MixCoach Podcast 014 : How I go about processing a Kick Drum

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On this episode of the MixCoach Podcast, Kevin describes his signal chain, EQ and compressor settings in detail. You can use these settings to get great kick drum sounds. Some insight from someone who has been around the block a few times.

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My life as an International man of Mixery

I know… terrible “Austin Powers” pun… (Man of Mixery) – anyway… Last summer, I mixed a very nice recording for a new friend of mine from Kiev, Ukraine.  His name is Roman Vashchuk and he’s becoming quite popular in Ukraine. My plan is to Skype interview him about the recording and mix process later.  I…

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MixCoach Podcast 013 : If you want your drums punchy, you have to look at drum phase

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On this episode of the MixCoach Podcast, Kevin describes where his drum process begins. He talks about getting the phase right from the beginning.

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Do not replace another drum hit until you read this

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I want to take a second and tell you about the COOLEST drum replacement plug-in that I have found. … DRT is a Pro Tools AudioSuite* plugin which effortlessly converts drum tracks into MIDI or audio “clicks” with near flawless accuracy.

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MixCoach Podcast 012 : Fighting The Loudness Wars

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On this episode of the MixCoach Podcast, Kevin gives his take on mix compression and “The Loudness Wars”. Kevin talks about how you can lose the “wars” and how you can win them.

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Chris Lord-Alge on mixing (an interview from recordproduction.com)

I found this AMAZING 40 minute interview with one of my all-time favorite mixers.. Chris Lord-Alge.  He is interviewed by Nigel Jopson.  This video is courtesy of RecordProduction.com [wp-jw-player src=”http://recordproduction.com/chris-lord-alge-video640.html” image=”http://mixcoach.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/Chris_Lord-Alge_interview_on_MixCoach.png”] If you are having trouble viewing the video Click Here Chris Lord-Alge is one of my favorites (or favourites as Nigel would spell it)……

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MixCoach Podcast 011 : An Important Principle To Keep Your Mixes Consistently Great

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On this episode of the MixCoach Podcast, Kevin talks about how he uses reference mixes to keep him consistent. He also discusses how he picks his reference mixes.

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MixCoach Podcast 010 : How The Words You Use Affect Performance

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On this episode of the MixCoach Podcast, Kevin talks about what vocabulary should be used or avoided in the studio. Why harsh words are not the answer. Dismantling the bomb with words.

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MixCoach Podcast 009 : Fine Tuning Performance With Diplomacy Not Plug-ins

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[audio:h ttp://mixcoach-podcast.s3.amazonaws.com/MC005WhatsMissingInManyVocalTrackingWorkflows.mp3 ] Have you ever wondered how many takes is enough for a good comp? On this episode of the MixCoach Podcast, Kevin talks more about his vocal tracking workflow, going into the performance aspect, how many takes to do, and how to build trust with your clients.

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MixCoach Podcast 008 : How The Vibe Of The Studio Affects Performance

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[audio:h ttp://mixcoach-podcast.s3.amazonaws.com/MC005WhatsMissingInManyVocalTrackingWorkflows.mp3 ] Have you ever wondered how many takes is enough for a good comp? On this episode of the MixCoach Podcast, Kevin talks more about his vocal tracking workflow, going into the performance aspect, how many takes to do, and how to build trust with your clients.

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