Mixing Audio with Cubase Part 1: EQ and Compression

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Cubase is a very deep program - almost as deep as the topic of mixing audio - and Cubase serves as the perfect sandbox for practicing how to mix audio and learn the art and science of great mixing.  This course will introduce you to both Cubase AND the principles of mixing audio.

First, you'll download the audio samples (or stems) to load into Cubase on your computer.  Then, you'll have the opportunity to walk through the process of applying EQ and Compression to a broad variety of recordings.  By the time you've completed this course, you'll understand how music is mixed and how EQ and Compressors function in the process.

Students get started by downloading the stems (audio files).  These stems can be used in an DAW (ProTools, Cubase, Ableton, Logic, etc.).  The lessons in this course are presented with Cubase, but the main focus is EQ and Compression which are universal topics that apply to any DAW.  Follow along with this walkthrough-style course to learn how the technicalities of mixing with EQ and Compression.  With these skills, you'll be able to stay focused on your music without having to compromise on a half-baked final mix.