RSR413 - Kevin Paul - Home Studio Mixing Advice (Depeche Mode, Kinks, David Bowie, Nick Cave, Goldfrapp) - Recording Studio Rockstars

RSR413 – Kevin Paul – Home Studio Mixing Advice (Depeche Mode, Kinks, David Bowie, Nick Cave, Goldfrapp)

Six ingredients can make a masterpiece or a bowl of dog food! Kevin talked about mixing in mono, stereo or Atmos, how to set up a home studio and get a pro sound using headphones and a bucket for monitors, when your mix is done, and how to backup!

My guest today is Kevin Paul an audio engineer, mixer, and mastering engineer who worked with the Kinks at their studio before moving to Mute records to become head engineer. While there worked with pretty much every artist on the label including Depeche Mode, Goldfrapp, Erasure, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Luke Slater and many many more. 

He also worked with David Bowie and recorded his album Hours and after leaving Mute records began working for Apple and iTunes in their festival season where they recorded and mixed Bruno Mars, Adele, Ed Sherran, and Fleet Foxes among many many others. Kevin recorded and worked with Nick Cave for over 10 years and run his own online mixing mastering service. 

He is also the host of the podcast “Mixbus with Kevin Paul” and has lectured for over 15 years on surround sound mixing and now atmos/immersive. 

Thank you to Simon Taylor for the introduction! 

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