RSR171 – Vance Powell – How To Produce, Record, And Mix A Record That Rocks - Recording Studio Rockstars

RSR171 – Vance Powell – How To Produce, Record, And Mix A Record That Rocks

Vance talked about recording drums with Clutch, guitars with Chris Stapleton, his favorite UA plugins, and how to create your best mixing template in Pro tools.

My guest today is Vance Powell, a six-time Grammy award winning producer, engineer and mixer, whose impressive list of credits includes Chris Stapleton, Elle King, The Raconteurs, The Dead Weather, The White Stripes, Arctic Monkeys, Wolfmother, Seasick Steve, Black Prairie, Tinariwen, and Jeff The Brotherhood, among many others.

Powell recently won two Grammy awards in 2018 for mixing and engineering Chris Stapleton's From A Room: Volume 1 (Best Country Album), and mixing and engineering various songs on CeCe Winans' Let Them Fall In Love ('Best Gospel Album'). He was also nominated for mixing Robert Randolph & The Family Band's Got Soul ('Best Contemporary Blues Album').

Today we are going to dive right into the topic of producing, recording, and mixing. And I’ll ask some questions about recent productions for Vance over at his private studio Sputnik Sound which he shares with Mitch Dane.

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mixing template!

Vance Powell has generously made his mix template available for you to try out in your studio. This is the same template that he starts with on every mix no matter what the style, whether rock, folk, or jazz. Check it out!

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