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Unlock remarkable tips and tricks for improved recordings in your studio. Unusually great for beginners and professionals.

Unlock remarkable tips and tricks for improved recordings in your studio. Unusually great for beginners and professionals.

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United States

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Unlock remarkable tips and tricks for improved recordings in your studio. Unusually great for beginners and professionals.

Language:

English


Episodes

Mid Side EQ: A Step-by-Step Tutorial of the Important Stuff

8/19/2022
Chris and Jody unfold the murky waters of Mid-Side EQ. Talking about where concept stems from and what is different about now in the modern DAW world. We explain the nuts and bolts of how it works in stereo. Why we might want to use Mid Side EQ and some possible pitfalls from using it. We even talk about some of our favorite plugins to use for EQing Mid Side situations. It's also not unlikely that there will be some nonsense discussed.

Duration:00:29:08

How to Organize Your Music Files Like a PRO: Insider Secrets from Successful Mixers

8/12/2022
Chris and Jody discuss their methods of file management and choosing how to deliver them to clients. What files go where, what method of delivery works best. Do we leave the storage of sessions on the client or do we take charge? We also talk about how we store files. It's also not unlikely that there will be some nonsense discussed.

Duration:00:37:26

The Eye On The Prize With Reuben Cohen: How To Become A Mastering Engineer

8/5/2022
Chris and Jody involve the incredible Reuben Cohen in an amazing interview. We trek thru his early beginnings and dive into multiple stories. The eye on the prize about being a mastering engineer. How he started out building a business and mastering some of the biggest songs in the last decade. What gear can he not live without. Plus what did have to do with Metallica, Pharrell, Distinto, and movie soundtracks? Don't forget our Friday Finds. It's all here. It's also not unlikely that there...

Duration:01:21:02

The M7: A Deep Dive Into One of the Most Iconic Modern Reverb Units in Music Recording History

7/29/2022
Chris and Jody jump into the pool of the Bricasti M7. A deep dive into one of the most iconic modern reverb units in music recording history. They tackle the history and timing of the M7; like who made it and where they came from. Plus do their abnormal review of the controls that make the unit work, and discuss some of the favorite uses of the M7 reverb. It's also not unlikely that there will be some nonsense discussed.

Duration:00:26:17

How To Use A De-Esser Effectively In Your Mix

7/22/2022
Chris and Jody do a non-sexy look into the arena of de-essers. The specific mixing tool that few like to think about until they are in dire need of fixing sibilance in a vocal or something harsh in another instrument. How do they operate? What do they do? What are our choices for awesome de-essers? You'll have happier ears after this episode. It's also not unlikely that there will be some nonsense discussed.

Duration:00:29:06

Cleaning Up Multi-Tracks - How to Make Your Multi-Tracks Sound Awesome

7/15/2022
Chris and Jody plunge into the waters of getting multi-tracks prepped for doing a mix. What are the steps we take to clean up individual tracks for vocals, guitars, bass, drums, virtual instruments, orchestral instruments and more. The idea of how we get things ready for mixing and for recording engineers to give to mix engineers. It's also not unlikely that there will be some nonsense discussed.

Duration:00:37:04

Lexicon 224: Deep Dive Into One Of The Most Iconic Reverb Units In Music Recording History

7/8/2022
Chris and Jody jump into the pool of the Lexicon 224. A deep dive into one of the most iconic reverb units in music recording history. They tackle the history and timing of the 224. Plus do their abnormal review of the controls that make the unit work, and discuss some of the favorite uses of the 224 reverb. It's also not unlikely that there will be some nonsense discussed.

Duration:00:29:08

How To Make Your Mix More Dynamic

6/30/2022
Chris and Jody waltz in to the subject of how to get a mix to move and breath. What kind of techniques we use to get some life, sparkle and splashes to invigorate your mix. All in the name of being able to keep a listener's interest in the song beyond the mundane. It's also not unlikely that there will be some nonsense discussed.

Duration:00:33:36

The Empirical Labs Distressor - Get A Ton Of Great Quality Sounds With This One Little Device

6/24/2022
compressor that was designed from the ground up to emulate a couple other super classic compressors. The end result is a compressor that became a classic in it's own right. We delve into the history, the models, and breakdown the controls. Then we explain what it's good for. It's also not unlikely that there will be some nonsense discussed.

Duration:00:35:03

What is Headroom? (And Why It’s Important)

6/17/2022
Chris and Jody squeeze into the subject of recording headroom. Talking about what it is and why it's important to be consciously aware of. They bring up what the ideal sweet spot of headroom is for a mix and how it is important to get right before sending a mix off for mastering. It's also not unlikely that there will be some nonsense discussed.

Duration:00:32:19

What Happens at NAMM Doesn’t Stay at NAMM

6/10/2022
Chris and Jody give a recap and rundown of the NAMM Show 2022. If you're not familiar with what NAMM is, we explain. What did we see? What did we like? Who might we have bumped into? What gear blew our minds? What did we drool over? It's all in here for the 2022 edition of the NAMM Show. It's also not unlikely that there will be some nonsense discussed.

Duration:00:41:44

Neutron Explained: How To Get A Clean Mix In Minutes

6/3/2022
Chris and Jody get a sneak preview look at Neutron by iZotope. We break down the modules involved in the new version and explain the nitty gritty of how this very modern channel strip can help your mixing. Very flexible and tons of permutations mean you have the means to really dial in a mix. Mix like a star, a Neutron Star!

Duration:00:35:24

How to Use New Gear - Do You Need It?

5/27/2022
Chris and Jody jump into the muddy waters of how to approach using new gear. Should you be using it on everything? Do sleigh bells belong in every song? Are you buying gear for a want or a need? All this is brought up and so much more. It's also not unlikely that there will be some nonsense discussed.

Duration:00:35:35

New EQ Technique for Electric Bass: How to Boost and Cut with your Ears!

5/20/2022
dive into the world of EQ for your electric bass tracks. We walk thru the various areas of the audio spectrum. The sub, the fundamental low, the low mids, the upper mids and air. Plus we offer up various thoughts on each area on cutting or boosting and why. Don't forget our Friday Finds and… It's also not unlikely that there will be some nonsense discussed.

Duration:00:34:59

Vocal Mic Distance: How Close is Close Enough?

5/13/2022
Chris and Jody discuss what to consider when tracking vocals: How close to the mic should you get? What are the issues you may run into when not getting this right? What if the singer wants to actually hold the mic in hand? What is proximity effect? All this, plus our Friday Finds. It's also not unlikely that there will be some nonsense discussed...

Duration:00:33:11

Audio Masking: All the Tools You Need to Avoid It

5/6/2022
Chris and Jody jump into the muddy waters of audio masking. What is it? What instruments can tend to mask each other. Things to watch out for when sifting thru a mix to find the masking. Why it's a good idea to listen and eliminate it. And finally sharing softwares that can help you "see" it. Don't forget our Friday Finds for this week and. It's also not unlikely that there will be some nonsense discussed.

Duration:00:35:50

Drum Programming vs Live Drums: How to Know When to Use Which?

4/29/2022
Chris and Jody delve into the idea of drum programming vs live drums. What styles are prone to each. When is it ideal to record with live drums. Things to watch out for when programming drums. Why might you want to program drums. And finally enhancing live drums with programmed drums or samples. Don't forget our Friday Finds for this week and... It's also not unlikely that there will be some nonsense discussed.

Duration:00:38:01

Layering Instruments: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

4/22/2022
Chris and Jody discuss the pros and cons of layering similar instruments. We breeze thru using similar sounding synths, guitars, basses, drums and vocals. Plus we offer up various thoughts on each area on the good or bad and why. Don't forget our Friday Finds and… It's also not unlikely that there will be some nonsense discussed.

Duration:00:33:14

Getting To Know The Kick Drum Frequency Spectrum

4/15/2022
We dive into the world of EQ for your kick drum. We walk thru the various areas of the audio spectrum. The fundamental low end, the low mids, the upper mids and the "click". Plus we offer up various thoughts on each area on cutting or boosting and why. Don't forget our Friday Finds and… It's also not unlikely that there will be some nonsense discussed.

Duration:00:32:18

How To Use Your DAW Like A Console: 3 Pro Bits for Channel Strips vs Individual Plugins

4/8/2022
Chris and Jody dive into the fray of Channel Strips vs Individual Plugins. What are the differences? What are the components that make up a channel strip? Who makes the popular emulations and the virtual modern ones? Are there pros to using channel strips and what are the cons of them? It's a good look into the workflow of treating your DAW like a console. It's also not unlikely that there will be some nonsense discussed.

Duration:00:39:14