Techniques

78: Sampling and the Worst Beat in Recording History

The guys team up with Richard M. Nixon’s ghost to make the worst beat ever using samples recorded live during the episode.

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76: Drum and Drummer (Real Drums vs Programmed Drums)

The guys compare two versions of a song – one using real drums and one using programmed drums and talk about the pros, cons and workflow tips of working with each.

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74: Recording Acoustic Guitar

The guys explore the sound of 8 different techniques for recording acoustic guitar

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73: DIY Mastering Field Guide

The guys take you through the step by step guide to a quick but super effective DIY master that will make sure your songs are ready for distribution

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69: Recording Brass Instruments (Eric Skazzini – Voodoo Glow Skulls)

The guys to Eric Skazzini of the Voodoo Glow Skulls about recording, producing and arranging brass instruments with feel and attitude

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68: Reverb, EQ, Stereo and Other Boozy Q&A

The guys answer questions from around the internet and dish out bite-size opinions masquerading as wisdom

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67: Getting the Absolute Most out of Your Guitar Recordings

The guys listen to and talk about Vadim’s latest guitar DI signal chain adventures. Some of these tests really surprised us.

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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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49: Our Top 5 Recording Myths Busted in 2020

The guys busted several personal recording myths in their studios during 2020. In this episode they talk about their Top 5.

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48: What is Phase (and How to Deal With it)

The guys explain the concept of phase in audio and talk about different techniques for checking and fixing phase issues – as well as why (and when) getting phase right is important.

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