The Art of Recording a Big Band was filmed at the famed Capitol Studios in Hollywood, California, USA, over two days during a recording session by Al Schmitt featuring Chris Walden's GRAMMY Award-nominated eighteen-piece jazz big band. The film focuses on the legendary Al Schmitt, the most celebrated music engineer, producer, and mixer of all time, and winner of twenty-one GRAMMY Awards. His most recent GRAMMY came in 2012 for Paul McCartney's "Kisses on the Bottom."
Learn from Matthew Weiss as he records and mixes a RnB, Hip Hop and Jazz song from start to finish.
Mixing isn’t about inserting a bunch of fancy and expensive plugins hoping to get a radio ready sound. Rather it’s all about strategic use of a few key effects that you already own. In this class you’ll learn how to craft a professional sounding mix with the stock plugins that came with your DAW. No upgrades necessary! Through strategic use of things like EQ, compression, reverb, delay and distortion we’ll take tracks recorded in a home studio and polish them up to commercial standards.
In this class we’ll teach you some of the best recording and mixing techniques used to get professional sounding acoustic guitar and vocal productions. You’ll have access to the raw tracks of the song used in the class, so you can start putting everything you learn into practice right away.
In this video, he demonstrates how to achieve a great guitar tone combining different microphones, pre amps, and recording techniques. You'll learn how to mic a guitar amp, create different sound combinations of heavy metal heads, and how to find the perfect guitar tone with gain, EQ and recording levels. Joey also teaches us how to reamp what you've tracked for a better sound, how to edit heavy metal, and more techniques to achieve the perfect heavy metal sound!