In this exclusive extract from PureMix, Fab Dupont uses VCAs and the iPad Control App as he mixes a track entirely within Pro Tools 12 using nothing but stock Pro Tools plug-ins.
This 2.5 hour tutorial features the song "Jealousy" by Brandi Thompson which was tracked by Grammy winner Mick Guzauski and produced by Fab Dupont. See how Fab uses the AVID's standard suite of plugins to create clear and punchy mix.
Fab shows you tips and tricks on how to prepare the session for an easy workflow and then gets to work adding details and life to every element of the mix.
Learn how to bring the vocals in a mix to the front and create an organic balance that adds bounce and enhances the feel of the song.
Then download the raw multitrack files and practice mixing the entire song for yourself.
Equipment & Software
- Avid AIR Ensemble
- Avid AIR Spring Reverb
- Avid AIR Vintage Filter
- Avid BBD Delay
- Avid Black Op Distortion
- Avid Bomb Factory BF-76 Compressor
- Avid Channel Strip
- Avid DVerb
- Avid Green JRC Overdrive
- Avid Maxim
- Avid Pro Tools Control iPad App
- Avid SansAmp
- Avid Trim
- Digidesign Dyn3 De-Esser
- TL|Audio Space
How To Watch The Full Video
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