The UBK Happy Funtime Hour (music)
Episode 13 - "Good Luck With That!"

- Question of the Week Giveaway Prize Awarded!

- Plugin Marketing Claims vs. Plugin Truth

- Grump of the Week!

- Big Snares in Dense Mixes

- What Doesn't Go in the Drum Comp

- Beware of Too Much Isolation

- UBK Saturates Everything!

- Self-Doubt... WTF?- Subwoofer Faux Pas

Direct download: UBK_HFH_Ep_013a_f.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 1:23pm PST

Episode 12 - "I Don't Bathe Much"

- Why does Saturation add 'Depth'

- How to say "Your Music Sucks"?

- EQ tips for novices

- another UBK Brain Training Exercise®

- New Segment: "Grump of the Week" (!!!)

- How Tempo dictates Arrangement choices

And much more, another action-packed adventure for mixing & production nerds everywhere! Enjoy!!!

Direct download: UBK_HFH_Ep_012_f.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 12:02pm PST

Episode 11 - "Crime Pays..."

- UBK's patented "Complimentary EQ" technique

- 70's delay techniques & studio monitors

- Exactly how 'quiet' is 'quiet monitoring'?

- Better Mic Placement on Vocalists

- Whining Old Guys

- Managing Multiple Deadlines

- Happy Funtime's Analog Vocal Chain

- Singing with Feeling

Enjoy!

Direct download: UBK_HFH_Ep_011_f2.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 12:18pm PST

Episode 10 - "You don't like Bing Crosby???"

- UBK doesn't really like 6k

- what every client *really* wants & how to earn their trust

- get new gear vs. get better with what you have

- should you cut breaks on your rate to get a gig?

- more on getting a tight bass

- do good arrangements still need automation?

- brain chemicals & musical evolution

- is new gear a good business investment?

- when to stop trusting your ears on a mix



This one is DENSE, enjoy it twice!


Gregory Scott | UBK

Direct download: UBK_HFH_Ep_010.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 10:20pm PST

- Balancing Glue with Separation

 

- EQ before vs. after Compression (UBK-1 vs. UBK Fatso)

 

- Pusher Video Update

 

- Troubleshooting Digital and Analog Gainstaging

 

- Addressing Frequency Balance via Arrangement

 

- Bouncing Tracks Together = Commitment

 

- Lo-Fi sounds in Hi-Fi productions

 

- Pro's and Con's of Mixing While High

 

- People: Good Crazy vs. Bad Crazy

 

- and more!

 
Direct download: UBK_HFH_Ep_009_f2.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 10:31am PST

- Getting Past Walls & Creative Blocks in a Mix

 

- Small Moves, "Shaving the Mix into Being"

 

- Tucking Things Further Back with more Presence

 

- Mixing on Headphones vs. An Untreated Room

 

- You don't want "dead", you want "dry"

 

- Getting mix critiques on the Internet... hmmm....

 

- and more!

Direct download: UBK_HFH_Ep_008_f2.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 10:30am PST

- Getting a Juggernaut Low End

 

- Finding the Ideal Tempo

 

- Monitor Placement & Low Freq Tuning

 

- Arrangement: What It Is vs. What It Contains

 

- Being Ruthless with the Mute Button

 

- Gainstaging and When to Keep Levels Low

 

- Getting Free Stuff by Signing Up for the UBK HFH list

 

- and more!

 
Direct download: UBK_HFH_Ep_007_f_1.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 10:28am PST

- Different 2-buss compression approaches

 

- Knowing When It's Done

 

- BACK IT UP and HIT DELETE

 

- Why 192k?

 

- Making it Bright but Not Edgy

 

- Mixing more Emotionally

 

- and more!

 
Direct download: UBK_HFH_Ep_006_f.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 10:24am PST

- Reverb Braintraining Exercises

 

- Earthquakes

 

- PONO: Will Anybody Care?

 

- Compression Before Saturation

 

- Arranging the Old Fashioned Way

 

- The Neuroscience of Compulsions

 

- and more!

 
Direct download: UBK_HFH_Ep_005_f.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 10:23am PST

- Deviated Septums

 

- Creating Width & Depth with L/R Contrast

 

- Reverb: Simple Starting Points for color & movement

 

- Colored A/D Converters like the B2

 

- Coke Snorting Investment Bankers

 

- Tweak Your Setup to Maximize Creativity

 

- Davíde Pensadieux

 

- Monitoring at Incredibly Low Volume

 

- Reference Mixes: Yes or No?

 

- and more!

Direct download: UBK_HFH_Ep_004_f_1.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 10:21am PST