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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

How To Record Killer Electric Guitar Tracks At Home

12/2/2022
Chris and Jody unwind the simple choices that producers need to make when tackling electric guitars. Hardware choices like amp heads and cabs to pair with mics. Or going the software route.

Duration:00:35:33

10 Things To Know When You Go Into A Session

11/25/2022
Chris and Jody head over to the other side of the glass. Going into a checklist for musicians, artists, and bands looking to go into a studio and record. What are the do's and don'ts? How can this help you find the right fit of a studio. How it can help a studio owner better serve those who wish to record at their studio. Plus we give a few personal examples we've dealt with. It's also not unlikely that there will be some nonsense discussed.

Duration:00:31:15

Mono Compatibility Explained - How To Check For It!

11/18/2022
Chris and Jody decide it's time to think about mono compatibility. With so many smart speakers on the market these days, it's a wise choice to start thinking about how a mix will translate on them. What are the reasons for mono compatibility? How to check for mono compatibility? What are some of the pitfalls that can ruin mono compatibility? All this and more this time around. It's also not unlikely that there will be some nonsense discussed.

Duration:00:27:24

Tips For A Better Studio Schedule That Will Help You Be More Productive

11/11/2022
Chris and Jody pull into the station on a listener request. Talking about time management and good studio scheduling. Making sure you stay busy, but not feeling over worked. Making sure you're not under scheduled and scrambling to find more work. Also, hints to keeping track of your time in order to figure out how long you take and what you should be charging. It's all in here and more. It's also not unlikely that there will be some nonsense discussed.

Duration:00:34:01

Strymon BigSky Reverb. Why You Need To Know About This Amazing Plugin

11/4/2022
Chris and Jody get an early bird worm look at a new reverb plugin, BigSky from Strymon. This is Strymon's first foray into the world of plugin computing and what better way to introduce itself to your DAW and digital rig setup than with the luscious BigSky? Chris and Jody discuss putting the plugin thru it's paces. An in-depth look at all the reverb playgrounds. Plus an extra deep dive into several of the playgrounds and how they make the BigSky Reverb unique. And for a first time ever for...

Duration:00:36:48

SSL 4000 Console - The Nearly Complete Guide

10/28/2022
Chris and Jody go exploring the SSL 4000 console. Giving a brief look at the history of the company and the board. Then they get into the nuts & bolts of all aspects of the channels and the SSL sound. The input, the dynamics, the EQ, the filers and more. It's all here and then some. It's also not unlikely that there will be some nonsense discussed.

Duration:00:31:08

Productivity Hacks - How To Be Productive During Your Down Time

10/21/2022
Chris and Jody unload about how to be productive while having down time. You know that time when you're not super busy recording, mixing, mastering all the latest tracks from the current hot band who requested your special skills. There are 3 categories of ideas presented here to help you get your mind right when you're between projects. It's also not unlikely that there will be some nonsense discussed.

Duration:00:30:36

10 Common Mastering Mistakes Most People Make And How To Fix Them

10/14/2022
Chris and Jody lay out a list of mistakes that are easy to make when starting on the journey to becoming a mastering engineer. There are no less than 10 mistakes laid out to take in, internalize and then let go of. Come on inside and figure out the path to mastering bliss with us. It's also not unlikely that there will be some nonsense discussed.

Duration:00:27:04

How To Get Things Done Quickly When You Have Short Deadlines

10/7/2022
Chris and Jody make quick work of ways to operate when you've got short deadlines. What are some real world examples we've come across. Best practices that have helped us and can certainly help you. It's also not unlikely that there will be some nonsense discussed.

Duration:00:30:40

The Difference Between Corrective EQ And Sweetening EQ - What You Need To Know

9/30/2022
Chris and Jody divide and conquer the subjects of corrective EQ and sweetening EQ. What is the definition of each? Where do we approach each style of EQ? What is the process value of each style of EQ? All this is discussed and more. Don't forget the Friday Finds that we found this week for you!

Duration:00:30:31

How To Use Music Theory To Become A Better Producer (And Mix Engineer)

9/23/2022
Chris and Jody weigh in on the concept of knowing music theory. Should a producer, a musician, a mix engineer know music theory? Will it help or hinder the situation in the studio? How about the writing process? Are there pitfalls to dealing with artists that don't know music theory? It's also not unlikely that there will be some nonsense discussed.

Duration:00:34:59

Inside the World of ’Bad’ TV, Music Composer Mike Greene

9/16/2022
Chris and Jody (with their kinda fun podcast) sit down to chat with songwriter, producer, VI maker extraordinaire - Mike Greene. You've likely heard Mike's handiwork on "bad" TV shows or some artist's records. Or maybe you've heard of his VI company Realitone. We go deep with Mike and find out what makes him tick. Plus we learn a rather interesting connection between him and David Bowie. Find out what we learned!

Duration:01:35:55

Learn How To Become A Master Compressor User

9/9/2022
Chris and Jody open up some windpipes on the methods of learning how to hear what compression is doing. Covering the controls of a normal compressor, to extreme settings that should really accentuate what it's doing to a signal. Plus a few more little tricks to the trade that we've used to learn to hear what a compressor is doing and use it to your advantage. It's also not unlikely that there will be some nonsense discussed.

Duration:00:28:47

The Return Of Side Chain: What Is The Best Way To Use Side Chain In Your Mix?

9/2/2022
Chris and Jody delve into the depths of side chaining. We discuss what it is, and various ways it can improve your mix. Plus what types of methods we make use of to effectively incorporate side chaining to create movement and change in a mix.

Duration:00:28:32

How To Get Warmth In Your Mixes, From Recording To Post

8/26/2022
Chris and Jody are filling the pool with warmth. Diving into the subject of how to get warmth in your mixes. Should you get warmth in your mixes and what methods do we use to achieve that warmth. From mics, to plugins, to mojo, we cover it in here. Put your swim suit on and follow along.

Duration:00:31:55

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