Mix With The Masters – Deconstructing A Mix #43 – The Kills “Love Is A Deserter” (TUTORIAL)

By | March 1, 2024


Year of release: 2022
Manufacturer: Mix With The Masters
Manufacturer’s website: Link
Author: Tchad Blake
Duration: 1h 21min
Type of material distributed: Video lesson
English language

Description: Join us for an exciting series with renowned custom mixer Chad Blake! Filmed in his private studio in Wales, this episode reveals some of his latest tools and techniques as he remixed The Kills’ “Love Is A Deserter”. Working entirely “in the box,” Chad shares his Pro Tools session template, reviews the material, and articulates his goals for the new mix. You’ll see how he sets up his basic chain from the very beginning and tweaks it by applying different treatments to tracks and groups. You’ll learn about its latest plugin options for saturation, modulation, excitation, dynamics and more. In addition to mixing, Blake also reworks parts of the session and adds samples to further enhance the recording!

Content :
1. Intentions, vibe, rough mix, template, musical parts, inserts, sends, mix buss overview
2. Song ending, matching the CD mix, distortion, EQ, transient design, compression, excitement
3. Drum triggering, lo-fi treatment, samples, filtering, issues encountered, reassessment
4. Second phase, vocal presence, limiting, stereo enhancement, saturation, arrangement
5. Section contrast, dynamics, album version commentary, tape emulation, parallel processing
6. Removing unnecessary material, automation, de-essing, master chain tweaks, printing
There are subtitles in Russian, English and Spanish.

Example files: not provided
Video format: MP4
Video: AVC, 1920×1080, 16:9, 60 fps, 1800 kb/s
Audio: AAC, 48 kHz, 320 kb/s, 2 channels

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