Tag Archives: mixing

6 Tips for submitting songs for mix (at any studio)

Due to the high volume (pun intended) of mixes coming in remotely, I  thought I would share some helpful information to those submitting material to be mixed by a professional recording engineer, such as myself.  There are some things …

8 Ways to Make your beats fatter at Home! – Big Drums! Low Bass! Wide Synths!

Everyone wants to be VIRAL.  Everyone seeks the LARGEST drums sound.  Everyone needs the WIDEST synth sounds.  Everyone wants to do it at home in their underwear.  Here are some ways you can achieve these goals.

Making beats is …

5 Skills To Learn Or Improve As A Recording Studio Intern

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Being the newest Intern at Horse-drawn Productions is exciting to say the least. I’ve already learned a lot and I am looking forward to learning everything I can about the operations here.  I’ve made a list of the 5 most …

4 Ways to Make Your Music Tracks Sound BIGGER…

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Here are four things you can do to make your music sound bigger, fuller and wider – crush your competition with these simple tips you can do in your own environment.  We are never too old to learn something!

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We just mixed “Crumb” for Kickbend, and will be mixing the second track tomorrow. We’d like to welcome our new client to the HDP family.

The track has been touched by several Chicago engineers, and I’m proud to have finished it off. We look forward to having Dom back in the studio Friday. Great stuff!…

They’ve Shot Flanigan at the Elbo Room

Tonight I had the distinct pleasure of mixing a killer band from Indianapolis at Elbo Room called They’ve Shot Flanigan. They had a kind of hybrid sound that an engineer can really wrap their ears around. Combining guitar work …

Andie – 4/15-16/11

Over the weekend at Horse-Drawn, I managed to finish the soldering project assigned to me. This included building eight adapters: two male XLR to 1/4″ mono, two male XLR to 1/4″ stereo, two female XLR to 1/4″ mono, and two …

Andie – 4/11/11

Today I came into Horse-Drawn and did a few house-keeping chores, such as: the dishes, taking out the garbage, and making sure that the rooms were tidy for the mos part. After that, I started going to town on Studio …