API console, mix stages overview, rough balance, bass guitar, phase, gain structure, mix buss
Song background & progression, dynamics, static mix, kick drum distortion & gating
Covering up edits, writing & recording process, piano, vocals, judging takes
Tape echo effects, drum recording & treatment, microphone circuitry, losing perspective
Static mix tweaks, level rides in Pro Tools, child choir, various instruments, sound effects
Overall brightening, fast workflow, vibe vs. technicalities, console preferences, fader rides
Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds(19 min / 1h38)
Hosted at the iconic Sunset Sound recording studios, this series explores the unique work of Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds with producer Nick Launay! We dive into the journey behind the making of 'Jubilee Street', with Launay covering the many creative and technical aspects of the song, its recording, and the mix process. Using an API console, Pro Tools, and a selection of fine outboard gear, Nick discusses equipment preferences, the experience of producing the record, and his approach to capturing and enhancing the band's music. You'll learn all about Nick Launay's workflow, philosophy, and mix techniques that he demonstrates on a wide variety of source material.
Subtitles in English, Spanish
About Nick Launay
Nick Launay is an English record producer, composer and recording engineer. He is one of the most sought after record producers in the world due to his success with recent albums by Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Arcade Fire, and Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds. He is among the most successful producers of the post-punk era, helming records from pivotal acts including Public Image Ltd, Gang of Four, Killing Joke, The Birthday Party, and The Slits. Launay is known primarily for his passionate approach to recording...