Adapting workflow, studio setup, monitoring, acoustics, mix translation, computing power
Audio interfaces, reference tracks, professional background, speakers, microphones
Sonic aesthetic, recording parts, convolution software, imaging, panning, compression, EQ
Buss processing, stem delivery, tape & valve emulation, limiting, voice usage, technology
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Join Alan Meyerson to explore the music of the award-winning 2020 movie 'Mank'!
In this series, Meyerson describes how he has redefined his workflow in light of restricted access to commercial studios and sessions. He takes you through his compact yet highly efficient 5.1 home setup, discussing his transition to a different process and environment. Alan explains how he has managed to continue achieving world-class results on major film and game scores with his new simplified rig. He refers to a number of projects undertaken since early 2020 and shares the ways in which he has harnessed technology to get the job done consistently and without compromise.
Taking you through his Pro Tools mix session of 'Mank', Alan Meyerson plays the various parts, details how they were recorded by solo musicians, and reveals an impressive convolution plug-in that has been a saviour in his line of work!
Subtitles in English, Spanish
About Alan Meyerson
Alan Meyerson is one of the greatest movie scoring mixers of the modern era. With 200+ credits on IMDb and double that amount on AllMusic.com, Meyerson has an unparalleled wealth of experience in engineering and mixing in general, and score mixing in particular. He has worked with leading film score composers like James Newton Howard, John Powell, Harry Gregson-Williams, and Danny Elfman, and has a particularly long-standing working relationship with the great Hans Zimmer that continues to this...