Start to Finish: Jimmy Douglass - Episode 15 - Mixing Part 5

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In this episode, Jimmy digs further into the details of the mix by editing the arrangement to enhance the impact of transitions between sections and add exciting moments to the vocal arrangement.

See how Jimmy Douglass:

  • Addresses the synth pad
  • Makes edits to arrangement to increase the impact of the chorus
  • Adds call and response vocal delays to the chorus
  • Balances individual the vocals against the printed effects

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

Equipment & Software


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


  • D-Verb
  • Dyn3 De-Esser
  • EQ 3 7-Band
  • FabFilter Micro
  • FabFilter Saturn
  • GHZ LoHi 3
  • JOEMEEK MEEqualizer
  • LX480 Complete
  • Melodyne
  • ModDelay III
  • PSP Stereo Enhancer
  • P&M Chorus Ensemble
  • Smack
  • SoftTube Fix Flanger
  • Soundtoys Little AlterBoy
  • SubLab
  • UAD API 2500
  • UAD dbx 160
  • UAD MXR Flanger Doubler
  • UAD Pultec EQP-1A
  • Waves H-Delay
  • Waves Q10 Equalizer
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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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2021 Oct 25
Oops around 36min mark sound and video are not in sync