Your success in the studio is not just about mix skills…and it’s definitely not based on the gear or plugins you own. Consistency, workflow, and mindset matter. And if you want to be a pro mixer, you’ve gotta start acting like one! From my own experience and from following pro mixers over the years, I’ve… Continue reading13 HABITS of PRO MIXERS
00:00 Introduction 00:24 Computer 01:06 DAW 02:04 Interface 03:26 Microphones 04:39 Preamps 05:12 Outboard Gear 05:40 Controller 06:01 Instruments 07:28 Monitors LIST OF GEAR MENTIONED IN THIS VIDEO: Mac computer https://imp.i114863.net/rn5dA3 Pro Tools Studio https://imp.i114863.net/GjL9AL Avid Carbon interface https://imp.i114863.net/JrDPgE Apollo x8 audio interface https://imp.i114863.net/vnAMbO Focusrite Octopre microphone preamp https://imp.i114863.net/LjZoV Shure SM57 dynamic mic https://imp.i114863.net/9mJyY AKG… Continue readingWhat you need for a LEGIT home studio setup
If you’re recording drums and not getting the pro-level drum sound you want in the final mix… chances are you’ve made a mistake during tracking. I’ve been there and I learned the hard way: through trial and error, and time spent. In this video, I’m sharing the most common drum tracking mistakes so you can… Continue readingDumb drum tracking mistakes that everyone makes
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… Continue readingDealing with rejection in the studio
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… Continue readingInside my latest recording / mix session!
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… Continue readingHow to grow your fans, royalties and followers – with Manafest
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.
What do “good source tones” actually sound like? And how much should change from the raw tracks to the final mix? In this video, I share 3 projects I worked on so you can hear what they sounded like before mixing and then after the final mix.
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… Continue readingFrom House Painter to Full-Time Producer
There are a few big lies going around in the engineering/mixing community right now… and it’s important to point them out, because believing any of these lies will ruin your chances of succeeding in the studio – regardless of how much talent or skill you have. Check out this video if you want to start… Continue readingThe 3 Biggest Lies in the Audio Industry Today