Category: Music And Technology Blog

Haven’t written for a while, because I’ve been super busy in the studio with several big mixing projects, as well as some remixing/reworking type projects. However, I just wanted to add a quick article to my “Must Have” series to …

Must Have Tools – UAD Cambridge EQ (High pass filters) Read More »

Young Guru

Tuesday night we had the opportunity to attend an inspirational presentation from Young Guru.  This was an event put on by the Pacific Northwest chapter of the Recording Academy, and their Grammy U program. I was able to bring a …

Words of inspiration from Young Guru Read More »

Using mix automation for more than just volume. In this article I want to share with you how I used automation for my award winning mix of Bo Bice’s song November.  This mix was done for the Sennheiser/Nuemann Bo Bice …

Mix Automation – Beyond Volume Read More »

  Barry Gardner is the sole mastering engineer at SafeandSound online mastering So you have booked your recording dates and hopefully they are a few weeks off so you can make preparations to get the most out of investment. Preparation …

How to prepare for your recording session Read More »

How to prepare your tracks for Professional Mixing Once you have decided that it may not be best to try to do it all yourself, and you think you have a song that is good enough to get professionally mixed, …

Preparing your tracks for Professional Mixing Read More »

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How to Mix a song – The Mixing Process Mixing is not something you can learn to do quickly.  It takes many years of practice and experience before you get really good at it, just like learning to be a …

The Mixing Process Read More »

The “Secret Weapon” behind many great recording and mixes! Here is something that not too many people talk about any more, and thus many beginners might not know about.  But, it’s one of those tools that I can’t live without!  …

Must Have Tools – The SPL Transient Designer Read More »

Don’t underestimate the importance of great mixing! There is no denying that many artists are choosing to purchase recording gear and record themselves at home.  There are certainly many advantages of recording yourself at home, not the least of which …

Should you mix your own music? Read More »

For recording & mixing, I love my analog compressors! There is just something about high quality, real hardware analog compressors, that just seem to make my job so much easier!  I have nothing against software plugins, and I have a …

My Favorite Recording and Mixing Gear – Hardware Read More »

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Elliot Scheiner is one of the top producers/engineers in the world, with 24 Grammy nominations, 7 Grammy awards, 4 Emmy nominations,  1 Emmy award, 3 TEC Awards nominations, etc…. The list goes on!  Even if you don’t know his name, …

Advice from Superstar Producer/Engineer Elliot Scheiner Read More »

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