Mix With The Masters – Deconstructing A Mix #35 – M.I.A. “Bad Girls” (TUTORIAL)

By | July 23, 2021


Year of issue: 2021
Manufacturer: Mix With The Masters
Manufacturer’s website: Link
Author: Marcella Araica
Duration: 1h 20min
Handout Type: Video Tutorial
English language

Description: Explore the hybrid mixing process of Marcella Araika, pop mixing engineer Timbaland, Pink, Madonna, Duran Duran, Britney Spears and many more! At SSL 9000J at Platinum Sound Studios in New York, Marcella opens the 2007 Pro Tools session of M.I.A.’s “Bad Girls”, originally completely mixed in analog. Using a combination of her favorite plugins and equipment, she creates a fresh mix. Watch her move every step of the way as she introduces you to parameter settings, creative choices, and mixing philosophy.

Content :
1. Recording and production, vocal chain, original mix process, tape, hybrid workflow, monitoring, mix buss
2.2007 rough mix, M.I.A. singing style, rough balance, panning, vocal hook treatment, analog compressor
3. Lead vocal focus, compression, effects, kick and snare, transient shaping, distortion, bit crushing
4. Percussion EQ and compression, creative panning, stereo image enhancement, subtractive EQ
5. Synth layers, track vs. group processing, shelf EQ, strings compression, 808 bass treatment
6. Transitional sounds, saturation, distortion, string modulation, parallel EQ, vocal automation, playthrough
There are subtitles in English and Spanish.

Sample files: not provided
Video format: MP4
Video: AVC, 1920×1080, 16: 9, 30 fps, 2000 kb / s
Audio: AAC, 48 kHz, 160 kb / s, 2 channels

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