In this video, I explain how I come up with Black Salt Audio plugin ideas and map out the signal flow… How we test early versions with “ugly builds”… And how it all gets tied together into a super-functional and polished plugin. Find my plugins at https://blacksaltaudio.com
Roelof has been coaching our students inside the Pro Production System program for a couple years now… And he found that there’s 1 common thing that holds everybody back when they want to connect with potential clients: Fear of rejection! Find out how to face your fears and keep your confidence intact as you navigate […]
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Back in July I was in the studio with the band Mandroid Echostar to produce drums & vocals, and then mix a new single. In today’s video, I’m sharing some footage from the recording session… and then taking you into my mix to show you some of the raw tracks + what I did with […]
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Ever felt like your mix is 90% there, but there’s still something missing? Sometimes there’s just one move you need to make that’ll take your mix from good to great. In this video, I’m sharing 3 of my recent mix projects and how I added the final 10% that each mix needed. Plugins in this […]
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There’s no overnight fixes when it comes to your mixing skills… but having these monitors might make the journey a little easier. Check out this video to learn why you can find NS-10s in almost every pro studio, and how the new CLA-10’s stack up against the old legends. ☛ Get the CLA10 monitors here: […]
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There are a bunch of mistakes that pretty much every new mixer makes. I’ve definitely made all of them at one time or another! The trick is to first become aware of these mistakes and then STOP them before they become bad habits. In this video, I’m reviewing 17 of the most common beginner mixing […]
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Here’s an interview with my friend Chris – aka the artist MANAFEST – about how artists can reach more fans and make money with their music. Here’s what’s covered: Why he makes way more money independently vs. being on a label Why collaborating is so important (great tip for producers too!) How and when to […]
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There are some plugins that were my go-to tools for years, but I’ve recently switched them out. Some of the replacements are plugins that I made for myself. Others are just a newer, easier way of doing things. Check out this video to learn what I replaced and why.
When it comes to plugins and a streamlined mix workflow, you don’t mess with success. In this video, I’m showing you why these continue to be my go-to plugins for each and every one of mixes – for 10 years and counting. Waves SSL Channel – https://waves.alzt.net/dMd4q Waves Classic Compressors – https://waves.alzt.net/0va0P Waves CLA76 – […]
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There’s a key mindset that you need to have in order to land a new skateboard trick… And it’s the same mindset you need to craft an exciting mix or land a new client in the studio. I talk about it more in this video.