EP101 | Jacob Hansen

EP101 | Jacob Hansen

Jacob Hansen has a list a mile long of stellar productions. Volbeat, Epica, Amaranthe, Aborted, the list goes on and on, so, needless to say, we’re stoked to have him here to talk shop.

Alright studio nerds, this one’s for you. Jacob Hansen’s technical genius is on full display in this episode. From drums to vocals, the better your production practices are, the easier it will be to create a slamming mix. We’ve got techniques and insights here that cover the entire spectrum of modern heavy music production.

Vocals are what will make the difference on whether or not the record is a success or failure..so to not treat them like gold is kind of dumb.” – Eyal Levi


– How to maintain your drive while grinding it out in the studio
– Knowing when to contribute to songwriting vs. when to let a band do their thing
– The secrets to Jacob’s amazing vocal results
– Getting technically sound drum recordings
– Tips for producing female vocals
– When to hire in studio help
– Incorporating orchestral elements into productions
– And much, much more


Jacob’s website
Hansen Studios

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