Prepare For Perfection - Getting Vocals Ready To Mix (Part 2)

Prepare For Perfection – Getting Vocals Ready To Mix (Part 2)

| By Thomas Brett |  Introduction: Vocals are the most important element in a mix, yet ironically, also the most prone to sounding terrible when over-processed or heavily messed with… Luckily, the real secret to getting a great vocal sound doesn’t lie in the mixing stage, but rather in the recording and mix preparation stages. In this two-part URM Blog …

EP168 | Daniel Bergstrand

EP168 | Daniel Bergstrand

The living legend, Daniel Bergstrand (Meshuggah, Devin Townsend, Soilwork), comes on board to talk his process, experimentation, and his passion for organization. What can we really say about the influence Bergstrand has had on the industry that hasn’t already been said? He’s had a hand in some of the most well regarded heavy albums of the past couple decades. He …

Dial in punchy and powerful clean vocals

It’s a bit counterituitive… As we’ve said a million times, vocals are the most important part of almost every song – even in guitar-driven genres like progressive metal. It’s just a fact of human psychology that we’re drawn to the human voice, and therefore it’s always going to be the central element in a mix. Which makes it kind of …

TT09 | Nailing Your Drum Setup With Matt Brown

TT09 | Nailing Your Drum Setup With Matt Brown

Matt Brown is the guy you want to listen to if you want great sounding drums, so, we brought him in to give you some tips and tricks to do just that. If you want amazing end results in your drum recordings then you need to start at the beginning of the process. Do not pass go, do not collect …

The Key To Mix-Ready Guitars

The Key To Mix-Ready Guitars With Max Morton (Jinjer, Shokran)

| By Thomas Brett |  Introduction: Max Morton is one of the biggest metal producer/engineers in Ukraine. He’s worked with several internationally successful bands such as Jinjer, Shokran & Ignea, and doubles up as the incredibly powerful lead singer for his own band “Morton”. MORTON – Divine Descent (Live) In a recent interview I did with Max, I asked him if …