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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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

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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

| 01h 29min
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

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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
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
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
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: 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Mick Guzauski Mixing The Liza Colby Sound
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Mick Guzauski Mixing The Liza Colby Sound

In this 2 hour tutorial, Mick opens up the multitrack session of the song "My World" from The Liza Colby Sound for the first time and mixes it live on camera from scratch explaining every step of his process along the way.
Mick Guzauski
| 01h 31min
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