EP133 | Dear Jesco

EP133 | Dear Jesco

Jesco Lohan takes over the podcast in this episode to drop some knowledge bombs. Want Jesco to answer your questions? Send them to eyal@urm.academy with the subject line “Dear Jesco.” The more detailed the better! “Our main job as mixers is to set the balance, and the better you get at controlling volume, at manipulating volume, at using volume creatively, …

EP132 | Machine

EP132 | Machine

Machine is setting up shop on this episode to impart all sorts of wisdom that he’s gained over the course of his incredible production career. We had to super size this episode to make room for all the info. Machine touches on a bit of everything. He talks about techniques he used when recording drums with Lamb of God, narrowly …

EP59 | Brad Blackwood

EP59 | Brad Blackwood

Mastering engineer Brad Blackwood (Korn, Lamb of God, Maroon 5) sits in with us to talk everything from how he sets up his mental space at the beginning of the day, to the one tool he wouldn’t be able to work without, and his lone wolf approach. Still have questions about mastering? Yeah, you do. Everybody does! Mastering might as …

3 Tips For Adding Interest & Impact To A Song

3 Tips For Adding Interest & Impact To A Song

| By Thomas Brett |  Ever listened to a track which starts out strong but doesn’t seem to get any bigger, eventually causing you to lose interest? I know I have… and it’s disappointing! I can’t tell you how many times I’ve resorted to pressing the skip button midway through a new track that had potential based on the fact …

EP131 | Dear Beau

EP131 | Dear Beau

Beau Burchell (Saosin) was awesome enough to come on for an entire episode to answer your questions. Want Beau to answer your questions? Send them to eyal@urm.academy with the subject line “Dear Beau.” The more detailed the better! “A big thing with mixing is making all the parts the most effective they can be, but not letting the production get …