Pensado's Place - Into the Lair Tutorial

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    Bass Synthesizers: Next Level

    In this Groove3 exclusive ITL, Dave shows you how he mixes bass synthesizers using multi-mono plugins in Pro Tools.

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    Even and Odd Harmonics

    Dave breaks down the differences between even and odd harmonics and how each can affect your mix differently in this Groove3 exclusive Into The Lair.

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    15 Limiters I always Use & Why

    Dave dives deep on the top 15 limiters he uses exclusively and why in this Groove3 exclusive Into The Lair.

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    Dave's Notes

    Dave takes you through his process of taking notes when meeting with the producers and musicians of a project and uses his notes from a real session.

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    Fletcher Munson Curve

    In this tutorial, Dave will go over the phenomenon known as the Fletcher Munson Curve, how it can give us a perceived better sound, and how it intuitively works for audio engineers.

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    Esthero

    In this Groove3 exclusive Into The Lair, Dave Pensado talks with singer/songwriter Esthero on how she records vocals in her home studio.

Product Overview


The Into The Lair episodes found in this Groove3 Exclusive series are only available on Groove3. 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.

Into The Lair is the most watched segment of Pensado's Place, a show in which the host, Dave Pensado, shares his knowledge on all things mixing. Now, Pensado is providing even more content for the Groove3 audience! These are more comprehensive, longer, and often include all-star audio engineers, producers, and songwriters.

Brand-new exclusive Into The Lair episodes will be periodically released and can be found right here at Groove 3, provided by Dave Pensado and Pensado's Place!


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DeWayne552
Submitted 6 months ago

Very helpful and affirming.

quick and informative

I am a: Semi-Pro, Audio Engineer, Studio One


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TVPNYC
Submitted 2 years ago

Incredibly Helpful...

Always appreciate Dave's contribution(s).

I am a: Professional, Musician, Producer, Audio Engineer


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SongWriterProducer
Submitted 2 years ago

Tidbits!

This is just a collection of unrelated tidbits, obviously clear, and so rating it has to be for that tidbits category. If you are expecting a "Dave Grammy Winner Producer Master Lesson," this is not it. It's a tidbits collection. After watching one of the videos, I bought a limiter I was unfamiliar with. Thanks for sharing Dave! With tidbits, don't watch if you are not up for snacking, and take what you find useful; discard the rest. I did not watch all minutes of all videos. I happen to like having access to Grammy-winner tidbit. ;)

I am a: Professional, Producer, Ableton Live


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Prado
Submitted 2 years ago

I like you Dave ... but I'm not feelin' this.

I could flip through a MusicRadar feature and learn the names of 15 limiters. I like 'show and tell,' but where was the tell? The other parts of this video had nothing to do with the title, disjointed from one another and lacking in any real teaching points. Very disappointing.

I am a: Semi-Pro


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Jay38
Submitted 2 years ago

Always Good

Introduced some limiters I hadn't heard of.

I am a: Professional, Musician, Audio Engineer



JOscar
Submitted 2 years ago

Widens the limiting spectrum

Always good to hear Dave improvising on gear and techniques he is passionate about.

I am a: Semi-Pro, Musician, Producer, Beat Maker, Audio Engineer, Ableton Live, Cubase


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Sulk
Submitted 2 years ago

Very Helpful!!

I really like this guys, He gives a lot of information!!

I am a: Professional, Producer, Audio Engineer, Ableton Live, Pro Tools


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dunkelfeld
Submitted 2 years ago

Boring trivia!

Unfortunately just boring trivia from a hyped professional.

I am a: Professional, Musician, Audio Engineer, Logic Pro, Pro Tools

Response from Customer Service:

Thanks for leaving a review! We really appreciate it.
I'm sorry you didn't enjoy Dave Pensado's tutorials. He is one of the leading engineers in the industry and we value his thoughts although obviously it might not be for everyone.
If anyone does want to peek inside the mind of a high level recording engineer, this tutorial is certainly worth a look.

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EvilTek
Submitted 2 years ago

Very good insight!

Good advice and good for the inspiration!

I am a: Beginner, Hobbyist, Semi-Pro, Musician, Producer, Audio Engineer, Cubase, Reaper


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2KA
Submitted 2 years ago

Very helpful

Dave Pensado must see


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DeWayne552
Submitted 6 months ago

Very helpful and affirming.

quick and informative

I am a: Semi-Pro, Audio Engineer, Studio One

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TVPNYC
Submitted 2 years ago

Incredibly Helpful...

Always appreciate Dave's contribution(s).

I am a: Professional, Musician, Producer, Audio Engineer

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SongWriterProducer
Submitted 2 years ago

Tidbits!

This is just a collection of unrelated tidbits, obviously clear, and so rating it has to be for that tidbits category. If you are expecting a "Dave Grammy Winner Producer Master Lesson," this is not it. It's a tidbits collection. After watching one of the videos, I bought a limiter I was unfamiliar with. Thanks for sharing Dave! With tidbits, don't watch if you are not up for snacking, and take what you find useful; discard the rest. I did not watch all minutes of all videos. I happen to like having access to Grammy-winner tidbit. ;)

I am a: Professional, Producer, Ableton Live

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Prado
Submitted 2 years ago

I like you Dave ... but I'm not feelin' this.

I could flip through a MusicRadar feature and learn the names of 15 limiters. I like 'show and tell,' but where was the tell? The other parts of this video had nothing to do with the title, disjointed from one another and lacking in any real teaching points. Very disappointing.

I am a: Semi-Pro

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Jay38
Submitted 2 years ago

Always Good

Introduced some limiters I hadn't heard of.

I am a: Professional, Musician, Audio Engineer


JOscar
Submitted 2 years ago

Widens the limiting spectrum

Always good to hear Dave improvising on gear and techniques he is passionate about.

I am a: Semi-Pro, Musician, Producer, Beat Maker, Audio Engineer, Ableton Live, Cubase

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Sulk
Submitted 2 years ago

Very Helpful!!

I really like this guys, He gives a lot of information!!

I am a: Professional, Producer, Audio Engineer, Ableton Live, Pro Tools

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dunkelfeld
Submitted 2 years ago

Boring trivia!

Unfortunately just boring trivia from a hyped professional.

I am a: Professional, Musician, Audio Engineer, Logic Pro, Pro Tools

Response from Customer Service:

Thanks for leaving a review! We really appreciate it.
I'm sorry you didn't enjoy Dave Pensado's tutorials. He is one of the leading engineers in the industry and we value his thoughts although obviously it might not be for everyone.
If anyone does want to peek inside the mind of a high level recording engineer, this tutorial is certainly worth a look.
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EvilTek
Submitted 2 years ago

Very good insight!

Good advice and good for the inspiration!

I am a: Beginner, Hobbyist, Semi-Pro, Musician, Producer, Audio Engineer, Cubase, Reaper

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2KA
Submitted 2 years ago

Very helpful

Dave Pensado must see

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Dave Pensado is one of the recording industry’s preeminent mix engineers. With multiple Grammy nominations and wins under his belt, Dave has had an astounding career. Christina Aguilera, Pink, Shakira, Beyoncé, Flo Rida, Afrojack, Frank Ocean, and more are a fraction of the superstars who keep Dave on speed dial. From pop to hip hop, country to Latin, and R&B to alternative, Dave’s special niche is making radio-friendly records while enhancing artistic intent.

In 2010, Dave and his manager started a web series entitled Pensado's Place. The show is wildly popular, is seen in over 150 countries by 600,000 people a month, and is used as curriculum in over 100 colleges around the globe. Every week audio artisans who work with superstars like Coldplay, Kanye West, Rascal Flatts, and more join Dave to discuss all things audio. The show has been featured in Forbes, Huffington Post, Boston Globe, and Last Call with Carson Daly among others.

With all the success, what is Dave’s favorite part of his career? "Nothing is better than being able to teach," says Pensado. "The ability to share and watch it positively impact a life is incredibly powerful." It’s that ethos that makes Dave so revered by his peers and makes him a legend to his fans.

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    Groove3 Exclusive

    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.

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    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!

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    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!

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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!

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    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!

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Groove3 Exclusive is rated 4.4 out of 5 by 12 .
Rated 4.5 out of 5 by from Very helpful and affirming. quick and informative
Date published: 2018-10-01
Rated 4.0 out of 5 by from Incredibly Helpful... Always appreciate Dave's contribution(s).
Date published: 2017-08-07
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Tidbits! This is just a collection of unrelated tidbits, obviously clear, and so rating it has to be for that tidbits category. If you are expecting a "Dave Grammy Winner Producer Master Lesson," this is not it. It's a tidbits collection. After watching one of the videos, I bought a limiter I was unfamiliar with. Thanks for sharing Dave! With tidbits, don't watch if you are not up for snacking, and take what you find useful; discard the rest. I did not watch all minutes of all videos. I happen to like having access to Grammy-winner tidbit. ;)
Date published: 2017-07-22
Rated 0.5 out of 5 by from I like you Dave ... but I'm not feelin' this. I could flip through a MusicRadar feature and learn the names of 15 limiters. I like 'show and tell,' but where was the tell? The other parts of this video had nothing to do with the title, disjointed from one another and lacking in any real teaching points. Very disappointing.
Date published: 2017-07-19
Rated 4.5 out of 5 by from Always Good Introduced some limiters I hadn't heard of.
Date published: 2017-07-14
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Widens the limiting spectrum Always good to hear Dave improvising on gear and techniques he is passionate about.
Date published: 2017-07-14
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Very Helpful!! I really like this guys, He gives a lot of information!!
Date published: 2017-06-16
Rated 0.5 out of 5 by from Boring trivia! Unfortunately just boring trivia from a hyped professional.
Date published: 2017-06-15
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Very good insight! Good advice and good for the inspiration!
Date published: 2017-04-20
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Very helpful Dave Pensado must see
Date published: 2017-04-09
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from This was a real treat. This short tutorial was great. Thank you Dave and thank you Groove3.
Date published: 2017-04-09
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Great series! I'm always loving Dave's stuff, the content is so pure an entertaining! Good job!
Date published: 2017-04-08
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