The UBK Happy Funtime Hour

- 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 PDT

- 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 PDT

- 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 PDT

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 PDT

- 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 PDT

- 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 PDT

- 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 PDT

- 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 PDT

- Lyrics and Cliches: STOP!

- Ya Can't Touch a Plugin!
- Does A/D Hurt Quality?
- Mixing Sneaky Little Devil
- Rocking Out vs. Protecting Hearing
- This week’s plugin winner is…Rob “Soundbaker”!

…and much, MUCH more!

Direct download: Ep_74_-_6k_6k_6k_actual_length.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 11:32am PDT

- Choosing Sounds that Mix Themselves

- How Many Monitors Ya Got?

- Big Studios vs. Self Recording

- Accurate Bass in a Bad Room?

- Using Cassette for Color!

- Tubes, Transformers, and… Classical?

- This week’s plugin winner is…Josh Evans!


…and much, MUCH more!

Direct download: Ep_73_-_I_FaVOUR_CoLOUR.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 1:24pm PDT