MixCoach Podcast 114: Music Is A Language

I heard a TedX talk recently with one of my favorite musicians.  Victor Wooten spoke about the “Language Of Music”.  At first, I discounted it… but man, was it deep. In the Ted Talk, he starts by saying he was “born into a band”.  His brothers (The Wooten Brothers) needed a bass player and when…

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MixCoach Podcast 112: Smart Recreation

What if what you did in your spare time could help you improve your mixes. That’s what we’re talking about on this episode of the MixCoach Podcast. This episode is brought to you by: MixCoachMember.com If you want to really “move the needle” on your mixing, the best way to get better is to Mix…

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MixCoach Podcast 111: Interview with David Stagl

This podcast is a little different than most of the MixCoach Podcasts.  It’s in depth and quite a bit longer than my regular podcasts.  Let me know what you think of the longer format. In this episode, I get the opportunity to talk to David about the parallels of mixing in the studio and mixing…

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MixCoach Podcast -110 Five Ways To Freshen Up Your Mixing

Sometimes when you’ve mixed a ton of songs and you have a system dialed in.. your mixes are consistently.. you may want to mix things up a bit (if you will forgive the pun). In this podcast, Jon and I talk about ways to add some newness or freshness to your mixing workflow.  From expensive…

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How 1,334 Bricks Can Improve Your Mix

Recently, Janna, Kaelyn and I and i decided to do an “expert” level Lego project.. just for fun… They gave me a Lego replica of a 1962 Volkswagen Camper Van (the most affordable version of my dream car) for my birthday. We were determined to do it all in one day… so we started putting our…

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MixCoach Podcast 109: Killer Strategies For Interns

In this episode of the podcast, Kevin sits down with Joe Carrell of MoeJoeMix and they talk about one strategy in particular that will help interns and new engineers really impress clients… and it’s not what you think. Show Sponsor: http://MixCoachMember.com Download This Episode

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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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