Production & pre-mix by Tommy English, effects, impact, drum tracks, tone control
Vocal chain, tuning, compression, de-essing, doubles, reverb, delay, panning automation
Mix buss, parallel processing, comparison to rough, analog vs. digital chain, mastering considerations
I Don't Want U Back
Enter the beautiful Studios La Fabrique for another eye-opening series with Tony Maserati! The highly-acclaimed mixer gives you a look under the hood of 'I Don't Want U Back', the melancholic electro-pop single performed by artist BØRNS and produced by Tommy English. With his Pro Tools mix session open, Maserati takes you through every element of the project that he feels was all excellently produced. Despite having originally mixed the record at his hybrid facility in Los Angeles, Tony unusually chose to complete it fully 'in the box'. He is therefore able to reveal every technique and setting implemented to build the lush and punchy mix, demonstrating how each plug-in affects the source material. Aside from his tasteful use of inserts and effects, you'll see how he creatively automates panning, uses a parallel mix buss, and employs more of his expertise to enhance an already impressive pre-mix by Tommy English.
About Tony Maserati
Tony Maserati is one of the world’s leading mix engineers. Over the course of his working career he has amassed a list of credits that runs into the hundreds, with worldwide sales of over 100 million units including names such as Beyoncé, Robin Thicke, Jason Mraz, k.d. Lang, Mary J Blige, David Bowie, Usher, Puff Daddy, Notorious BIG, Jay-Z, Lady Gaga, Avril Lavigne, Cher, Keith Urban, R Kelly, Destiny’s Child, Jennifer Lopez, Alicia Keys, Lil’ Kim, and the Black Eyed Peas. Maserati is a Grammy...