Console specs, headphone mixes, pre-production, structure, instrumentation, mic setup
Sound check, levels, drum compression, bass signal phase relationships, vocals, guitars
Going through tracks, combinations vs. individuals, filtering & EQ, extra part ideas, warm-up
Final tracking, overdubs, EQ, dynamics, gate, side-chain, rough print, session prep for mix
Love & Hate
Her(13 min / 1h12)
Step inside Monnow Valley Studio to learn about production and recording from Andrew Scheps! The renowned engineer tracks the song 'Love & Hate' by Her, while explaining his workflow, techniques, and musical ideas throughout the process. He takes you through his setup that comprises a Neve 8068 Mk II console, Pro Tools, outboard gear, and microphones. Andrew meets the band to discuss instrumentation, song structure, aesthetic, and pre-production, then reveals his microphone choice, placement, and ideas for signal treatment. After devising a plan of action and preparing the session, Scheps and the band cut the record and build a rough mix. Finally, Andrew demonstrates how he cleans up the Pro Tools multi-track and saves it as a project file in preparation for mixing.
Subtitles in English, Spanish
Join Andrew Scheps in the South of France for a week-long mixing seminar from September 12–18! Renowned for his bold and powerful mixes, Andrew Scheps altered the course of pop and rock music by pushing the genres into new sonic territory. His unique sound can be heard on an array of era-defining albums by Adele, Jay Z, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Beyoncé, and countless others.
About Andrew Scheps
Andrew Scheps has an incredible career of achievements, which incorporates a credit list featuring Red Hot Chili Peppers, Adele, Metallica, Black Sabbath, Michael Jackson, Robbie Robertson, Justin Timberlake, Iggy Pop, U2, Jay-Z, and many more, as well as several Grammy Awards. Scheps’ work on the Red Hot Chili Pepper’s album Stadium Arcadium in 2005 was a turning point for his approach to engineering. He found the band’s decision to record and mix entirely in analogue so refreshing that he fitted...