The UBK Happy Funtime Hour
  • How to Grab the Listener!
  • Our Favorite Reverbs!
  • A Very Adult Discussion!

 

This week’s plugin winner is… Ron “manticolorjam”!

Direct download: EP_172_Edit_3.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 12:27pm PST

  • Stop Waiting!
  • Start Backing Up!
  • Keep Experimenting!
  • Ride the LOLlercoaster!

 

This week’s plugin winner is… David Lomelino!

Direct download: Ep_171_Edit_2-192.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 3:45pm PST

What Does Oversampling Do?

Vertical Melodies Explained!

Mono Really *Does* Matter!

Mixing Extra Drum Channels!

 

This week’s plugin winner is… nobody!

 

Direct download: Ep_170_Edit.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 12:55pm PST

Monetizing live recordings!

Practicing more efficiently!

Helping the depressed!

Are routines necessary??

 

This week’s plugin winner is… Jack Byrne!

Direct download: Ep_169_Edit_2.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 12:22pm PST

  • Get Space in a Song!
  • Listen Loud and Quiet!
  • Where to Use Kush EQ’s!
  • Charge More Than the Pro’s!

This week’s plugin winner is... Chipi Chipi! 

...and much, MUCH more!

Direct download: Ep_168_ubk.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:13pm PST

- Funtime Signal Chains?

- Tracking Without Headphones?

- Preserving Dynamics with Compression?

- Fattening Up Sparse Tracks?

This week’s plugin winner is... Finn D. Dueffy! 

...and much, MUCH more! 

Direct download: Ep_167_Edit_1.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 3:12pm PST

 
- Sample Rate v. Aliasing!
-­ Width in Electronic Pop!
­- What’s a “Pro Mix”?
­- What’s “Real Music”?
 
­
 This week’s plugin winner 
is... P. Tunch! 
...and much, MUCH more!
Direct download: Ep_166_Edit_2.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 3:51pm PST

- Hearing What Isn’t There!­
- Resisting What Isn’t There!­
- Tuning Drums to Notes!­
- Hire a Damn Acoustician!­
 
- This week’s plugin winner is......... Kevin Cowrange!...and much, MUCH more!
Direct download: Ep_165_Edit_3.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:56pm PST

- Studio Drumming = Different?
- Real Ambience = Depth?
- Analog Summing = Meh?
- Parenting = Drawing Lines?


- This week’s plugin winner is……… Nate Yancy!

…and much, MUCH more!

Direct download: Ep_164_Edit_2.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 1:24pm PST

- Highpass that Compression!
- One Guitar is a Record!
- Knowing Music vs. Knowing Sound!
- Do Converters Really Matter?


- This week’s plugin winner is………Stoyan (ssttoo)!

…and much, MUCH more!

Direct download: Episode_163_Mix.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 1:38pm PST

- Budget Vocal Mics!
- Doing What You SORTA Love!
- It’s All a Distraction!
- Monitors When Traveling!

 

- This week’s plugin winnerS ARE………Nick Barnshaw & Kostas Papadapolous!

…and much, MUCH more!

Direct download: Ep_162_Edit_5.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 5:01pm PST

- Easy Acoustic Treatments!

- Kaaaayy-YAH!

- All Effects are Parallel!

- Destructive Habits!

 

 

 

- This week’s plugin winner is………Benjamin Dingle!

 

…and much, MUCH more! 

Direct download: ep_161_mix.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 2:59pm PST

- Getting Depth ITB!
- Lowpassing Like Analog!
- Strumming Like the 70’s!
- Recording Like Good!

 

- This week’s plugin winner is………Nathan Whitney!

…and much, MUCH more!

Direct download: Ep_160_Mix.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 10:27am PST

 - Oppressive Mixing! - Oppressive Sessions!   - Oppressive Mindsets! - Oppressive VI’s!   - This week’s plugin winner is………Jordan Gilby!  …and much, MUCH more!  
Direct download: Ep_159_mix.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 3:26pm PST

- Humans vs. AI!
- Does Anything Matter??
- Refreshing Acoustic Guitars!
- B-STOCK ROCKS!


- This week’s plugin winner is………Eitan Brown!

…and much, MUCH more!

Direct download: Ep_158_Mix.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 4:44pm PST

- Monitors v. Headphones!
- Clients v. Drummers
- Phase v. Imaging!
- Friends v. Family!


- This week’s plugin winner is………John Whitt!

…and much, MUCH more!

Direct download: Ep_157_Mix.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 5:37pm PST

- Phase Plugins Don’t Work??
- Don’t Kill the Room!
- Software IN Hardware??
- Mastering Your Own Mix!
- Starstruck Nerds!


- This week’s plugin winner is………Ray Foo and Jacob Born (retroactively)!

…and much, MUCH more!

Direct download: Ep_156_Mix.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 3:56pm PST

- Converters vs. Preamps!
- Logic vs. Pro Tools!
- Routing Your Reverbs!
- How to Buy Kush!
- Listening Burnout!


- This week’s plugin winner is………Audrius Lelkaitis!

…and much, MUCH more!

Direct download: Ep_155_Edit.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 6:23pm PST

- Kush vs. Manley!
- Spending vs. Investing!
- Getting ‘In the Zone!’
- Compressing Bass & Kick
- Our Favorite Shows!


- This week’s plugin winner is….. Ronny (rohformat)!

…and much, MUCH more!

Direct download: Ep_154_Mix.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 2:33pm PST

- Stop Regretting!
- Start UBK-erizing!
- Keep Cheating!
- Quit Facebooking!


- This week’s plugin winner is…..!

…and much, MUCH more!

Direct download: Ep_153_Mix.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 5:37pm PST

- When Is a Mix Done?
- Making Sounds ‘Tougher’!
- Analyzing vs. Enjoying!
- Compression While Tracking!
- Mix Bus Essentials!

- This week’s plugin winner is….. Gregory McMurtrie!

…and much, MUCH more!

 

Direct download: Ep_152_Mix.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 7:00pm PST

- Sample Guilt!
- Open Hi Hats!
- Synesthesia!
- Gain Staging pt 4!

 

- This week’s plugin winner is… John Covell!

…and much, MUCH more!

 

Direct download: Ep_151_Mix.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 3:12pm PST

- Reverb: EQ it!
- Compression: Record it!
- Cover Song: Write it!
- Money: Talk about it!

- This week’s plugin winner is… nobody!

…and much, MUCH more!

Direct download: Ep_150.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 4:30pm PST

- Which Plugins Go Where?
- Engineers vs. Musicians!
- Mastering for Vinyl!
- Pets, Anxiety, and Love!


- This Week’s Plugin Winner Is………David Gilden!

…and much, MUCH more!

Direct download: Ep_149_Mix.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 4:14pm PST

- Dealing with Hearing Loss!
- Dealing with Noise!
- Dealing with Gains!
- Dealing with Family!

- This Week’s Plugin Winner Is………Tokyo Speirs!

…and much, MUCH more!

Direct download: Ep_148_Mix.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 4:42pm PST

- ITB Beats Consoles??
- Why Dirt Sounds Good!
- Rear Port Lovin’!
- Getting Session Work!

- This Week’s Plugin Winners Are………Gabe Bierman and Callum (cjnixon)!

…and much, MUCH more!

Direct download: Ep_147_Mix.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 4:05pm PST

- When Mastering Sucks!
- Pre-Mastering Chains!
- Mix Buss Dynamics!
- Cheaters Win!

- This Week’s Plugin Winner Is………PJO!

…and much, MUCH more!

Direct download: Ep_146_Mix.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 1:29pm PST

- Choosing the Right Reverb!
- Live vs. Studio Mixing!
- Lo-Fi Recording Tips!
- Making Pop Arrangements!


- This Week’s Plugin Winner Is………Emily Vernaillen!

…and much, MUCH more!

Direct download: Ep_145_Mix.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 11:30am PST

- Sexism? What Sexism???
- Every Decade, Explained!
- Extreme Gear Talk!
- Just the Right Amount of Wrong!

…and much, MUCH more!

Direct download: 144_Mix.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 3:05pm PST

- More Vocal Mixing Tips!
- Mix Buss Tips!
- Subbass Tips!
- Sound Design Tips!


- This Week’s Plugin Winner Is………Diogo Guedes!

…and much, MUCH more!

Direct download: Ep_143_Mix.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 10:42pm PST

- Vocal Mixing Tips!
- Analyzers vs. Ears!
- When To Use Expanders!
- Running Efficient Sessions!


- This Week’s Plugin Winner Is………Joe Clar!

…and much, MUCH more!

Direct download: Ep_142.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 12:22pm PST

- Gear for Tracking!
- Panning Techniques!
- The Limits of Layering!
- The Limits of Love!

- This Week’s Plugin Winner Is………Axel Hirczak!

…and much, MUCH more!

Direct download: Ep_141.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 7:07pm PST

- Writing Cool Intros!
- Analog Style Plugin Chains!
- Evolving Your Voice!
- Shattering Creative Plateaus!

- This Week’s Plugin Winner Is………James Huval!

…and much, MUCH more!

Direct download: Ep_140_Mix.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 11:05pm PST

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