Go Behind the Scenes of My Latest Mix for Auras - "Binary Garden."

You’re never going to become a good mixer by trying to teach yourself with trial and error...

or by binging on YouTube videos from random dudes who may or may not know what they’re talking about. 

There’s only one proven formula for learning how to record and mix and actually make fast progress:

  1. 1
    Watch an actual pro ahead of you on an actual real world project
  2. 2
    Study what they do and go apply it to your own projects.
  3. 3
    Keep doing step one and two.

This is how I went from having really lame basement quality mixes to working with big labels on major releases.

It’s also how thousands of my students have been able to rapidly improve their mixes.

As a result, they've been able to get more clients, release their own albums, and some of them have even gone full time and now make a living producing and mixing records.

Those courses like Hardcore Mixing, Mix Vault and others are still making a massive impact on engineers around the world.

But I decided it’s time for an update.

I recently mixed a full-length album for the band Auras, and this record has finally been released.

The first two singles alone have over 450,000 plays, so this is the real deal, and I want to take you inside that mix and show you exactly how it was done.

I’ll break down every track, plugin and mix decision in detail.

You’ll see the new plugins I’m using now and get the most up-to-date example of my mix methods in action.


  • See every track, plugin and mix decision broken down in a detailed video walkthrough for 'Momenta.' 
  • Multitrack download to follow along and mix yourself 
  • Binary Garden mix template file for all major DAWs.
  • BONUS mix walkthrough for the song "Erode," highlighting the clean guitars and additional drum dynamics
  • BONUS lesson showing how I used vocal distortion to enhance the vibe of select songs on the album
  • Exclusive lesson from a HCMS alumni: How to make any drum kit slam even if it was recorded with budget gear in a lousy room 

Only $197 today 

Seeing inside of real-world releases from a pro ahead of you is the fastest, most powerful way to learn mixing.

Rather than teach you boring lessons about the theories of compression, EQ or gain staging, I want to take you straight to the heart of how a pro-caliber mix is crafted.


If you don’t discover something here that helps you mix better, I’ll give you your money back and let you keep the templates and multitracks.

You’ll have a full 30 days to give it a shot and make that call. 

Early feedback from Auras - Binary Garden Students:

'I thought mixing is really hard but if you dive in to what Jordan is teaching, man.. You will not regret it!'

Right now, after I purchased Mixing Auras (Binary Garden) and Hardcore Editing I can say that my mixes improved a lot. It gives me what I need, and it is not just for metal but for all genres.

Christian C.

"Already a lot more confident..."

Great course! I've gathered a lot of really valuable knowledge from it. Especially when it came to the balance between different tracks, mixing vocals and using automation. From just this course alone I'm already a lot more confident in my mixing and workflow than I was before!! Definitely recommend!!

Nick H.

"A steal!"

Ive learned soo much from this lesson! The offer was honestly a steal. Its so much fun, and Jordan explains and teaches like no other! These lessons can be applied to any genre! I love learning through HCMS!

Brent H.

"BOOM! Getting that extra polish and depth in my mix."

So many "AAHAA" moments. JV's approach toward mix is so simple and genuine. I have already started implementing few of his techniques and BOOM! I am getting that extra polish and depth in my Mix.

Aakash S.

It improved my drum mixing more than anything, some of the techniques used I had never seen before and they made all the difference!

Eric F.

"Get right to what works."

It was amazing! Jordan’s courses has helped me navigate through all the bad information out there and get right to using what works.

John O.

"Confidence booster for me."

What I got out of the course might be an usual thing, but I actually gained confidence because you spoke of how long you spent trying to dial in the bass. Often times if I can't nail in a tone in a few minutes, I feel like I am failing as a mixer, and my confidence takes a big hit. I did like all the little technical bits, but this was a confidence booster for me.

Steve D.

"My mixes have improved so much..."

Like the other courses there were again some eye openers and good tips & tricks. It's really helpful because I am also focussing on recording punk rock, hardcore, metal...so it really fits for me. My mixes have improved so much from watching and learning from these courses.

Niels D.

[The biggest eye-openers were] automation of the drum gate, letting the ghost notes come through on the snare, and the importance of committing samples and making decisions and standing by them.

Ric B.

"Mixes start to come alive."

Clear and concise, with proper explanation of what and why. Simply by replicating some of the techniques and moves made in the vids, one's own mixes start to come alive. And the mix moves make sense. ...will for sure kick start the amateur and propel you forward.

Karl W.

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Learned more in 5 months than I did in 2 years of school!

I paid a TON of money for the Art Institute of Vancouver's Recording Arts Program and to be honest, I 've learned more in 5 months of Jordan's courses than I did in 2 years of school. If I were to do it again, I wouldn't pay all that money to go to school. In the last year and a half, I have been able to take my studio full time, launch a second company and land a dream job. None of this would have been possible without Hardcore Tracking and your other courses. I am forever grateful.

Shawn B.

Wrecked the internet...

Jordan Valeriote basically wrecked the internet for me...others kinda suck by comparison, I don't even bother with any others now.

Ryan Izzard

Stellar Work

I want to thank Jordan for the stellar work you provide us in the Mix Vault, Hardcore Mixing, Tracking, Gold Standard, etc. Without these things dude I (and I know I speak for many others) would still be at square one. Respect bro. Happy Mixing!

John Harcus

"I've been getting more and more clients."

I just want to say thank you so much for your awesome classes. I've been getting more and more clients coming to me, wanting to work with me because of my work.

Your lessons have improved my recording skills by a million. I'm actually making a decent income on my dream; more than I thought I would this early. I'm even able to upgrade some of the gear I desperately need solely off the money I've made from my little bedroom studio!

Chris C.

"The only course that makes my mixes sound pro."

I have read a lot of books on mixing and watched a ton of video tutorials online on the same subject. Jordan's mixing course is by far the only course that makes my mixes sound pro.

Eric D.

"Best in the market."

I make music in my house, and I have been working very hard to improve my mixing for 2 years… my drums weren't punchy (kick and snare); my bass was buried under the guitars; my guitars didn't have energy,etc…

In just 2 weeks after buying “Hardcore Mixing," I improved A LOT!! My sound now is more professional, and the change in my mix is really incredible…thanks for helping to end this frustration. This course is my best purchase in years!!

Daniel A.

"The difference is extreme!"

I applied your method to a song that I already mixed and released for my band.

WOW! The difference is extreme! The new mix sounds exciting and full. By comparison, the old mix sounds like there's a blanket on the speakers. I am beyond happy with the results and can't wait to apply what I've learned to more projects.

Keith V.

"Can't thank you enough."

I can't thank you enough for the Hardcore mixing course. It's definitely the best investment I've made in a long time!

I was striving to get my mixes to sound like the pros, trying to copy tones and shape my mixes to sound like theirs. I didn't have a clue how to take my mix from novice level to professional. The course really helped me open the doors to making significant improvements to all elements of my mixing.

After finishing the course I went back to a current mix I was working on and started from scratch... the client was blown away. He even said to me that it was better than what any other studio in my area was putting out (which have been going a lot longer than me!).

Joel F.

"You could easily charge much more!"

"I had a bad experience with one of those private recording colleges. Tons of buck for not a lot of bang. However, Hardcore Mixing was different.

It is safe to say that the sounds of all my mixes have been taken to the next level. In fact, as a result, I have made the decision to start a side-business in recording and mixing. My $20,000 college diploma wasn't able to provide that level of confidence!

Once again, thank you Jordan for putting together this enormously valuable product. It has taken my mixing game to new heights in a ridiculously short amount of time. My drums sound better, my guitars and bass sound huge and my vocals sound crisp and clean. You could easily charge much more!"

David H.

"Bands across the UK are now booking me"

The courses are spot on, I have learnt so much and my mixes have gone from amateur to pretty damn good i would like to think. Bands from across the UK are now booking me and i'm preparing to make the jump between part freelance/part time employment to full time freelance and get rid of my job! I couldn't have done it without you!

Danny B.

"Simple to understand."

What I have learned from the courses really helped jump me to the next step in quality, consistency and knowledge. Everything that the course offers is worth it - it is simple to understand. Regardless of what DAW you use, plug ins you have access to or the style of music you are looking to work on - the information is essential and easy to apply in any situation! This is coming from a guy that used to use ONLY analog equipment. Thanks again for putting this stuff together!

Bill P.

"Everything's finally clicking."

I used to think that mixing was simply trying to make everything sound “natural”. My mixes sounded dark and veiled and lacked any punch or energy compared to any commercial mixes. After watching your course, it became very apparent that I was literally neglecting the midrange, and even more so not enhancing the song.

I feel like everything’s finally clicking and that I’m finally getting in charge of my gear. I now feel confident to mix and have fun with it which is the real value!

Dan M.

"Helped my mixes in so many ways."

It's insane how punchy and tight all my mixes are sounding after watching your videos. You've really helped me a lot in my career as an audio engineer. Can't thank you enough.

Shannon S.

I get so much punch and depth in my mixes now because of everything I have learned with each session and applying different techniques!

Ryan M.

Mix Vault has improved my mixes insanely. I am able to mix much more quickly and efficiently with a way better end result.

I started this course as a full time employee and student so my mixing was very part time, but during these past four months something sparked. Since December 2016, I have been doing this full time. I am booked all the way out until May. I never would've thought that would happen, but I am very lucky, and super thankful for the awesome resources you've provided!

(Click here to watch an extended interview with Kieran.)

Kieran K.




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