Take your rap vocal mixing and hip-hop beats to the next level
Levels, equalization, compression and everything in between, mix engineer Matthew Weiss shows you how to get the absolute best sound out of your hip-hop productions.
You'll learn how to:
Fix a poorly recorded closet vocal
Can't afford a professional studio? Need to turn a closet-recorded vocal into ear candy? We'll show you how to get the best results out of any situation.
Make a lead vocal sound larger than life
Does your vocal sound flat, buried or distant? Learn how to evaluate, level and process vocals with EQ, compression and time-based effects so your vocals always cut through the mix.
Identify and enhance key frequencies
Not sure which frequencies to boost or cut? Learn to eliminate buildup, remove noise, and identify the most valuable harmonic content to enhance with equalization.
Compress for better tone and dynamics
Does compression and limiting confuse you? We'll walk you through the various compression settings and show you techniques particularly effective for hip-hop mixing.
Use automation for more emotional mixing
Static mixes are boring. We'll show you how to utilize various automation techniques to exaggerate emotional moments in your song.
Construct mind-bending ambience
Reverbs, delays and more we'll walk you through constructing complex ambiences using time-based effects which you can directly apply to your music.