So we’ve finally gotten some musical ideas down, and things are sounding good.
Now, it’s time to make them sound great. In the video above, we walk through how to mix your music in Ableton Live Lite. After watching the tutorial, you should have a basic understanding of what mixing is, and how you can make use of the process to create a track that feels cohesive and exciting.
Throughout the video, we touch on a number of concepts related to mixing such as levels and audio effects. If you haven’t already, check out our introduction to mixing that dives deeper into these concepts and more from a theoretical perspective – while it’s a lot to take in, having an understanding of the ideas covered in the piece will empower you to move forward in your creative process with even more clarity and confidence.
This video is part of a larger guide for making your first track; once you’ve watched it and taken the time to do some mixing in the DAW yourself, head back to our curriculum and move on to our introduction to song structure.
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October 23, 2020