The UBK Happy Funtime Hour

- 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


- Are Engineers Stuck in the Past?

- Turning Off Your “Engin-Ears”

- Finding Tutorials That Help


- This Week’s Plugin Winner: Benjamin Richards!


…and much, MUCH more!

Direct download: Ep_66_-_Dinner_and_Drinks.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 7:28am PDT

- The Dangers of EQ!  Beware!!!
- Mixing into a Master Limiter?
- Templates are for Winners!
- Our Favorite  Analog Distortion
- How to Finally, Actually (Probably) Grow Up

- This week’s plugin winner is…Michael Williams!

…and much, MUCH more!

Direct download: Ep_65_-_As_Long_As_You_Pay_Me.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 7:00am PDT

- Staying creative with Option Anxiety.
- Making Big Moves to Big Cities.
- UBK Happy Funtime Rant of The Week Time!
- Got a problem in the bass? It ain’t the bass!
- Multi-tracking guitar and YOU!
- Can new gear solve old problems?

- This week’s plugin winner is…Jinzōningen Jū Roku-Gō!

…and much, MUCH more!

Direct download: Ep_64_-_Gobble_Gobble.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 10:00pm PDT

- Mic Preamps: Tools with 1,000 Uses
- Making VI’s Sound Less FAKE
- Getting Authentic Dub Music Effects
- Do You Really Need Outboard Gear?
- Recording Ensembles with One Mic

- This Week’s Plugin Winner: Alex ‘Run by Dogs’!

…and much, MUCH more!

Direct download: Ep_63_-_Take_a_Hike.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 9:00am PDT

- Artists Who Continually Rework their Art
- Mixing Music Destined for the Background
- Binaural Recording for Dummies!
- Web Forums: Run Away!!!
- Stereo Reverb?  Why???
- Electronic Music, Live & Energetic!

- This Week’s Plugin Winner is…Ken Barnum!

…and much, MUCH more!

Direct download: Ep_62_-_Wide_and_DEEP.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 9:00am PDT

In this episode...

- This Week’s Plugin Winner is…Brian Decker!
- Another Badass Mix Critique!
- Tracking with EQ vs. Moving the Mic?
- Our Favorite Cheap Analog Gear!
- Choosing a Good Reference Mix
- Are Effects part of the Arrangement?

…and much, MUCH more!

Direct download: Ep_61_-_Suck_My_Big_Fat_Toe.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 9:00am PDT