Mixing Modern: Instrumental Metal
FANTASTiC | 07 September 2018 | 633 MB
Paul Ortiz has had much success with his ambient/progressive metal project Chimp Spanner, and he now reveals his secrets for mixing modern instrumental Metal music to you. See how to get mixes that showcase the elements of this genre of music, while adding impact and clarity. Shown in Cubase, but applicable to any DAW, Paul starts the series off by laying out what will be learned in the videos, and then begins the series with info on grouping, color coding and organizing the imported files of your song, which make mixing easier and quicker moving ahead, including using folder tracks and group busses. Next it’s all about the drums. Paul shows you step by step how to design the kick drum sounds as well as use basic channel strip tools and EQ to emphasize the different parts of the kick drum before blending them together.