MixCoach Podcast 040 : How to Control What You Can Control in the Studio

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

MixCoach Podcast 034 : Choir and Vocal Ensemble Mixing and Tracking Techniques

In this episode, Kevin talks about how to get a great choir sound in multiple styles and genres. Kevin even talks about how to get a great full choir sound with only three people! Question: How do YOU record ensembles?

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 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.