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#5 – Audio Production Q&A with Dave Pensado



In the 5th episode of Pensado’s Place, Dave hosts an all Q&A episode with tons of great viewer questions! With Part 2/2 of the latest “Into The Lair”, Dave takes you through some tools he used on the mix for “Shorty is a Weirdo” by Mr. Midwest and Ray J. Get a behind the scene look at how your favorite songs were mixed and the tools that were used by Dave! 3:20 Into The Lair 3:50 Metric Halo Channel Strip 4:00 Waves CLA-76 compressor 4:33 McDSP FutzBox 4:49 Waves L1 Limiter 5:20 Massey L2007 Mastering Limiter 5:45 Massey De:Esser 6:07 Bass plugins: Waves GTR Stomp Box Waves GTR Amp Waves RBass Kick Drums: 6:45 Focusrite d3 Waves PuigTec EQP1A Slate Digital Trigger Hi Hat EQ: EMI TG12414 Live Drum parallel compression Plug-Ins: Waves CLA 76 Waves PuigTec EQP1A Waves CLA 3A Focusrite d3 McDSP Filterbank P4 Waves SSL E-Channel Strip Digi Comp Lim Dyn3 API 550A Waves HComp 12:28 Guitars Plug-ins: Waves L1 Limiter Waves GTR Stomp Box Effects 14:10 Organ Plug-Ins: McDSP E6 Waves Center Waves Enigma 15:40 Corner Office 16:22 Dave talks about the best way to use this show and how not get too caught up in the specific details, but to grasp higher concepts. 18:35 Dave tells viewers about his RTA (Real Time Analyzer) -Audio Control Real Time Analyzer www.audiocontrol.com 19:54 Converters: -The difference between top of the line converters is negligible -Dave’s favorite converters: HD IO (www.avid.com Lynx Aurora (www.lynxstudio.com 21:00 Antelope Clock (Dave feels he gets a slightly
Video Rating: 4 / 5

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- Pensado’s Place – #33 – David Kutch



In the 33rd episode of Pensado’s Place, Dave is joined by Mastering Engineer David Kutch of The Mastering Palace (www.themasteringpalace.com). David has mastered albums for such artists as Alicia Keys, Puff Daddy, John Legend, Yelawolf and Outkast. David answers viewer questions in “The Corner Office”, and was kind enough to join us for “Batter’s Box” as well! At the end of the episode, the guys announce the Avid Pro Tools 9 Week 5 Giveaway winner. Special thanks as always to our awesome partners Vintage King! (http 0:16 – Introductions 5:30 – ITL, Introduction to De-Essing 14:00 – Introducing Dave Kutch 14:48 – Dave Kutch’s on Mobile Mastering and Mastering Alicia Key’s album at her house 17:18 – Dave Pensado asks: How do you listen, what are you listening for…how do you listen when not in a “traditional studio”? 19:15 – Herb: Did the advent of people listening on computers and ear buds affect your mastering? 20:45 – Pensado: When you mastering, what advice can you give to mix engineers about the low-end and levels? 21:50 – Pensado: Do you have a favorite multiband compressor? (T-Racks Multiband Compressor) 22:50 – Pensado: I’m fascinated by transients, give an example of how you approach transients and the manipulation of them? 24:26 – Pensado: When you’re talking about the 80hz and 5k ranges, how do you go about manipulating transients in those ranges? 26:03 – In terms of the loudness wars, at what level is change acceptable? What, philosophically speaking, is your
Video Rating: 5 / 5

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