RSR270 – Shawn Everett – Mixing Alabama Shakes Sound & Color and Kacey Musgraves Golden Hour - Recording Studio Rockstars

RSR270 – Shawn Everett – Mixing Alabama Shakes Sound & Color and Kacey Musgraves Golden Hour

What's the secret to mixing the Grammy-winning "Sound & Color" by Alabama Shakes? Shawn Everett talked about mixing in Pro Tools and breaking out stems through his API console for the Alabama Shakes & Kacey Musgraves, layering eq and much more!

My guest today is Shawn Èverett, a Juno and Grammy-winning Canadian producer, engineer, previously a guest on episode RSR137. In that interview, we talked with Shawn about his background schooling and his production and mixing philosophies. 

He has worked with many great artists including Grammy-winning Alabama Shakes, Weezer, Margaret Glaspy, Pete Yorn, Warpaint, John Legend, The Killers, Julian Casablancas, and The Voidz, Kesha, Har Mar Superstar, Local Natives, and many many others.

In 2019 he won his fifth Grammy for mixing Kacey Musgraves Golden Hour which included songwriting and production from Daniel Tashian and engineering from Craig Alvin both previous guests on the show as well. You can hear their episodes at RSR176 and RSR232. I’ll have these links in the show notes.

I have also become a huge fan of Sound & Color by the Alabama Shakes which Shawn engineered and mixed winning a Grammy in 2015. I feel like this record has set the bar pretty high for my own mixes.

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