The UBK Happy Funtime Hour

- 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

- Beginner Questions!
- What exactly *is* a Mix Buss?
- Handling Client Revisions
- How to make a show!
- What’s the Deal with Melody?
- Our thoughts on Sampling/Remixing.

- This week’s plugin winner is…Raj Bobo!

…and much, MUCH more!

Direct download: Episode_72_-_What_you_Really_Want_is_Coldplay.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 1:13pm PDT

In this Episode…


- Do Great Artists Really Steal?

- How to Make It LOUD

- How to Be Invisible

- EQ When Tracking?

- Compression When Tracking?

- “Burning In” Your Monitors?

- This week’s plugin winner is…Andreas Tengblood!


…and much, MUCH more!

Direct download: Ep_71_-_Cancerous_Mole_Fixed.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 12:22pm PDT

- Should You Copy Other Artists?

- What Instrument Defines the Groove?

- How much EQ is too much EQ?

- Four Compressors on One Vocal??

- This week’s plugin winner: Ghislain Brindamour!


…and much, MUCH more!

Direct download: Ep_70_-_Stop_Being_White.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 10:30am PDT

Episode 69 - "I'm in THE INDUSTRY!"

- Getting a Foot in THE INDUSTRY

- Wider Mixes?  Easy!

- Screw the Credit, Get Your Money!

- What’s NOT on your Mix Buss?!

- Rapid Fire Question Time!

- Don’t record yourself! Meditate!

- Mmmmm…Attack Walls…


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

…and much, MUCH more!

Direct download: Ep_69_Im_in_the_Industry.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 11:29am PDT

- Using a DAW as a songwriting tool? Do it! (Or…don’t!)

- Printing a mix for a Mastering Engineer.

- Getting some VIBE into your studio, man.

- UBK Happy Funtime Rapid Fire Question Time!

- Transient designing and YOU!

- Staying inspired as you get better at your job.

- How much does your gear matter, really?

- This week’s plugin winner is…Axel Hirczak! 

…and much, MUCH more!

Direct download: Ep_68_-_The_Donut_Button.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 9:59am PDT

- Getting Drum Samples to Sound Real

- Recreating Other Arrangements!

- UBK Rapid-Fire Question Time!

- Broaching Touchy Subjects with Clients

- Putting on your Producer Pants

- This week’s plugin winner is…Edward Enlo!


…and much, MUCH more!

Direct download: Ep_67_-_Ill_Be_the_Potato_Chips.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 6:38am PDT