Rough mix analysis, producer and engineer rapport, template, starting points
Treatment of vocals and 808 samples, plug-in choices, incorporating rough mix elements
Focus on vocal effects, acknowledging and maximising a hook, doing clean version edits
Dealing with a revision request and processing the hi-hats, piano and ‘Money’ vocal sample
Gain staging, mix buss chains, mastering, monitoring advice, streaming platforms
Cardi B(18 min / 1h21)
Join Leslie Brathwaite at Platinum Sound studios for a mixing walkthrough of the hip-hop anthem ‘Money’ by Cardi B. Using the original mix session, Brathwaite discusses the evolution of the record and demonstrates his highly efficient ‘ITB’ workflow and template, while giving honest advice on client rapport, collaboration, session management, plug-in choice, pre-mastering considerations, studio monitoring and streaming platforms.
Subtitles in English, Italian, Russian, Spanish, French, Portuguese, Chinese, Japanese
About Leslie Brathwaite
Leslie Brathwaite is a Grammy award-winning mix engineer from the U.S. Virgin Islands. The vibrant Caribbean music scene made a strong impression on him as a young teen, and he set up a studio in his bedroom with a small multitrack recorder. To expand his horizons and learn more about audio, he attended Full Sail University in Florida. After graduating from the Recording Arts program in 1992, Brathwaite moved to Atlanta where a flourishing music scene was being driven by a group of producers that...