MixCoach Podcast 028 : Live Album Mixing and Recording

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?

MixCoach Podcast 020 : Bringing On The Electric Guitars

On this Episode of the MixCoach Podcast, Kevin addresses the electric guitar and his typical signal chain. He talks about techniques for EQing and compressing electric guitars. Kevin touches on panning electric guitars to excite the mix in stereo.

MixCoach Podcast 018 : The Two Best Ways To Compress Bass

On this episode of the MixCoach Podcast, Kevin discusses, the Nashville studio standards on bassists processing their instrument before tape. However, Kevin talks about how to process a bass when you don’t have access to great bass rigs before tape. He talks about his Compressor settings in-line, as well as with parallel compression.

MixCoach Podcast 017 : Overhead And Bus Processing

On this episode of the MixCoach Podcast, Kevin talks about the two ways to process overheads, including the pitfalls of compressing the overheads. He also touches on room mics, from the many ways the room can be mic’d to how to utilize the rooms in the mix. Kevin talks about what he calls a “sky hook” too. Kevin also talks about using Parallel and Bus Compression.

MixCoach Podcast 016 : Processing Toms

On this episode of the MixCoach Podcast, Kevin again gives you his specific signal chain, EQ and compressor settings for toms. He talks about when to use a gate to control the toms, as well as tailoring the sound of toms with EQ and compression.

MixCoach Podcast 015 : Processing Snare

On this episode of the MixCoach Podcast, the snare is exposed just as the Kick was in the last episode. Kevin give you his specific EQ, and compression plug-ins and settings. He talks about finding the fundamental snare frequency.

MixCoach Podcast 014 : How I go about processing a Kick Drum

On this episode of the MixCoach Podcast, Kevin describes his signal chain, EQ and compressor settings in detail. You can use these settings to get great kick drum sounds. Some insight from someone who has been around the block a few times.