All posts by Dan Knittel

#ASKJV 39: Acoustic Guitar, Favorite Preamps, Automation & Clipping Drums

1 – Recording acoustic guitar and keeping the tone consistent. 2 – Favorite mic pres for different sources. 3 – Automation workflow 4 – Clipping drums – which plugins I’m using This show runs on your questions! Submit your question here. SUBSCRIBE O

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Compression: How to know if you “get it.”

Compression can be mysterious and confusing, but there’s no need to worry. Here’s a little rant on how to know if you really “get” compression, and some tips to help you get there.

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#ASKJV 38: Everything Guitars Special

In This Episode 1 – Varying tones for rythms & leads and other ways to achieve differences in tone. 2 – Manually gating guitars and the correct way to do them. 3 – Handing off your DI’s and what to provide to another engineer. 4 – Recording in small chunks and why this is necessary to achieve that “polished” sound. […]

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#ASKJV 37: Unusable Guitar Tracks, Reamping Bass & Mastering Tips/Tricks…

1 – Unusable guitar tracks and what to do about them. 2 – Reamping bass using a sans amp pedal. 3 – Mastering tricks during the mixing phase. This show runs on your questions! Submit your question here. SUBSCRIBE ON iTUNES

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#ASKJV 36: Freelancing, Real Amps VS. Sims & Secret To Tom Processing

  1 – Freelance Engineering 2 – Real Amps VS. Sims and what their future looks like. 3 – Tom Mixing track that will eliminate your need for samples. This show runs on your questions! Submit your question here. SUBSCRIBE ON iTUNES

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#ASKJV 35: Reamping, Consistency, Mix Bus & Phase vs. Polarity

1 – Reamping 2 – Consistency 3 – Mix Bus 4 – Phase vs. Polarity This show runs on your questions! Submit your question here. SUBSCRIBE ON iTUNES

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#ASKJV: Special Guest: Eyal Levi (Monuments, Demon Hunter, August Burns Red)

This week we have a special by the name of Eyal Levi (Monuments, Demon Hunter, August Burns Red). You probably already know him from bands hes worked with or as one of the co-founders over at Unstoppable Recording Machine. He was kind enough to take some time out of his busy schedule and answer some […]

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#ASKJV 34 – Guitar Tone, Clipping & Switching Drum Samples

In This Episode: 1 – Dialing in guitar tone 2 – Clipping your mix 3 – Changing drum samples on an album This show runs on your questions! Submit your question here. SUBSCRIBE ON iTUNES

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#ASKJV 33: Producer/Musicians, Handling Revisions, Over Editing?

In This Episode: 1 – Producer/Musician 2 – Handling Problem Clients 3 – Over Editing This show runs on your questions! Submit your question here. SUBSCRIBE ON iTUNES

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#ASKJV 32: Comping Takes, Stacking Guitars, No Bass Player & More

In This Episode: 1 – Mixing in mono 2 – No bass player?! 3 – Comping Takes 4 – Stacking Guitars This show runs on your questions! Submit your question here. SUBSCRIBE ON iTUNES

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