In this video, I’m sharing the real A/B comparison of my mixes before and after mastering. If you’ve ever wondered what a pro mix sounds like before the master, check this out!
If you aspire to work full-time as an audio engineer/producer, but aren’t sure how to get there, this one’s for you. In this video, I sat down with producer/engineer Roelof Klop to reflect on his journey to becoming a full-time producer. Roelof retraces his steps – from house painter, to night school student, to networking […]
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Compression is the most powerful and most misunderstood tool in the mix. This video will help you understand compression and start to hear how it works. What I cover: ☛ what is a compressor ☛ compressor controls: what they are + what they do (threshold, ratio, attack, release, gain/output) ☛ examples to show you how […]
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For years I simply could not achieve modern loudness without completely destroying my mixes with limiting… Until a mentor told me how to do it. And now, I’m sharing it here with you. In this video you’ll see: The ‘normal’ way for getting loudness that makes your mixes suck How to do it without sacrificing […]
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In this Pro Production System Q&A call clip, I help a member who just isn’t getting the wide mixes he’s looking for, despite using stereo width plugins. My advice? Ditch the width plugins, focus on the fundamentals and the width of your mix will take care of itself.
In an ideal world, you’d always get your drums tracked right at the source. But when that’s not the case, you’ll need to know how to fix sub-par overhead tracks. Here’s how I tackle this common issue to get cymbals that cut through the mix.
Does your mix ever feel out of control, or like it’s going to fall apart if you change something? You’re not alone – this comes up often when I’m talking to and teaching up-and-coming engineers. In this video, I’ll explain why this is usually a problem of too much mix bus processing. I’ll also show […]
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Should you use moongels or other dampeners to deaden the ring on snare/toms? The answer isn’t quite as simple as yes or no… Check out what I have to say about it in this Pro Production System Q&A call clip.
I’m taking you inside one of my mixes – join me on a step-by-step walkthrough of my metal vocal mixing chain. Plugins used in this session: Waves SSL Channel Waves CLA76 Waves Sibilance Waves L1 Black Salt Audio Escalator
How can you best organize album sessions in your DAW for maximum mixing efficiency, consistency and clarity? Here’s a clip from a past Professional Production System coaching call, where Jordan discusses how he sets up album or multiple-song projects in Pro Tools + the pros and cons of using a single session or multiple session […]
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