This Must Be the Place (Naive Melody)


Joe Chiccarelli

  • Recording

Join the multiple Grammy award-winning Joe Chiccarelli as he produces, engineers, and mixes the record ‘This Must Be the Place (Naïve Melody)’ by the rock band Wildling. Hosted at the legendary Sunset Sound Studio 2 in Los Angeles, this series gives a comprehensive lesson about Joe’s workflow in the many facets of his career. He states the goals of the project, discusses pre-production, and takes you through the entire setup for tracking the band. Chiccarelli shares his microphone preferences and placement techniques applied for recording live drums, electric bass and guitar, Mellotron, and vocals. After recording the band live, he tracks doubled parts and overdubs where necessary, then captures the vocal. When it’s time to mix, Joe explains his routing, discusses the tools implemented, and proceeds to craft the sonics using a combination of gear and plug-ins!

Joe Chiccarelli

About Joe Chiccarelli

Joe Chiccarelli is one of the world’s leading engineers, mixers and producers. He has worked with many great artists and bands, such as The White Stripes, The Strokes, U2, Boy & Bear, Jason Mraz, My Morning Jacket, Morrissey, Elton John, Rufus Wainwright, U2, Beck, Etta James, Jamie Cullum, Tori Amos, and Alanis Morissette. To date, his impressive achievements have been recognized with ten Grammy Awards. Chiccarelli is still based in Los Angeles, but works in studios across the US using a hybrid...

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