New course for
Engineers & Producers reveals:

How to Use “Strategic Saturation” to

Easily Enhance Your Mix

So It Sounds Great...Even on laptops, phones, or earbuds

How to use “Strategic Saturation” to

Easily Enhance Your Mix

So it sounds great... even on laptops, phones, or earbuds

If you've tried to EQ and compress your way to killer mixes with 
it's not your fault!

Platinum Mixer Shares Distortion Secrets

For the first time ever...

Matthew Weiss is sharing his complete blueprint for using distortion and saturation… strategically… in your mix.

You'll not only know how to use distortion but also  when and why.

But first...
Is Distortion the Secret Sauce Your Mix is Missing?
YES — especially if you’re mixing mostly in the box.

I'll prove it on this page.

“I immediately opened a song I was working on and was able to identify why a certain track wasn't fitting in the mix even though it sounded great when soloed and make changes that made the mix better.”

Mark W. (mixer and producer from Iowa)

Once you realize how powerful distortion & saturation really are, 
you’ll use it over and over to
  • Add "analog" warmth to tracks that are produced using only VST instruments
  • Achieve more CLARITY in dense mixes with
    lots of tracks
  • Beef up thin vocals on pop records
    (while keeping them clean)
  • Add more punch to drums and make them louder at a LOWER peak levels
  • Make 808s, bass, and low end cut through even on small speakers
And more.

Distortion is more important now than ever for one simple reason.

First, if you don't know Matt...

Meet Your New Mixing Mentor —
And Join Over 10,086 Happy Students!

Matthew Weiss is a Platinum engineer with credits from Akon to Rick Ross, Becky G, Ozuna, Damian Marley and more.

This Is How People
Will Listen to
Your Mix

Your mix may sound FINE in your studio.

But you want it to sound as perfect as it gets, on every sound system

Be it in a club, someone’s car, living room, or a crappy portable speaker.

And since most people aren’t “audiophiles” like you and me, the real question is...
Your mix may sound FINE in your studio.

But you want it to sound as perfect as it gets, on every sound system

Be it in a club, someone’s car, living room, or a crappy portable speaker.

And since most people aren’t “audiophiles” like you and me, the real question is...

How Does Your
Finished Mix Translate?

Check if you notice any of these issues with your mixes:

  • The frequency levels are out of whack on different systems (especially low end)
  • It’s not loud enough (compared to top releases)
  • The mix sounds muddy
  • ​My mix is missing that “glue” to make it sound finished
  • ​Different tracks don’t come through clearly

If you’ve tried to EQ and compress your way out of these issues… I don’t blame you!

I wish I realized sooner that there’s a secret weapon sitting in my DAW...

I Wish I Started
Using Distortion
in Every Mix Sooner!

Dan here, founder of Pro Audio Files.

If you started mixing in the digital era, like me…

You've been conditioned to believe “distortion is a BAD thing”...


When you use any analog EQ or compressor, they automatically add some level of harmonic distortion!

So YOU have to strategically add it when you’re mixing mostly with plugins.

That’s why I’m PUMPED to introduce… 

Mixing with Distortion
By Matthew Weiss

The ambitious producer's action-packed blueprint for richer, fuller mixes with distortion & saturation — are you ready for next-level results, right now?

Mixing with Distortion is the only course of its kind 
a training program like this simply didn’t exist… until now!

Featured on:

It’s designed for…

  • Audio engineers
  • Producers
  • Musicians
...with 1-5 (or more) years of experience, and if you’re a quick learner, you’ll cut YEARS off your learning curve even if you’re new to audio.

It’s packed with incredible insights and battle-tested techniques you’ll be using for as long as you make music!

(Matt reveals his best-kept saturation secrets from 15+ years as a full-time mixer.)

You’ll get deep advice into how distortion and saturation apply in combination with EQ, compression, reverb, and more.

Plus… you’ll be learning by doing in the context of real-world mixes across various genres, including Pop, Rock, Hip-Hop, Acoustic and more.
The BEST part?

You can start mixing with strategic saturation and distortion within the next few days.

You DON’T need a big studio.

And you DON’T have to be an audio genius.

In fact, you can get started right away… with nothing but your DAW stock plugins!

Join Over 10,000 Mixers Like You

Here’s What You Get:

You get 10 action-packed videos that will show you how to quickly level up your mix with distortion and saturation...

Part 1: Mixing with Distortion

  • Session 1: Introduction — What is Distortion?
  • Session 2: Distortion & Sound Design
  • Session 3: Creative Mixing with Distortion
  • Session 4: Harness the Magic of Harmonic Distortion
  • Session 5: Distortion Techniques I Use in Every Mix

Part 2: Mixing with Saturation

  • Session 1: Introduction — What is Saturation?
  • Session 2: Saturation vs. Distortion in the Mix
  • Session 3: Polishing Your Mixbus
  • Session 4: All About Vocals
  • Session 5: Low-End Secrets (808s)

Plus… You get 3 exclusive bonus workshops! (see below)

You’ll Discover:

Mixing secrets Matt has never shared before...

  • How to use harmonic distortion for more impact at LOWER peak levels (and on smaller speakers)

  • A visual trick to help you model the sound of analog distortion… in the box

  • ​The Psychology of Saturation: How specific sound textures affect the brain (use them to shape the tonal impact of your mix)

  • ​How to instantly add “analog” warmth to your mix and glue it together for a produced & finished sound

  • Add a timeless quality to your mix with distortion — you will feel confident when you “put it out there” that your mix will stand the test of time

Counterintuitive ways to add CLARITY to your mix with distortion…

  • How to “thicken” virtual instruments (if you’re working COMPLETELY in the box)

  • How to enhance kick presence in an already dense mix

  • ​How to bring out an 808 and make it cut through on small speakers

  • ​Understand the “weird” mathematical reason why distortion is such a powerful mixing tool

Sound design and production secrets for musicians and creative mixers...

  • How to take your ideas from conception to completion with the same sound-design secrets that earned Matt production credits on Platinum releases

  • How to shape the harmonics of your 808s to fit the tone of your track

  • ​Understand the difference between distortion and saturation (and when to use one or the other)

  • Unconventional ways of coupling multiple distortion plugins

  • How to manage your levels to avoid hard clipping

Battle-tested distortion techniques for bass, drums, and low-end...

  • How to get LOADS of bass (without sacrificing clarity, punch or loudness)

  • Use this distortion + delay technique on BASS to push your chorus forward

  • ​Know what to do when a client asks you to "turn up the drums" but you're already in the red

  • ​How to embolden your kick drum with distortion

  • How to get the desired amount of low-end across different speakers

How to enhance VOCALS with distortion and strategic saturation…

  • How to add character to uninspiring vocal tracks

  • How to bring forward your vocals… without turning up the level or touching your EQ

  • ​How to use parallel saturation to fill out a thin lead vocal (while still keeping it CLEAN)

  • ​Enhance your reverb return with subtle “edge distortion”

  • How to choose the right kind of saturation for different voices and types of singers

And a lot more!

How Much Does It Cost?

I bet you've already spent between $500 to $5,000 or more for plugins, speakers, headphones, interfaces, mics etc.

This course is easily worth that — but it will cost you way less.

Most importantly... This is an investment in your skills that will cut YEARS off your learning curve and continue to pay off for the rest of your audio career.

Plus, right now, you also get some remarkable bonuses...

For a Limited Time Only

Total Value of $370

Today Only $119

Bonus 808 + Synth Mixing Workshops Included!

The Pro Audio Files Guarantee

I stand behind this training 100% percent.

You have one full month to go through the entire course.
If you’re unhappy with the course for any reason,
send an email to,
and we'll issue a prompt and full refund.

No questions asked.

Plus for a limited time you get ALL of these bonuses that are yours to keep forever...

Bonus #1
Distortion Production Secrets
(Featuring Mark Marshall)

From recording to re-amping…

Get down to the nitty-gritty of tone-shaping with distortion at the source.
Mark Marshall is a Brooklyn based producer, composer, and multi-instrumentalist (Elizabeth and The Catapults) with 20+ years of professional production experience under his belt. 
This EXCLUSIVE session covers the kind of stuff you’d otherwise
only pick up from being in the studio with a veteran producer like Mark…
  • Soft clipping vs. hard clipping: How they’re different and how to get the sound you want
  • How to choose the right distortion effect for: electric piano, drum buss, bass guitars, and more
  • The best Amp + Fuzz and Distortion Pedal combos
And more!

Plus you get another bonus...

We’ve Helped Over 10,000 Engineers and Producers Like You!

“Mixing feels even easier now. My confidence has grown, so has the quality of my mixes, as well as my rates & the number of clients”

Tyrone H. (mixing engineer & producer)

“My collaborators and I only have small home studios but people are struck by how 'professional' we now sound.

Tony K. (home studio musician)

“I finally finished my mix and it sounds amazing and getting amazing feedback from everyone who hears it. I can’t wait to mix another track now”

Amit E. (guitarist & producer)

“Finishing work on (a client's) EP with confidence and his reaction to it has been incredible. (...) You will come out of it enlightened. I cleared a whole course in a single day!”

Andrew C. (composer & producer)

“These are organic courses, not only good tips (...) exactly for this reason, they worth your money and your time.

Alberto (mixer & live engineer)

I feel happier that I'm approaching things in a more professional way. My confidence has definitely grown and I'm beginning to trust my ears more than I used to.”

Paul M. (bass player & producer)

Bonus #2
15 Custom iZotope Trash Presets  Designed by Matthew Weiss

You don’t need any special plugins to use the techniques in this course.


If you’re a iZotope Trash user you’ll find yourself using these
custom presets over and over and over:
Fire up one of these custom presets in your next mix!
But that's not all...

Bonus #3
Mixing 808s
($49 value)

808s are everywhere.

And distortion is crucial for low-end impact and clarity.

So in this 1-hour workshop, you’ll discover how to:
  • Mix massive 808s... WITHOUT overpowering your mix with too much bass
  • Spot the “ugly bass” frequencies that muddy up your mix
  • Get your kick & 808 so punchy it could knock out Mike Tyson
And more.


You also get the Pure 808 sample pack with 200+ sounds that are ready-to-use in virtually any genre!

But we're not done yet...

Bonus #4
Mixing Soft Synths
($49 value)

If you often mix tracks with lots of virtual instruments, this workshop is for you.

Beyond distortion, there’s more you can do to make soft synths sound GREAT in your mix.

In this 1-hour workshop, you’ll discover:
  • How to use "flutter" to emulate analog synths (even if you’re mixing 100% in the box)
  • An easy EQ method to add your own "character" to any synth sound
  • How to dial in the depth of your lead synth perfectly with this little-known reverb trick
And more!

Act now to snatch up all of these bonuses...

Bonus #5
The Maio Drums Collection
By Matthew Weiss

If you love the sound of chopped and sampled drums…

Drop these 160 professionally recorded acoustic drums into your session for that instant 90s Hip-Hop vibe!

But there’s a twist...

The Maio Drums collection is processed to hit every bit as hard as modern samples.

You get snares, kicks, hi-hats, cymbals, percussion, and toms.

Act now to snatch up all of these bonuses!

For a Limited Time Only

Total Value of $370

Today Only $119

Bonus 808 + Synth Mixing Workshops Included!

Secure Checkout. 30-day Money-back Guarantee.

Even More Proof
You'll Love This Course...

WATCH: Real reviews from verified students

“I am a much more confident mixer [and] my workflows increased tenfold, so I can achieve a lot more in one day.”

Paul F. (audio engineer from the UK)

“I’ve realised that it’s my approach and decision making that’s important, from a creative and logical perspective… No more random choices and knob turning. Everything I do has a reason”

Andrew C. (composer & producer)

“That few hours spent with a mixing course will certainly pay back when you work on your next track and suddenly you start to hear what you want to hear... Time well spent 100%

Petri R. (producer from Finland)

“I feel more confident. I know exactly what to listen for [...] It has been very powerful as a mixer/producer to learn how to use the tools in a way that gave me the results I was looking for”

Donald M. (drummer & producer from Germany)

“I've been mixing since 1988 - But there's ALWAYS doubts and things you wanna do better with!”

Peter K. (keyboardist, composer & producer)

“Mixing was a bit overwhelming, with so many options, plugins etc. Mixing has become easier after learning what to listen for.

Scott (singer/songwriter from Australia)

“I was not going about mixing the right way... I now work as a full-time producer and engineer out of a professional recording studio”

Mertz (producer & engineer)

“I’ve had a lot of the singles I’ve worked on be featured in magazines and get playlists placements… [My clients] are all extremely happy with the work I’m delivering to them [and] the business is booming!”

Brian A. (multi-instrumentalist & producer)

For a Limited Time Only

Total Value of $370

Today Only $119

Bonus 808 + Synth Mixing Workshops Included!

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Only You Can Decide

3 Important Insights

Should you invest in this course?

I've literally seen this question thousands of times.

So I'll share 3 insights.

I've had all three insights along my own journey.

And we all have these three insights at some point as engineers.

What happens when you...

Insight #1 — Do Nothing

This is the easy one.

After all, what’s easier than doing nothing?

This insight is easiest for engineers who:

>>>  Already have learned everything there is to learn about mixing

>>>  Already finish mixes FAST with consistent results

>>>  Already use distortion with great success in every mix

>>>  Already have all the credits and respect you want

>>> Already attract clients that value their work

Every time you do nothing (or don’t need to do something)...

...there’s a valuable insight to be had...

...and if that’s you, I applaud you...

...but, if that's NOT you (yet), there’s a second insight we all have at some point.

Insight #2 — Do It All On Your Own

This is the hard one.

Sure, it may take you a little while. Maybe even another 5 or 10 years to get REALLY good.

But is it impossible? Not at all.

>>> Not if you dig up and study every article and interview about mixing with distortion on the interwebs...

>>> Not if you enjoy "trial and error" to figure out when to use which technique

Every time you try to figure it all out on your own...

...there’s a valuable insight...

...and if that’s you, I commend your courage to brave the "solo path"...

...because I know first-hand what that level of work demands of you...

...but if that’s NOT you, either, you might come to a third insight.

Insight #3 — Have a Real Mentor By Your Side

This is the exciting one.

Work with someone who’s been where you are (and where you wanna be).

>>> Someone who's mixed Platinum records

>>> Someone who's used distortion to craft remarkable mixes “in the box”

>>> Someone who put in the hard, painful work for you

>>> Someone who's willing to share the secrets from those 15 years of hard-won experience with you

Out of those three insights… which one gives YOU what you most desire?

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Total Value of $317

Today Only $119

Bonus 808 + Synth Mixing Workshops Included!

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Frequently Asked Questions

How will the files be delivered?

After purchasing, you'll be provided with a .zip containing all the videos and course files. These are yours to keep forever.

Will this work with my DAW?

Yes! The mixing system you'll learn in this course works with any DAW from Pro Tools to Logic, Ableton, Cubase, Reaper, Fruity Loops, Studio One & all similar platforms.

Do I need to own specific plugins?

Nope! You don't need any specific hardware or software to go through the course. We suggest you use the best speakers or headphones you have available as you go through the the course to get the best results.

What genres are featured in the course?

The approach you will learn can be used in virtually all genres. The practice sessions in the course feature Rock, Hip-Hop, and Pop. The good news is, the techniques, strategies and mindsets will easily apply to any genre, so your new skills transfer to every project (now or in the future).

What if I bought a bundle that includes future releases?

Mixing with Distortion is a full course release. It is included in The Complete Bundle by Matthew Weiss, but it is not included in The Workshop Bundle or the Essentials Bundle.

Will it work for me?

I've built the Pro Audio Files over the past 10 years—I'm not going to ruin the site's reputation with a sub-par product. And I stand behind this training 100%.

If you're unhappy with the training for any reason, send an email to within 30 days, and we’ll give you a full refund—no questions asked. 

Who Is Matthew Weiss

“Ever since I got electrocuted running sound in high-school I knew... I want to do this for the rest of my life!”

Matthew Weiss is a Platinum (and Grammy-nominated) mixer with credits that include Akon, Ozuna, Becky G, Anitta, Chris Brown, Rick Ross, Swae Lee, Nico & Vinz, CADE, Damian Marley, SisQo' and many more.

From an unpaid intern, still working his day job at a pizza shop, to becoming the head engineer at Akon’s KONVICT studios in Los Angeles, at each stage of his career, Matt had experienced mentors who were willing to share their secrets.

Now he's doing the same... and over 10,000 engineers, producers, and musicians trust Matt as their mixing mentor, soaking up all of his years of professional experience... in a matter of days!

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