Start to Finish: Jimmy Douglass - Episode 12 - Mixing Part 2

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As Jimmy Douglass continues with his mix of "Light Shine Through," he starts to dig into the vocals and put together the puzzle pieces.

See how Jimmy Douglass:

  • Enhances the vocal chop
  • Auditions different ideas as they flow
  • Demonstrates the tone difference that Melodyne can impart on audio
  • Creates a falsetto part for the vocals using Little Alter Boy
  • Reviews the effects that ill Factor included with the multitrack
  • Cleans up and EQs the chorus vocals
  • Shows how EQing the bottom of a vocal can eliminate the need for a de-esser

Watch Jimmy Douglass mix "Light Shine Through" from Jared Evan. Only on

Equipment & Software


  • Bettermaker EQ 232P
  • Neve 8816
  • Neve VR Channel Strip


  • EQ 3 7-Band
  • FabFilter Micro
  • JOEMEEK MEEqualizer
  • LX480 Complete
  • Melodyne
  • ModDelay III
  • P&M Chorus Ensemble
  • Soundtoys Little AlterBoy
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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.

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2022 Aug 11
I find it hard to follow the musical thought process in this video. Not one of my favourites.
2021 Aug 28
Love watching Jimmy Douglass do his thing. I like his approach, and he seems like one of the world's coolest studio cats! Thanks, pureMix.
2021 Aug 14
Learned a lot here, thanks...sounds really sweet on the Vox.