Archives: Podcast

59: Should You DIY Mix Your Next Album? Maybe.

The guys discuss the benefits and pitfalls of mixing your own productions. Also, learn about the legend of the actual frog that was the inspiration behind Vadim’s studio name.

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58: The Guitar Tone Lexicon – Describing What You Hear

The guys talk about how to describe a guitar tone by giving meaning to (and playing examples of) the often vague descriptions we’ve all scratched our heads about.

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57: DIY Building a Studio Computer (Should you? And How)

The guys talk about Ben’s recent experience completing a DIY computer build for his studio – including when it’s time to upgrade, why you may want to consider DIY and how to go about it.

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56: The Zen of Troubleshooting (Our Favorite Tips and Tricks)

The guys talk about strategies for troubleshooting recording issues and provide some of their favorite go-to debugging techniques – including pre-recording, during recording and during post-production.

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55: Vocal Production Tips and Tricks (Brandon Tomei)

The guys talk to multi-instrumentalist, producer, podcaster Brandon Tomei about all things related vocal production. Get some tips, tricks and cheats in this one!

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54: What Latency is and How to Deal with it

The guys talk about latency: what causes it, why it’s problematic, how much is acceptable and how to deal with it in your studio.

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53: Writing and Arranging for a Whole Band (Josh Doran)

The guys chat with Josh Doran about arranging music for a band, writing meaningful lyrics, producing demos and then translating those demos into recordings that you can be proud of sharing with the world.

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52: Back to Basics: Anatomy of an Interface

The guys explore all of the jacks, knobs, toggles, and switches of the typical audio interface and discuss some common mistakes and misconceptions.

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51: Critical Listening – Possibly the Most Critical Producer Skill

The guys talk about one of the most important skills a recording enthusiast can develop: critical listening – and how to develop it and apply it to your own productions

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50: Staying Healthy in the Studio (Rusty Osborne)

The guys talk to musician health coach Rusty Osborne about the health risks that creep on musicians and recording enthusiasts and how to treat your body to ensure both longevity and optimal performance at your craft.

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