Pensado's Place - Into the Lair

World-renowned mixing engineer Dave Pensado, host of popular web series Pensado’s Place, shares his knowledge on all things mixing from his Into The Lair (ITL) series.

Into The Lair is a short series of videos where Dave and often his notable friends cover everything you need to know about mixing vocals, drums, guitars, bass, synth, pads, effects, plug-ins, and other specialty mixing topics that will better your mixing skills.  Dave utilizes screen casts, video, pro tools and more as he takes you through his specific process, plug-ins, settings, theories, tricks, and tips and everything else one may need or want to know.  

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Into The Lair - Dave On General Mixing

Curated from the free “Into The Lair” video tutorial series, Grammy winning mix engineer Dave Pensado shows you awesome tips and tricks on the art of mixing. Learn how to use Reference Mixes, Dissect a Mix and Make Tracks Wider Sounding. Dave also reveals the Top 10 Mixing Mistakes, Ear Training, Keyboard Shortcuts, Mastering Techniques and more!

Into the Lair Tutorial Video

Into The Lair - Dave On Effects

Curated from the free “Into The Lair” video tutorial series, Grammy winning mix engineer Dave Pensado shows you how to creatively use effects like Reverb, Signal Generators, Delays, EQ, and Compression to turn plain boring tracks into something special!

Into the Lair Tutorial Video

Into The Lair - Dave On Plug-Ins

Curated from the free “Into The Lair” video tutorial series, Grammy winning mix engineer Dave Pensado reveals his “must have” plug-ins as well as his favorite Track and Mix Buss plug-ins and how he uses them to make his mixes impactful and shine!

Pensado's Place - Into the Lair Tutorial Video

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In these brand-new Groove3 exclusive Into The Lair episodes, mixing engineer and co-host of popular web series Pensado's Place Dave Pensado brings you into his world with engineering and mixing tutorials from the best in brand.

Pensado's Place - Into the Lair Tutorial Video

Into The Lair - Dave On Vocals

Curated from the free “Into The Lair” video tutorial series, Grammy winning mix engineer Dave Pensado bestows his tips and techniques from of years of recording vocals. See how to use EQ, Compression and Effects on Vocals and Background Vocals without them getting in the way, while adding that “special sauce” to the mix.

Into the Lair Tutorial Video

Into The Lair - Dave on Guitars

Curated from the free “Into The Lair” video tutorial series, Grammy winning mix engineer Dave Pensado shows you his awesome secrets and techniques when working on Guitars that will make them big and wide in your mixes!

Into the Lair Tutorial Video

Into The Lair - Dave On Drums

Curated from the free Into The Lair (ITL) video tutorial series, Grammy Award-winning mix engineer Dave Pensado drills down on teaching you how to get your drums sounding just right!

Into the Lair Tutorial Video

Into The Lair - Dave On Keyboards

Curated from the free Into The Lair (ITL) video tutorial series, Grammy Award-winning mix engineer Dave Pensado shows you how to make your synth bass tracks, synth pads, and Fender Rhodes tracks sound huge and fit perfectly into your mixes!