The UBK Happy Funtime Hour (music)

This week's plugin winner is...Chris Prescott!

Direct download: Ep_174_Edit_2.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 12:17pm PST

  • Balancing ‘Life’ & ‘Dreams’!
  • Playing the Social Media Game!
  • Foresight & The Brain!

 

This week’s plugin winner is… Kris Booth!

Direct download: Ep_173_Edit_3.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 2:27pm PST

  • 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

- 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

- 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

- Master of Work / Life Balance!
- Master of Fragile Artists!
- Master of Vocal Compression!
- Master of Bedside Cameras!

- This week’s plugin winner is… [NAME]!

…and much, MUCH more!

 

Direct download: Ep_139_Edit.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 1:48pm PST

- Getting Mixes LOUD!
- Moving to Pursue Your Dreams!
- Different Songs, Same Settings!
- Habits for Creativity!
- What is “The Sound of Neve!”??

- This Week’s Plugin Winner Is………Keelan Ohara!

...And More!

Direct download: 138_Edit_GS.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 12:46pm PST

- 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

The funniest podcast on music production and mixing presents Episode 129 - “Happy Scumtime!”

- How to “Practice” Compression!
- What’s Wrong with Electronic Music?
- Corrupting Young Minds!
- Music that Inspires Us!

- This Week’s Plugin Winner Is…… Al Westrick!

...And More!

Direct download: Ep_129.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 10:45pm PST

- UBK Got Mastered!
- Getting Soft, Overdriven Drums!
- EQ Ear Training?
- How Many Sets of Monitors?
- When Clients Never Finish!

- This Week’s Plugin Winner Is……Geoff Southall!

...And More!

Direct download: Ep_128.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 7:22pm PST

- How to Sound as Good as Us!
- Mixing Vocals to 2-Tracks!
- Can “The Industry” be Saved??
- IR’s for Guitar Cabs??
- Linked vs. Unlinked Compressors!


- This Week’s Plugin Winner Is……Greg Goekler!

...And More!

Direct download: Ep_127_1.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 7:53pm PST

The funniest podcast on music production and mixing presents Episode 126 - “Simen Says!”

- Transient vs. Tone!
- Our Favorite Reverbs!
- Our Favorite TV Shows!
- Tune Drums to the Song!
- How to Get More Clients!

- This Week’s Plugin Winner Is…… Chrissy Richardson!

...And More!

Direct download: Ep_126_r2.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 3:21pm PST

The funniest podcast on music production and mixing presents Episode 125 - “Now I’ve Got You, You Son of a Bitch!”

- Bad Mixing Advice!
- Good Relationship Advice!
- Our Worst Audio Moments!
- Our Favorite Emails!

- This Week’s Plugin Winner Is…… Anonymous!

...And More!

Direct download: Ep_125.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 2:25pm PST

- Every Mix is a Mix!
- Mixing From the Gut!
- Why Hate on Behringer??
- “Disciplined” vs. “OCD”!

- This Week’s Plugin Winner Is…… Villem Rootalu!

...And More!

Direct download: Ep_124.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 4:00pm PST

- Balancing Kick vs. Snare!
- Are Dynamic EQ’s Compressors?
- Getting That 70’s Vibe!
- Don’t Hate on Slate!
- Plugin Input Levels!

- This Week’s Plugin Winner Is…… Brian Leighton!

...And More!

Direct download: Ep_123.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 7:03pm PST

- Headphones for Mixing!
- Why No Soundcloud??
- Life Advice: Girls!
- Watching Mix Porn!
- Parents vs Art!

- This Week’s Plugin Winner Is…… Jorrrrrrrgeeee (Jorge Conde)!

...And More!

Direct download: Ep_122.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 5:46pm PST

- Analog Girth & Space!
- Tune Drums to the Song!
- Get the Right Mic!
- Choosing the Right Career!
- The Hardest Advice Ever!

- This Week’s Plugin Winner Is…… Nobody!

...And More!

Direct download: Ep_121.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 4:41pm PST

- How Nathan & Gregory Met!
- DIY Acoustic Treatments!
- Finding Hidden Distortions!
- Multiple A/D Conversions??
- Car Test vs. Studio Monitors??

- This Week’s Plugin Winner Is…… Dustin Duwa!

...And More!

Direct download: Ep_120.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 12:13pm PST

- Multiband vs. Regular Comps!
- Sad Horse Stories!
- Should Clients Get Stems??
- Bad Sound at Live Shows!
- Subscribing to Hardware??

- This Week’s Plugin Winner Is…… Mike Whatever!

...And More!

Direct download: Ep_119.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 8:09pm PST

- Does A/D Matter?
- Unmotivated for Music??
- Is Music Like Therapy???
- Should You Collaborate????

- This Week’s Plugin Winner Is…… Enrico (91gringos)!

...And More!

Direct download: Ep_118.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 12:54am PST

- Parallel EQ Explained!
- Headroom and VI’s!
- Optimizing Your Rig!
- Balancing Life & Music!

- This Week’s Plugin Winner Is…… C. Smith!

...And More!

Direct download: Ep_117_r2.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 6:49pm PST

- New Kush Plugin Teaser!
- Subscriptions vs. Buying!
- The Politics of Sampling!
- Getting Better, Faster!

- This Week’s Plugin Winner Is…… Joaquin Etchegoyen!

...And More!

 

Direct download: Ep_116.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 6:19pm PST

- What IS a Transient?
- Getting Good Mix Feedback?
- Breakthrough Moments?
- Fuck Off Politely?


- This Week’s Plugin Winner Is…… Ángela Enríquez!

...And More!

Direct download: Ep_115_r2.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 5:24pm PST

- When Clients are WRONG!
- Producing While Engineering!
- Effects: When and Why!
- Peace in the Loudness War!


- This Week’s Plugin Winner Is…… Julian Fader!

...And More!

Direct download: Ep_114_r2.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 2:20pm PST

- Simulating Analog Workflows??
- 10dB Cuts on Vocals??
- Are You a Salesman??
- How to Compare Mics??
- One Speaker Mono??


- This Week’s Plugin Winner Is…… Jude (sevenjude2)!

...And More!

Direct download: Ep_113_r2.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 7:07pm PST

- Self-Producing Vocals!
- Compressing Saturation!
- Expanders: When? Why??
- Mixing INTO Mastering Chains?


- This Week’s Plugin Winner Is…… Caskré!

...And More!

Direct download: Ep_112_Is_That_Lint.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 5:21pm PST

- Mistakes We Stopped Making
- Track EQ vs. Buss EQ
- Internships: Worth It???
- Music Theory: Worth It???


- This Week’s Plugin Winner Is Gunnar Nagle!

...And More!

Direct download: Ep_111_-_Dicks_on_Deck22.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 5:40pm PST

- Hating Yourself and Your Mix!
- Reversing the Mix Buss!
- Doing Things Without Permission!
- Handling Harsh Sibilants!


- This week’s plugin winner is… Karlis Steinmanis!

…and more!

Direct download: Ep_110_-_Am_I_Distorted.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 12:24am PST

- The Worst Intro EVER!
- Creativity vs. Tradition!
- Marketing vs. Bragging!
- Regret vs. Acceptance!

- This Week’s Plugin Winner Is..... Greg Berne!

...And More!

 

Direct download: Ep_109_-_It_Hurts_My_Heinous.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 7:00pm PST

- How to Start a Mix!
- Compression vs. Automation!
- How to “Find the Time”!
- Getting Good at Everything!

- This Week’s Plugin Winner Is..... Tim Keen!

...And More!

Direct download: Ep-108_RELAX.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 4:36pm PST

- UBK Goes Deeper ITB!
- Advice from the Future!
- Improv in the Studio!
- Workflow Beats Sound!
- This Week’s Plugin Winner Is..... Bobby Balow!

...And More!

Direct download: Ep_107_-_I_Like_the_Hash.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 6:17pm PST

- Compressing Sample-Based Music!
- Complexity vs. Simplicity!
- The Magic of Pre-Delay!
- All You Need To Know About Mono!
- This Week’s Plugin Winner Is..... Ryan Raffa!

...And More!

Direct download: Ep_106_-_Nate_Digital.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 3:42pm PST


- Why Vocals are Hard To Mix!
- Hit Men LOVE La2a’s!
- Room Treatment: Why??
- Writing: Escape the Rut!
- This Week’s Plugin Winner Is..... Bunmi Solomon!

...And More!

Direct download: Ep_105_-_The_Old_Fashioned_Way.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 7:10pm PST

- Sizeful Drums!
- Working with Limited Gear?
- Getting A “Professional” Sound!
- Cleaning Up Messy Sessions!
- This Week’s Plugin Winner Is..... Enrico (Redblackredmusic)!

...And More!

Direct download: The_Facts_Of_Life.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 11:15pm PST

- Ordinary vs. “Extraordinary” Compressors
- How To Gain Stage With Plugins?
- Can Noise Help Your Mix?
- How to Mix Two Tracks!
- This Week’s Plugin Winner Is..... Sharon (Kearney Music)!

...And More!

Direct download: Whiskey__Lucky_Charms.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 11:55pm PST

- Attacks: Slow, Medium, or Fast?
- Does Mono Compatibility Matter?
- How to Arrange an Album!
- Great Mixes vs. Great Songs!
- This Week’s Plugin Winner Is..... Chris Vail!

...And More!

Direct download: Ep_102_-_A_Bunch_of_Width.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 2:50pm PST

- Our Latest “Eureka” Moments!
- Why Can’t Artists Finish Songs??
- How to Produce While Engineering!
- Why Everything Sounds Like Ass!
- This Week’s Plugin Winner Is..... Robert (Bag of toys)!

...And More!

Direct download: Ep_101_-_Hyperacusis.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 11:10pm PST

- What Exactly Is a “Pro Mix”?
- Hi Pass WHATs?
- Yet Another Phase Lecture!
- Rapid Fire Question Time!
- This Week’s Plugin Winner Is..... Daniel Kassulke!

...And More!

Direct download: Ep_100_-_Whats_Wrong_with_300Hz.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 11:59am PST

- Why Mix At Low Volumes?
- Does Bussing Degrade Sound?
- Drum Samples: When? Why?
- EQ'ing: Frequencies, or Notes?
- This Week’s Plugin Winner Is..... Sergey!

...And More!

Direct download: Ep_99_-_Christmas_2017.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 7:10pm PST

- Reaching the Next Level!
- Talking to Clients About Money!
- That 70's Doubled Vocal Sound!
- The Ups & Downs of Collaboration
- This Week’s Plugin Winner Is..... Mrs Jason Ferguson!

...And More!

Direct download: Ep_98_-_Hello_Xanax.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 5:45pm PST

 - Making Kicks DEEP and TIGHT! - Curing Mix Burnout! - Collaboration Ups and Downs! - Compression Changes the Groove! - This week’s plugin winner is..... Damilola Adepitan!     ...and more! 
Direct download: Ep_97_-_Audio_Tools.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 6:22pm PST

 The funniest podcast on music production and mixing presents Episode 96 - “It's TOO Lopsided!”   - Tune It, or Leave it Pitchy? - Producing: Hands Off vs Heavy Handed! - Making Lop-Sided Arrangements Work! - Good Internet Feedback? Good Luck! - This week’s plugin winner is..... Daniel Barreto!     ...and more! 
Direct download: Ep_96_-_Its_TOO_Lopsided.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 12:23am PST

 The funniest podcast on music production and mixing presents Episode 95 - “It Has to Sound Green!”   - Limiting is for Chumps, Clip It! - What Does the Release Knob Do??  - Multi-Band Compression is for Chumps! - Temp Tracks: Inspiration vs. Plagiarism?  - This week’s plugin winner is..... Steven Varney!     ...and more! 
Direct download: Ep_95_-_It_Has_to_Sound_Green.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 11:29pm PST

- hi-passing too much? Back it off!
- How did UBK and Nathan get so smart?
- Monitoring at low volumes. . . How low should you go?
- What makes a record memorable?

- This week’s plugin winner is..... Tim Scanlon!

...and more!

Direct download: Ep_94_-_Whatever_Hertz.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 9:00am PST

- Watching Out for Signs of Burnout
- Taming Dynamic Music vs. Crushing It
- Rewriting a Song? Recapture the Passion!
- Arranging Tunes the UBK Way!

- This week’s plugin winner is..... Dave Tate!

Direct download: Ep_93_-_Scientistic_Fact.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 5:36pm PST

- Ladies Need More Than 90 Minutes
- Seating Vocals into the Mix
- New Gear: Do You Need It?
- Who Does Multibuss Compression?

- This week’s plugin winner is... Dhaitanya Das!

...and much, MUCH more!

 

 

Direct download: Ep_92_-_Coke..._Its_For_Winners.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 12:15pm PST

- How to Get Into The Music Production Mindset! 

- Uplifters and Downlifters..what they are why use them!

- Nathan shares one of his tracks! 

- How to really win over mixing clients! 

 

- This week’s plugin winner is…..OMAR ! 

 

…and much, MUCH more!

Direct download: Episode_91_-_Spread_Your_Duties.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 1:50pm PST

- Estimating mix time for your clients! 

- De-essing vocals to make them sound SMOOVE!

- Old Man of the Week Time! 

- Get to know the bass on your NS10’s! 

 

- This week’s plugin winner is…..Kevin A. Reed!

 

…and much, MUCH more!

Direct download: Episode_90_-_Im_Going_to_Reaper.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 9:33am PST

- An ECKspecially good bit of mix perspective!

- Delegate your way to a better you!

- UBK’s Favorite Meditation Practice.

- Go Outside and Recharge Your Brain!

- Watch your Compulsions!

 

- Tune in next week for another plugin winner! 

 

…and much, MUCH more!


- Asymmetrical Drum Mic Technique!

- The Basics of Hearing Compression.

- Puttin’ Stuff on Your Mix Buss!

- All the Ways You’re Sleeping Wrong!

 

- This week’s plugin winner is…Roland Guerin!

 

…and much, MUCH more!

Direct download: Episode_88_-_Whats_on_your_sleep_buss.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 10:22pm PST

- Finish Your Ideas!

- Break Projects into Chunks!

- Room Correction Software: INCORRECT!

- The Wrong Way to Network

 

- This week’s plugin winner is…Scott H Stephenson!

 

…and much, MUCH more!

Direct download: EP_87_-_EBM.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 7:00am PST

- Limitations Foster Creativity?

- Distractions Limit Creativity??

- Being a Pro Has Downsides???

- Hint: Small Moves

- ITB Gain Staging: It’s a Thing!

 

- This week’s plugin winner is…Frank “dufaultfrancois01”!

 

…and much, MUCH more!

Direct download: Ep_86_-_Mi_Familia.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 10:05am PST

- Check us out on Patreon!

- Tracking with Analog Compression !

- Josh Franklin’s 1 year anniversary!

- Getting movement from a simple arrangement.

- Guitar Mic Techniques and YOU!

- Stop Comparing your Tools!

 

- This week’s plugin winner is…Raphael Nuñez!

 

…and much, MUCH more!

Direct download: Ep_85_-_Im_Daddy.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 6:08pm PST

- Fostering the Creative Flow

- Amp Sims vs. Crappy Rooms

- Templates = Faster Mixes

- Tambourines with Balls!

- Using Multiple Reverbs??

 

- This week’s plugin winner is…Robert ’Robbies88!’

 

…and much, MUCH more!

Direct download: Ep_84_-_Balls_R2.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 9:41am PST

- Favorite Analog and Digital Effects!

- Printing Stems and YOU!

- Recording Claps and Snaps.

- What on earth is Peak Limiting?

- Tracking vocals in a tiny room.

- Monitoring: If it works, keep doing it!

- Expectations of Analog Summing.

- Special Thanks to FILMWERELD for this week’s Outro!

 

- This week’s plugin winner is…Mark Gonzales!

 

…and much, MUCH more!

Direct download: Episode_83_-_WHAT_DO_YOU_WANT.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 11:55am PST

- Struggling with Snares and Claps!

- Saturation & Heavy Track Counts

- What on Earth Does ‘Musical’ Mean?

- The Yin-Yang of EQ

- Linked vs Unlinked vs. Dual Mono vs. Stereo

- Big Console Mixing, In The Box!

 

- This week’s plugin winner is…iTunes Reviewer Speed101!

 

…and much, MUCH more!

Direct download: Ep_82_-_Im_a_GROWNUP.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 12:27pm PST

- Procrastination: Cure it Tomorrow!

- Is Sound Getting Better, or Worse??

- Improving Your Suck!

- Organize That Session!

- Higher Sample Rates: Worth It?

 

- This week’s plugin winner is…Archie Francis Miller!

 

…and much, MUCH more!

Direct download: Ep_81_-_SUPER_Bummed_Out.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 1:34pm PST

- Digital Precision VS Analog Tone?

- Kush Plugins VS Kush Hardware??

- Better Mixing through Limitations

- Minimizing Attack and Maximizing Tone

- Should You Share Unfinished Mixes?

- This week’s plugin winner is…Wayan Raabe!

 

…and much, MUCH more!

Direct download: Ep_80_-_Cage_Free_Nuts.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 11:30am PST

BULLETIN: UBK had too much cake on his Birthday, so we’re bringing you another ‘Best Of’ episode chock full of our favorite bits of professional advice!

 

- When to Use Money to Fix Problems.

- We *still* Don’t Care About Surround Sound!

- RE-Visiting the RE-Branding of Nathan Daniel.

- Are Expensive Mics Worth the Cash?

- Why Do Engineers Keep Secrets?

- You Booked the Session, Now Manage It!

- Tune in next week for the next Plugin Winner!

 

Direct download: Episode_79_-_22Make_People_Like_You22_2016_Best_of_Professional_Advice.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 11:00am PST

- How to Write a Good Song

- Making Drums Sound Roomier

- Getting a Chorus to LIFT

- Should You Mix Into a Limiter?

- Straight Talk about Weed

 

- This week’s plugin winner is…Ron from Continental Recording Studios!

 

…and much, MUCH more!

Direct download: Ep_78_-_Its_Barter_Time_-_2.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 11:29am PST

- Ambience: You’re Doing It Wrong

- Pre-Fader Sends?  Why??

- Workflows That Actually Work

- Strugglin’ with Strugglin’.

- Can You Mix in a Car?

- This week’s plugin winner is…Taylor Bartholomew!

 

…and much, MUCH more!

Direct download: Episode_77_-_22Im_Better_Than_Youz22.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 12:06pm PST

- Parallel Compression Explained!

- Room Treatment or Instruments?

- What *did* happen to Hiphop?

- Getting your vocals to SIT.

- Pickin’ the right mic.

- Recording to tape: it’s all in the TUBES.

- This week’s plugin winner is…Rob ‘NT’ Weber!

 

…and much, MUCH more!

Direct download: Ep_76_-_Dither_is_a_Dangerous_Drug.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 12:01pm PST

- Compression Is For Movement.

- Good News: Absolutely Nothing Matters!

- Dry 70’s Drums.

- How to Damage your Hardware!

- Getting Over Loudness Envy.

- How to College?

- This week’s plugin winner is…Dan 'Soundsmith' Smith!

 

…and much, MUCH more!

Direct download: Episode_75_-_Rarely_Offensive.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 10:38am PST