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New Full-Length Mixing Tutorial on Puremix.net

I’m excited to share my first full-length (1h45m) mixing tutorial, head over to Puremix.net and watch how I mixed Amber Skye’s “Howlin” using Avid’s Pro Tools 11. Using his unique approach to routing and a hybrid workflow, he demonstrates and discusses the importance of working…

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Introducing : the EMW Music Group Studio

Where are my manners? All summer long I’ve been posting photos and clips from my new studio without formally introducing it to anybody. Just after releasing our album Shuffle in June, EMW Music Group moved into our new production room inside Engine Room Audio. As…

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Mic Shootouts for Vocal Recording

When you go shopping for clothes, how often is the very first shirt you find something that looks great, fits you perfectly and matches your shoes? When it comes to recording vocals why should choosing microphones be any different? Every voice, every instrument, and every…

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Moon Professional 3500 MP Samples

I was asked to create some audio examples for the new Moon 3500 MP preamp so that people could hear it for themselves. After reading the reviews of the Moon preamp I had an idea of what it should sound like but I wanted to…

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Mixing ‘Fly Away’ with Universal Audio’s UAD

Check out my post over on the Universal Audio blog giving an in-depth look behind the mixing of Amanda Brown’s song ‘Fly Away’ which is on EMW Music Group’s charity album Shuffle. I break down how I treated her lead vocals, adding flange on a…

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Good Blog Hunting with Ben Lindell 9/23/13

As many of you may know, I read a lot of online articles, a fraction of which I share through Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn but every week I pick the MUST READ articles and tell you why you need to read them : We’ll Fix That During Mastering - Pro…

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Good Blog Hunting with Ben Lindell 9/15/13

As many of you may know, I read a lot of online articles, a fraction of which I share through Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn but every week I pick my absolute favorites and tell you why you need to read them : How Do I…

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Bit Crushing Article on Puremix.net

Check out this post I did last week for Puremix.net about tasteful bit crushing. Bit crushing is a very particular, distinct, and often abused effect that can add an unique color to mixes just as easily as it can rip your listeners’ ears off. I usually use…

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EMW Music Group – Shuffle – An Album Benefitting VH1 Save The Music Foundation Out Now!!

The last 6 months have been crazy!! I’ve been pouring myself into this project and I’m incredibly excited that it’s finally arrived! Here’s the trailer video that gives a good overview of what this album is all about. I’m proud to say that EMW Music Group will…

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Moog 500 Series Analog Delay Video

Check out my latest video for Moog Music Inc, showing off not only how great their new 500 Series Analog Delays sound but also a few practical ways to integrate them into any studio. And of course I’ve already added it to the new Video…

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New Videos Section

I’m fortunate to be able to work with so many great artists and companies and I realized it might be helpful to round up all the videos I’ve been a part of. From tutorials to mashups, music videos to interviews – I’ve brought them all…

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Mike Terry Interview

Last week I had the opportunity to interview Grammy nominated engineer Mike Terry (Foo Fighters, Eagles, Everest, Jessica Simpson) about his time at Sound City Studios. I took the chance to learn a lot more about his early years and what it was like to…

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