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David Crosby, Queen Latifah, Jennifer Lopez, Mark Ronson
Andrew Scheps
Beyonce, Lana Del Rey, Red Hot Chili Peppers, U2
Chris Lord-Alge
U2, Green Day, Smashing Pumpkins, Muse
Vance Powell
Jack White, Chris Stapleton, The Deadweather, The Raconteurs
Mick Guzauski
Daft Punk, Prince, Michael Jackson, Earth Wind & Fire
Greg Wells

The Greatest Showman, Adele, Katy Perry, Twenty One Pilots

Jacquire King
Kings of Leon, Tom Waits, James Bay, Modest Mouse
Al Schmitt
Frank Sinatra, Ray Charles, Steely Dan, George Benson
Brian Lucey
The Black Keys, Liam Gallagher, Shania Twain, Depeche Mode
Adam Hawkins

twenty one pilots, Muse, Switchfoot, The Regrettes

Darrell Thorp
Beck, Radiohead, P!nk, Paul McCartney
Joel Hamilton

Highly Suspect, Pretty Lights, Sparklehorse, Elvis Costello

Ryan Hewitt
Blink 182, Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Lumineers, The Avett Brothers
Ryan West
Eminem, Kanye West, Usher, Ritchie Havens
F. Reid Shippen
Neil Young, The Jonas Brothers, Cage The Elephant, Death Cab For Cutie
Mark Needham
The Killers, Fleetwood Mac, Dolly Parton, Moby
John Paterno
Robbie Williams, The Steve Gadd Band, Soraya, Robben Ford
Luca Pretolesi
Major Lazer, Steve Aoki, Borgeous, Dimitry Vegas and Like Mike
Carlos "El Loco" Bedoya
Beyoncé, Missy Elliott, Ricardo Arjona, Weezer
Brian Moncarz
Our Lady Peace, Circa Survive, The Tea Party
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Start to Finish: Greg Wells - Episode 12 - Mastering Part 2

In the final episode of Greg Well's Epic Start To Finish Series, Greg and Brian Lucey of Magic Garden Mastering, complete the master of Bryce Drew's "Lucky Number".
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Mix Bus Processing with UAD Plugins
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Start to Finish: Greg Wells - Episode 11 - Mastering Part 1
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Start to Finish: Greg Wells - Episode 11 - Mastering Part 1

In part 1 of the conclusion to Greg Wells Start To Finish Series, Greg takes the final mix of Bryce Drew's "Lucky Number" to Magic Garden Mastering to work with world-renowned mastering engineer, Brian Lucey, to take the incredible mix he did on the console in Studio A of Sunset Sound to the next level.
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Start to Finish: Greg Wells - Episode 8 - Tracking Guitars and Keys
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Start to Finish: Greg Wells - Episode 8 - Tracking Guitars and Keys

In this episode of Greg Well's Start To Finish Series, Greg fills out the arrangement of Bryce Drew's "Lucky Number," by tracking multiple layers of guitar and keyboard overdubs, adding gorgeous soundscapes to the production.
Greg Wells
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Start to Finish: Greg Wells - Episode 10 - Mixing
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With the entire production complete, the time has finally come for Greg Wells to pull up the multitrack for Bryce Drew's "Lucky Number" on the gorgeous, Sunset Sound Custom Discrete Console, loaded with API 550-A EQs on every channel.
Greg Wells
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The 13 Best Pro Tools Keyboard Shortcuts
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The 13 Best Pro Tools Keyboard Shortcuts

Ditch the mouse and keep your fingers glued to the keyboard to turn Slow Tools back into Pro Tools
Fab Dupont

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How to Use a De-esser on Vocals
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How to Use a De-esser on Vocals

Learn what a De-esser is and how to use them properly. Fab explains the concepts then compares plugins and hardware de-essers
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How to Get Punchy Drums with Grand Channel
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How to Get Punchy Drums with Grand Channel

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Introduction to Mastering
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Introduction to Mastering

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Fab Dupont

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Inside The Mix: Jamiroquai with Mick Guzauski
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Inside The Mix: Jamiroquai with Mick Guzauski

In this pureMix.net Exclusive, Mick opens his mix of Jamiroquai's song "Vitamin" to explain his thought process, workflow, and techniques that he used to create this incredibly tight, punchy and exciting mix that manages to have a ton of space without ever losing the impact of the tight performances.
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Andrew Scheps: The Wall of Gear

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Andrew Scheps
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Hearing Compression in Context

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Inside The Mix: Jamiroquai with Mick Guzauski
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Inside The Mix: Jamiroquai with Mick Guzauski

In this pureMix.net Exclusive, Mick opens his mix of Jamiroquai's song "Vitamin" to explain his thought process, workflow, and techniques that he used to create this incredibly tight, punchy and exciting mix that manages to have a ton of space without ever losing the impact of the tight performances.
Mick Guzauski
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Start to Finish: Greg Wells - Episode 12 - Mastering Part 2
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Start to Finish: Greg Wells - Episode 12 - Mastering Part 2

In the final episode of Greg Well's Epic Start To Finish Series, Greg and Brian Lucey of Magic Garden Mastering, complete the master of Bryce Drew's "Lucky Number".
Greg Wells
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Start to Finish: Greg Wells - Episode 11 - Mastering Part 1
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Start to Finish: Greg Wells - Episode 11 - Mastering Part 1

In part 1 of the conclusion to Greg Wells Start To Finish Series, Greg takes the final mix of Bryce Drew's "Lucky Number" to Magic Garden Mastering to work with world-renowned mastering engineer, Brian Lucey, to take the incredible mix he did on the console in Studio A of Sunset Sound to the next level.
Greg Wells
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Start to Finish: Greg Wells - Episode 10 - Mixing
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Start to Finish: Greg Wells - Episode 10 - Mixing

With the entire production complete, the time has finally come for Greg Wells to pull up the multitrack for Bryce Drew's "Lucky Number" on the gorgeous, Sunset Sound Custom Discrete Console, loaded with API 550-A EQs on every channel.
Greg Wells
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Start to Finish: Greg Wells - Episode 9 - Recording The Final Overdubs
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Start to Finish: Greg Wells - Episode 9 - Recording The Final Overdubs

With the guitar takes edited down, it's time to finish up the rest of the tracking and overdubs for "Lucky Number".
Greg Wells
| 58min
Start to Finish: Greg Wells - Episode 8 - Tracking Guitars and Keys
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Start to Finish: Greg Wells - Episode 8 - Tracking Guitars and Keys

In this episode of Greg Well's Start To Finish Series, Greg fills out the arrangement of Bryce Drew's "Lucky Number," by tracking multiple layers of guitar and keyboard overdubs, adding gorgeous soundscapes to the production.
Greg Wells
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Start to Finish: Greg Wells - Episode 7 - Recording Bass
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Start to Finish: Greg Wells - Episode 7 - Recording Bass

In this episode of Greg Well's Start To Finish Series, he composes, records and edits the bass guitar line to add rhythmic and melodic movement to Bryce Drew's song "Lucky Number."
Greg Wells
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Start to Finish: Greg Wells - Episode 6 - Recording Vocals

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Start to Finish: Greg Wells - Episode 4 - Recording Acoustic Guitar

Now that Bryce has laid down a version of the vocal for "Lucky Number," the duo continues to build the track by adding acoustic guitar and re-recording the piano to prepare a firm foundation for what is to come.
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How To Listen: SSL Compressor Edition

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In episode one of this Start To Finish series, Greg Wells sits down with singer/songwriter Bryce Drew, in Studio A of the world-famous, Sunset Sound, to hear her song for the first time and get it "record ready."
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Joel Hamilton Mixing Highly Suspect
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Joel Hamilton Mixing Highly Suspect

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How To Listen: Vintage Gear Edition Episode 1: Tape Machines

In the latest entry to our How To Listen Series, Fab Dupont and Chris Mara (producer, engineer, and owner of the Nashville based recording studio, "Welcome To 1979") sit down with a Mara Machines JH-110 1/4" and 1/2" machine to run multiple mixes through them for the purpose of quantifying the sound of printing mixes to tape.
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