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multiple Grammy Award-Winning EngineerwithRECORDSMIXING HITThe Craft of
multiple Grammy Award-Winning EngineerwithMIXING HITRECORDSThe Craft of
Leslie Brathwaite

Credits: Cardi B / Jack Harlow / Ludacris / Beyoncé / Jay-Z / Pharrell / Michael Jackson / OutKast / Ariana Grande / Lil Uzi Vert

Course Details

  Key Topics

This course takes students through a variety of topics related to the process of mixing audio, professionalism and the music industry, and ear training.


1 Course

  Available Start Dates

Jan 8, Feb 5, Mar 4 (6 weeks, 100% online)

Cost to Enroll


Payment plans available

NOTE: This course is taught by industry professional(s) and is not included within Full Sail University’s scope of accreditation. No course credits are available for this course.

About This Course

Mixing music is an art form, and if you want to understand it, you need to learn from the best. That’s where Full Sail University Hall of Fame alumni Leslie Brathwaite comes in - he’s a mix engineer who has spent his career working with some of the music industry’s biggest names on some of their most iconic songs and albums. We’re talking about albums like OutKast’s Stankonia, Cardi B’s Invasion of Privacy, and songs like Pharrell Williams indelible hit “Happy.” In this exclusive Full Sail DC3 course, Leslie takes you through what’s he’s learned along the way - like how to work with artists and producers, how to build up a mix piece by piece, and not only which tools Leslie uses for the job, but more importantly… why. It’s a hands-on tour through the craft of mixing, with one of the best to guide you.

Who This Is For

Aspiring audio professionals looking to build their mixing skills with an intimate course featuring one of the industry’s top names.

What You’ll Learn

  • The landscape of the music industry from a mixing perspective
  • A look into Leslie's process when he mixes a hit song
  • How to train your ears to become a better mix engineer
  • How to impact the way people feel through music as well as the way you professionally present yourself

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Meet Your Instructor

Leslie Brathwaite

Mix Engineer

Leslie Brathwaite is a Multi Grammy® Award-winning mix engineer based in Atlanta. He graduated from Full Sail’s Recording Arts program in 1992, and began his career assisting producer Dallas Austin, earning credits on albums like Boyz II Men's II and OutKast's Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik. From there, opportunities poured in, and Leslie established himself as a go-to mix engineer and producer – working with artists including Jay Z, Madonna, T.I., and more. Today, his list of mixing credits includes Pharrell Williams, Cardi B, Beyoncé, Lil Uzi Vert, Ludacris, OutKast, N.E.R.D., T-Pain, Future, Björk, Rick Ross, TLC, Gucci Mane, and many more.

Leslie Brathwaite, wearing a green hoodie, sits with his arms folded on a desk with two of his Grammy awards in front of him. Behind him are framed gold records and billboard awards of songs he has mixed.
"You may be coming to learn how to make things sound a certain way - what you will end up learning is how to make people feel a certain way."

About Full Sail DC3

Full Sail DC3 is a dynamic, short-form education platform that offers online courses and accredited certifications. With the values and benefits of Full Sail University, DC3 is backed by over 40 years of experience in entertainment media and emerging technology, as well as more than a decade of experience delivering compelling online education.

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Two students wearing headphones and sitting in front of professional microphones record a podcast.

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