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My guest today on the podcast is Grammy-winning vocalist Darlene Koldenhoven, who’s appeared before a staggering 1.5 billion worldwide viewing audience on PBS as the soloist in Yanni, Live at the Acropolis, coached musicians and singers in the war-torn jungles of Sierra Leone, and sang on hundreds of recordings for films and major recording artists. Darlene is classically trained […]Continue reading
After learning at the knee of engineer/producer Tom Dowd during Atlantic Records’ glory days, Grammy winning engineer Jimmy Douglass (affectionately known as “the Senator”) has gone on to become one of the most sought-after engineer/mixers in R&B, hip-hop, and rock. One of the few engineers who can cross genres with total ease and credibility, Jimmy […]Continue reading
I have a theory that part of the reason that live sound is marginal these days despite advances in equipment is the fact that an entire generation of live mixers (maybe 2) learned the wrong way, focusing more on the drums than on the element that needs the most attention – the vocal. It appears […]Continue reading
Whenever an engineer has trouble dialing in the EQ on a track, chances are its because of one or more of the 6 often-overlooked trouble frequencies. These are areas where too much or too little can cause your track to either stick out like a sore thumb, or disappear into the mix completely. Let’s take […]Continue reading