2,350 in Savings!

Weekly Outline

  • Week 1: What is Mixing?

    • The mixing environment and setup
    • Training your ear
    • What are we trying to do?

  • Week 2: The Balance of Sound

    • Gain staging
    • Understanding frequency
    • Cleaning up the mud

  • Week 3: Creating Puzzle Pieces

    • Sculpting audio with EQ
    • Making room in the mix
    • Lead vs. supporting roles

  • Level 4: Compression and Imaging

    • Using compression effectively
    • Stereo imaging
    • Depth and listening in 3D

  • Level 5: Mixing Track Levels

    • Headroom
    • Using automation
    • Exporting your mix: formats, considerations

  • Week 6: Mixing Midterm

    • Student presentations
    • Instructor feedback

  • Week 7: Preparing your session for mastering

    • Reference tracks
    • Having a vision
    • Mastering with Ozone 7

  • Week 8: Bringing the song to life

    • Selecting your device chain
    • Signal flow decisions
    • Where to start with mastering?

  • Week 9: The loudness war

    • Making use of headroom in the mix
    • How much is enough?
    • Maintaining dynamics

  • Week 10: Mastering with EQ, distortion, and imaging

    • Dynamic EQ
    • Excitation/Saturation
    • Imaging

  • Week 11: Final touches and exporting

    • Limiting
    • Mastering for compressed audio formats
    • Exporting

  • Week 12: Mastering Final Projects

    • Student presentations
    • Instructor feedback


Bundle Deals available | 25% up to 37.5% Off

After you’ve added the Ableton Live Program to your cart, try adding other programs and see the Savings roll in! Over 100 combinations possible!
The average value of a bundle enrollment is approximately $7,850, but by bundling, the average cost comes down to $5,500, resulting in $2,350 in Savings!

Registration

Classes will run every Monday night from 7pm – 10pm, for a total of 12 weeks.
There is no application, and all experience levels are welcome. Just signup with the red buttons!

To enroll in the Mixing & Mastering Program, purchase below. This price includes all the required classes, at a significant discount from buying them individually.  

After payment for the program is received, we will contact you to welcome you to the program and answer any additional questions. Price: $1999 (Includes all classes, All Access pass to all Slam Academy regular classes, (including online classes) and 1 year of Lab Time)  Payment plans are available for this program.

Join the Mixing & Mastering Program for only $260/month using our simple payment plan.
If you have any questions about the program, please contact us.

Software Requirements: iZotope’s Ozone 7

Prerequisites: Ableton Live Program or advanced knowledge of a DAW; at least 1 completed track ready to Mix & Master

Enrollment Includes:

  • Admission to all Mixing & Mastering Program Classes
  • Admission to 9 months of SlamPass (3 months during the program & a 6-month complimentary SlamPass membership)*
  • Weekly feedback on tracks and projects during class Lab Time
  • Feedback on midway and final projects from Slam Teachers and Guest Artists
  • 25% Returning Student Discount on all future enrollments**
  • Free Instant Access Pass (access to complete non-program online video library)
  • Discounts and Special Offers on hardware and software from our friends at Foxtone Music

*SlamPass is only available to students currently enrolled in a program; students who have completed a program in the last 6 months; or students who directly purchased a SlamPass

** Not valid with other discount offers & coupons.

Upcoming start dates:


Bundle Deals available | 25% up to 37.5% Off

After you’ve added the Ableton Live Program to your cart, try adding other programs and see the Savings roll in! Over 100 combinations possible!
The average value of a bundle enrollment is approximately $7,850, but by bundling, the average cost comes down to $5,500, resulting in $2,350 in Savings!

Questions?

Have a question about the program? Email us anytime at joinus@slamacademy.com.

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