Keeping Creativity Alive In Engineering (Part 2) – From An Engineer’s Journal

This is the second set of tips to help you stay creative and passionate in spite of the many things that can distract you from why you started engineering in the first place. To check out part 1 of this series, click HERE. So as we’ve said in part 1, remaining creative and happy as…

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Keeping Creativity Alive In Engineering (Part 1) – From An Engineer’s Journal – How Coffee Helps You Mix.

As an engineer/producer life is full of deadlines, scheduling, mix revisions, invoices, and details. These are all incredibly important things but getting “tied up” in them can lead to losing sight of why we started engineering in the first place. I’ve had many conversations about this topic with other professional engineers. So I thought I…

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Headed to L.A. for NAMM!

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Kevin and I are headed to L.A. for NAMM later this month! While there we’ll be checking out all the gear and meeting up with some seriously cool people. We’ll definitely be getting some cool video, podcasts, and blog posts to share with the world. We’re also planning to meet up with any of our…

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Where Are Your Mixing/Production Boundaries And Limitations? – From An Engineer’s Journal.

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“Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.” – T.S. Elliot —————————————————————————- This is one of my favorite quotes. It’s full of ambition and life application. I apply it mostly to my running, but it has implications for most other aspects of life: business, pastimes, and…

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MixCoach Podcast 050 : How Much Is Too Much?

PodCast Episode 50

In this episode, Kevin and Jon talk over lunch about how much is “too much” eq/compression/etc when it comes to mixing. Question: Have you had similar experiences with mixing? Let us know in the comments below!

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MixCoach Playbook – How To Replace a Kick With the Free Version of Massey DRT

Sometimes you need to replace a kick, or other drum sound. This video shows you how to do it with the free Demo Version of Massey DRT, and your favorite midi, virtual instrument software. Check it out!

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MixCoach Podcast 049 : How To Make Tube Microphones Sound Even Better

PodCast Episode 49

In this episode, Kevin and Jon talk about one easy way to make your tube microphones sound better than ever! Question: What experiences do you have with tube microphones? Let us know in the comments below!

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MixCoach Podcast 048 : “30 Plays in 30 Days” and Kevin’s “Instant Awesome” Vocal Preset

PodCast Episode 48

In this episode, Kevin and Jon talk about the MixCoach “30 Plays in 30 Days” video series that they have put together. They also discuss Kevin’s “Instant Awesome” preset for vocals. Check it out! Question: Do you have a preset you use for “Instant Awesome?” Tell us about it in the comments below!

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MixCoach Podcast 047 : External Resouces And Other Knowledge

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In this episode, Kevin and Jon talk about resources other than MixCoach where you can learn more about engineering and mixing. Question:What resources have you found helpful in the past? What sites should we check out?

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MixCoach Insider Episode 7 – (plus, how to make sure you’re never surprised by radio or a mastering engineer)

In this episode Kevin and I sat down in the local coffee shop and talked about a tip to make sure you’re never surprised by radio or a mastering engineer. We also talked about Kevin’s Gordon Mote Interview, the new forum software, and some great forum topics! Forum Topics: Daniel Abadie wants to collaborate Eric…

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