MixCoach Podcast 034 : Choir and Vocal Ensemble Mixing and Tracking Techniques

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In this episode, Kevin talks about how to get a great choir sound in multiple styles and genres. Kevin even talks about how to get a great full choir sound with only three people! Question: How do YOU record ensembles?

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MixCoach Podcast 033 : Acoustic Bass Mixing and Tracking

PodCast Episode 33

In this episode, tracking and mixing acoustic bass is explored and discussed in depth. Kevin talks about everything from microphone placement to how to mix acoustic bass. http://mixcoach.com/mixcoach-podcast-018-the-two-best-ways-to-compress-bass/ Question: What experience do you have with tracking and mixing acoustic bass? What techniques worked? What didn’t?

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MixCoach Podcast 032 : The Most Under-Rated, Under-Utillized Button on Your Console or Interface

PodCast Episode 32

In this episode, the most under-used, and most important button on your console is discussed. Kevin talks about a BIG reason to use this button as well as its multiple applications. Question: What are some other reasons to use this button?

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MixCoach Podcast 031 : Drum Replacement

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In this episode, drum replacement is discussed in depth. Kevin talks about his experiences with drum replacement and specific tools you may already have at your disposal. When to replace and when to use a different technique. Question: What tools do you use to replace drums?

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MixCoach Podcast 030 : Vocal Tuning – “To tune, or not to tune?”

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In this episode, Kevin talks about when to tune and when not to tune, as well as, what tuning tools to use in specific circumstances. Question: What tools have you had success, or complete failure, using to tune vocals?

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MixCoach Podcast 029 : Magic Wands of Mixing (or plug-ins that can really save a recording)

PodCast Episode 29

In this episode, specific tools and plug-ins that have saved the day in the past are discussed. Kevin discusses issues in mixing that are beyond the engineer’s control and how to fix these issues. Everything from noise in specific tracks, to synching errors, and more.   Question: What tools have saved your productions in the…

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MixCoach Podcast 028 : Live Album Mixing and Recording

PodCast Episode 28

In this episode, Kevin discusses live album tracking and mixing. Elements specific to live albums as well as some problems you might encounter in live tracking and mixing situations.   Question: What type of issues and experiences have you had with live albums?

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MixCoach Podcast 027 : MixCoach Season 2 and Mixing Volume

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In this episode, MixCoach “Season 2” is introduced and the topic of mixing volume is discussed. Kevin talks about not only what volume to mix at but about protecting your ears everyday.   Question: What is the term for things sounding better (due to the way we hear) at higher volumes?

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Vocal Recording Tips and Principles – Part 4

Here is the fourth and last post in the series on Vocal Recording by Jon Wright. They were written while sitting in on a vocal session with Kevin Ward and Wayne Haun. “These last tips are more social and can apply to any recording situation. Studio work and working with musicians is very social. A…

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Vocal Recording Tips and Principles – Part 3

Here is the third post by Jon Wright. Written while sitting in on a vocal session with Kevin Ward and Wayne Haun. “Two more tips for a great vocal session: As an engineer you need to find a workflow that works well for you. For Kevin, it was making 3 passes (minimum) on separate tracks…

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