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Mixing Pop Rock

In this class we’ll teach you the best mixing techniques used to get professional sounding Pop Rock mixes.

About this course

In this class we'll be covering, Drums, Percussion, Bass Guitar, Electric Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, and Vocals. Effects used such as EQ, Compression, Reverb, Delay and Automation will be analyzed in detail. Throughout the mix Ian will also be introducing a number of production techniques to help add punch, color and excitement to your mixes, including Reinforcing your Drum Tracks with Samples, Splitting the Bass, adding Guitar Amp Plug-Ins to Enhance your Guitar Tone, Side-Chain Processing, Creative Bussing, Group Processing, the addition of Vocal Harmonies, Background Vocals and more. Section by section you'll see and hear this song come to life – matching some of the best pop rock sounds out there.

We highly encourage student/teacher interaction, so If at any point you have questions or would like to start a discussion, don't hesitate to ask the instructor. Once you finish send us your mix and we'll provide you with some feedback (its ok to send us more than one final mix).

This course is for the Home Studio Mixing Engineer and Laptop Producer. This class is designed for the intermediate audio engineer and above, and showcases tried and true mixing techniques heard on countless records combined with a unique perspective from a seasoned engineer. For beginners this class still offers the opportunity to see how a professional mix comes to life from beginning to end and will give you a rare look under the hood of a world class mix.



What students are saying

“It was great to see a full mix from start to finish. Amazing course guys! So worth it! A must do for any home studio engineer."
– Gregory Ventin
5 Start Rating

“Excellent course! You get to see everything that went into a really good mix. Its pretty thorough. Very professional work."
– Chris Santos
5 Start Rating

“Very very helpful! It (this course) really helped me improve and get to know new tricks and ways to approach a song…"
– Daniel Gomez
5 Start Rating

“learnt so much from this, very well put together, explained really well, very in depth, by far best course I've taken :-)"
– Mark Trayhorn
5 Start Rating



Hands down one of the best online mixing classes you'll ever take!


Your Instructor


Ian Sutton
Ian Sutton

Engineer Ian Sutton background: Engineer/Producer Ian Sutton has worked with hundreds of artists and bands, including +44 (Mark Hoppus & Travis Barker) Fallout Boy, Rob Halford, and Frankie J, just to name a few. Ian will thoroughly walk you through one of his most recent pop rock mixes, revealing all sorts of creative mixing and production techniques he's acquired throughout years of study and practice.

Ian Sutton is a graduate of The Conservatory of Recording Arts and Sciences. He is Certified Pro in Apple's Logic and Avid's Pro Tools. Ian has also worked with the likes of +44 (Mark Hoppus & Travis Barker), Fallout Boy, Frankie J, Rob Halford of Judas Priest, T-Pain, Deepak Chopra, Jerry Lewis, Los Tucanes de Tijuana and many more.


Frequently Asked Questions


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.
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.
Does this course only apply to Pro Tools users?
Not at all! The processes taught within this course do not apply to one particular platform (DAW). Each technique covered is applicable to Logic, Abelton, Studio One and other similar DAW’s.
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.

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