Welcome back for our second series with Justin Bieber’s tracking and mix engineer, Josh Gudwin! This time, we are focusing on the 2015 hit single ‘Love Yourself’, which he mixed 100% ITB. With the multi-track session open, Gudwin takes you through the raw tracks and demonstrates his signal chains, plug-in settings and routing. He also reveals Justin’s typical vocal recording setup!
Step inside the elite studio of Lurssen Mastering with engineers Gavin Lurssen & Reuben Cohen! They reveal their passive mastering console and modified outboard gear, then recall the sessions of ‘Happy’ and ‘Ti Fa Stare Bene’. Alongside detailed workflow explanations, they discuss topics such as gain structure, converter clipping, monitoring, subwoofer crossover, reference tracks, LUFS for streaming, and MFiT.
Michael Brauer mixing ‘Bones’ by Melissa Etheridge
Michael Brauer returns for a second series at his new cutting-edge studio! Harnessing the best of digital and analog capabilities, he demonstrates how he mixed the song ‘Bones’ by Melissa Etheridge with a unique hybrid workflow. You will hear the rough and final mixes, then learn how he achieved the result with his template, favourite plug-ins, and prized outboard gear.
The boldly creative mixer Tchad Blake returns! With his multi-track session of the imaginative rock song 'Heart of a Dog' by The Kills, you'll see how the record flourished from band's rough mix to his final mix, done fully ITB. Tchad reveals his approach, signal chains and template with a selection of his favourite plug-ins and an instinctive workflow.
Mixing ‘Happy’ by Pharrell Williams at Platinum Sound NYC
Leslie Brathwaite returns for another fully ‘In the Box’ mixing walkthrough, this time of the 2013 superhit ‘Happy’ by Pharrell Williams! Using the original mix session, Brathwaite reveals his processing chains in detail for individual tracks, groups, and his mix buss. He also refers to professional development, conducting business, respecting the rough mix, and mastering.