90's aesthetic, recording, production process, previous mixes, drums, percussion
Grouping, analog treatment, parameters, stereo width, panning, pitch shift, masking
Transitions, guitars, harmonic distortion, gain staging, creative flow, flanging, compression
Printing new kick & snare, rationale for analog processing, drum buss compression
Vocal chains, outboard processing, de-essing, EQ, effects template, doubling, presence
Transposed vocals, critical listening, levels, auto-panning, low frequency cleaning, widening
Screwed vocals, BV chains, clip gain, synth bass, 808, saturation, guitar reverb, imagery
Join us at Dream Asylum Studios in Miami for our second instalment on hybrid mixing with Marcella Araica! In this series, the acclaimed engineer gives you an insight into the creation of 'Go Girl' by Luke James.
She recounts the various stages of tracking, discusses production by Danja, and demonstrates her techniques by remixing the multi-track! You'll see how Marcella groups certain parts, runs audio through hardware, and further enhances the signals 'in the box'. She explains why she incorporates certain equipment into a workflow that combines the power of both analog and digital tools. Using plug-ins, outboard gear, and a SSL 9000J console, Araica shows you how she processes drums, percussion, 808, synth bass, guitars, and vocals!
About Marcella Araica
Marcella Araica is an American recording and mixing engineer from Miami, Florida. Her foray into music production began in high school, where she began to spend time with aspiring hip-hop artists and taught herself how to make beats using Cakewalk software. After school, she completed an audio engineering program at Full Sail university and graduated at the top of her class. Marcella’s professional career began in March 2002, when she landed a position at Hit Factory studios. She was mentored...