Studio pros Bob Horn and Erik Reichers welcome you and set the stage for the video series by playing and discussing Bob Goldberg's mix of the song "Pull Me Down".
Bob and Erik analyze Goldberg's approach to mixing overheads and offer alternative techniques.
Bob and Erik now go over Goldberg's approach to mixing the rest of the drum kit and offer different techniques and tips to achieve a better sound.
Bob and Erik get down and dirty with the Bass track, showing you how they would have massaged and processed it, for a great, solid low end.
Bob and Erik analyze Goldberg's approach to mixing main rhythm guitars and offer alternative techniques to get a great wide, full Guitar sound.
Bob and Erik now breakdown the sound of Goldberg's additional guitars and offer alternative techniques and methods for improving them.
The duo now wrap up the guitar processing segment and show how they have created a superior sound for all the collective guitar tracks and parts.
Bob and Erik analyze Goldberg's approach to mixing lead vocal and offer alternative techniques.
Bob and Erik analyze Goldberg's approach to mixing background vocals and offer alternative techniques.
Moving on to the all-mighty Master Bus, Bob and Erik analyze Goldberg's approach to mixing through his Sub Groups and Master Buss, and offer their spin on doing it.
Bob and Erik continue their break down on using and improving Sub Group masters.
The Sub and Master Busses are incredibly important and require just the right amount of finesse to dial them in and produce a great sound. Bob and Erik continue to show you how.
Bob and Erik break wrap up the series with this last video focusing on the Master Bus and sign off leaving you with a bigger, more powerful sounding mix!
Industry pro engineers, mixers and producers Bob Horn and Erik Reichers are pulling back the curtain, taking a volunteer's submitted mix and importing it side by side into their DAW, showing you in-detail how they would approach the mix in real-time, from start to finish. Get priceless tips and see where the improvements can be made and how to make them, creating a true professional, radio ready mix!
Shot in Pro Tools, but applicable to any DAW, Bob and Erik start by playing you the mix of the song “Pull Me Down” by Bob Goldberg, then discuss how they’ll approach the mix and hit the ground running starting with the Drums, crafting a killer drum tone.
After seeing them get the Drums sounding top-notch, they then move onto the Bass, Guitars, and Vocals, covering in-depth all the changes they would make and why, giving you a clear picture of how to best tweak and dial-in the perfect sound for each, all for the benefit of the overall mix.
Last but not least, Bob and Erik reveal the all-important Sub Group Busses and Master Bus, including how to set them up, and how and why to use specific processors and their settings. At the end, the difference is quite clear, and you’ll realize how the total is really the sum of all the small adjustments made along the way.
See the individual tutorial descriptions for more info. If you want to see how professional mix engineers take a non-pro mix and turn it into something special, checkout “Mix review with Bob Horn & Erik Reichers - Episode 1” today!
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