Today we have another episode for our Ultimate Guide Series, where we will be looking at Guitar Mixing!
There are so many different ways that you can mix guitar!
In this video, we will take you through 7 different ways to mix both Acoustic and Electric guitar on SEVEN different songs!
We are also joined by some incredible mixers, including:
Nick Launay is an English record producer, composer and recording engineer. He is one of the most sought after record producers in the world due to his success with recent albums by Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Anna Calvi, IDLES, Yeah Yeah Yeahs and Arcade Fire. Noted for his flamboyant style, he is among the most successful producers of the post-punk era, helming records from pivotal acts including Public Image Ltd, Gang of Four, Killing Joke, The Birthday Party, and The Slits.
Clay Blair is the owner and head engineer of Boulevard Recording in L.A., formerly know as the Producer’s Workshop. This studio is considered to feature one of the best sounding live rooms in L.A and has written plenty of music history over the past decades:
From John Lennon and Ringo Starr recording multiple solo projects there, to Neil Diamond and Barbara Steisand, the recording of Steely Dan`S classic Aja & Gaucho, all the way to Bob Ezrin mixing Pink Floyd‘s masterpiece The Wall in these rooms.
F. Reid Shippen
Reid Shippen is a mixer, engineer and producer, currently based in Nashville, Tennessee. He has mixed a wide variety of records including “Cosmic Hallelujah” by Kenny Chesney, “Lights Out” by Ingrid Michaelson, “The Mountain” by Dierks Bentley, “When I Was Younger” by Colony House, and “Eye On It” by TobyMac. Shippen has mixed nine Grammy Award winning projects and received the Audio Engineer of the Year award at the 54th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards.
Bob Horn is a multi-platinum, Grammy award winning mix engineer known for working with artists spanning many genres; R&B, Pop, Hip Hop, Rock, Adult Contemporary, and Jazz, as well as artists from countries around the globe including The U.S., Korea, Japan, Australia, Spain, Indonesia, Brazil, and China.
Some of those artists include: BTS, Usher, Timbaland, Michael Jackson, NeYo, Marshmello, Kane Brown, and MORE!
Ulrich Wild is a Grammy nominated, multi-platinum producer and mixer. He’s known for his work with notable Metal acts Detklok, Pantera, Static-x, White Zombie, Deftones, and Breaking Benjamin, as well as more eclectic artists Emilie Autumn, Stolen Babies, and Fiddle Witch and the Demons of Doom.
In his productions, Ulrich specializes in taking the artist to the peak of their abilities while bringing out their essence. With a penchant for establishing musical identities, Ulrich has focused many artists towards their defining sound, helping them launch their careers.
Warren Huart (Produce Like A Pro founder) is a Los Angeles-based British music producer who has played a fundamental part in the creation of platinum winning and billboard-soaring albums; as well as the development of many of today’s successful artists’ careers.
Warren Huart is known for his hard work ethic, positive attitude and respect for the artist’s vision. Many of his long term work relationships have turned into close friendships. With over 20 years of experience in the ever expanding music industry (record production, engineering, mixing and song writing), as well as his extensive knowledge of musical equipment used yesterday and today, Warren manages to create the most diverse sound around.
Watch the video below to learn more about mixing guitar!