Bad Girls


(14 min / 1h20)

Marcella Araica

  • Mixing

Explore the hybrid mixing workflow of Marcella Araica, mixing engineer of pop hits by Timbaland, P!nk, Madonna, Duran Duran, Britney Spears, and many more! On an SSL 9000J at Platinum Sound Studios in NYC, Marcella opens the 2007 Pro Tools session of ‘Bad Girls’ by M.I.A., originally mixed fully analog. Using a combination of her favourite plug-ins and hardware, she builds a fresh new mix of the track. Watch her moves every step of the way as she takes you through her parameter settings, creative choices and mixing philosophy.

Subtitles in English, Spanish

Marcella Araica

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...

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