The UBK Happy Funtime Hour
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




- 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

- 192k meets the Studer


- Home Mastering Advice


- Nathan's version of Brauer's "5 comps on vox"


- Do We Really Need Another New Mic?


- Magic Frequencies redux


- Nine Days in Patchbay Hell


- and more!

Direct download: UBK_HFH_Ep_003_f.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 10:19am PST

- NAMM (it's about the people)


- UBK's process for writing & self-recording songs


- Antelope's Orion 64 i/o Interface, Focusrite Red Compressor, Izotope's Denoiser


- The Magic of 1k


- Meditation


- We're All Thieves


- and more!

Direct download: UBK_HFH_Ep_002_f.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 10:17am PST

A pilot that was never supposed to hit the air, we just grabbed crappy mics and yammered on for an hour with absolutely no purpose or direction.  We found 10 minutes that were fit for public consumption and made it episode numero uno.

Direct download: UBK_HFH_Ep_001_f.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 10:11am PST