Gearfest 2012: Tracking Part 6 - The Band

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Once again, the pureMix team performed on the Sweetwater Gearfest theater stage. Fab and Ben recorded The Liza Colby Sound, live, no safety net, showing how to place microphones, use preamps and process audio in real time while recording it.

This is Part 6 of this seminar, dealing with the recording of a whole band.

The band was tracked with a full line of Lauten Audio (Atlantis, Clarion) and Blue (Mouse, Dragonflies, Stage 2 Bottle) microphones, UAD Apollo preamps and plugins, Manley (TNT Cool & Hot Pre, Dual Mono Pre) preamps, Dangerous Bax Eq, monitored through a Dangerous D-box and a pair of Focal Twins 6 and CMS Sub speakers.

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Fab Dupont

Fab Dupont is an award-winning NYC based record producer, mixing/mastering engineer and co-founder of

Fab has been playing, writing, producing and mixing music both live and in studios all over the world. He's worked in cities like Paris, Boston, Brussels, Stockholm, London and New York just to name a few.

He has his own studio called FLUX Studios in the East Village of New York City.

Fab has received many accolades around the world, including wins at the Victoires de la Musique, South African Music awards, Pan African Music Awards, US independent music awards. He also has received Latin Grammy nominations and has worked on many Latin Grammy and Grammy-nominated albums.


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2016 Jul 09
I didn't get why the vocals are tracked agaim when the band leaves... maybe the first vocal recording was a live guide for the musicians? in that case, why was it recorded?
2015 Aug 14
Puremix is great - I learn so much each time I get a chance to log in. Head and shoulders above the competition. Thanks for a quality product.
2014 Aug 14
Ufff, i love you Liza Colby… pure feeling
2013 May 23
AMAZING performance, can't wait to work on the mix !
2013 May 17
Tout simplement ... BRAVO ! :) I like your mind to say of "It's good" & "It's so bad"... ;)
2013 Apr 24
2013 Apr 21
Great work. Very insightful, and the song was excellent!!!!!!
2013 Apr 19
nice work guys...keep going!!!!!!!!!
2013 Apr 17
Love It! When you want to do something with LATIN or BRAZILIAN music let me know. I have more than 21 years recording, producing and Mixing for CD, DVD and TV in those markets. It would be GREAT to have some show about Brazilian Percus! Zurdos, repiques, Timbales.... It´s a GREAT WOrLD for MIC, Preamps and Plug Ins... if you like to talk about it: GREAT JOB!!!!
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2013 Apr 15
Yeah!!! It sounds good.... I really enjoy to mix that song :-).. Thank's Fab for this video Hervé...
2013 Jan 04
@G Awesome!
2013 Jan 01
@OrrinPratt Yes there will be a follow up. Yes tracks will be available to download. No later than very soon.
2012 Dec 26
Will there be a follow up "Tracking the Band," like last year? It would be wonderful!
2012 Dec 26
Nice sound! Will the Audio be available for us to play with?
2012 Dec 26
Nice job Fab, engineering, musicians and AV. Really great tutorial here! Chris
2012 Dec 22
Oh baby ... it's only Rock 'n' Roll but I like it !!! Buon Natale a tutti. Luca