EP90 | Misha Mansoor

EP90 | Misha Mansoor

Best known for being the guitarist of Periphery, Misha Mansoor is also a successful entrepreneur and known in the industry for his killer business sense. He joins us to touch on all of the above, shining a light on the importance of doing what you love, doing it well, and using your knowledge as a tool and a weapon. This …

Mixing CHELSEA GRIN: guitar solo vs synths

Synths can be tough to mix, and are often f***ed up by inexperienced mixers– especially when there are several layers of them competing with an already dense mix, like in “S.H.O.T.” by Chelsea Grin (something like 10 layers of strings competing with a blazing solo). With a ton of information across pretty much the entire frequency spectrum, it’s easy for …

Mixing quad-tracked MACHINE HEAD guitars

Quad-tracked guitars are a great way to get that massive, thick sound, but they do have their challenges. In this clip from NAIL THE MIX, Joel Wanasek works with quad-tracked guitars in a Machine Head session, using some smart EQ moves and a little limiting to balance them against the bass and drums while retaining the thickness and depth of …

EP34 | Sahaj Ticotin

EP34 | Sahaj Ticotin

Sahaj Tocotin (record producer, vocalist of Ra) is with us in this episode to talk about fearlessly approaching the process of songwriting. For many of us, songwriting is going to be a part of the production process at one time or another. A producer with serious songwriting chops will always go further in their career. Do you have what it …