EP 206 | Dave Otero & Dean Lamb

EP 206 | Dave Otero & Dean Lamb

Dave Otero and Archspire guitarist Dean Lamb discuss the production of the band’s album Relentless Mutation. We also talk pre-production, the importance of work scheduling, and the state of technicality in modern heavy music. “I use my experience from every project I work on, but I look at it through the lens of the project I’m working on at that …

DANCE GAVIN DANCE vocal reverb tutorial

Size matters Last month we had Kris Crummett mix “Young Robot” by Dance Gavin Dance, with the highlight of that stunning session being the brilliant vocals– Tilian Pearson is one of the very best in the genre. Working with an incredible performance like that is actually harder than it seems! The challenge lies in adding size, depth and dimension without …

Unboxing ARCHSPIRE raw multi-tracks

Yes. Just YES. Eyal Levi takes you on a guided tour of the raw multi-tracks for “Remote Tumor Seeker” by Archspire. It was originally recorded and mixed by Dave Otero. This song is a masterpiece of technical death metal and yes, this session is every bit as insane as you think it is!!! A few highlights: These drums are REAL …

EP205 | Finn McKenty & Dan Tsurif

EP205 | Finn McKenty & Dan Tsurif

We’re talking marketing and when and how to invest money into your music career with Finn McKenty and Dan Tsurif. Social media, paid engagement, buy ons, video content, paid mentorship: where modern marketing elements such as these fit into a music or production career and when to incorporate them are always at the top of the list of questions people …