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Jimmy Douglass Mixing Mr. Emotional - This Is How I Feel Inside

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Four-time Grammy-winning recording engineer and record producer Jimmy Douglass has been a first call for world-renowned artists like Timbaland, The Rolling Stones, Justin Timberlake, Roxy Music, and hundreds more for his ability to remain current while drawing from his years of experience.

Douglass is best known for bringing unconventional techniques into the studio and encouraging artists to transcend genre restrictions. His hard work and immense talent have carved a place for him among some of the most respected engineers and mixers in the world.

In this pureMix.net exclusive, The Senator opens up the multitrack for the single "This Is How I Feel Inside" by pop artist Mr. Emotional and produced by Angel Lopez (Kanye West, Coldplay, Nathy Peluso, Sam Smith, Chance The Rapper)

See how Jimmy Douglass:

  • Shapes the tone of the mix from the start by adding an outboard better maker EQ across the 2 bus.
  • Dials in the transients of the kick and snare to punch through the arrangement
  • Sculpts the 808 with Surfer EQ2
  • Adds movement and texture to the piano and synth pads
  • Adds a guitar part to the song on the fly
  • Builds space around the vocals with a Lexicon 480L
  • Drops in vocal samples to add to the production

This is your chance to sit next to the legendary Jimmy Douglass as he crafts his mix of "How I Feel Inside" by Mr. Emotional.

After seeing how Jimmy does it, practice what you have learned and download the multitrack to mix the song for yourself!

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Equipment & Software

Hardware

  • Bettermaker EQ 232P

Plug-ins

  • D-Verb
  • DS-10 Drum Shaper
  • EQ 3 7-Band
  • FabFilter Pro Q3
  • FabFilter Saturn
  • JOEMEEK Meequalizer
  • Native Instruments Dirt
  • Ohm Boyz
  • PM Chorus Ensemble
  • PM LS-Rotator
  • Softube Summit Audio TLA-100A
  • Soundtoys Effect Rack
  • Soundtoys PanMan
  • Soundtoys Tremolator
  • Sound Radix Surfer EQ 2
  • UAD MXR Flanger Doubler
  • UAD Lexicon 480L
  • Valhalla Shimmer
  • Waves C4
  • Waves H-Delay
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Mentors
Jimmy Douglass
Jimmy Douglass (also known as The Senator) is an American four-time Grammy winning recording engineer and record producer, whose prolific career has spanned more than four decades. During the 1980?s, Douglass continued to hone his engineering skills while also taking on the role as producer. He engineered and produced established artists including The Rolling Stones, Slave, Odyssey, Roxy Music and Gang of Four. Presently, he continues to display his versatility by remaining current while drawing from his years of experience. Douglass is best known for bringing unconventional techniques into the studio and encouraging artists to transcend genre restrictions. He is credited with bringing a raw edge to sound and specifically bringing a heavy funk bass sound into rock music. His hard work and immense talent has carved a place for him among some of the most respected engineers and mixers in the world.
Credits

Pharrell Williams

Justin Timberlake

Alicia Keys

Jay Z

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marcos.fe
2022 May 01
Please, bring the mixing tutorial back, this is not the video that was here, this belong to the Mentor Interview series, not mixing.
marcos.fe
2022 May 01
What is going on here? Was the tutorial replaced by an interview? what...
marcos.fe
2022 Apr 17
This man is so relatable, honest, and easy to follow. My new favourite enginner :) Brilliant course!
Eric Herbig
2022 Mar 13
I saw another video series which was really helpful, but after this one I am convinced that I fng love this dude. Holy shit he just grabbed a guitar. Mind blown. Pure money.
Eric Herbig
2022 Mar 13
I saw another video series which was really helpful, but after this one I am convinced that I fng love this dude. Money.
Window
2022 Feb 26
Great Tutorial. He also uses a Bettermaker EQ232D plugin (Not listed). I just got it at plugin alliance with voucher for $30.
245will
2022 Feb 21
This is why I renew my subscription every year!! Love JD's mindset when it comes to mixing. Great mix, song, video. Please.... more from Jimmy Douglas Puremix!!
Audio Art
2022 Feb 07
Learned a few tricks and really enjoyed watching Jimmy work. A true Jedi Master.
thombleasdale
2022 Feb 06
Very cool. I really enjoyed Jimmy's approach, and how fast he got through this. It's helpful to be reminded you don't always have to spend hours tweaking tracks that already sound good.
MarcoPolo
2022 Jan 27
I like watching JD work. Good video & a nice track!
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