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EP10 | Interview w Alan Douches

Alan Douches is one of the most recognizable names in mastering when it comes to any genre of heavy music.

With over 6000 mastering credits to his name with artists ranging from Mastodon to Whitechapel to Bowling For Soup Alan Douches has become one of the most in demand engineers in the world.

We spoke at length about so many things that it’s hard to summarize. Alan shared great advice for up and comers as well as lots of great mastering tips.

“What are you pretending not to know?” – Alan Douches


– Steps to take when mastering for vinyl
– What mastering for Itunes entails
– Analog mastering tips
– The science of listening
– Using dynamics to control your EQ


Alan Douche’s Mastering Studio
Pendulum Compressor

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