Category Archives: Audio School Online

Audio School Online Reverse Reverb EFX on Vocals TUTORiAL-SYNTHiC4TE

Audio School Online Reverse Reverb EFX on Vocals TUTORiAL-SYNTHiC4TE | 223 MB

Ken Lewis shows you step by step, how to create Reverse Reverb effects. This Lesson covers Lead Vocals, but the technique can be used on any sound source, in any DAW. This is a complicated technique and Ken breaks it down in a very simple way, and offers addition Pro Production techniques for better utilizing Reverse Reverb, as well as how to pick the right type of reverb and length of reverb to get the sound you are looking for. Haunt your mixes now with this very cool effect. Continue reading Audio School Online Reverse Reverb EFX on Vocals TUTORiAL-SYNTHiC4TE

Audio School Online Removing Snare Bleed from Cymbal Mics TUTORiAL-SYNTHiC4TE

Audio School Online Removing Snare Bleed from Cymbal Mics TUTORiAL-SYNTHiC4TE | 179 MB

Ken Lewis shows you how to minimize snare bleed into your cymbal mics on a live drum kit. This can help you improve the overall sound of the kit and give you more control over the sound of each individual drum in the kit. Ken demonstrates this technique using both dynamic compression as well as regular compression. Ken will also show you how he uses a Key Trigger to control a compressor with an external source, and he talks about how he records live drums. Very deep lesson, very inexpensive. Check it out! Continue reading Audio School Online Removing Snare Bleed from Cymbal Mics TUTORiAL-SYNTHiC4TE

Audio School Online Production Sampling Secrets Lesson 1 TUTORiAL-SYNTHiC4TE

Audio School Online Production Sampling Secrets Lesson 1 TUTORiAL-SYNTHiC4TE  | 578 MB

Ken Lewis teaches the first in a series of sampling secrets, an absolute "must know" for sample based producers / mixers. This lesson breaks down how to manipulate sounds before (or after) you sample them, finding new and creative ways to isolate specific pieces of a sound to sample. Ken takes a classic sample (used in Jay Z’s "Roc Boys") and shows you how to isolate the horns only and remove the drums and bass, or isolate the bassline only, snares only, etc... as well as layer different pieces of the sample together to create new sounds and moods.Ken Lewis then takes you through 3 more samples showing how to take boring straight ahead drum loops and add energy and presence to them using EQ, compression, filtering, M/S Equalization, and phase inversion. Ken breaks down “A Minus B” listening and how it can transform your sample sources into completely new sounds. Continue reading Audio School Online Production Sampling Secrets Lesson 1 TUTORiAL-SYNTHiC4TE

Audio School Online Production Creatively Arranging a Mix TUTORiAL-SYNTHiC4TE

Audio School Online Production Creatively Arranging a Mix TUTORiAL-SYNTHiC4TE

Ken Lewis shows beat producers how to take a 4 bar looped beat and turn it into an entire, fully arranged song creating breakdowns, turnarounds, chops, slow down efx, repeats, buildups, filter sweeps, arranging intro, verse, hook, bridge, etc... Starting from a blank session, Ken shows you how to import stems, find tempo, and arrange a full song based off a 4 bar loop. Watch the intro for more in depth information on the lesson, including a 5 minute excerpt from the full lesson tutorial. The Audio Stems and full Pro Tools session come with the lesson so you can practice your own creative arranging at home. Continue reading Audio School Online Production Creatively Arranging a Mix TUTORiAL-SYNTHiC4TE

Audio School Online Pro Vocal Recording Master Class TUTORiAL-SYNTHiC4TE

Audio School Online Pro Vocal Recording Master Class TUTORiAL-SYNTHiC4TE | 224 MB

Ken Lewis gives you all of his knowledge on how to set up for a great vocal session. Not just the basics like Mic pre's, but the in depth stuff you've never thought of, like how to prepare everything to perfectly capture the first take and every additional take, and how to create the vibe and comfort zone for the vocalist.  Everything Ken has done in recording sessions with artists like Kanye West, Beyonce, and Usher is explained here in easy to understand detail. Continue reading Audio School Online Pro Vocal Recording Master Class TUTORiAL-SYNTHiC4TE

Audio School Online Pro Tools Session Setup and Organization TUTORiAL-SYNTHiC4TE

Audio School Online Pro Tools Session Setup and Organization TUTORiAL-SYNTHiC4TE  | 269 MB

Ken Lewis gives you an in depth course on Session setup and organization. Watch the intro video for a closer look at everything the Video Lesson covers. This will improve your entire workflow and creative approach! Continue reading Audio School Online Pro Tools Session Setup and Organization TUTORiAL-SYNTHiC4TE

Audio School Online Mixing Trap Beats Bass Management TUTORiAL-SYNTHiC4TE

Audio School Online Mixing Trap Beats Bass Management TUTORiAL-SYNTHiC4TE | 506 MB

Ken Lewis takes you thru an entire mix, start to finish, of a Trap Beat with vocal samples. This Lesson has an emphasis on bass management, teaching techniques like parallel drum compression, tuning 808's to the key of the song, filtering basslines, gating drums, making 808's sustain and rumble, making synths jump out, using stereo widening, pre-mastering the mix bus, and more. Ken also shows in depth use of both parametric and graphic EQ, fitting frequencies together that fight each other, making your snares and hats crisp, and much more. And finally, Ken shows you several techniques to create Clean Version edits on vocal curses. Chops, drops, repeats, reverses, slow downs and more. Continue reading Audio School Online Mixing Trap Beats Bass Management TUTORiAL-SYNTHiC4TE

Audio School Online Mixing For Mixtapes Mixing 101 TUTORiAL-SYNTHiC4TE

Audio School Online Mixing For Mixtapes Mixing 101 TUTORiAL-SYNTHiC4TE | 431 MB

Ken Lewis does a full Mixtape song mix, from start to finish, uninterrupted for 1 hour and 20 minutes. Ken breaks down his entire approach and philosophy on mixing vocals to a 2 track beat, blending stacked singing vocals as well as how to treat rap lead vocals, doubles and ad libs. Ken also covers how to control gain structure and headroom, levels and panning, applying effects, and processing your mix bus correctly without ruining it. Continue reading Audio School Online Mixing For Mixtapes Mixing 101 TUTORiAL-SYNTHiC4TE

Audio School Online Live Drums Basic Mixing Editing and Clean Ups TUTORiAL-SYNTHiC4TE

Audio School Online Live Drums Basic Mixing Editing and Clean Ups TUTORiAL-SYNTHiC4TE | 459 MB

Ken Lewis takes you thru all of the editing and cleanup techniques with Live Drums that will help your drum sounds kick into overdrive. Ken also gives out one of his personal best tricks with EQ'ing toms and cymbals. Much more included along with the full pro tools session and all consolidated audio stems for you to do your own drum edits and basic mixing of a fully miked live drum kit. Continue reading Audio School Online Live Drums Basic Mixing Editing and Clean Ups TUTORiAL-SYNTHiC4TE