Feedback Friday Episode 2

Hey guys.  Here is another edition of the feedback Friday. In this episode, we are giving feedback on a song we mixed from Rolfe Wyer called “Breakaway”. I produced this song in Nashville with some of the best players and singers available.  This is just a taste of what you will get if you join…

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Feedback Friday

Every month on MixCoach Member, we review mixes that our mixers submit.  If you would like feedback on one of your mixes, you should check out our Membership site. Full Disclosure: Having your mix reviewed is not included in your membership. So, when you are ready to submit one, you just pay the nominal fee for…

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Intro To Mixing


A few weeks ago, I created a course called The MixCoach Approach To Mixing. I was just tweaking this course up when I took a look at this video that is included in the course. This “Intro” video really encompasses what I believe about learning to mix.. and learning it quickly. It seems that the…

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How To Repair A Noisy Snare Drum With “Strip Silence” In Pro Tools


Have you ever had a snare drum where the ghost notes or the high hat was about as loud as the snare itself?  Here is one way to fix that problem. Using the “strip silence” function in Pro Tools, I use a combination of extract and strip to get 2 snare tracks so that I…

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Give Me 11 Minutes And I Can Save You 11 Years Learning To Mix

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Hi Guys.  I wanted to hopefully encourage you today. Click Here To Find Out More About This

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One Simple Way To “Buy Time” While You Learn To Be a Great Engineer

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I was teaching a group of High School students how to record and edit in Pro Tools this weekend.  One thing I said that really struck a chord. Something I’ve been trying to do for over 25 years. Learning to mix is one thing.  It’s important for sure.  You have to know how to create…

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Dreaming Is The Easy Part

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I heard a great talk last night from a great business leader, John C. Maxwell. Anyway, what he said was profound and it hit home with me.. maybe it will you too. He said, “Dreaming is easy, the path to your dream is hard”. It’s so true. I have a dream of helping mixers around…

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How To Be A Better Engineer In 10 Minutes A Day

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I don’t know about you, but I listen to audio books quite a bit. I don’t read books ABOUT audio a lot though. Sounds counter productive, I know. But, I just think that the BEST audio engineers are leaders first. I love listening to podcasts, Ted Talks and Audio Books written by leaders because I…

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Saturday Summary

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Below is a copy of the first email “experiment”… I found my self wanting a central place to comment… so I did a blogpost for comments. I find myself wanting to connect more and more with people like me. People on a journey, learning, being inspired and trying to “capture” moments. This is an experiment. I’m…

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Ten Reasons You Should be Considering Mixbus Over Pro Tools

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I just returned from a lunch meeting with Ben at Harrison Consoles. Ben has been showing me some of the new features of Mixbus 3.1. I know I said “wow!” at least a dozen times. I think Harrison has it right. There is definitely room for someone to give Pro Tools a good run as…

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