Dialing in br00tal death metal vocals w/ Kristian Kohle and Aborted

I LIKE SHREDDED WHEAT Mixing death metal vocals is (pun intended) brutal! Getting them to cut through the insanely dense mix isn’t easy, but Kohle shows how he does it with his complete vocal chain for “Vespertine Decay” by Aborted from their album “TerrorVision.” Want more? Click here to get instant access to these multi-tracks and Kristian Kohle’s full mix …

Mixing massive Godsmack drums w/ Erik Ron

The foundation of the mix A massive, slamming kick drum is the backbone of any rock mix– and it doesn’t get much more slamming than the one in “Bulletproof” by Godsmack. And best of all? We were there while Erik Ron mixed in his Nail The Mix session, and here’s your chance to see what happened… Erik covers levels, EQ …

How to get the clanky metal bass tone

You know the one I’m talking about! In this tutorial you’ll how to dial in that sought-after “clanky” bass guitar tone you’ve heard in so many of the best metal mixes. Joel Wanasek shows how to do it in Cubase and the stock amp simulator plugin, but the same approach will work in any DAW with similar plugins. He duplicates …

Andrew Wade’s legendary DREAM GATE for drums!

The PERFECT gate?! It just might be… Drums are every mixer’s worst enemy and best friend – they’re the foundation of the mix, but can also be incredibly difficult to work with because it’s really like mixing a dozen or more instruments in one, with each piece of the kit and each mic presenting its own challenges. The key is …