Podcast 123: Interview with Grammy-Winning Producer Joe West

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In this episode Kevin interviews Joe West! They talk about Joe’s background in the recording industry, his influences, and what led him to the many accolades and awards he has received (including working on a Grammy Award winning project). Topics include: How Joe got his start in the music industry, the difference between learning things…

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MixCoach Podcast 122: Interview with ProductionAdvice’s Ian Shepherd

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Kevin sat down with Ian Shepherd of Production Advice and talked about what it actually means to be “mastered for iTunes”. Ian was really a wealth of information. You can find Ian on his website or check out his highly rated mastering podcast called The Mastering Show. Topics include: Mastered for iTunes Why Analog mixes…

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MixCoach Podcast 121: Red Sky Studio in Amarillo, TX

A few weeks ago, Kevin flew to Amarillo, TX to do a session in Ron Rankin’s new studio.  It’s a studio designed by Russ Berger. If you are even close to Amarillo, you should check out this world-class studio. Download This Episode

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MixCoach Podcast 120: Studio Consulting – What To Look For

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On this episode, Kevin and Jon talk about what we look for when we do consulting with some of our MixCoacher Studio Owners. We also talk a little about the MixCoach Experience Weekend. Hope you find this helpful. Download This Episode

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MixCoach Podcast 119: MixCoach Experience Weekend Past and Present

For the last 4 years, MixCoach has hosted an event in Nashville to help our mixers get “experience” in the studio.  In the past, we’ve hung out Grammy Award winning producers, hit-making recording engineers, state of the art mastering facilities and we have also recorded some of the best musicians that Nashville (or the world for that…

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MixCoach Podcast 118: Van Atkins

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If you’ve heard anything about my history, you’ll know that I got my start in a great studio called Crossroads Studios.  Crossroads Studios now one of the most well-known and sought-after Bluegrass and Gospel studios around. Van Atkins is at the forefront of their sound.  I sat down with Van recently and we chatted (of course)…

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MixCoach Podcast 117: Live Recording Tips

Kevin and Jon sit down to talk about Kevin’s live recording process. Kevin gives tips on getting the best performances from your band… and the audience! This podcast brought to by: MixCoachMember.com Mixcoach member. If you want to really “move the needle” on your mixing, the best way to get better is to Mix Consistently,…

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MixCoach Podcast 116: Reference Mixing and Building Your Playlist

I guess there’s no denying…. I think using reference mixes to guide you is perhaps one of the best things mixers can do– to not only learn, but to move your mixes forward. So, here is a conversation that Jon and I had about using reference mixes and even a short list of our favorite…

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Choosing Reference Mixes

Choosing Reference Mixes As engineers we talk a lot about things we have in our toolkits… things like plug-ins, presets, templates, samples, and workflow strategies. But there’s one tool that the pros have that we don’t talk about enough… Reference Mixes. For those who haven’t encountered this term before, the concept of a reference mix…

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MixCoach Podcast 115: Crazy Things We’ve Done To Mixes

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So Jon and I were on the phone talking about some of the crazy stuff we’ve done to mixes over the years, so we decided to record it for the podcast. Now, I’ll be the first to say that the quality of this recording is not as good as I had hoped.  We recorded a…

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