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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Special Guest: Eyal Levi (Monuments, Demon Hunter, August Burns Red)

December 6, 2016

This week we have a special by the name of Eyal Levi (Monuments, Demon Hunter, August Burns Red). You probably already know him from bands hes worked with or as one of the co-founders over at Unstoppable Recording Machine. He was kind enough to take some time out of his busy schedule and answer some of your questions. Eyal shares some great insight here so sit back and enjoy what he has to say. 

Also check out what Eyal and the guys are doing over at Nail The Mix: https://nailthemix.com

Another great resource for furthering your audio education. 

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Episode 34: Guitar Tone, Clipping & Switching Drum Samples

November 29, 2016

 

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 - Dialing in guitar tone

2 - Clipping your mix

3 - Changing drum samples on an album

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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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Video Editing & Voice Over: Dan Knittel

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Episode 33: Producer/Musicians, Handling Revisions, Over Editing?

November 22, 2016

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 - Producer/Musician

 

2 - Handling Problem Clients

 

3 - Over Editing

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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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Video Editing & Voice Over: Dan Knittel

 

 

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Episode 32: Comping Takes, Stacking Guitars, No Bass Player & More

November 8, 2016

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 - Mixing in mono

2 - No bass player?!

3 - Comping Takes

4 - Stacking Guitars

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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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Video Editing & Voice Over: Dan Knittel

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Episode 31: Learning Your Room, Guitar Tones, Receiving Files & A Question For You Guys

November 1, 2016
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 - Learning your rooms EQ curve

2 - Dialing in great guitar tones

3 - Receiving files to mix

4 - Can you help this viewer out?
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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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Video Editing & Voice Over: Dan Knittel

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