Audio Mixing & Mastering

Eugene Lang College Lib Arts: The Arts

Liberal Arts

Undergraduate Course

Degree Students

Audio Mixing & Mastering

Fall 2021

Taught By: Erdem Helvacioglu

Section: AX

CRN: 12491

Credits: 4

This course explores the theory and practice of mixing and mastering in contemporary audio production, from basic elements of mixing (including equalization, compression, reverberation, modulation, panning, and saturation) to the philosophy, concepts, and techniques of mastering, the final stage of the process. Students will analyze mixes by engineers such as Greg Wells (Adele, Katy Perry, One Republic), MixedbyAli (Drake, Kendrik Lamar), Manny Marroquin (Kanye West, Bruno Mars, Alicia Keys), Paul Epworth (Adele, Coldplay, Florence and the Machine), David Kahne (Lana del Rey, The Strokes), David Wrench (The xx, FKA Twigs), and Tom Elmhirst (London Grammar, Lorde, Amy Winehouse, David Bowie), and students will be able to improve their mixing skills and mastering techniques by working on their own songs and projects. The course includes weekly readings, listening assignments, and discussion responses in addition to creative work. Students will use Pro Tools on their personal computers or campus workstations. Previously offered as LMUS 2150 Studio Topics. Prerequisite: LMUS 2053 Sound and Technology or permission of the Lang Contemporary Music program director.

College: Eugene Lang College Lib Arts (LC)

Department: The Arts (LARS)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 12

Add/Drop Deadline: September 13, 2021 (Monday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: November 21, 2021 (Sunday)

Seats Available: No

Status: Closed*

* Status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 4:31pm 9/28/2021 EDT

Meeting Info:

Days: Tuesday

Times: 4:00pm - 6:40pm

Building: Arnhold Hall 55 W13th

Room: 805

Date Range: 8/31/2021 - 12/7/2021