RSR324 - Micah Tawlks - Producing And Mixing Killer Indie Pop In Nashville - Recording Studio Rockstars

RSR324 – Micah Tawlks – Producing And Mixing Killer Indie Pop In Nashville

Should you really do everything by hand in Pro Tools? Micah talked about recording and aligning vocal stacks manually, making live drums sound like samples, choosing the perfect bass, recording guitar amps with 3-5 mics, and mixing as you go.

My guest today is Micah Tawlks a producer, mixer and all around music enthusiast based in Nashville TN. He began producing and mixing in 2011 and has worked with artists such as Louis Prince, Coin, Liza Anne, Hayley Williams, Halfnoise, The Brook & The Bluff, The Lone Bellow and Molly Parden. Tawlks grew up in Sacramento California and relocated to Nashville, TN in 2005 to immerse himself in more creative culture in hopes of growing as a singer/songwriter.

While recording his debut album in 2008 he discovered a stronger passion for the recording process which led him to redirect toward production, mixing and writing for other artists and projects. Micah works out of Peptalk Studio at his home in South Nashville.

Thanks so much to Cheyenne Medders for making our introduction!

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