I’d like to preface this week’s post by saying I play several instruments, but I will always be first and foremost a bass player! So, the tip I’d like to share this week holds a special place in my heart when I’m fighting with a bass part that doesn’t want to keep steady levels. How… Continue reading A Quick Tip On Mixing A Stubborn Bass Line
There’s a lot of human psychology that goes into nurturing a performance out of great singers. The studio environment is where it’s cultivated when it’s time to actually capture it. I am working at the Sound Kitchen today and wanted you to see my way of capturing the performances this time as opposed to the… Continue reading Recording Vocals in a booth – Strategy from the front line
Today I want to show you my personal workflow for making a snare drum really pop out in a mix. First, we find the ring, then the sweet spot, add some top end and then level the output to match input. These subtle changes make for a not-so-subtle result. [youtube]5sH00A4GuIg[/youtube] How do you get a… Continue reading MixCoach Playbook – How to make a snare drum ROCK
Sometimes you want to do something different to just one phrase of a vocal. In this video, I’ll explain how I process a ‘telephone’ vocal into one line of a song… all without automation 🙂 How do YOU do this trick? [youtube]T4aVkaD7wxk[/youtube]
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