ARCHSPIRE “shotgun vocals” effect w/ Dave Otero

Literal shotgun vocals Last month we had Dave Otero mix “Remote Tumor Seeker” by Archspire– and if you’re familiar with these guys you know that their vocals are absolutely inhuman. But you can never be TOO extreme right?? So Dave Otero uses this trick to make the vocals even more insane… Click here to instant access to these multi-tracks and …

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 …