The Best Investment You Could Ever Make

August 24, 2017

What's the #1 investement, with the highest possible return, you could ever make? 

The answer is quite simple... but it will require you to think differently. 

 

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Learn how to get better sounding recordings & mixes so you can make it your job to make records. Get started at www.makebetterrecords.com

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Don’t be afraid. Push it further

August 22, 2017

Thanks to the abundance of questionable advice online, I'm seeing more and more mixers being held back by their own thinking.

Have you ever been worried that you're using too much EQ and backed it off to make yourself feel better? 

Do you find your mixes a little dull and lifeless when you compare them to big records?

You're not being bold enough. Listen to my little rant about pushing your mix further on this episode.

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Want to level up your mixes? Head to www.MakeBetterRecords.com for some epic free training. 

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How to OWN Your Day, Feel Better and Do Your Best Work

August 17, 2017

Over the past few weeks I'd been struggling with low energy, feeling tired all the time and a lack of motivation.
I'm turning it around by getting back into the routine that sets me up to function at my peak. Check out the video for my tips on OWNING each and every day.

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Making the Leap to Full-Time Engineer/Producer

August 15, 2017

A lot of people fall in love with the dream of making music full-time. But at the end of the day, this is still a business, and most businesses fail within a few years. 

Here's what it truly takes to make the switch from your day job to studio business, why so many people fail and how to do it the smart way.

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3 Mistakes I Made Producing a Silverstein Record

August 8, 2017

7 years ago I produced and engineered Silverstein's fifth album, "Rescue." 

It was my first big label project, and because of that, I put extra pressure on myself and made a few big mistakes typical of a young engineer/producer. 

I'm still proud of the record, but I can easily point out ways that my lack of experience showed on the album. 

Listen to hear the three main mistakes I made so that you can avoid them when you land your next big project.

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Imitation: Make Progress Faster

August 4, 2017

We've all heard it said that nothing is original anymore. 

When you're starting something new, the fastest way to knock over barriers and make progress is to imitate someone ahead of you. 

It's ok to copy. Imitation is actually what allows you to grow and eventually develop your own unique style. 

That's exactly what I've done with this podcast and with my record producing career. 

Listen to find out what the new direction is all about, and how you can use imitation to make better records. 

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Double Your Audio Income with Joel Wanasek

July 5, 2017

Joel Wanasek joins us on this special episode to give us the low-down on starting and growing your studio business.

This episode covers things like how to set up your business, set your prices, and find new clients.

Joel has a lot of knowledge in this area, and he's just released a brand new course called SPEED MIXING.

If you pick up Speed Mixing through my link (below), you'll receive these extra bonuses from me:

  • My personal Mix FX Template
  • Hardcore Mixing Cheatsheets - Mixing Workflow, 5 Minute Pre-Mix Ritual, and Client Approval & Revisions Guide
  • Mixing Heavy Music e-book for free ($9.99 on Amazon)

Listen to the end of this episode for more details about this course and my bonuses, then click below to get Speed Mixing + my bonuses:

Get Speed Mixing Now (offer ends July 9)

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This show runs on your questions! Submit your question at http://askjvpod.com

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Click here to grab your FREE mixing cheatsheet: http://hardcoremusicstudio.com/mixcheatsheet/

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Podcast producer: Dan Knittel

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Episode 45: Creative panning, editing bass, losing perspective & more

June 6, 2017

In This Episode:

1 - LCR Panning and other creative panning techniques

2 - Editing bass

3 - Complimentary guitar tones

4 - How to maintain perspective when engulfed in a mix

Producer / Mixer Jordan Valeriote (Silverstein, Neck Deep, Forevermore, Intervals etc) answers your heavy music production questions every week on the ASKJV Podcast.

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This show runs on your questions! Submit your question at http://askjvpod.com

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Click here to grab your FREE mixing cheatsheet: http://hardcoremusicstudio.com/mixcheatsheet/

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Podcast producer: Dan Knittel

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Episode 44: Making mix changes, room samples, & programmed drum issues

May 30, 2017

In This Episode:

1 - Mix revisions & going down the tweaking rabbit hole

2 - Combining drum room sounds

3 - Handling drum bleed (programmed)

4 - My approach to mixing programmed drums

Producer / Mixer Jordan Valeriote (Silverstein, Neck Deep, Forevermore, Intervals etc) answers your heavy music production questions every week on the ASKJV Podcast.

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This show runs on your questions! Submit your question at http://askjvpod.com

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Click here to grab your FREE mixing cheatsheet: http://hardcoremusicstudio.com/mixcheatsheet/

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Podcast producer: Dan Knittel

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Episode 43: Setting Prices, Finding Clients & Pink Noise?

May 17, 2017

In This Episode:

1 - Setting prices when starting out

2 - How to find & obtain clients

3 - Calibrating your control room with pink noise?

Producer / Mixer Jordan Valeriote (Silverstein, Neck Deep, Forevermore, Intervals etc) answers your heavy music production questions every week on the ASKJV Podcast.

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This show runs on your questions! Submit your question at http://askjvpod.com

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Click here to grab your FREE mixing cheatsheet: http://hardcoremusicstudio.com/mixcheatsheet/

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Podcast producer: Dan Knittel

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