EP156 | Dear Kurt

EP156 | Dear Kurt

Kurt Ballou is here to answer your questions and chew bubble gum, and he’s all out of bubble gum.

Want Kurt to answer your questions? Send them to [email protected] with the subject line “Dear Kurt.” The more detailed the better!

Whenever people ask me about what gear they should get when they’re putting together a studio, I tell them they really should not skip on their monitors and monitoring environment, because if you can’t hear what’s going on properly then you’ll never make good decisions.” – Kurt Ballou


– Kurt’s approach to deciding how much input to give when producing
– Switching between engineer and musician hats while recording yourself
– Dealing with phase issues between mics
– Getting aggressive drum room sounds
– Kurt’s essential gear suggestions
– And much, much more


Kurt’s previous appearance on URM Podcast EP18

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