Sales Skills For Introverted Audio Engineers

Sales Skills For Introverted Audio Engineers To a certain extent, all of us engineers are actually a little introverted, right?  I mean we sit in a darkened room in our spare time and work on balancing, eq’ing, and compressing songs while everyone else has gone to bed. So how do you now SELL the skill…

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What’s The difference In Mixing And Mastering

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I had a very good question came to me through email the other day.  It’s a question I hear pretty often. “What’s the difference in mixing and mastering?” Here was my reply. Mixing is taking all of the individual tracks (individual drums, guitars, vocals, background vocals etc) and crafting a blend using eq, panning, compression etc……

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MixCoach Podcast 108 – Best Plugin Choices with Joe Carrell

In this episode of the podcast, Kevin Ward and Joe Carrell talk about plugins.  With so many plugin choices out there, which is the absolute best to purchase.  Have you ever NOT mixed a song because you didn’t think you had the right plugin for the job?  Joe has some insight to help you over…

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Step by Step Mixing – Check out this book

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I’ve recently become acquainted with Bjorgvin Benediktsson over at AudioIssues.com. The more I get to know him, the more I admire his work ethic and skills. We chat about every week and recently, I found out that he has written a book called “Step By Step Mixing – Quality Mixes With Only 5 Plugins”. As…

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MixCoach Podcast 107: Kevin’s recap of NAMM 2017

In this episode, Jon and I chat about my recent experience at the 2017 NAMM show in Anaheim, California. I stumbled upon Chris Lord-Alge (one of my favorite mixers) doing a mixing clinic for Mix with the Masters. We also talk briefly about Barefoot Footprint01’s and MixCoach Member. If you have questions for us, go to…

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MixCoach Podcast 106: Keith Thomas interview

It’s funny how perfection can keep you from doing things.  Last week, I think I named the podcast the wrong episode.  So THIS episode is 106… I think Also, I did this interview with Keith Thomas back several years ago and just never got around to releasing it because I wanted it to be perfect.…

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MixCoach Podcast 104: Where You Been Kevin?

In this episode of the podcast, Kevin talks about where he’s been in the last few months…. He also covers what you can expect going forward and even a link for you to ask questions.. who knows, your question could be on the next MixCoach Podcast. We are looking forward to hearing from you. Download…

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Three Ways To Keep People From Judging Your Mix Too Early

In a world where people make decisions very quickly, you need to know these three tips on how to make the right first impression when people listen to your mix.   For more information on MixCoach Pro Member or for information about Mix Feedback, visit MixCoachMember.com. 

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3 Ways To Add More Confidence To Your Mix

[This was a guest post that I did for Graham Cochrane over at TheRecordingRevolution.. Check him out!] Have you ever been sweating over a mix only to find that you push the snare drum up a db, then pull it back down? You add more ‘verb to the lead vocal and then wonder if that…

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Do You Want To Be A Busy Engineer?

It’s simple actually… You have to start by gaining someone’s trust! If you decide that you want to record your cousin’s rock band, then make sure that you do it as if you were getting paid the “big bucks” for it… even if you are doing it for free. When people see that you are…

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