Mixing For Dance Music Short Course

Learn how to Mix and Master for Electronic Dance music

The world of dance music is continually pushing the boundaries of mixing and mastering. The pursuit of the perfect mixdown has created a string of new and exciting techniques which are vital for obtaining the elusive ‘loud yet dynamic’ mix.

Throughout our Mixing for Dance Music course, you’ll be introduced to the overarching topics that comprise mixing and mastering, as well as diving deep into key skills. You’ll undertake a range of class exercises and interactive demonstrations to develop your skills. The curriculum has been developed to incorporate an innovative approach to learning engineering, and the hands-on practical exercises with instant feedback will help you understand the key concepts.

On Successful Completion Of This Course, You Will Be Able To:

  • Identify pertinent mixing tools and use them effectively with purpose.
  • Identify relevant reference tracks to aim for and how to mix your own work to that standard.
  • Use new techniques to achieve a high level of perceived loudness, without distorting the track.
  • Understand how to mix a track to a set target.
  • Learn standard levels of metering and loudness targets for various platforms (Club mix vs Streaming mix).
  • Use your newfound knowledge and experience to mix and master at a professional level.

Key Facts:

Start Date: January 22nd, 2020
Duration: 6 Weeks
Times: 18.00 – 21.00
Day of the week: Wednesday
Study Mode: Short Course – Evening Class
Course Leader: Alexander Braithwaite
Course Fee: $600

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