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Mixer

How to Control the Sound for a Show

People always come up to me at shows and say, "Do you really know what all those knobs do?" And fair enough! Especially when you're looking at a large analog console with tons and tons of buttons and knobs, it can seem a little intimidating. But if you learn the concepts in this course, you'll be on your way to getting some great results on a mixing console.

Obviously, if you're a professional sound engineer, this is critical stuff to know. But, it's also very helpful if you’re a musician performing on stage. Since the whole PA system (including the monitors) is controlled by a mixer, what we cover here will help you with your show no matter if you're on stage or behind the soundboard.


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Class Curriculum


  Intro
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  01 - The Mixer
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  02 - Channel Strip Part 1
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  03 - Channel Strip Part 2
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  04 - Aux Sends
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  05 - Subgroups and Main Mix
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  06 - After The Mixer
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  07 - Analog and Digital Consoles
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  08 - Gates and Compressors
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Your Instructor


Scott
Scott

My name's Scott Adamson and I've been mixing FOH for live shows ever since I was 20, and I've been lucky to tour with a ton of amazing artists. People like Haim, St. Vincent, Ingrid Michaelson, Passion Pit, Sleater-Kinney, Matt and Kim, The Hold Steady, Jimmy Eat World, and many more.

During that time, I've mixed at some of the most iconic venues in the world, from the Sydney Opera House to Madison Square Garden to the main stage at Coachella. And along the way I've had to learn all the live sound skills on the job! I really wish there had been a good resource to get all this information when I was starting out - it would have saved me a ton of time and frustration.

So, I decided to take all the things I've learned about my job and create The Production Academy. I really hope this helps out anyone who wants to be involved in the exciting world of live music!


Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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