Online Open House Clinic Commercial Composition, Mixing, and Production with iZotope

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When: Thursday, June 05 at 4:00pm ET

Length: 45 minutes


Join Berklee Assistant Professor and online course author/instructor Loudon Stearns for an in-depth look at the craft of commercial composition, mixing, and production with iZotope Product Specialist, freelance composer, and Berklee alum Brandon Carroll.

Media production for TV, radio, and film is driven by creative briefs accompanied by tight deadlines. In this online clinic, Brandon will use iZotope’s Alloy 2, Stutter Edit, and Ozone 5 in Logic Pro X to demonstrate meeting a real-world creative brief, using a variety of mixing tips, compositional techniques, and mastering know-how. Learn how to quickly make a mix pop and stand out among a sea of competing demos with these essential tricks.

To follow along, download free 10-day trials of Alloy 2, Stutter Edit, and Ozone 5 here:

Berklee Online students receive an exclusive discount on iZotope products. Learn more here.
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About Loudon Stearns
Loudon Stearns is a bass player, producer, and laptop musician. He is also an Associate Professor in the Contemporary Writing and Production department at Berklee College of Music, and an instructor with Berklee Online. In addition to his new online course, he authored and teaches several of Berklee Online's most popular offerings, including Advanced Music Production with Ableton Live and Composing and Producing Electronic Music.

About iZotope
iZotope makes innovative products that inspire and enable people to be creative. Based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, iZotope has spent over a decade developing award-winning products and audio technologies for professionals and hobbyists alike. iZotope products are a core component of GRAMMY-winning music studios, Oscar and Emmy-winning film and TV post production studios, and prominent radio studios, as well as basement and bedroom studios across the globe.

Topics for this Open House will include:

  • Mixing drums to sound present and punchy for optimum impact
  • Creatively remixing synth and guitar tracks with various glitch techniques to add movement and intensity
  • Using harmonic exciters to add that elusive ‘warmth’ when working in the box
  • Mastering the mix to sound louder - and ready for broadcast - without squashing your dynamics