Mixcraft 4: The Essentials

Mixcraft 4: The Essentials


Total Run Time: 0.7 hrs

Mixcraft is a multi-track audio and MIDI recording studio that allows you to compose original music, record, create podcasts, and remix songs. In this tutorial you will get informative tips to utilize Mixcraft 4 as a multi-track recorder or as a music loop remix program. Acoustica(R) has kept this powerful design easy to use and clean, making it perfect for beginners and seasoned musicians or editors alike.

Topics include

  1. Soundcard Setup
  2. Creating A Song Using Loops
  3. Adding Markers
  4. Using Virtual Instruments
  5. Recording Audio
  6. Using Effects Plug-Ins
  7. Creating Mash-Ups, Re-Mixes and DJ Mixes
  8. Automation Features
  9. Mixer and Sharing Your Project

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In this Mixcraft 4 series, you will learn how to create a song using loops, record audio, use effects plug-ins, and to use automation features. Then you’ll learn ways to share your finished project.

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Course outline

Chapter 1 (81 min)

  1. Introduction
  2. Soundcard Setup
  3. Creating A Song Using Loops
  4. Adding Markers
  5. Using Virtual Instruments
  6. Recording Audio
  7. Using Effects Plug-Ins
  8. Creating Mash-Ups, Re-Mixes and DJ Mixes
  9. Automation Features
  10. Mixing and Sharing Your Project
  11. Conclusion

Presenter Info

Jeff DykhouseJeff Dykhouse has been actively involved in audio engineering for more than 20 years. He has been a user of computer-based recording systems from their inception. Jeff’s diverse career has earned him gold and platinum awards (RIAA). Many of Jeffs endeavors have been within the Praise & Worship genre, where he has worked with top artists such as Paul Baloche, Crystal Lewis, Kevin Prosch and The Violet Burning. Additional clients include corporations such as RCA, Apple Computer, NBC and Charles Schwab. Jeff owns and operates a recording facility and systems design company in Temecula, CA.