Start to Finish: Jacquire King - Episode 21 - Mixing Part 3

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As Jacquire continues with the mix of “Keep The Light On,” he turns his attention to the guitars and lead vocal.

See how Jacquire King:

  • Sets the guitar balance in the track
  • Adjusts the balance between microphone to help each guitar part fit the overall picture
  • Spreads multi-amped guitar parts across the stereo field to add width
  • Sets up the PSP Vintage Warmer 2 on the guitar bus and explains his approach
  • Balances the additional keyboards
  • Discusses listening levels while mixing
  • Demonstrates the sonic differences between the 1176 REV E and REV A
  • Breaks down his vocal effect chains and explains his approach to reverbs, harmonizers, using Sugar for top-end enhancement and more
  • Sets up a parallel compression path for the vocal bus

Watch Jacquire King, mix “Keep The Light On” from Oak And Ash. Only on

Equipment & Software


  • Fab Filter Pro-DS
  • Fab Filter Pro-Q2
  • PSP Vintage Warmer
  • Process.Audio Sugar
  • Sound Toys Echo Boy
  • Sound Toys Micro Shift
  • UAD 1176 AE
  • UAD 1176 Rev A
  • UAD 1176LN Rev E
  • UAD EMT 140
  • UAD Neve 1073
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Jacquire King

Award-winning Producer, Engineer, and Mixer, Jacquire King, has worked with some of the world’s most influential artists in every role you can imagine in a recording studio. From being an acclaimed recordist to mixing and producing multi-platinum records (9X in the case of Kings Of Leon) by superstars like Kaleo, Modest Mouse, Kings of Leon, Tom Waits, Norah Jones, Buddy Guy, Cold War Kids, MuteMath, Melissa Etheridge, and James Bay.

To date, Jacquire has received several awards for his meticulous attention to detail and unique approach to creating records that withstand the test of time.

His discography is well-known for the variety of music encompassed from the past 20 years. When you see Jacquire’s tutorials on pureMix, you will have the chance to sit next to a true master at work, who strives to enhance the artist's vision and serve the songs he helps deliver to the masses.


Kings of Leon

Tom Waits

James Bay

Modest Mouse

Buddy Guy

Norah Jones

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2021 May 02
It is pleasure to listen and learn from you. Thank you.
2021 Mar 28
Very nice approaches...well explained, thanks