The “Very Best” Plug-in Choices For 2017 It’s that time of year again! With 2016 behind us it’s a great time to look back at the work we have done and think about how we can improve over the year ahead. With that comes a lot of thought and talk about the tools that we… Continue reading The “Very Best” Plug-in Choices For 2017 (PART 1)
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?” 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?”
This episode is the first of three thing that I learned from watching my little girl play on a playground. Kids learn things faster than us “grown-ups”. I think “fun” is a big reason for that. Enjoy. [youtube]JEJXVu5_t5Q[/youtube] Check out the next MixCoach Minute to find out what else Kevin learned at the playground! Raw Transcript: Hey guys,… Continue reading 014 MixCoach Minute – The importance of keeping your studio experience FUN
In this episode, I tell you what I told one of my members to convince his client that coming to his recording studio was the best thing to do. It’s a cool way to convert a prospect into a client for you. Kevin [youtube]4kUPD67rt4M[/youtube] Check out the next MixCoach Minute get more mixing tips! Raw Transcript: Hey… Continue reading 012 MixCoach Minute – One trick to convince your client to record with you
In this episode, Kevin talks about how you can improve your sound without adding more gear to your setup. Question:What are some ways you have improved your sound in the past that isn’t related to gear?
In this episode, Kevin talks about how to respond to problems when they occur. Have you ever had a hard drive crash? A sick musician the day before tracking? Listen to this podcast to find out the best course of action. Question: When have things gone absolutely wrong for you in the studio? How did… Continue reading MixCoach Podcast 040 : How to Control What You Can Control in the Studio
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 podcast episode we introduce you to Kevin’s new intern Alex. They discuss the life of an intern both here and what it can be like at other studios. Also, his first few days at the studio and getting “thrown into the fire” right after stepping foot in the door. Plus putting everything you… Continue reading MixCoach Podcast 021 : A New Voice
On this episode of the MixCoach Podcast, Kevin discusses the first meeting with a vocalist. He talks about energy, personality dynamics, and when to have the vocalist sing.