Always Do These 2 Things When You Mix

I have a couple of tips for you today. Check out this video featuring a song we recently mixed on In this mix, I show you something I think I did well, and something I should have done differently. Hope you enjoy.

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Tips for Mixing Orchestra Sessions – Or Any High Track Count Song

MixCoach Tips for recording orchestras

I love mixing Orchestra music.  To me, it’s the pinnacle of mixing live music.  You have 40+ highly skilled musicians playing and you have the challenge of making sure they are heard, but at the same time, you don’t want to “lose the groove” of the rhythm section. Right? Here are a couple of quick…

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MixCoach Podcast 124: Interview with Andy Peck of Dirty White Couch Studio in Niles, Michigan

  In this episode Kevin and Jon interview Andy Peck! They talk about Kevin’s trip to Andy’s awesome studio in Niles Michigan, how Andy utilizes his unique space, what Kevin learned on the trip, what Andy got out of Kevin’s visit, and what listeners can learn from Andy’s experience of opening a studio outside of…

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Podcast 123: Interview with Grammy-Winning Producer Joe West

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In this episode Kevin interviews Joe West! They talk about Joe’s background in the recording industry, his influences, and what led him to the many accolades and awards he has received (including working on a Grammy Award winning project). Topics include: How Joe got his start in the music industry, the difference between learning things…

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MixCoach Podcast 122: Interview with ProductionAdvice’s Ian Shepherd

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Kevin sat down with Ian Shepherd of Production Advice and talked about what it actually means to be “mastered for iTunes”. Ian was really a wealth of information. You can find Ian on his website or check out his highly rated mastering podcast called The Mastering Show. Topics include: Mastered for iTunes Why Analog mixes…

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MixCoach Podcast 121: Red Sky Studio in Amarillo, TX

A few weeks ago, Kevin flew to Amarillo, TX to do a session in Ron Rankin’s new studio.  It’s a studio designed by Russ Berger. If you are even close to Amarillo, you should check out this world-class studio. Download This Episode

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MixCoach Podcast 120: Studio Consulting – What To Look For

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On this episode, Kevin and Jon talk about what we look for when we do consulting with some of our MixCoacher Studio Owners. We also talk a little about the MixCoach Experience Weekend. Hope you find this helpful. Download This Episode

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MixCoach Podcast 119: MixCoach Experience Weekend Past and Present

For the last 4 years, MixCoach has hosted an event in Nashville to help our mixers get “experience” in the studio.  In the past, we’ve hung out Grammy Award winning producers, hit-making recording engineers, state of the art mastering facilities and we have also recorded some of the best musicians that Nashville (or the world for that…

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MixCoach Podcast 118: Van Atkins

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If you’ve heard anything about my history, you’ll know that I got my start in a great studio called Crossroads Studios.  Crossroads Studios now one of the most well-known and sought-after Bluegrass and Gospel studios around. Van Atkins is at the forefront of their sound.  I sat down with Van recently and we chatted (of course)…

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MixCoach Podcast 117: Live Recording Tips

Kevin and Jon sit down to talk about Kevin’s live recording process. Kevin gives tips on getting the best performances from your band… and the audience! This podcast brought to by: Mixcoach member. If you want to really “move the needle” on your mixing, the best way to get better is to Mix Consistently,…

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