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Master Your Mix Podcast: Capturing Pro Vocals

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Master Your Mix Podcast Episode 158: Dana Nielsen: Capturing Pro Vocals | August 9, 2023

I recently sat down for a wonderful conversation with Mike Indovina, founder of MasterYourMix.com

Mike is a recording, mixing, and mastering engineer who has worked with hundreds of artists in multiple genres ranging from acoustic, pop/rock, hip hop and more.  He’s worked alongside artists such as KISS, Collective Soul, Ed Robertson (Barenaked Ladies), David Usher, and many more. 

In addition, his incredible website MasterYourMix.com offers a TON of amazing mixing tips, downloads, strategies, resources, and — of course — fun podcasts like this one.  Be sure to check him out!

In this episode, you’ll learn about:

  • Using the studio as a place of creativity and collaboration
  • Knowing when and when not to provide input in a session
  • Working with Rick Rubin
  • Executing on the vision of a producer
  • Being prepared for when creativity strikes
  • The easiest way to work your way up the ladder in the world of production
  • Getting a pro vocal sound
  • How to deal with bleed when editing vocals
  • Editing tools for vocals
  • Melodyne vs. Autotune
  • How to record vocals quickly
  • Tracking through Atuotune
  • Why you should always start a mix by focusing on the drama first
  • Using automation to make mixes more exciting
  • The “slippery fader” trick
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Learn more about Mike Indovina at www.masteryourmix.com

Learn more about me, and hire me to produce, record, and/or mix your next project at www.dananielsen.com

And if you’d like to learn HOW I produce, record and mix so you can follow along and do it yourself, you are in the right place!  Right here on Mixprotege.com 

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