Getting Started With pureMix

Welcome to pureMix.net, the largest community of producers and engineers dedicated to sharing mixing, mastering, recording and production knowledge.

The pureMix Library is filled with hundreds of tutorial videos that will teach you how to use all of the tools in the studio including compressors, equalizers, microphones, preamps, DAWs, and more.

Don't know where to start?

You can also watch your first free videos about how to use compression, how to use de-essers on vocals or watch this epic live recording video series.

Wanna dive deep into the producing process?

Be sure to check out our full-length mixing tutorials taught by Grammy winning mentors where they teach you how they mix songs by major artists. Be sure to download the stems and exercise files to practice your mixing skills using professionally recorded source material.

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Compression Overview
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Compression Overview

How to use an audio & music compressor? Examples on vocal, drums and bass. Compression history, tape machine & fader riding examples.
Fab Dupont

| 13min
How to Use a De-esser on Vocals
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How to Use a De-esser on Vocals

Learn what a De-esser is and how to use them properly. Fab explains the concepts then compares plugins and hardware de-essers
Fab Dupont

| 21min
The 13 Best Pro Tools Keyboard Shortcuts
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The 13 Best Pro Tools Keyboard Shortcuts

Ditch the mouse and keep your fingers glued to the keyboard to turn Slow Tools back into Pro Tools
Fab Dupont

| 14min
Sidechain Compression
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Sidechain Compression

Learn how to use sidechain compression and tweak advanced parameters to dial in the groove
Ben Lindell

| 9min
How to Get Punchy Drums with Grand Channel
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How to Get Punchy Drums with Grand Channel

How to use the Softube Summit Audio Grand Channel compressor, equalizer & saturation to get a punchy drum sound
Ben Lindell

| 7min
Tone & Color of the Fairchild Compressor
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Tone & Color of the Fairchild Compressor

Learn the subtle and extreme processing techniques possible with the Universal Audio UAD Fairchild compressor
Ben Lindell
| 6min
Introduction to Mastering
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Introduction to Mastering

Fab Dupont answers “what is mastering?” Learn the history of this dark art and why it is such a vital step in the record making process.
Fab Dupont

| 8min
Adding Punch and Size to Kick Drums
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Adding Punch and Size to Kick Drums

Ben Lindell shows how to add size and speed to your kick drums to make them punch through your mixes.
Ben Lindell

| 7min
Using Sidechain Compression for Dynamic Delays
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Using Sidechain Compression for Dynamic Delays

Get creative with sidechain compression & expansion to enhance and control your delay sends
Ben Lindell

| 6min
Andrew Scheps: The Wall of Gear
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Andrew Scheps: The Wall of Gear

Andrew Scheps and Fab Dupont discuss Andrew’s wall of gear, analog vs digital and what matters most when mixing.
Andrew Scheps
| 11min
Creating Custom Pro Tools Shortcuts
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Creating Custom Pro Tools Shortcuts

Fab Dupont shows you how to create your own Pro Tools shortcuts using Apple’s System Preferences
Fab Dupont
| 4min
Hearing Compression in Context
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Hearing Compression in Context

Learn how to listen and make mixing decisions in context rather than solo
Ben Lindell

| 7min
Session Backup Strategies & Workflows
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Session Backup Strategies & Workflows

Two Grammy winners discuss their methods to never lose a session
Andrew Scheps

| 19min
How to use Elastic Audio in Pro Tools
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How to use Elastic Audio in Pro Tools

Everything you need to know about the Elastic Audio function in Pro Tools
Ben Lindell

| 11min
Spicing Up Synth Sounds
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Spicing Up Synth Sounds

Follow Ben Lindell in a quick tutorial on how to approach synth sounds to diversify them and making them more unique and personal to your music production and style.
Ben Lindell
| 8min
Mix Bus Processing with UAD Plugins
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Mix Bus Processing with UAD Plugins

Ben Lindell shows his mix bus chain and how to set up mix bus processing (EQ & Compressors) on a mix using Universal Audio's UAD plugins.
Ben Lindell

| 7min

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Andrew Scheps Mixing Ziggy Marley In The Box
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Andrew Scheps Mixing Ziggy Marley In The Box

Grammy winner Andrew Scheps mixes Ziggy Marley entirely in the box. Sharing his Pro Tools mixing secrets using only plug-ins.
Andrew Scheps

| 02h 37min
Andrew Scheps Mixing Template
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Andrew Scheps Mixing Template

Andrew shares his mixing template and rear bus mixing technique.
Andrew Scheps

| 01h 29min
Chris Lord-Alge Mixing Daughtry
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Chris Lord-Alge Mixing Daughtry

Watch Grammy Award Winner, Chris Lord Alge, mix the hit single, "It's Not Over" by Daughtry.
Chris Lord-Alge

| 01h 35min
Al Schmitt Tracking Cyrille Aimée
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Al Schmitt Tracking Cyrille Aimée

In this 90 minute tutorial, watch as twenty-two time Grammy Award-winning engineer, Al Schmitt, tracks a full band from start to finish. First,  Al’s assistant engineer, Steve Genewick, will give us a tour of Capitol Studios and show how Al sets up his Neve 88R, patches and sets up the outboard gear and manages complex headphone mixes.
Al Schmitt
| 01h 45min
Mark Needham Mixing Imagine Dragons
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Mark Needham Mixing Imagine Dragons

Download the stems and learn how Mark mixed the multi-platinum hit song "It's Time" by Imagine Dragons
Mark Needham

| 01h 54min
Luca Pretolesi Mixing Major Lazer
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Luca Pretolesi Mixing Major Lazer

Learn how Luca mixed and mastered the multi-platinum hit "Light It Up"
Luca Pretolesi
| 02h 32min
Al Schmitt Mixing Cyrille Aimée
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Al Schmitt Mixing Cyrille Aimée

It is your turn to sit next to one of the greatest mixing engineers of all time and see how it’s done in the control room of the world famous, Studio A at Capitol Studios.
Al Schmitt
| 01h 06min
Start to Finish: Tracking Rock With Vance Powell
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Start to Finish: Tracking Rock With Vance Powell

Recording and Producing A Rock Song From Scratch with Tyler Bryant & The Shakedown
Vance Powell

| 01h 50min
Ryan Hewitt Mixing Blink 182
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Ryan Hewitt Mixing Blink 182

See how Ryan crafts a mix for the pop-punk superstars track by track
Ryan Hewitt
| 02h 59min
Inside the Mix: Red Hot Chili Peppers w/Andrew Scheps
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Inside the Mix: Red Hot Chili Peppers w/Andrew Scheps

Andrew Scheps dissects his final mix session for one of rock's biggest bands of all time
Andrew Scheps
| 02h 19min
Start To Finish: Mixing Rock With Vance Powell
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Start To Finish: Mixing Rock With Vance Powell

Learn Vance's entire analog mixing process using his SSL console
Vance Powell

| 02h 19min
Chris Lord-Alge Mixing Rock In The Box
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Chris Lord-Alge Mixing Rock In The Box

In this pureMix.net exclusive, we take CLA off of his SSL 4K and park him in the box
Chris Lord-Alge
| 02h 23min
Inside The Mix: The Heavy with Andrew Scheps
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Inside The Mix: The Heavy with Andrew Scheps

In this pureMix.net Exclusive, Grammy Award Winning Engineer, Andrew Scheps, breaks down his stylized mix of The Heavy’s “Since You’ve Been Gone”.
Andrew Scheps
| 02h 03min
Ryan Hewitt Mixing Template
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Ryan Hewitt Mixing Template

Learn how Ryan combines analog summing and analog processing with his digital workflow
Ryan Hewitt
| 53min
Inside The Mix: Green Day with Andrew Scheps
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Inside The Mix: Green Day with Andrew Scheps

A look inside the process and techniques used to nail Green Day’s signature stadium punk rock sound
Andrew Scheps

| 01h 35min
Fred Everything Mixing Believe
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Fred Everything Mixing Believe

Watch Fred Everything mix a hit house music song featuring Kathy Diamond in a live, uninterrupted, creative flow.
Fred Everything
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