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 Award-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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Simon & Greg Record The World S01 EP01: The Arrival in Senegal
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Simon & Greg Record The World S01 EP01: The Arrival in Senegal

Simon & Greg Record The World. In this Puremix video series, watch as they build a home recording studio setup. They use everyday items at hand and very minimal gear. They are using Lauten Audio microphones, Focal headphones, and a UA Twin interface. My name is Greg and his name is Simon. We are record producers from Montreal, Canada. In January 2018, we spent a month in Senegal to record amazing musicians and build a studio from scratch. Little did we know what we were getting into...
Simon & Greg
| 5min
Simon & Greg Record The World S01 EP6: Recording Pox-B and Choirs
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Simon & Greg Record The World S01 EP6: Recording Pox-B and Choirs

In the season finale of “Greg & Simon Record the World,” our plucky guides leave the bustle of the city to return to Sindian in rural Senegal and the newly outfitted studio to record two rappers, two choirs, and a band with surprising ties to Simon's past.
Simon & Greg
| 21min
Simon & Greg Record The World S01 EP2: Room Acoustics & Materials Sourcing
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Simon & Greg Record The World S01 EP2: Room Acoustics & Materials Sourcing

What starts as a concrete room with no windows becomes—with a lot of creativity, cooperation, and good old fashioned elbow grease—a studio in a remote village in Senegal.
Simon & Greg
| 12min
Simon & Greg Record The World S01 EP5: Recording The Family band Asukatendeng
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Simon & Greg Record The World S01 EP5: Recording The Family band Asukatendeng

Is this 5th episode of “Simon & Greg Record the World,” the pair find a bar with no real roof to speak of in which to record the young and very talented Asukatendeng Family. They discover a mixing board from the legendary manufacturer “Mixer.” (That's a joke. No one knows where the thing came from. Plus it didn't work.)
Simon & Greg
| 11min
Simon & Greg Record The World S01 EP3: Recording The Band Kazavoice
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Simon & Greg Record The World S01 EP3: Recording The Band Kazavoice

Check out any music gear site and one thing becomes very obvious, very quickly - there's always something new, something bigger, something better, something that promises to make your mixes sound louder, clearer, and more compelling than anything you've done before. In this episode, the guys end up learning that with a few pieces of quality gear, a little creative room setup and mic placement, and knowing how it all fits together is really all you need to get a great sounding recording.
Simon & Greg
| 8min
Simon & Greg Record The World S01 EP4: Recording at Black N White Studio
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Simon & Greg Record The World S01 EP4: Recording at Black N White Studio

In episode 4 of “Simon & Greg Record the World,” the boys get lost. But only for a little while. At Black N White Studios in Ziguichor, they record five tracks of a full band in French and three young rappers. Download the stems of the song here: https://www.puremix.net/blog/simon-greg-record-the-world-s01e04.html
Fab Dupont
| 12min

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Andrew Scheps Mixing Template
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Andrew Scheps Mixing Template

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

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Principles Of Mix Bus Processing
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Principles Of Mix Bus Processing

Learn the principles of Mix Bus Processing, from Fab Dupont, only on pureMix.net
Fab Dupont

| 34min
How To Listen: SSL Compressor Edition
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How To Listen: SSL Compressor Edition

In the latest edition to our How To Listen series, award-winning engineer Fab Dupont explains one of the most famous compressors of all time, the SSL Bus Compressor.
Fab Dupont

| 52min
Andrew Scheps Mixing Lifeboats
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Andrew Scheps Mixing Lifeboats

In this 2.5 hours pureMix.net Exclusive, Andrew Scheps adds his mix to the Lifeboats Series.
Andrew Scheps
| 02h 39min
How To Listen: Pultec Edition
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How To Listen: Pultec Edition

In the latest installment of our How To Listen Series, Fab Dupont explains what makes the Pultec series of EQs unique and highly sought after and teaches you how to listen to the prized characteristics of this EQ.
Fab Dupont

| 38min
Chris Lord-Alge Mixing Lifeboats
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Chris Lord-Alge Mixing Lifeboats

Watch Chris Lord-Alge's episode of our exclusive Lifeboats series, only on puremix.net
Chris Lord-Alge
| 01h 38min
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
Inside The Mix: twenty one pilots with Adam Hawkins
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Inside The Mix: twenty one pilots with Adam Hawkins

Learn how Grammy-winning mix engineer Adam Hawkins mixed the twenty one pilots single "Chlorine".
Adam Hawkins

| 02h 03min
Jacquire King Mixing James Bay
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Jacquire King Mixing James Bay

Watch Grammy Award Winning Producer, Engineer, and Mixer, Jacquire King mixing James Bay's "Let It Go", only on puremix.net. Mix along with Jacquire with the downloadable tracks.
Jacquire King

| 03h 01min
Inside The Mix: Jamiroquai with Mick Guzauski
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Inside The Mix: Jamiroquai with Mick Guzauski

In this pureMix.net Exclusive, Mick opens his mix of Jamiroquai's song "Vitamin" to explain his thought process, workflow, and techniques that he used to create this incredibly tight, punchy and exciting mix that manages to have a ton of space without ever losing the impact of the tight performances.
Mick Guzauski
| 59min
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
F. Reid Shippen Mixing Dierks Bentley
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F. Reid Shippen Mixing Dierks Bentley

In this pureMix.net Exclusive, F. Reid Shippen opens the multitrack of Dierks Bentley’s “Drunk On A Plane” to dissect the choices he and the producers made during the production and remixes the song in front of you to explain his thought process, workflow, and techniques that have helped him achieve success as a first call mixing engineer.
F. Reid Shippen
| 02h 18min
Joel Hamilton Mixing Highly Suspect
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Joel Hamilton Mixing Highly Suspect

In this 2-hour mixing tutorial, Joel Hamilton opens up the multitrack for Highly Suspect’s hit single "My Name Is Human" on his SSL console and then creates a new mix of it on camera, explaining every thought and decision that he makes along the way.
Joel Hamilton

| 01h 43min
F. Reid Shippen Mixing Ingrid Michaelson
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F. Reid Shippen Mixing Ingrid Michaelson

In this pureMix.net Exclusive, F. Reid Shippen opens the multitrack of Ingrid Michaelson's "Afterlife" to dissect the choices he and the producers made during production and remix the song in front of you to explain his thought process, workflow, and techniques that have helped him achieve success as a first call mixing engineer.
F. Reid Shippen
| 04h 01min
Tony Maserati Mixing Jason Mraz
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Tony Maserati Mixing Jason Mraz

This is your chance to sit next to legendary mixing engineer, Tony Maserati, and discover his thought process behind the mix of "I'm Yours" by Jason Mraz. After you have seen Tony mix it, download the stems and apply what you have learned to mix a hit for yourself!
Tony Maserati
| 01h 35min
Inside The Mix: Robert DeLong With Adam Hawkins
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Inside The Mix: Robert DeLong With Adam Hawkins

Throughout the past ten years, Robert Delong has climbed to the top of the charts with his genre-bending electro-pop hits. When the time came to mix 2018's "Favorite Color Is Blue", Robert called upon Adam Hawkins to mix the hit single.
Adam Hawkins
| 01h 42min
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