Doing Time

Avenged Sevenfold

(20 min / 2h36)

Andy Wallace

  • Mixing

Step inside the iconic Motorbass studio in Paris for an in-depth mixing tutorial with Andy Wallace! Throughout this series, the Grammy award-winning engineer mixes the metal anthem ‘Doing Time’ by Avenged Sevenfold. Applying only hardware treatment with an SSL E-series console and outboard gear, Wallace takes you through every step of his workflow. He reveals how he typically prepares every mix, explaining channel allocation, effects sends, and starting parameters. After playing the reference mix and setting board levels, Andy begins the process of troubleshooting, dialling in the stereo buss compressor, and tackling individual elements. You’ll see how the legendary mixer implements a straightforward approach using essential tools that enhance clarity, space, and impact.

Subtitles in English, Spanish

Andy Wallace

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...

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