In this episode, Alex discusses his difficulty getting the amount of pre-roll right for a vocal overdub session. Kevin provides some new ways to think about the underrated concept of pre-roll. Question: What signs do you look for to read the artist and make the session go smoothly?
This week, the discussion of proper overdub etiquette continues. Methods of file exchange including Dropbox and iDisk are discussed and how they are used. Also, Alex and Kevin begin talking about trust and dealing with clients. http://mixcoach.com/dropbox Question: Have you ever thought of trust being such an important part in the studio?
In this episode we begin a two part series on the etiquette of overdubs. With the recording industry becoming a global industry, the new technology provides new challenges and advantages that we have never had before. The importance of proper session delivery between studios, file naming protocol, good communication, as well as an example of… Continue reading MixCoach Podcat 022 : Overdub Etiquette (Part I)
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… Continue reading Vocal Recording Tips and Principles – Part 3
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… Continue reading Vocal Recording Tips and Principles – Part 2
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… Continue reading Vocal Recording Tips and Principles – Jon Wright – Part 1