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Quiet time – saving your ears for the mix

by Jerry Hammack, author of The Beatles Recording Reference Manuals (www.beatlesrecordingreferencemanuals.com / www.jerryhammack.com) One of the keys to successful mix engineering is keeping your ears fresh for what’s important – in short, the music. There are all kinds of ways…

Classic studio techniques – Getting the Beatles “Pepper”-era bass
by Jerry Hammack, author of The Beatles Recording Reference Manuals (www.beatlesrecordingreferencemanuals.com / www.jerryhammack.com) If I had to point to one sound that started me on my 10-year journey to discover how The Beatles recorded their hit catalog it would be…
Produce Like A Pro Mix & Remix Contest 2018
** UPDATE: We'll be announcing the winners a week later than originally anticipated due to the amount of submissions! You all rock and we want to make sure everyone has a fair listen! Hi friends, I'm constantly amazed by the…
Richard Furch Interview and Studio Tour

Talking with Richard is fantastic, he is humble, a huge fan of music and has a thirst for knowledge. He is someone who is always looking to improve! In fact he’s taken many of our courses and watches our videos…

Magic Formula For Songwriting? | FAQ Friday
I often get asked about songwriting: How do I start a song? Is there a magical formula? I like to start with asking the artist “what do you want to write about? What exactly are you trying to say?” If…
How to mix MASSIVE Rock Guitars with Ulrich Wild, Bob Marlette & Warren Huart
a Rafflecopter giveaway Somebody recently asked me “how many guitars is enough on either side to create a large guitar sound?” The best way to show you how to achieve a massive guitar sound is to show you the approaches…
L C R Panning and Mixing In Mono?
Mixing LCR Panning True LCR panning is very prevalent in genres that have hugely dense mixes, particularly songs with massive guitar and synth sounds. Mixing Acoustic tracks, Orchestral and Jazz recordings would rarely if ever employ this technique. Every great…
Mixing Kick & Bass FAQ FRIDAY
This week was a big one and it was all about Mixing Low End… more specifically mixing Kick and Bass. We did 2 LIVE Q&A’s, mixing kick and bass in hiphop and showed you some low end mixing tricks from…
Mixing Kick & Bass in Hip Hop (Mixing Low End)
a Rafflecopter giveaway Mixing live Drums and Bass are very different from Mixing Programmed Drums and Bass and Mixing Hip Hop/EDM and R&B can present a whole new set of issues! ‘Kick’ or ‘Bass' Drums can be pure tones like…
Kick and Bass Low End Mixing Tricks With Ulrich Wild, Cameron Webb & Warren Huart
Get The Mixing Kick & Bass Cheatsheet Mixing Kick Drum: • Boost 60 Hz to reinforce weight of the kick. The area around 40-60 Hz is where the weight of you kick lives. • Don’t be afraid to gently high…