Episode 41: Sloppy Players, Sibilance & Recording Drums

April 4, 2017

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

In This Episode:

1 - Getting good takes even when working with sloppy players.

2 - Dealing with sibilance when slamming vocals with compression.

3 - Miking a drum kit

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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 40: Why Limiters?, Great Drum Rooms, Creating Huge Choruses

March 27, 2017

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

In This Episode:

1 - Limiters and when to use them.

2 - Drum Rooms and what makes for a great sounding one.

3 - Making huge choruses and production tips to bring your choruses to life.

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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 39: Acoustic Guitar, Favorite Preamps, Automation & Clipping Drums

March 21, 2017

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

In This Episode:

1 - Recording acoustic guitar and keeping the tone consistent.

2 - Favorite mic pres for different sources.

3 - Automation workflow

4 - Clipping drums - which plugins I'm using

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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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Commitment: A rant

February 28, 2017

Lack of commitment is a big problem for up-and-coming engineers today. 

 

Here's a little rant from a recent Facebook Live stream where I talk about why it's so important to learn how to COMMIT... and how it applies to the recoridng stage, mixing stage and to your entire career as an engineer. 

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Compression: How to know if you “get it”

February 16, 2017

Compression can be mysterious and confusing, but there's no need to worry. 

Here's a little rant on how to know if you really "get" compression, and some tips to help you get there.

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From employee to full-time mixer in 4 months

February 9, 2017

Kieran was a typical full-time student and employee who mixed on-the-side for fun.

But in the fall of 2016, everything started to change after he enrolled in the Mix Vault course.

Four months later, he's mixing full-time and is booked out 5 months in advance. Hear more about his journey in this interview.

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What would it look like for YOU to improve your mixes dramatically month after month?

MIX VAULT is open now until Friday at midnight. Learn more here: http://hardcoremusicstudio.com/mixvault/

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Episode 38: Everything Guitars Special

January 31, 2017

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

In This Episode:

1 - Varying tones for rythms & leads and other ways to achieve differences in tone.

2 - Manually gating guitars and the correct way to do them.

3 - Handing off your DI's and what to provide to another engineer.

4 - Recording in small chunks and why this is necessary to achieve that "polished" sound.

5 - How to handle a mix with 3 guitarists

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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 37: Unusable Guitar Tracks, Reamping Bass & Loudness Tips/Tricks…

January 24, 2017

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

In This Episode:

1 - Unusable guitar tracks and what to do about them.

2 - Reamping bass using a sans amp pedal.

3 - Loudness tricks during the mixing phase.

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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 36: Freelancing, Real Amps vs. Sims, and Mixing Toms

January 17, 2017

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

In This Episode:

1 - Freelance Engineering and renting studios.

2 - Real Amps VS. Sims and what their future looks like.

3 - Tom Mixing trick that will eliminate your need for samples.

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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 35: Reamping, Consistency, Mix Bus & Phase vs. Polarity

January 10, 2017

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

In This Episode:

1 - Reamping - if and how I tackle it. 

2 - Consistency in your mixes from song to song

3 - Mix Bus processing - how much is "ok" before sending to mastering?

4 - Phase vs. Polarity

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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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