How To Build A Mix Template From Scratch – Part 2

Today is part 2 of the “How to build a mix template from scratch” series. I will cover how to route mix tracks and buss stems to those tracks. It’s tedious, to begin with, but you NEED a mix template and I want to show you how. If you missed the first video, be sure… Continue reading How To Build A Mix Template From Scratch – Part 2

MixCoach Experience Weekend 2016 By Chuck Green

Day 1 The day began at 4 a.m. with much anticipation as the alarm clock blares through our dark and silent house. The suitcase had been previously packed and loaded in the Jeep the night before. All that remained was to perform the necessary three “S”’s, (I’ll leave that up to you to figure out), get… Continue reading MixCoach Experience Weekend 2016 By Chuck Green

“What Volume Should I Have On The Master/ Stereo Out, When The Mix Is Ready?”

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“What volume should I have on the Master/ Stereo Out, when the mix is ready?” Keep RMS around -10-12dB, ceiling -1dB and you are done:) To make use of this short statement in practice we need to clarify some things like the difference between gain, volume, level and loudness and also some other questions need… Continue reading “What Volume Should I Have On The Master/ Stereo Out, When The Mix Is Ready?”

When do you become a recording engineer?

Become a Recording Engineer

Is it when you get your first client? Is it when you get your first single? Is it when you get your first piece of gear?  I don’t think so… One of my favorite movies is one called Sister Act 2.  Not only is the music awesome, but there are a few poignant parts too.… Continue reading When do you become a recording engineer?

MixCoach Podcast 066: Types of Submission Mixes

Today’s episode is all about what types of submission mixes/tracks clients will want from you. Raw Transcript: Kevin: This is the Mix Coach Podcast, episode 66. John: On this episode we’re going to talk about what types of mixes we are delivering to record labels, to producers, to clients of any sort. Whether it’s vocal… Continue reading MixCoach Podcast 066: Types of Submission Mixes

The Kaotica Eyeball – Now you can record great vocals in any setting

This is Matt Butler with Mixcoach here to talk about a relatively new product for audio engineers. The Kaotica Eyeball is the latest innovation for acoustic treatment for large or home studios alike. At first I thought, “Oh boy. Another acoustic treatment gimmick!”. After about 15 minutes of using the Kaotica Eyeball, I was singing… Continue reading The Kaotica Eyeball – Now you can record great vocals in any setting

MixCoach Podcast 059: Unconventional Mixing Tricks

In this episode we discuss some unconventional mixing tricks and how to use them! Raw Transcript: Jon: On this week’s episode we’re going to actually talk about unconventional recording and mixing techniques. Things you wouldn’t normally see or situations that you wouldn’t normally get into in the studio.   Hey Kev, how’s it going today?… Continue reading MixCoach Podcast 059: Unconventional Mixing Tricks

Kevin interviews Steve Genewick of Capitol Studios about Michael Buble

Steve Genewick is a friend of mine who works at Capitol studios in Hollywood. He’s recorded everyone from Aerosmith to Queen..Diana Krall to Ray Charles, Paul McCartney, Sting …and he’s also an active member of MixcoachMember. Steve has also recorded a record that I’ve personally been listening to non-stop for the past month…. The Michael… Continue reading Kevin interviews Steve Genewick of Capitol Studios about Michael Buble

Recording Vocals in a booth – Strategy from the front 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