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ANDY WALLACE

  • 4h30

Jeff Buckley
"Last Goodbye"

Deconstructing a Mix #33

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Trailer

Deconstructing a Mix #33

Part 1
00:18:42

An overview of the record’s musicianship, instrumentation, arrangement and engineering

Part 2
00:17:25

Pre-production, rehearsals, session location, live tracking, overdubs, analog and digital recording

Part 3
00:21:05

Approaching a new mix, reducing the effects of masking, rhythm section focus, monitoring levels

Part 4
00:11:04

Receiving client feedback, pace of work, revisiting mixes, knowing when to finish

Part 5
00:15:49

Console setup, sends routing, effects, headphone mixes, artist psychology, establishing confidence

Part 6
00:08:11

VCA fader groups, reasons for assignment, stereo buss compressor, gain structure

Part 7
00:15:39

Focus on drums, shelf filtering, notch EQ, masking, bleed, room microphone usage

Part 8
00:19:28

Bass guitar recording techniques, microphones, phase relationships, summing to mono

Part 9
00:16:34

Guitar part production, arrangement and processing, lead vocals, proximity effect, EQ, reverbs

Part 10
00:18:00

Combining vocal reverbs, adding delay, reducing sibilance, further instrument processing

Part 11
00:20:22

Blending percussion, EQ, gating kick and snare, balancing a static mix of drums, bass and guitars

Part 12
00:15:54

Drum panning discussion, further kit balance and EQ, addition of bass and guitars

Part 13
00:20:46

Refining rhythm section balance at low level, adding effects to strings, guitar solo focus

Part 14
00:16:30

Guitar balance and panning experimentation, fader riding and digital automation, vocal effects tweak

Part 15
00:16:55

Bass alteration, balance refinement, level rides, mix buss compressor parameters, mastering

Part 16
00:14:26

Final changes, full song print, further mix considerations

Join acclaimed engineer, producer and mixer Andy Wallace at Red Bull Studios NYC for an in-depth exploration of the track ‘Last Goodbye’ by Jeff Buckley. In this 4h30 series, Wallace takes you on a journey from the record’s musical foundations and pre-production to a full new analog remix of the song. After giving an overview of the arrangement, recording and production process, Andy Wallace begins a fresh mix of the session on the studio’s SSL console. He takes you through his workflow step-by-step, demonstrating his renowned ability to unmask and clarify through careful EQ, gating and panning. He shows his use of grouping, effects and stereo buss compression, while giving detailed reasoning behind his decisions. He also covers other topics such as artist psychology, client feedback, headphone mixes, monitoring, recording techniques, phase, gain structure, and automation.

about ANDY WALLACE

Andy Wallace’s name is synonymous with a successful and active career, and calls to mind many classic records such as Nirvana, Bruce Springsteen, Jeff Buckley, Slayer, Alice Cooper, Prince, The Cult, Aerosmith, Guns N’ Roses, Sheryl Crow, Sonic Youth, Foo Fighters, Paul McCartney, Rush, and Rage Against The Machine

Wallace has been awarded eight Grammy Award nominations and one Grammy Award, in 1999, for Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical (shared with Tchad Blake and Trina Shoemaker) for Sheryl Crow’s The Globe Sessions.

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