The UBK Happy Funtime Hour

- Do Engineers Need Music Theory?
- High Pass vs. Low Shelves!
- Headphones for Dialing Effects!
- Career vs. Family!

- This Week’s Plugin Winner Is………Andres Azpiri!

...And More!

Direct download: Ep_137_r2.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 4:54pm PST

Mix engineer extraordinaire Greg Wells is coming this month to the UBK Happy Funtime Hour podcast! (Sylvia Massy is coming too, in January!)

Send us your questions for this grammy-winning, multi-instrumentalist engineer/composer, and you know us... nothing is too off-the-wall or inappropriate to be considered!

Ask away!

Direct download: Greg_Wells_Announcement.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 4:58pm PST

- Is “Writer’s Block” Real??
- Learning to Hear Distortion!
- Hearing Impaired Engineers!
- Mixing Live Tracks, ugh!

- This Week’s Plugin Winner Is………Gary Griffith!

...And More!

Direct download: Ep_136.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 6:58pm PST

- How to Network & Make Friends!
- High Ratio Compression Tips!
- Setting Up a Subwoofer!
- Making Everything Artistic!

- This Week’s Plugin Winner Is………Kelly (dollyrots)!

...And More!

Direct download: Ep_135.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 7:35pm PST

- Mixing With Severe Hearing Loss!
- Working With Stereo Stems!
- When & How we use Automation!
- Pursuing Dreams vs. Paying Bills!

- This Week’s Plugin Winner Is………Drew Epton!

...And More!

Direct download: Ep_134.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 11:11pm PST

- Adding Spice to Flavorless Drums!
- Slathering Vocals in Buttery Air!
- Cooking Plugins for Chef UBK!
- If We Weren’t Mixers, We’d Be…???

- This Week’s Plugin Winner Is………Michael B!

...And More!

Direct download: Ep_133_r2.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 1:49pm PST

- Serving the Emotion of the Song!
- Getting a Smooth, Linear Mix Buss!
- Getting Motivated to Work on Music!
- Dealing with Anxieties around Mixing!

- This Week’s Plugin Winner Is………Chris (Black In Bluhm)!!

...And More!

Direct download: Ep_132.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 4:00pm PST

Sylvia Massy is coming to the UBK Happy Funtime Hour! Hurry and submit your questions for this Grammy winning engineer with scores of Platinum and Gold records and a distinctly creative approach to all things recording!


http://www.ubkhappyfuntimehour.com/

Direct download: Sylvia_Massy_segment_2.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 12:10pm PST

- Does Compression Add Warmth?
- Does Ableton Summing Suck?
- Adjusting to ITB Mixing!
- Who Uses Summing Boxes??
- Separating Mixing from Writing!


- This Week’s Plugin Winner Is………Cory - AKA Droid Sauce!!

...And More!

Direct download: Ep_131.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 6:08pm PST

- Compressors: FET vs. VCA vs. Diode!
- Taking a Mix to the Next Level!
- Punchy, Tight Guitar Stacks!
- UBK Does Hillbilly Heroin!
- Drum Buss Compression!


- This Week’s Plugin Winner Is………Thorsten Meyer!

...And More!

Direct download: Ep_130_G.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 4:31pm PST