The UBK Happy Funtime Hour (music)

 

- Which Mix Compressor for Glue?

- Suggestions for minimal mic setups on drums

- Converters: how hard to to hit 'em

- Getting to Automation Earlier in the Mix Process

- Overrated Gear: Why Are People Buying It?

- How many stages of Saturation & Compression?

And much, MUCH more!

Direct download: Episode_24_-_Some_Say.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 9:12pm PST

- Dealing with Musicians who Overplay

- Taking Gear Out of the Rack... and Into Your Bed

- Neve vs. ART Preamps

- How to Raise Your Rates, and by How Much

- Investing in a Room You Won't Be in Forever

- When Mixing Becomes a Battle

and much, much more! 

Direct download: Ep202320f2.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 2:07pm PST

- Getting Stereo Depth from Mono Sources

- Tracking Vocals with Compression

- Getting Space in Modern Metal

- Proximity Effect: Friend or Foe?

- Killer Results with Random Mic Placement

- Crosstalk: When Does it Matter?

- Clariphonic YES, Bassophonic NO...?

- Samples vs the Real Deal

- Expensive Mics: Worth It?

...and much more!

Direct download: Ep_21_-_Do_Stuff.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 1:37am PST

- Forming a "Vision" of the Mix

- UBK's Favorite Frequencies

- Getting Electronic Drums to Leap Out

- Best time of day to Mix

- Technically Better vs. Creatively Weaker

- Reznor-esque Drones & Soundscapes

- How Passive EQ's really work

and a LOT more!!!

Direct download: UBK_HFH_20_r2.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 11:22am PST

- FOUR Question of the Week Winners!

- Getting Multi-Tracks to Sound Like 'A Band in the Room'

- Staying Nourished During Marathon Sessions

- Making Friends with Bass

- Business & TAXES

- "Irrational Headphone Mixes"!

 

plus Uncensored Bloopers and much, much more!

Direct download: 1920f1.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 9:59am PST

- Analog Summing: Does It Make a Difference?

- Why Is High End Gear So Stinkin' Expensive??

- Invasive Cymbals… Look Out!

- 3-8k Harshness: What's Really Going On?

- Free UBK Plugins?

- Balancing, Faders, and Controlling the Space

- Headroom Advice for Mastering

- Is Mono a Thing of the Past?

- More Grumbling about The French

Direct download: UBK_HFH_Ep_18.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 7:13am PST

- Elevating a mix from 'balanced' to 'GROOVIN'

- Getting a fresh perspective on your mix

- Making a mix 'smooth' rather than 'dirty'

- Plugins that emulate a/d converter clipping

- Getting more analog into digital sounds

- Surround Sound: does the industry care?

- Is it better to sound 'New' than to sound 'Good'?

- How far is too far when polishing a mix?

- Learning to hear more subtlety & nuance

 

And bonus blooper reel!

 

Direct download: S02E0220r1.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 10:36am PST

- Multi-band Compression: yes or no?

- Tracking sounds that serve the Production

- Mix/Arrangement Analysis: Lovage

- Is recording to SSD drives safe?

- Clients who can't hear groove or subtlety

- Cracking open the dark tone of ribbons

- Expensive monitors: worth it?

- PLUS: Uncensored Blooper Reel!

Direct download: S02E0120r6.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 1:56pm PST

The Season 1 Finale of UBK Happy Funtime Hour is up! Over one hour long, for your listening pleasure!

- "Question of the Week" Kush T-Shirt winner

- Mix Analysis: Arctic Monkeys!

- Using Compressors to Alter Note Lengths & Timing

- How Bright is Bright Enough?

- Knowing what the Next Step is

- What's included in your Mix Rate?

- How to Choose your Clients

- OTB Workflow Problems: Solved

And more... enjoy our longest episode yet!

Direct download: UBK_HFH_Ep_015_f.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 1:32pm PST

Episode 14 - "Aim for the Dog!"

- Question of the Week Kush T-Shirt Winner

- More on Configuring Subwoofers

- Time Align: Stretching vs. Manual Editing

- Knowing How Much to Charge Clients

- Widening a Mono Source without Damaging It

- Recharging & Refreshing Your Brain

- Running an Engaging Session as an Introvert

- Where & How to Get Inspiration

 

 

Direct download: UBK_HFH_Ep_014_f.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 3:30pm PST