Gearfest 2011: Mixing Part 1 - Setting Up

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This is a real-time shoot of a mixing session, with no smoke or mirrors. Going from rough mix to a final mix in an hour or so, complete with eqs, compression and reverbs. All steps are explained and commented.

Mixed with Dangerous Music Monitor ST, Dangerous Music Summing and Focal speakers, Avid ProTools HD|Native, UAD Satellite Quad, Great River EQ1-NV eqs.

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Fab Dupont

Fab Dupont is an award-winning NYC based record producer, mixing/mastering engineer and co-founder of

Fab has been playing, writing, producing and mixing music both live and in studios all over the world. He's worked in cities like Paris, Boston, Brussels, Stockholm, London and New York just to name a few.

He has his own studio called FLUX Studios in the East Village of New York City.

Fab has received many accolades around the world, including wins at the Victoires de la Musique, South African Music awards, Pan African Music Awards, US independent music awards. He also has received Latin Grammy nominations and has worked on many Latin Grammy and Grammy-nominated albums.


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Santiago Castañeda
2021 Sep 23
Señores, esto no son simples tutoriales de YT, esto es oro puro en información y aprendizaje. ¡Gracias, Puremix!
2020 May 10
Bardzo dziękuję za te wszystkie informacje w innym wypadku nigdy bym nie pomyślał że wokal i bas co najważniejsze części piosenki, nie umiem śpiewać ale gram na basie
2020 May 10
Simplemente excepcional, brutal!!!
2019 Jan 18
' unable to expand ' . Dommage .
2018 Nov 28
The multitrack file crash when unzip!
2014 Sep 25
Awesome. Just awesome.
2011 Sep 28
"Thanks" Fab... this series is absolutely AMAZING!!! I also had a great time watching it live in the audience at Gearfest. You're truly one of the best in the business!!! "Touch The World" F.L. Freeman, Audio Engineer/ Mixer 111 Entertainment LLC
2011 Sep 27
Just finished watching all 4 videos. Absolutely fantastic. They are concise, insightful, and funny too! My favorite quote has to be, 'Air is often the best form of compression.' WOW!!!! Looking forward to all your upcoming tutorials. Keep up the great work!