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-lll.Gates Composing The Mix

A good mix can't save a bad song, but a bad mix will DEFINITELY ruin a good song.

Enter ill.Gates: the hero Sebastopol deserves, here to save your music and just generally make life more enjoyable.

Known for his entertaining teaching style this often blunt mentor has a knack for distilling complex concepts into easily digestible nuggets you will remember for the rest of your music career. 

For a taste of ill.Gates teaching style check out the first (free) chapter of his ill.Methodology workshop here (and be sure to read the comments) -

This workshop is for all skill levels and all DAWs. No matter how long you've been making music, you will enjoy yourself, get inspired, and leave the workshop armed with practical and immediately applicable knowledge that will improve your music. Satisfaction guaranteed or your money back.
- Understanding how Mixing Principles Affect Composition + Sound Design
- Getting a LOUD and Clear Mix Without Overdoing It.
- Acoustic Room Treatment
- Extensive Discussion of Side Chaining
- Transient Design
- Mid Side Processing
- Creative Effects vs Mixing Effects
- Phasing + How To Avoid Issues
- Gain Staging + Headroom
- OTT Compression
- Sound Choice as a Mixing Tool
- Expansion (The Opposite of Compression)
- The 3 Extremes (Highs, Subs + Wide Signal) 
- Making Your Drops Heavy
- Dithering, Aliasing + Digital Audio Fidelity
- Making FULL Use Of The Stereo Field
-Translation - Making A Mix That Sounds Good On Every System

$30 separate ticket from show
all ages 


Tickets: After completing your purchase on See Tickets, you will receive an email confirmation with your attached PDF ticket(s).  You MUST print and bring your PDF tickets AND VALID PHOTO IDENTIFICATION to be admitted for the event. You may download the See Tickets app and show your ticket on your mobile device for entry in lieu of printing.  

All General Admission Tickets are Standing Room with limited seating. (Unless otherwise noted)

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Event Location


HopMonk Tavern Sebastopol

230 Petaluma Ave, Sebastopol, CA, 95472

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