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Masterclass: Learn How to Mix Live Elements w/ Point Blank and Waves Audio

To celebrate our partnership with the world-leading plugin specialists, Waves Audio, we have created a series of masterclasses focussing on how to finely tune your tracks with their state-of-the-art plugins. Following this recent partnership, Point Blank students are entitled to an exclusive 35% discount on Waves Audio plugins. Find out more about our student discounts here and enrol on a Point Blank online course by heading here.

First up in our series of Waves Audio masterclasses we have our very own JC Concato, Point Blank Music School’s Creative Director and an industry professional Sound Engineer who has worked with the likes of Björk, Us3 and The Cure. In the video, JC provides an insight into his mixing techniques using his go-to Waves Audio plugins (NLS Summing, Kramer Master Tape, Abbey Road Chambers and more) demonstrating how to achieve that sought-after organic analogue sound. These ‘in the box’ methods will show you how to significantly enhance and colour the sound of your tracks.

To demonstrate these essential techniques, JC opens up a collaborative student project file from our Music Production & Sound Engineering Degree’s Advanced Recording and Mixing module. For this module, our students were given the opportunity to re-create the 90s Massive Attack classic, ‘Unfinished Sympathy’, recording the live elements in a live studio environment. JC delves into the track’s strings showing the techniques he used to replicate the sound of the legendary Abbey Road studios using Waves Audio’s Abbey Road Chambers plugin and others.

If you want to gain access to exclusive discounts, events and masterclasses like this one why not enrol on a Point Blank course? We are the front runners in online electronic music production thanks to our state-of-the-art VLE (Virtual Learning Environment). Find out more about our online school here.

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