Tag archive for Mixing

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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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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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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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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Phase Alignment Manifesto

I don’t mind admitting it, I love the infinite possibilities of phase relationships. If you are still stuck in the mindset that things are either in-phase or out-of-phase, black or white, then it’s time to wake up and listen closer. There are many shades of…

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Playing Favorites When Mixing

Where Should I Begin?  People are always arguing about mixing workflows and what order should you approach the elements of a mix? Some say you have to start with the vocals, others like to build up the rhythm section before moving on to the rest…

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Simple Suggestions for Being a Better Engineer

I engineer the majority of my own sessions but occasionally I’ll just produce and let someone else engineer. Whenever I’m engineering, I’m constantly striving to be as efficient as I can while capturing the highest quality sound possible. I always hope that when I’m working…

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Softube Grand Channel

Softube gave me early access to their brand new Summit Audio Grand Channel and EQF-1000 plugins. I’ve been rocking the TLA-100A for a while now was pretty excited to see how they did the EQ and they sure didn’t disappoint me, this is my favorite EQ plugin…

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Sweetwater Gearfest Presentations

We had such a blast this weekend at Sweetwater’s Gearfest 2012. I wanted to share a few more photos from the weekend for everyone to check out. To see all of the photos, head over to flickr. Again a big thanks for everyone at Sweetwater,…

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How to Reamp, Getting Out of the Box

What exactly is Reamping? Anytime you send a track ‘out of the box’ and run the signal through something and record the result, that’s reamping. This can range from sending a guitar DI signal out into a real guitar amp, feeding a bass track through…

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