RSR247 – Larry Crane – How To Get A Pro Mix While Avoiding Common Mixing Mistakes - Recording Studio Rockstars

RSR247 – Larry Crane – How To Get A Pro Mix While Avoiding Common Mixing Mistakes

Larry talked about remote mixing, old school mixing vs in the box, how to use iZotope RX to prep your mix, why your MP3 will sound better when you start at 24 96, which instruments to buy for your studio, and much more!

My guest today is Larry Crane, the editor and founder of Tape Op Magazine (est. 1996), owner of Portland’s Jackpot! Recording Studio (est. 1997), a freelance producer/engineer/mixer who has worked internationally, and archivist for the Estate of Elliott Smith.

He's worked with artists like Sleater-Kinney, The Decemberists, Jenny Lewis, M. Ward, The Go-Betweens, Elliott Smith, Stephen Malkmus, Wooden Shjips, Quasi, David J, She & Him, Richmond Fontaine, and more.

His music recording courses at Linkedin Learning feature over 12 hours of real recording tips and tricks. He's spoken on and moderated panels about recording for TapeOpCon, SXSW, NXNW, NARAS, AES, and CMJ.

He has worked in the past as a record label owner, radio station music director, DJ, record distributor sales, freelance music journalist and bass player (in bands since 1984, including Elephant Factory, Vomit Launch, and the Sunbirds.) In 2019 he was inducted into the Oregon Music Hall of Fame.

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