Having a physical surface is extremely important to me as a mixer. The control surface becomes my “instrument” and I’m able to feel and manipulate the music much more organically than just a mouse alone.
In the final episode, we examine music mixing for film post production. Mixing both individual stems and then groups of stems together with VCA Masters is a good way to manage your music mix and also blend against the other elements like dialog and effects.
In Episode 4, discover the difference between Sound Design and Sound Effects/Hard Effects and how to mix them into place. Explore fast mix tips and techniques using S3, Preview Mode and Aux ‘Chains’ to Pre-Dub the effects tracks.
It’s time again for the two biggest post/tech events in Las Vegas—NAB and Avid Connect! There’s plenty to check out and get excited about in the pro audio, post audio and pro mixing spaces! Here’s a quick guide to what’s cool and new.