Waves Audio is now offering a new series of Premium Masterclasses, exclusive to Waves Update Plan owners, featuring top producers and engineers, with the first class presenting Young Guru, the GRAMMY-winning producer and mix engineer behind numerous hip-hop hits. For the past 25 years, he’s worked with articles that include Jay-Z, Beyoncé, The Carters, Rihanna, Kanye West, and more.
Titled “The Art of Subtractive EQ,” Young Guru will present his signature vocal mixing techniques and explain “the lost art of subtractive EQ.” Additional topics include:
— How to approach your mix with a better understanding of the musical context
— How crucial it is to apply subtractive EQ along with compression to properly shape the vocal chain
— How to use subtractive EQ to make sure that problem frequencies and resonances in each track don’t get amplified in later stages of the mix
— How to mix several vocalists and rappers in a modern hip-hop production
Subtractive EQ techniques for melodic vocals vs. rap vocals
— How to create vocal space in the playback for a full immersive mix.
The Premium Masterclasses series is exclusive to Waves Update Plan owners, which is included free for one year with every Waves plugin or bundle purchase, and is renewable at any point afterwards.
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