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)

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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

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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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MixCoach- Mastering. Kevin Talks To Ryan Ruff About Mastering.

Have you ever had a bad experience with sending away a mix you’re proud of  to be mastered only for this mix to return nearly RUINED? Ryan Ruff, of Ruff Mix Studios and Kevin talk specifically about this major issue in this weeks video. The video offers insight into Kevin’s approach to mastering. He discusses…

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Vocal Recording Tips and Principles – Part 2

Here is the second post by Jon Wright. Written while sitting in on a vocal session with Kevin Ward and Wayne Haun. “The first and one of the most important tips: Be open with the artist about what you are doing. Let them know when you are editing, changing settings, swapping out gear, and even…

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Vocal Recording Tips and Principles – Jon Wright – Part 1

Hey there MixCoach readers! Here is a series of guest posts by Jon Wright with some insight into a vocal recording session. We’ll post the first tip Tomorrow, and the rest each Wednesday through Dec 1! “Earlier this week I found myself in a lead vocal recording session that Kevin was engineering and Wayne Haun…

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MixCoach – Graham Cochrane From TheRecordingRevolution.com Interviews Kevin Ward From MixCoach

Late last month Graham Cochrane from TheRecordingRevolution.com interviewed Kevin. They discussed everything from Kevin’s personal workflow to the psychology of mixing. Here’s a clip that gives a great overview of their discussion. Check it out!Let us know what you liked about this video. If you want to see Kevin discuss a specific topic more in-depth,…

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