Category Archives for #ASKJV Podcast

#ASKJV 42: Tracking Special (Workflow, Guitars, Vocals and more)

Special extended episode all about tracking! In This Episode: 1 – Wood vs. metal snares in the studio? 2 – What’s your overall tracking workflow? 3 – Do you track the L/R rhythm guitars with the exact same chain? 4 – Using multiple mics on a vocalist? 5 – Is it normal to always feel like I could do better? […]

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#ASKJV 41: Sloppy Players, Sibilance & Recording Drums

In This Episode: 1 – Getting good takes even when working with sloppy players. 2 – Dealing with sibilance when slamming vocals with compression. 3 – Miking a drum kit This show runs on your questions! Submit your question here. SUBSCRIBE ON iTUNES

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#ASKJV 40: Why Limiters?, Great Drum Rooms, Creating Huge Choruses

1 – Limiters and when to use them. 2 – Drum Rooms and what makes for a great sounding one. 3 – Making huge choruses and production tips to bring your choruses to life. This show runs on your questions! Submit your question here. SUBSCRIBE ON iTUNES

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#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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Committing: The way to better recordings, better mixes and a career in audio

Lack of commitment is a big problem for up-and-coming engineers today. I challenge you to find little ways of committing more with the projects you’re working on right now. Using one mic on an amp instead of 3? Bouncing your drum samples down to audio early in the mix? Finally sending that mix to the […]

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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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