Inside The Recording Studio

Inside The Recording Studio

Latest Episodes

DI Bass Recording Practices
December 18, 2020

Chris and Jody tackle the concept of recording bass using Direct Input techniques. Generally reserved for electric bass, but can also be used for acoustic bass if it's equipped with pickups. They talk about the different methods of DI that you can use. P.

Overview of Reverb
December 11, 2020

Space. Something that almost every recording needs. This episode is a grand overview of the one effect most people jump to as it's easy to hear what it does... Reverb. Chris and Jody talk about what kinds of reverb there are, and what they might use it f.

Mix Templates & Why We Use Them
December 04, 2020

Chris and Jody explore why they use mix templates. What they put into them and why they create them. All in a day's work for why you should consider making them for yourself and put them to good use. It's also not unlikely that there will also be some no.

PulTec Deep Dive
November 27, 2020

Chris and Jody get into the nuts and bolts of the PulTec EQs. The history, the options, the use, and the revival. There's a lot to digest in this, strap in and get ready for a ride. Plus you'll find out what Chris and Jody found for this week's Friday Fi.

Is Software Creating Lazy Engineers
November 20, 2020

Computers and software can help audio engineers do some wonderful things. But often when musicians are attempting to record themselves, or engineers are in a bind, they look for a magic plugin or app to do everything for them. Is this creating lazy engin.

Busses and Auxes In Your DAW
November 13, 2020

Like a guy yelling to young kids "Get off my lawn!", Chris and Jody tackle the similarities and differences of Busses and Auxes in modern DAWS. What exactly is a Buss? What exactly is an Aux? What do we use them for? Why would you use one over another? A.

Gear Acquisition Syndrome
November 06, 2020

Chris and Jody tackle the concept of Gear Acquisition Syndrome (G.A.S.). How well do you know your gear? Do you have too much gear to be creative? Not have enough gear? There are a plethora of things to watch out for when you're starting out and even whe.

Emulation EQs and Digital EQs
October 30, 2020

Chris and Jody get into the truth about EQ emulations and Digital EQ. What are emulations? Who makes them? What are they doing? What do they use? Then they jump on the digital band wagon and discuss non-emulated EQs. Where do they get used? Do you need e.

LA-2A Leveling Amplifier Deep Dive
October 23, 2020

In this episode, Chris and Jody take another deep dive into a classic piece of kit. This time, the LA-2A Leveling Amplifier. They take brief look at the history of the unit, it’s different versions, through software versions as well how they like to use .

EQ Types and Terms
October 16, 2020

That ever mysterious staple to mixing, EQ. Chris and Jody discuss the most common types of EQ types and what they're generally used for when creating sounds, recording, and more. Should you be cutting? Should you be boosting? Or should there be some sort.