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RSR313 – Clint Murphy – Mixing Rock Drums, Guitars, and Vocals

Make "pink" great again! Clint talked about using pink noise to lock guitar mic phase, how to edit and mix killer drums, why you should start your mixes with the vocal, and how to adjust eq without reaching for the solo button, plus lots more!

My guest today is Clint Murphy a multi-platinum, award-winning producer, engineer, mixer, songwriter, and musician. He has worked on records as diverse as Manic Street Preachers, Enter Shikari, RØMANS, and 50 Cent, racking up hits both in the UK and internationally. 

UK chart successes include recording and mixing No.2 album ‘Half Way There’, for English pop-punk band Busted, mixing No.3 album ‘Rip It Up’ for hard rock legends Thunder and producing, mixing and writing for upcoming bands such as Keir, Courts, Twin Wild and Youth Club. Most recently, Clint has been working with British rock band Enter Shikari, mixing their critically-acclaimed, UK No.2 album ‘Nothing Is True & Everything Is Possible’.

Back in his native New Zealand, Clint’s work continually tops the charts through artists such as Devilskin, Opshop, Annabel Fay, The Feelers, Kimbra, Junica (Ladyhawke), 8 Foot Sativa and Bic Runga. This has resulted in Clint being recognized as ‘Engineer Of The Year’ multiple times at the New Zealand Music Awards.

Other international successes include Chinaski’s no.1 album ‘Rockfield’, covering three no.1 singles notching up over 60 million YouTube streams, Codes’ multi-award-winning album ‘Trees Dream In Algebra’ and Melanie C’s multi-platinum album, “Beautiful Intentions”, which spent nine weeks topping the charts in Europe.

Thanks so much to Ryan Smith at (Sterling Sound) for making our introduction.

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MixMasterBundle.com Learn how to mix using stock and free plugins in Pro Tools. Get a look at how I recorded my song "American Winter" with downloadable multitracks to mix in your own studio and even include in your mixing portfolio. Are you ready to make your best record ever? Then go to MixMasterBundle.com to get started for free now!

RSR312 – Howard Bilerman – How to Inspire a Band Performance

How do you get the best performance from a band? Howard talked about recording choir for Leonard Cohen, mixing Arcade Fire, working with Steve Albini and Daniel Lanois, why you should limit yourself in the studio, and other great stories!

My guest today is Howard Bilerman, a GRAMMY and Juno awarded musician, sound engineer & record producer who has been recording bands for over 30 years. As co-owner & head engineer of the  hotel2tango recording studio in Montreal, Bilerman has enjoyed working with some of Canada’s most talented artists, as well as others from The USA, The UK, France, Italy, Scotland, Africa, Spain, Ireland, Switzerland, Portugal & Australia. 

Some of the artists Howard has worked with include: LEONARD COHEN, THE ARCADE FIRE, VIC CHESNUTT, A SILVER MT. ZION, NAP EYES, BRITISH SEA POWER, SAM ROBERTS, PATRICK WATSON, COEUR  DE PIRATE, ADAM COHEN, LOU DOILLON, THE WEBB SISTERS, and WOLF  PARADE to name just a few. He has been credited on over 500 records to date,  including as an engineer on LEONARD COHEN’s GRAMMY winning song “ You Want It  Darker”. 

Howard has been a regular faculty member at the BANFF CENTRE, having helped to create their groundbreaking INDIE RESIDENCY & SINGER SONGWRITER programs.  Bilerman’s recordings have received international critical praise, and the hotel2tango is seen by many as being at the center of Montreal’s independent music community.

Thanks so much to Steve Albini for the introduction.

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The secret to great bass in your mix is to start with a great recording. The BB-DI is the best-sounding bass DI I have ever used. “It’ll move your pant leg!” No Hype, No Color, Just Pure Tone at Spectra1964.com


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MixMasterBundle.com Learn how to mix using stock and free plugins in Pro Tools. Get a look at how I recorded my song "American Winter" with downloadable multitracks to mix in your own studio and even include in your mixing portfolio. Are you ready to make your best record ever? Then go to MixMasterBundle.com to get started for free now!

RSR311 – Jay Tooke – Nashville Country Rock Drums

To click or not to click? That is the question... Jay talked about playing drums and producing artists at Pentavarit Studios, how to create a Nashville numbers chart, why he uses two different monitors for mixing, and how to record vocals and guitar.

My guest today is Jay Tooke an Award-winning, Canadian born producer, songwriter, and musician who moved to Nashville back in 2012.

Having gotten his start as a working musician at the age of 17 some of his earliest memories are of plunking out melodies by ear on the family’s piano, but it was the intro to Dire Straits “Money for Nothing” that lit a fire in his soul for the drums. Not long after he started a love affair with the guitar and from then on, his sights were set on a career in music. 

During his 26 year career, he has toured all over the world with a range of artists from Canada and the US, and has produced records that have garnered critical and commercial success in Australia, New Zealand, Germany as well as Canada and the US. 

His philosophy behind making records has always been about helping the artist find their own voice in the studio. It’s never about forcing ideas or making the record he wants to make. It’s a collaboration between producer and artist to find the truest form of the song. Allowing the material to become the best version of itself through exploration and experimentation.

Thanks so much to Bobby Holland for the introduction.

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The secret to great bass in your mix is to start with a great recording. The BB-DI is the best-sounding bass DI I have ever used. “It’ll move your pant leg!” No Hype, No Color, Just Pure Tone at Spectra1964.com


The Envoy Pro FX pushes USB technology bandwidth to the max of 2800MB/s over Thunderbolt. Find the new Envoy Pro FX and all your storage needs at OWC.com


Get Music Production Suite Pro for only $19.99/mo. Get a 30-day Free trial subscription with our link or use the code ROCK10 to get 10% off any individual plugin purchase at iZotope.com/Rockstars


Learn take-home practical speaker alignment tips from the world leader in near-field monitoring right out of the PhantomFocus™ playbook at CarlTatzDesign.com/Mixroom-Mentor

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Additional podcast editing and production by:
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Jon Richardson

MixMasterBundle.com Learn how to mix using stock and free plugins in Pro Tools. Get a look at how I recorded my song "American Winter" with downloadable multitracks to mix in your own studio and even include in your mixing portfolio. Are you ready to make your best record ever? Then go to MixMasterBundle.com to get started for free now!

RSR310 – Jessica Thompson – Audio Restoration and Mastering From Tape and Vinyl

Is noise really a bad thing in a recording? Jessica talked about cleaning up audio with iZotope RX, focusing bass with Low-End Focus, and even re-balancing a mono mix using amazing new plugins to restore audio from old tapes and vinyl records.

My guest today is Jessica Thompson a GRAMMY-nominated mastering and restoration engineer, audio preservation specialist, and educator. She has digitized, restored, and revived historic recordings for artists ranging from jazz pianist Erroll Garner to blues and folk revolutionary Barbara Dane, from Ethiopian keyboardist Hailu Mergia to proto punk band Jack Ruby, from anarcho-punk band Crucifix to synthesizer legend Pauline Anna Strom.  

She masters music both new and old and has worked on records for Michael Daves, Flipsyde, Matthew McNeal, International Dub Ambassadors, Teno Afrika, Occurrence, and many more. 

She sometimes writes gear reviews for Tape Op Magazine and contributed a chapter on "Mastering the Sonics of Historic Recording Media" for the book Music Preservation and Archiving Today.  

She currently serves as President of the San Francisco Chapter of the Recording Academy. In her spare time, she likes to ride steel bikes and walk her dog, Eddie.

Thanks so much to Ian Brennan for making our introduction!

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The secret to great bass in your mix is to start with a great recording. The BB-DI is the best-sounding bass DI I have ever used. “It’ll move your pant leg!” No Hype, No Color, Just Pure Tone at Spectra1964.com


The Envoy Pro FX pushes USB technology bandwidth to the max of 2800MB/s over Thunderbolt. Find the new Envoy Pro FX and all your storage needs at OWC.com


Get Music Production Suite Pro for only $19.99/mo. Get a 30-day Free trial subscription with our link or use the code ROCK10 to get 10% off any individual plugin purchase at iZotope.com/Rockstars


Learn take-home practical speaker alignment tips from the world leader in near-field monitoring right out of the PhantomFocus™ playbook at CarlTatzDesign.com/Mixroom-Mentor

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Additional podcast editing and production by:
Brayden Stremming
Vlad Vasilcenko
Jon Richardson

MixMasterBundle.com Learn how to mix using stock and free plugins in Pro Tools. Get a look at how I recorded my song "American Winter" with downloadable multitracks to mix in your own studio and even include in your mixing portfolio. Are you ready to make your best record ever? Then go to MixMasterBundle.com to get started for free now!

RSR309 – Wes Little – Nashville Funky Drummer playing with Steven Tyler, Robben Ford, and Beyonce

When Barrack Obama asks you to play the drums... Wes talked about playing at the DNC with Beyonce, Sting, and Mariah Carey, rocking out with Chuck D, how to build a great drum room, and choosing the best drum fills and cymbals!

My guest today is Wes Little one of Nashville’s most adaptable and multi-faceted drummers, as well as a top flight arranger, producer and songwriter. 

Wes was trained in performance and composition at the Manhattan School of Music and shaped by years of studio and stage work with major acts. Currently a first call session drummer in Nashville, Wes has also performed or recorded with Chuck D, Stevie Wonder, Sting, Steven Tyler of Aerosmith,  John Legend, Melissa Etheridge, Robben Ford, Michael and Randy Brecker, Tim McGraw and Faith Hill. He works in Nashville, where he lives and records daily in the studio.  

Some of his credits for recording or touring are with Robben Ford, Christopher Cross, Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, Trey Anastasio, Little River Band, Larry Carlton, Sting, Stevie Wonder,  Alicia Keys, Beyonce, Joe Perry, Steven Tyler, John Legend, Jamie Fox, Melissa  Etheridge, Jermaine Jackson, Mariah Carey, Public Enemy, Shakira, Busta Rhymes, Emmylou Harris, Mary J. Blige Anita Baker, Paul Shaffer, Dierks Bentley, Pam Tillis, Ashley Cleveland, Bootsy Collins, MC Lyte, KRS-One, Vernon Reid, Delbert McClinton, Big Daddy Kane, The Pointer Sisters, Emmylou Harris,  Wynonna Judd, Pam Tillis, Lorrie Morgan, Luke Combs, Warren Haynes, Sonny Landreth, Little Big Town - Eric Johnson, Larry Carlton, Deena Carter, Paul Schaffer, and his own venture - The Big Greasy. 

On another note, Wes also played on Broadway. “I have made whip crack sounds for John Lithgow in "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels,” says Little. “I have played quite possibly the largest set up in the world of drums and percussion in the show BKLYN. I acted the part of a drummer that couldn't speak in the show "Once Around the Sun.” I also played in a big bang on stage for 3 months in a show of “Rat Pack, Live at  the Sands."  

Thanks so much to Smith Curry for making our introduction.

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The secret to great bass in your mix is to start with a great recording. The BB-DI is the best-sounding bass DI I have ever used. “It’ll move your pant leg!” No Hype, No Color, Just Pure Tone at Spectra1964.com


The Envoy Pro FX pushes USB technology bandwidth to the max of 2800MB/s over Thunderbolt. Find the new Envoy Pro FX and all your storage needs at OWC.com

Get Music Production Suite Pro for only $24.99/mo or Producer’s Club for only $19.99/mo. Start your 7-Day Free trial subscription now or use the code ROCK10 to get 10% off any individual plugin purchase at iZotope.com/Rockstars


Learn take-home practical speaker alignment tips from the world leader in near-field monitoring right out of the PhantomFocus™ playbook at CarlTatzDesign.com/Mixroom-Mentor

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Additional podcast editing and production by:
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MixMasterBundle.com Learn how to mix using stock and free plugins in Pro Tools. Get a look at how I recorded my song "American Winter" with downloadable multitracks to mix in your own studio and even include in your mixing portfolio. Are you ready to make your best record ever? Then go to MixMasterBundle.com to get started for free now!

RSR308 – JJ Blair – Recording Johnny Cash, Joe Bonamassa, Bernard Purdie, Ziggaboo, Jason Faulkner, and Rod Stewart

Is it really all about the Benjamins or the Hamiltons? JJ Blair talked about recording Hammond Organ, how to store your studio mics, how to record the "Purdie Shuffle", and the secret to getting a great sound in Pro Tools using a console.

My guest today is J.J. Blair a native Chicagoan, who came up playing in blues and reggae clubs as a teenager in his home town, before eventually moving to Los Angeles to begin his recording career.  Known for taste, musicality and proficiency in a broad range of musical styles, J.J. has also amassed a great collection of vintage mics, outboard gear and instruments, which he draws on to make outstanding recordings and productions.  

He produced and mixed the Grammy winning record "Press On," by June Carter Cash, engineered on the Grammy winning and #1 Billboard Hot 100 record "Great American Song Book vol. 3," by Rod Stewart, as well as engineering on P. Diddy's #1 hit "All About the Benjamins." 

J.J. has been a producer and engineer since 1994.  His clients, credits and list of musicians he's recorded include Jeff Beck, George Benson, The Black Eyed Peas, Body Count, Joe Bonamassa, Jon Brion, Johnny Cash, June Carter Cash, David Cassidy, Kelly Clarkson, Vinnie Colauita, Double Trouble, Peter Erskine, Melissa Etheridge, Jason Falkner, Josh Freese, Jim Keltner, Roger Manning, Keb Mo, Zigaboo Modeliste, Bernard Purdie, Smokey Robinson, The Pointer Sisters, Rod Stewart, Tommy Stinson, Marty Stuart, Weezer, Whiskeytown, and Edgar Winter to name just a few.

J.J. works mainly from his personal recording studio, Fox Force Five Recorders. 

Thanks so much to William Wittman for making our introduction!

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The secret to great bass in your mix is to start with a great recording. The BB-DI is the best-sounding bass DI I have ever used. “It’ll move your pant leg!” No Hype, No Color, Just Pure Tone at Spectra1964.com


The Envoy Pro FX pushes USB technology bandwidth to the max of 2800MB/s over Thunderbolt. Find the new Envoy Pro FX and all your storage needs at OWC.com

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MixMasterBundle.com Learn how to mix using stock and free plugins in Pro Tools. Get a look at how I recorded my song "American Winter" with downloadable multitracks to mix in your own studio and even include in your mixing portfolio. Are you ready to make your best record ever? Then go to MixMasterBundle.com to get started for free now!

RSR307 – Adam Krinsky – Mixing Studio and FOH In Minneapolis MN for Trampled By Turtles

Wait.. a DI can sound better than a mic on a guitar? Adam talked about mixing for the stage with acoustic band Trampled by Turtles vs producing and mixing Hip Hop artists like Mina Moore scratching vocals on Serato in the studio, plus tons more!

My guest today is Adam Krinsky a Mixer/Engineer in Minneapolis, MN. He owns and runs a studio in St. Paul, MN called Bellows. In his 15 years of music, he has been a Producer, Engineer, Mixer, FOH Mixer, Tour Manager, Manager, and Educator. 

Adam’s career started after graduating from the Institute of Production and Recording in Minneapolis. He was hired by the owner and co-founder Tom Tucker as his assistant engineer at Master Mix Studios. In parallel to working in a big fancy studio, he was also moonlighting in a small punk rock basement studio called Vaudeville. A million dollar studio during the day, a Mackie and 57’s at night. Krinsky started working at a local guitar shop called Twin Town Guitars which is where he met many of the local musicians. 

In 2006 he recorded and mixed an album called A Detail of Soldiers by The Alarmists which received local recognition. Since he has never been without a project to mix. Over the years Adam has worked on albums for artists like Bo Ramsey, Mason Jennings, The Pines, Kill The Vultures, Sadistik, and Peter Wolf Crier to name a few. These artists range in genre’s from Blues and Folk to Hip-Hop to Indie Rock. 

Somewhere along the way, he was asked to go on the road. Reluctantly he eventually tried it out and found a second passion in touring. He’s since mixed FOH for artists like Iris DeMent, Mason Jennings, Har Mar Superstar, Marijuana Deathsquads, The Pines, and Trampled by Turtles to name a few. He has also taught at a few recording schools and was a field mixer for the 6th Season of Jersey Shore. These days Krinsky is either mixing in his studio or on tour with Trampled by Turtles.

Thanks so much to Evan Bakke for making our introduction!

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The secret to great bass in your mix is to start with a great recording. The BB-DI is the best-sounding bass DI I have ever used. “It’ll move your pant leg!” No Hype, No Color, Just Pure Tone at Spectra1964.com


The Envoy Pro FX pushes USB technology bandwidth to the max of 2800MB/s over Thunderbolt. Find the new Envoy Pro FX and all your storage needs at OWC.com

Get Music Production Suite Pro for only $24.99/mo or Producer’s Club for only $19.99/mo. Start your 7-Day Free trial subscription now or use the code ROCK10 to get 10% off any individual plugin purchase at iZotope.com/Rockstars


Learn take-home practical speaker alignment tips from the world leader in near-field monitoring right out of the PhantomFocus™ playbook at CarlTatzDesign.com/Mixroom-Mentor

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MixMasterBundle.com Learn how to mix using stock and free plugins in Pro Tools. Get a look at how I recorded my song "American Winter" with downloadable multitracks to mix in your own studio and even include in your mixing portfolio. Are you ready to make your best record ever? Then go to MixMasterBundle.com to get started for free now!

RSR306 – William Bowser – Awesome Tips for Mixing Hip Hop Vocal and Bass

How does a reverse Dr. Pepper help you capture great vocals? Will talked about how he sets up the ultimate vocal chain at Quality Touch Studios, why you need a top-down analog mix bus chain, how to make Reaper look like Pro Tools, and mixing bass!

My guest today is William Bowser an audio engineer based out of La Plata Maryland. 

“I've been engineering for almost 20 years since 2002 where I started in the chorus room of Leonardtown High School, just myself, a microphone, and a tape recorder. From there for years I ran a home studio as an artist, producer, singer, songwriter, rapper, and engineer trying to make it and perform all over the country. 

I signed a developmental deal early on in my career with Universal Music and an indie label based out of Brooklyn New York which at the time was my most successful endeavour. When that fell through because of monetary mismanagement on the label's part I went back to being an independent artist but this time more informed and with a larger grasp of the business side of music. 

I began slowly but surely becoming more and more enamoured with the engineering side of things while bringing my skills and experience as an artist to the table. This helped me not only cross over easier but get jobs engineering for studios in Southern Maryland, Baltimore, and Atlanta Georgia.  

Fast forward after going through both a divorce and personal growth I was blessed to meet my now wife and Co-Owner of the studio (Quality Touch Studios) Tracy Bowser. 

The birth of my son signalled a new chapter in my life that changed everything from being more responsible to holding myself accountable for the actions that directly now affect my family as well as, myself and my career. Now here I am doing major work, being attached to millions of plays and achieving all my life goals one at a time, and letting God lead the way.” 

Thanks to Patrick Rene aka Killah Trakz for making our introduction.

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The secret to great bass in your mix is to start with a great recording. The BB-DI is the best-sounding bass DI I have ever used. “It’ll move your pant leg!” No Hype, No Color, Just Pure Tone at Spectra1964.com


The Envoy Pro FX pushes USB technology bandwidth to the max of 2800MB/s over Thunderbolt. Find the new Envoy Pro FX and all your storage needs at OWC.com

Get Music Production Suite Pro for only $24.99/mo or Producer’s Club for only $19.99/mo. Start your 7-Day Free trial subscription now or use the code ROCK10 to get 10% off any individual plugin purchase at iZotope.com/Rockstars


Learn take-home practical speaker alignment tips from the world leader in near-field monitoring right out of the PhantomFocus™ playbook at CarlTatzDesign.com/Mixroom-Mentor

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Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/qualitytouchstudios
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Twitter: https://twitter.com/illsoulproduc
Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/illsoulproductions

Additional podcast editing and production by:
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Vlad Vasilcenko
Jon Richardson

MixMasterBundle.com Learn how to mix using stock and free plugins in Pro Tools. Get a look at how I recorded my song "American Winter" with downloadable multitracks to mix in your own studio and even include in your mixing portfolio. Are you ready to make your best record ever? Then go to MixMasterBundle.com to get started for free now!

RSR305 – Julian Dreyer – Chief Engineer at Echo Mountain Studios Asheville NC

What's a "Meat Baffle"? Julian talked about recording with Steve Martin, The Avett Brothers, and Jaquire King at Echo Mountain, how to use gobos, tips for setting up your home studio monitors, and how to let go of your ego in the studio.

My guest today is Julian Dreyer who grew up in a small artist community in the mountains of western North Carolina and after a 3 year stint as a sound engineer at a large music venue in Asheville, NC he became the staff assistant engineer at the newly built Echo Mountain Recording.  

He has worked there for the last 15 years and been the chief engineer for the last 8 years.  In 2017 he won a Grammy with Secret agent 23 Skidoo for engineering and mixing the "Best Children's Album."  He has worked on hundreds of albums in every capacity from assisting to engineering and mixing to producing or all of these things at once.  

Since working at Echo Mountain he has worked on albums with The Avett Brothers, Steve Martin, Jerry Douglas, The Steep Canyon Rangers, Mandolin Orange, Band of Horses, Zac Brown, Jim Lauderdale and Rising Appalachia to name a few.  He also regularly engineers the PBS television show "Echo Sessions" which is shot in Echo Mountain Recording.

Thanks so much to Jessica Tomasin for making our introduction!

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Additional podcast editing and production by:
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RSR304 – Raag Sethi – Recording in India at Compass Box Studio, Ahmedabad Gujarat

Indie music in India? Raag talked about building an affordable studio in Ahmedabad to record independent music from around Gujarat and India, growing a Youtube channel, capturing live performances, and how to keep your mic cables out of the video.

My guest today is Raag Sethi an award-nominated producer, bassist and guitarist from Ahmedabad, and also the founder of Compass Box Studio. He has been instrumental in promoting indie talent in Gujarat and India through the Compass Box Live Sessions on YouTube. 

Raag’s work has been featured in almost every major music publication in India. He has had the opportunity to work as an associate music producer with Clinton Cerejo, A.R Rahman and has also worked with Grammy-winning engineers for his projects. 

His work has been nominated for the best pop production track at the Production Music Awards in London. By focusing on one take live recordings, Raag and his team at Compass Box Studio have created high-quality production within the limitations of live recordings. His production work ranges from singer-songwriter to jazz, to neo-soul, rock and more.

Thanks to Ryan Earnhardt Creative Sound Labs for making our introduction!

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Get started now making your best record ever at RecordingStudioRockstars.com/Academy. Use the code ROCKSTAR to get 10% off for a limited time.


Get it right at the source with the new BB29 mic by JZ Microphones and the JZ Pop Filter with the unique waveguide design. Use the limited-time coupon ROCKSTARS to get 20% off The Pop Filter at JZMic.com


The secret to great bass in your mix is to start with a great recording. The BB-DI is the best-sounding bass DI I have ever used. “It’ll move your pant leg!” No Hype, No Color, Just Pure Tone at Spectra1964.com


The Envoy Pro FX pushes USB technology bandwidth to the max of 2800MB/s over Thunderbolt. Find the new Envoy Pro FX and all your storage needs at OWC.com

Get Music Production Suite Pro for only $24.99/mo or Producer’s Club for only $19.99/mo. Start your 7-Day Free trial subscription now or use the code ROCK10 to get 10% off any individual plugin purchase at iZotope.com/Rockstars


Learn take-home practical speaker alignment tips from the world leader in near-field monitoring right out of the PhantomFocus™ playbook at CarlTatzDesign.com/Mixroom-Mentor

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Website Links:
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Additional podcast editing and production by:
Brayden Stremming
Vlad Vasilcenko
Jon Richardson

MixMasterBundle.com Learn how to mix using stock and free plugins in Pro Tools. Get a look at how I recorded my song "American Winter" with downloadable multitracks to mix in your own studio and even include in your mixing portfolio. Are you ready to make your best record ever? Then go to MixMasterBundle.com to get started for free now!

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