Rough mix commentary, kick & snare ‘punch’ tracks, bass guitar split & ride, guitar & piano treatment
Guitar solo processing & effects, vocal stem treatment, Jon Bon Jovi’s mix comments, master levels
Mix buss chain, compressor parameters, gain reduction, ‘ABCD’ multi-buss processing on and off
Automation moves on guitars, drum rooms, pads & vocals, mix recap, improving a high-quality project
This House is not For Sale
Join us at the prestigious Electric Lady studios in New York to learn from iconic mixer Michael Brauer! In this series of ‘Inside the Track’, we look under the hood of the 2016 rock single ‘This House Is Not for Sale’ by Bon Jovi. Brauer auditions and comments on the high-quality rough mix provided by the producer and guitarist John Shanks, then discusses potential improvements. Using an SSL 9000 J Series console, he reveals his hybrid processing on drums, bass, guitars, piano, pads, and vocals, guides you through his ‘ABCD’ multi-buss template, and shows the parameters of his master chain. He also discusses pre-compression signal levels, automation moves, overall dynamics, artist requests, and more!
About Michael Brauer
Michael Brauer has an impressive back catalogue, having worked with Luther Vandross, Aretha Franklin, The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Paul McCartney, Coldplay, John Mayer, Ash, My Morning Jacket, Ben Folds, Eric Clapton, Prefab Sprout, Leonard Cohen, Pet Shop Boys, Dream Theater, Elle King, James Bay and Calle 13 to name but a few. He has won seven Grammy Awards, including best engineered album for John Mayer's "Battle Studies". He currently works in Electric Lady Studio B in New York, where he works...