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Mr Brauer ... what say the voices in your head today ....
« on: March 04, 2011, 03:35:23 am »

Michael my brother, firstly congrats on winning another Grammy trophy last month for your amazing work on Battle Studies. Can you share an interesting creative choice or creative use of one of your many fine pieces of gear in the creative process. or a chain of gear or
Did this come from a genius psychically transmitted thought from my brain to yours ?
But really
I would love to have a glimpse into your creative process ....
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Re: Mr Brauer ... what say the voices in your head today ....
« Reply #1 on: March 04, 2011, 09:41:18 am »


Michael

I love the sound of the drums in Battle studies ( love jordan
also) , can you , please, share some of the mixing process for those. thank you

All the best

JN

P.S. thank you all the mod and the poster to share your knowledge..........
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« Reply #2 on: March 04, 2011, 12:32:30 pm »

thanks Ross, I'm proud of that Grammy, it's directly related to my gig which makes it that much more special.

You will notice over the coming months that I have almost Zero recall of anything I do. I think it's because I don't think. I'm just looking to feel a certain way and I keep moving buttons and changing comps until it makes me feel warm and fuzzy. Now I know that's not unique to me, we all do it that way, I just don't find it worth remembering because nine times out of ten, the idea is not repeatable on another song or because I like to wipe the slate clean before I mix the next song. But having said that, I'll do my best. In regards to the battle studies record a couple interesting things happened that I drew from my arsenal of gear. As many of you know I use my Brauerize approach which for those who aren't familiar, basically is a combination of multi buss compression, parallel compression and send return compression all used in endless combinations. But it doesn't always work and that was the case on the first song I mixed "who says". it's a simple song with a very honest sounding vocal. When John heard the mix he said, "I know the way this is mixed it's gonna sound great on radio because it's hifi and big sounding but it's sounding a bit insincere, I want it to be more honest and almost like James Taylor feeling". "ok", I said, come back in 20. So, I decided to go back to my days when I was mixing those kinds of records. Instead of the stuff I do on the vocal now(sending it to 5 different sounding compressors and getting a blend that way), I simply put my La3a across him and sent that to buss A. Instead of sending the instruments to my different processed sub stereo busses, everything went to Buss A which is my original approach-a 33609 going into two pultecs. And I only used Electric Lady's EMT 140 plate with a choice of the signal going direct or delayed into it. That's the way I started as a mixer and 20 minutes later it was a complete different feel. It was simple and honest,like he's singing to just you without forcing the words on you. He walked in and said "oh yah, this is it" and we were done. Two weeks later it was on the radio and I was hearing it while in the back of a cab and it felt good.
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Re: Mr Brauer ... what say the voices in your head today ....
« Reply #3 on: March 04, 2011, 01:07:29 pm »

Drum sound on Battle studies.

I gotta say, when I mix his records I think of my upbringing at MediaSound. The sound you hear was the sound that came out of that studio but updated to 2011. Tony Bongovi was a big influence on the Mediasound drum sound. he came from Motown and he had an amazing drum and bass sound. First of all, Steve's drums sound like what you heard, they were recorded really well so it's not as if I recreated anything, the credit really goes to the performer and the recording. But I did enhance what was there yes. I have a shitload of kick and snare samples that I've been comping and making over the years and so I would add a combination of kicks to make his kick fatter and the same goes with the snare. It's by no means replacing, it's simply filling in the area that I want to make pop. and this is where my multi buss technique works like a charm. Generally I'll send the drums and bass to stereo Buss B which are my Distressors(with british mode in) into Avalon EQ's. So I'll send the snare to that and it may or may not be hitting the distressors pretty hard. If I feel like some of the attack is going away, I'll also send it to the stereo buss which let's all the transients through. yes, that makes it louder and sometimes I trim it down, other times it's feeling so great in the mix at that level that I leave it. On mayer's record that kick and snare are fat so I can probably assume I did that same approach on both.My favorite example of that mediasound booty fat sound is on a song I mixed called Vultures. Man, it always makes me feel good all over when I hear that song, in fact I'm listening to it as I write and I don't think I'll ever grow tired of it. I remember riding the cymbals when steve would hit them, so the effect is that they last longer and transition well into next sections. Sometimes I ride cymbals like someone bending a string on a sustaining note to give it a slow vibrato type thing. I'll do that with guitar solos too, with practice you can bend a fader with the same kind of effect. it's hard to imagine but I've been doing it for years and there are times for example when a guitar sustains and note does a little vibrato near the end of it...well actually that was me doing that. 

I like to play the console as an instrument, I always have and it's probably the reason that I'll continue to avoid a mouse to do my playing. That's not to say I won't be mixing hybrid but I'll need a fader on my fingers. My most dynamic and fun mixes are from my playing the hell out of the desk. When I move faders it's not with a microscopic caliber twitch, it's with a full body slam.

PS: if you want to see what my Multi buss settings are, you can go to my site where I've given the complete calibration settings or go to the pictures of my gear and Zoom in on any piece of gear. I don't really change any of those much, maybe the Eq's yes but for the most part I've found the sweetspot on those babies and i leave them alone.
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Re: Mr Brauer ... what say the voices in your head today ....
« Reply #4 on: March 04, 2011, 01:36:57 pm »

Michael

Thank's a lot for the info, and again, thank's to share your knowledge

All the best

jean N.
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« Reply #5 on: March 04, 2011, 03:52:37 pm »

good stuff MB !!
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« Reply #6 on: March 11, 2011, 08:37:59 am »

good read -  thx for the detailed infos ...  :)
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« Reply #7 on: March 13, 2011, 11:34:46 am »

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« Reply #8 on: March 22, 2011, 04:36:05 pm »

Man you're an inspiration to all of us!

I copied your multibusapproach for some time and found now the ingredients that work for me. Thanks so much for all the infos you shared over the years!

Jo
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« Reply #9 on: March 23, 2011, 10:29:22 am »

For those who are interested in spending a week with me in the south of france teaching a seminar, check out this site. www.mixwiththemasters.com/HOME.html

David Kahne and I did it last summer and it was really fun for everyone. this summer David and I will be doing one together again and I'll be doing an additional week solo.
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« Reply #10 on: March 23, 2011, 10:43:26 am »

For those who are interested in spending a week with me in the south of france teaching a seminar, check out this site. www.mixwiththemasters.com/HOME.html

David Kahne and I did it last summer and it was really fun for everyone. this summer David and I will be doing one together again and I'll be doing an additional week solo.
A friend of mine (Dave P) had nothing but great things to say about the time he spent there.
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« Reply #11 on: March 23, 2011, 02:59:38 pm »

one of the participants from last summer is now my second assistant. I think everyone had a great time and learned alot about how david and I work and think.
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« Reply #12 on: March 24, 2011, 12:06:36 am »

Hi Michael,

i'm a huge fan of your work and your way to be in life and musical industry.

I work in a great studio in Portugal, but i do live mixing too with some artists, and for the last 3 years i use John Mayer's Continuum album to tune the P.A.! (so thanks for that beautifull and great job!)

I hope someday have the chance to meet you! Unfortunately not this year in France, but maybe next!
 
Anyway, i have some questions if you dont mind to answer,

1 - Although you use your 4 buses with compressors and Eqs, do you process the tracks individualy before with eq and compression with the onboard processing? (I.E. - Compress Snare Drum with SSL Channel compressor, and then compress again on the bus?)

2 - Do you make use of parallel compression from the beginin of your mix, or do you send your drums to your Bus B, and then, only if your are loosing to much atack you send it to the master too? There are instruments that you compress just as an insert, without paralel processing?

3 - I read on your site your way of calibrating your outboard. When you talk about the EQs, and you say that you gain on 1dB at 100 Hz and do the same at 8KHz, do you mean that this is your starting point eq for that bus? 1 dB up at lows, and 1 dB up at Highs?

4 - We finally refurbished our SSL 4000E console (the analog part... not the computer yet.) So its working flawlessly, but with no automation yet.
4.1 - Do you think its possible to do your brauerize stuff on that, since i just have 1 stereo master bus on this desk?
4.2- We have a protools rig, so we work on a hybrid setup. What do you think its the best aproach for me to aplly your bus technic , since i only can do automation and recalls on protools?

Sorry to bother you with this questions... i tryed not repeat same questions that you have on your site.

Thanks a lot,

Joao Bessa
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« Reply #13 on: March 24, 2011, 02:10:21 am »

one of the participants from last summer is now my second assistant. I think everyone had a great time and learned alot about how david and I work and think.
:o it's not me!! it's not me!! :-X  :'(  ;D

Hi Michael, congratulation again for the Grammy!

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« Reply #14 on: March 24, 2011, 12:34:21 pm »

:o it's not me!! it's not me!! :-X  :'(  ;D

Hi Michael, congratulation again for the Grammy!

haha it's lewis Pickett
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« Reply #15 on: March 24, 2011, 02:16:50 pm »

Hi Michael,

i'm a huge fan of your work and your way to be in life and musical industry.

I work in a great studio in Portugal, but i do live mixing too with some artists, and for the last 3 years i use John Mayer's Continuum album to tune the P.A.! (so thanks for that beautifull and great job!)

I hope someday have the chance to meet you! Unfortunately not this year in France, but maybe next!
 
Anyway, i have some questions if you dont mind to answer,


Thanks a lot,

Joao Bessa
www.boomstudios.pt

Hi Joao,

1 - Although you use your 4 buses with compressors and Eqs, do you process the tracks individualy before with eq and compression with the onboard processing? (I.E. - Compress Snare Drum with SSL Channel compressor, and then compress again on the bus?)

Remember that there are no rules here. Im offering Brauerize as a tool to use as it applies to the application. The set up is a starting point. With that in mind I process individual tracks if they need it. Generally I dont need to add compression to guitars unless there are some unwanted transients but generally doesnt really exist in my world.  The EQing is done a lot on the individual tracks. I don't necessarily leave it to sub st buss compression but hay, if it sounds good I do.  More and more Im leaning towards the UAD plugins for the eq. Of course, I have the SSL desk so Ill mold it there first but some of the plugins have such a great vibe to them that I love going there. Every record I get is different and the requirements are different. The purpose of this approach is to create endless combinations that are only limited by your creativity.

2 - Do you make use of parallel compression from the beginning of your mix, or do you send your drums to your Bus B, and then, only if your are losing too much attack you send it to the master too? There are instruments that you compress just as an insert, without parallel processing?

 Again, the process is up to an individuals taste and of course the application which dictates the approach towards the sound you are looking for. Sometimes I only send the drums to  B and the samples that support it to B and stereo buss to let through more transients or maybe just to the stereo to let all the transients through because the sample has already been processed, sometimes I dont.  Whats important is that you try every combination and see which sounds the best. Eventually, youll know the sound of the different combinations in your head at which point it becomes instinctual.

3 - I read on your site your way of calibrating your outboard. When you talk about the EQs, and you say that you gain on 1dB at 100 Hz and do the same at 8KHz, do you mean that this is your starting point eq for that bus? 1 dB up at lows, and 1 dB up at Highs?

 It can be a starting point but for me it doesnt move from that calibration. I base everything around it.

4 - We finally refurbished our SSL 4000E console (the analog part... not the computer yet.) So its working flawlessly, but with no automation yet.
4.1 - Do you think its possible to do your brauerize stuff on that, since i just have 1 stereo master bus on this desk?


Actually you have two stereo busses front and back. To address my limitations of a 4k desk, I designed and patented with the help of Paul Wolff (API, Tonelux) and Nick Balsamo, a couple of units that turns the front and back stereo buss and a stereo aux into a 3 sub stereo unit. I called it the MHB850. I have one left sitting in storage. This wont help you of course but you might be able to accomplish something close with the Dangerous Mixer. Otherwise, you can do a limited version by processing the back st. buss and bringing it up to two channels that feed the front buss. Assign whatever you want processed to the back stereo and tracks that you dont want processed, to the front stereo,. Everything else about Brauerize you can apply on the 4k.

4.2- We have a protools rig, so we work on a hybrid setup. What do you think its the best approach for me to apply your bus technic , since i only can do automation and recalls on protools?

 Some people have partial success by having all the sub-stereo busses and processing come up as outboard on a dangerous mixer. The options are not as endless on PT as they are on a desk due to the on going latency issue. There are many situations where a few layers down the path, Ill have something processed also sending to unprocessed that creates a phase issue. So at this point, technology is still a limiting factor in how deep you can use the approach.
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Re: Mr Brauer ... what say the voices in your head today ....
« Reply #16 on: March 24, 2011, 09:11:08 pm »

Hey Michael,

thanks a lot for the answers. Although i agree that there's no rules, its really conforting to confirm some possible paths with the others experience. Specially when this guides comes from someone that you admire. 


I have another question that i forgot to ask you yesterday, again about your buss system.

So you have your tracks going to the multi-bus ABCD, and this busses are going to the Master (do you sometimes process this master?)

Then you can send your individual tracks also directly to the final Master, for paralel compressions.

What i'm missing here its your send and return processing. From what i understood you use sends as another way of paralel compression or diferent processing in diferent busses? Can you clarify me on this?

And for the last, do you recall mixes on a regular basis? How you deal with that?

After all it was not just one more question!

Once again its an honor to have you speaking here, helping the passionates on this long road.

Cheers,

Joo
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Re: Mr Brauer ... what say the voices in your head today ....
« Reply #17 on: March 26, 2011, 12:20:24 am »


I have another question that i forgot to ask you yesterday, again about your buss system.

Cheers,

Joo

So you have your tracks going to the multi-bus ABCD, and these busses are going to the Master (do you sometimes process this master?)

Yes, I have Rack 5(www.mbrauer.com/soundtowers2.asp) that is dedicated to mastering the final stereo. I have 4 different sounding stereo compressors and 3 EQ's to choose from.

Then you can send your individual tracks also directly to the final Master, for parallel compressions.


i don't understand what you are saying.


What i'm missing here its your send and return processing. From what i understood you use sends as another way of parallel compression or different processing in different busses? Can you clarify me on this?

I float the vocal to 4 or 5 different sounding compressors that all return on channels selected to the stereo buss. I blend those compressors together for the desired sound. The vocal does not go to any of the substereos...unless I decide to because I can and it sounds good.


And for the last, do you recall mixes on a regular basis? How you deal with that?

Ugh, my least favorite topic. On average I recall about 10% of the music I mix per year so generally I recall about 28 to 32 songs.It's not a bad average. I generally mix 12 to 14 songs per album and recall a couple at the end of the project, but there are records where no recalls are needed and then my luck...the next album the band is obsessive about the tiniest unimportant detail that they just "can't live without" and it becomes ridiculous.  But sometimes it's more because I'm mixing the album on my own and then recalling it with the bands comments. It's certainly not my preferred way of working but sometimes the band is simply not available and this is the only option as was the case when I mixed Viva La Vida. They decided the day before I began mixing they needed to go back in the studio to re-record three of the songs. By the time they finished the three songs, I had the album mixed and they were able to focus on what I had done. Then we went back and recalled each one. Often they would hear the mix and decide to change the arrangement so it was no longer a recall but more a case of additional mixing or sometimes it was more about remixing it in a different direction.
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Re: Mr Brauer ... what say the voices in your head today ....
« Reply #18 on: March 26, 2011, 08:48:39 am »

Hi Joao,

  More and more Im leaning towards the UAD plugins for the eq.

Can i ask you what are your favorite plugins for drums, UAD or other,

Thank you


JN
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« Reply #19 on: March 26, 2011, 11:50:10 am »

Hi mr. Brauer and thanks for the forum :)
I was trying to wrap my head around this quote from you in UA webzine mr. Brauer,
"A great trick using the UAD Fairchild plugin is to put one side of it across the left side of your mix and the right side into a UAD HP filter, taking everything out below 2k"

Does this relate to have the master bus as two mono channels and processing them individually with the Fairchild?
Even though that would be the case Im not sure I fully understand how you employ this.
Is this something you would care to explain a bit further?
Feel free to shoot me down if this is too obvious :o

Thanks, dB.
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« Reply #20 on: March 28, 2011, 02:35:15 am »

Hi mr. Brauer and thanks for the forum :)
I was trying to wrap my head around this quote from you in UA webzine mr. Brauer,
"A great trick using the UAD Fairchild plugin is to put one side of it across the left side of your mix and the right side into a UAD HP filter, taking everything out below 2k"

Does this relate to have the master bus as two mono channels and processing them individually with the Fairchild?
Even though that would be the case Im not sure I fully understand how you employ this.
Is this something you would care to explain a bit further?
Feel free to shoot me down if this is too obvious :o

Thanks, dB.
Exactly what I want to ask...is it you pascal?

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« Reply #21 on: March 28, 2011, 04:42:00 pm »

Michael, your hair smells terrific.  What kind of shampoo are you using?   :o

-  J.J.

PS - Congrats on the new hardware!
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« Reply #22 on: March 28, 2011, 07:12:37 pm »



Thank's again Michael for your time.

JN
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« Reply #23 on: April 01, 2011, 09:29:52 am »

Hi mr. Brauer and thanks for the forum :)
I was trying to wrap my head around this quote from you in UA webzine mr. Brauer,
"A great trick using the UAD Fairchild plugin is to put one side of it across the left side of your mix and the right side into a UAD HP filter, taking everything out below 2k"

Does this relate to have the master bus as two mono channels and processing them individually with the Fairchild?
Even though that would be the case Im not sure I fully understand how you employ this.
Is this something you would care to explain a bit further?
Feel free to shoot me down if this is too obvious :o

Thanks, dB.

maybe this will answer your question, try reading it again followed by :)
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« Reply #24 on: April 01, 2011, 09:30:57 am »

Can i ask you what are your favorite plugins for drums, UAD or other,

Thank you


JN

no. every record is different.
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« Reply #25 on: April 01, 2011, 09:32:33 am »

Michael, your hair smells terrific.  What kind of shampoo are you using?   :o

-  J.J.

PS - Congrats on the new hardware!

Hi JJ, a guy has to keep some secrets!
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« Reply #26 on: April 01, 2011, 10:58:38 am »

maybe this will answer your question, try reading it again followed by :)

Hi mr. Brauer.
I read my own post again and Im still as baffled as before ???
What I did is create two mono aux channel(they will be the master), send the individual tracks to them.
On the left aux channel I insert a mono Fairchild. On the Right I insert Cambridge Eq with hipass filter on 2k and then a mono Fairchild after that.

If this is somewhere in the ballpark then I had to pan the left and the right closer to each other on the two mono aux master channels, instead of having left and right hard panned.

This definitely sounds interesting but whether Im anywhere near your suggestion is still a mystery to me :)

p.s. I tried the secret shampoo and my mixes seem wider!  ;)

Thanks, dB.
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« Reply #27 on: April 02, 2011, 11:50:58 am »

Hi mr. Brauer.
I read my own post again and Im still as baffled as before ???
What I did is create two mono aux channel(they will be the master), send the individual tracks to them.
On the left aux channel I insert a mono Fairchild. On the Right I insert Cambridge Eq with hipass filter on 2k and then a mono Fairchild after that.

If this is somewhere in the ballpark then I had to pan the left and the right closer to each other on the two mono aux master channels, instead of having left and right hard panned.

This definitely sounds interesting but whether Im anywhere near your suggestion is still a mystery to me :)

p.s. I tried the secret shampoo and my mixes seem wider!  ;)

Thanks, dB.

I think the problem is that I neglected to mention you first need to shave half your right head, the frequency response due to the smooth reflections will offset the lack of bottom on the right channel. when using the shampoo remember to also use conditioner. that's just a general rule of thumb.

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« Reply #28 on: April 02, 2011, 12:05:39 pm »

I think the problem is that I neglected to mention you first need to shave half your right head, the frequency response due to the smooth reflections will offset the lack of bottom on the right channel. when using the shampoo remember to also use conditioner. that's just a general rule of thumb.

That smells fresh 8)

Best, dB
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« Reply #29 on: April 02, 2011, 12:34:35 pm »

I think the problem is that I neglected to mention you first need to shave half your right head, the frequency response due to the smooth reflections will offset the lack of bottom on the right channel. when using the shampoo remember to also use conditioner. that's just a general rule of thumb.

Well that's just great..... (sitting here with left side shaved).
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« Reply #30 on: April 02, 2011, 02:09:03 pm »

Well that's just great..... (sitting here with left side shaved).

hmm, that is a problem. but every problem has a solution, I suggest you reverse the stereo processing trick.

mhb
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Re: Mr Brauer ... what say the voices in your head today ....
« Reply #31 on: April 02, 2011, 09:08:03 pm »

no. every record is different.
Michael
Let said i try to get a John Mayer '' vultures''  drums sound and tone, what will be the plugins to use to try to achieve  that sound.

Thank you

JN
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Re: Mr Brauer ... what say the voices in your head today ....
« Reply #32 on: April 02, 2011, 10:19:52 pm »

Michael
Let said i try to get a John Mayer '' vultures''  drums sound and tone, what will be the plugins to use to try to achieve  that sound.

Thank you

JN

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Re: Mr Brauer ... what say the voices in your head today ....
« Reply #33 on: April 02, 2011, 11:23:54 pm »

I love the playing on that track. Also the way the bass and drums sound "glued" together and the softness of the transients on the snare drum. Other than the playing and instruments I imagine the sound was achieved by running the bass and drums through your Distressors?

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Re: Mr Brauer ... what say the voices in your head today ....
« Reply #35 on: April 04, 2011, 10:31:11 am »

I love the playing on that track. Also the way the bass and drums sound "glued" together and the softness of the transients on the snare drum. Other than the playing and instruments I imagine the sound was achieved by running the bass and drums through your Distressors?

a small credit goes to it, but if you listen to both Manny and my mixes, the drums sound equally great because they were played by Steve and recorded great engineering by Joe Ferla and Chad Franscoviak
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Re: Mr Brauer ... what say the voices in your head today ....
« Reply #36 on: April 07, 2011, 07:14:11 am »

a small credit goes to it, but if you listen to both Manny and my mixes, the drums sound equally great because they were played by Steve and recorded great engineering by Joe Ferla and Chad Franscoviak

Thanks for the info Michael.

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Re: Mr Brauer ... what say the voices in your head today ....
« Reply #37 on: May 07, 2011, 11:28:56 am »

Hi, Michael. I really wonder about Spektor's "in your face" voice sound that you've made on "Laughing with". Adam said he used Retro Sta-Level on "Calculation" but your mixes is much more interesting for me. And Mister Brauer thank you for all those great records you've done for us.
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Re: Mr Brauer ... what say the voices in your head today ....
« Reply #38 on: May 08, 2011, 11:22:37 am »

Hi, Michael. I really wonder about Spektor's "in your face" voice sound that you've made on "Laughing with". Adam said he used Retro Sta-Level on "Calculation" but your mixes is much more interesting for me. And Mister Brauer thank you for all those great records you've done for us.

hmm, i don't remember what I did, that was a long time ago. I probably sent her vocal to 5 different sounding compressors and brought them back on 5 channels getting a blend that worked for me.
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Re: Mr Brauer ... what say the voices in your head today ....
« Reply #39 on: May 09, 2011, 01:53:14 pm »

hmm, i don't remember what I did, that was a long time ago. I probably sent her vocal to 5 different sounding compressors and brought them back on 5 channels getting a blend that worked for me.
Did you blend them ITB or on console? What do you use for mix/blend?
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Re: Mr Brauer ... what say the voices in your head today ....
« Reply #40 on: May 09, 2011, 04:25:26 pm »

Did you blend them ITB or on console? What do you use for mix/blend?

I mix on a desk. 100% no mix blend.

michael
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