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Presets, Channel Strip Presets


Jody’s talking presets in this Tuesday Tip. Specifically Channel Strip presets that he creates for Basses and Guitars. Using an example from a recent track done for a documentary. He explains why it’s a great thing for you to create your own presets for your workflow.

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Gear Jody used:
Jody’s Mic & Voice Chain: Telefunken C12 – ApolloUA Neve 1073 – UA LA2A – UA Studer A800
Jody’s Channel Strip: iZotope RX 8 Spectral DeNoise – iZotope RX 8 Mouth DeClick – UA Neve 1073 – UA LA2A – UA 1176E

Master: Oek Sound Soothe 2iZotope Ozone 9 Imager – iZotope Ozone 9 Maximize

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If you want to collaborate, sponsor a podcast, donate, or want us to review your product – contact us at: collaborate@insidetherecordingstudio.com


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Is Software Creating Lazy Engineers



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 engineers? Chris and Jody explore the realities of laziness due to software. Plus find out what they’ve picked for this week’s Friday Find! Don’t forget to find out the word for this week’s Gold Star! It’s also not unlikely that there will be some nonsense discussed.

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Gear we used:
Jody’s Mic & Voice Chain: Telefunken C12 – ApolloUA Neve 1073 – UA LA2A – UA Studer A800
Jody’s Channel Strip: iZotope RX 8 Spectral DeNoise – iZotope RX 8 Mouth DeClick – UA Neve 1073 – UA LA2A – UA 1176E

Chris’ Mic & Voice Chain: Slate ML1 – Apogee Duet – Slate VMR (FG12, FG73, API Eq, SSL 4kE) – iZotope RX 7 Voice – DeNoise
Chris’ Channel Strip: Eventide Precision Time Align – iZotope RX 8 Spectral DeNoise – iZotope RX 8 Mouth DeClick – UA Neve 1073 – UA LA2A – UA 1176E

Master: Oek Sound Soothe 2iZotope Ozone 9 Imager – iZotope Ozone 9 Maximize.

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If you want to collaborate, sponsor a podcast, donate, or want us to review your product – contact us at: collaborate@insidetherecordingstudio.com


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Busses and Auxes in a DAW



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? All the scintillating ideas about these mysterious items are found within this episode. Also, the latest Gold Star keyword is mentioned. For the truly brave listener there is also the Friday Finds for what will help your musical endeavors. It’s also not unlikely that there will be some nonsense discussed.

Shoutout to: Captain Marvel

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Gear we used:
Jody’s Mic & Voice Chain: Telefunken C12 – ApolloUA Neve 1073 – UA LA2A – UA Studer A800
Jody’s Channel Strip: iZotope RX 8 Spectral DeNoise – iZotope RX 8 Mouth DeClick – UA Neve 1073 – UA LA2A – UA 1176E

Chris’ Mic & Voice Chain: Slate ML1 – Apogee Duet – Slate VMR (FG12, FG73, API Eq, SSL 4kE) – iZotope RX 7 Voice – DeNoise
Chris’ Channel Strip: Eventide Precision Time Align – iZotope RX 8 Spectral DeNoise – iZotope RX 8 Mouth DeClick – UA Neve 1073 – UA LA2A – UA 1176E

Master: Oek Sound Soothe 2iZotope Ozone 9 Imager – iZotope Ozone 9 Maximize.

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If you want to collaborate, sponsor a podcast, donate, or want us to review your product – contact us at: collaborate@insidetherecordingstudio.com


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Gear Acquisition Syndrome



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 when you’ve been in the business for a while. Learn to curb your GAS.

Stick around to the end and find out what Chris and Jody discovered for Friday Finds this week! Plus, what do you need to get a gold star? One way to find out.

Oh and there might be some nonsense discussed.

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Gear we used:
Jody’s Mic & Voice Chain: Telefunken C12 – ApolloUA Neve 1073 – UA LA2A – UA Studer A800
Jody’s Channel Strip: iZotope RX 8 Spectral DeNoise – iZotope RX 8 Mouth DeClick – UA Neve 1073 – UA LA2A – UA 1176E

Chris’ Mic & Voice Chain: Slate ML1 – Apogee Duet – Slate VMR (FG12, FG73, API Eq, SSL 4kE) – iZotope RX 7 Voice – DeNoise
Chris’ Channel Strip: Eventide Precision Time Align – iZotope RX 8 Spectral DeNoise – iZotope RX 8 Mouth DeClick – UA Neve 1073 – UA LA2A – UA 1176E

Master: Oek Sound Soothe 2iZotope Ozone 9 Imager – iZotope Ozone 9 Maximize.

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If you want to collaborate, sponsor a podcast, donate, or want us to review your product – contact us at: collaborate@insidetherecordingstudio.com


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Valuable Fundamentals Regarding Emulation EQs and Digital EQs



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 emulations? Which is better?

What did Chris find this week? What did Jody find this week that will improve your mixing status? Listen in to the Friday Finds section and find out. Oh, and there’s a nifty new thing if you listen to the very end.

It’s also not unlikely that some nonsense will be discussed.

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Gear we used:
Jody’s Mic & Voice Chain: Telefunken C12 – ApolloUA Neve 1073 – UA LA2A – UA Studer A800
Jody’s Channel Strip: iZotope RX 8 Spectral DeNoise – iZotope RX 8 Mouth DeClick – UA Neve 1073 – UA LA2A – UA 1176E

Chris’ Mic & Voice Chain: Slate ML1 – Apogee Duet – Slate VMR (FG12, FG73, API Eq, SSL 4kE) – iZotope RX 7 Voice – DeNoise
Chris’ Channel Strip: Eventide Precision Time Align – iZotope RX 8 Spectral DeNoise – iZotope RX 8 Mouth DeClick – UA Neve 1073 – UA LA2A – UA 1176E

Master: Oek Sound Soothe 2iZotope Ozone 9 Imager – iZotope Ozone 9 Maximize.

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If you want to collaborate, sponsor a podcast, donate, or want us to review your product – contact us at: collaborate@insidetherecordingstudio.com


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Looking Into The Popular LA-2A For Vocals


In this Tuesday Tip we’re taking a trip into the world of the popular LA-2A and it’s use on a vocal in a singer songwriter song. Jody shows you how he uses 2 in different spots to lessen the impact of compression and still get a solid vocal sound.

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Gear Jody used:
Jody’s Mic & Voice Chain: Telefunken C12 – ApolloUA Neve 1073 – UA LA2A – UA Studer A800
Jody’s Channel Strip: iZotope RX 8 Spectral DeNoise – iZotope RX 8 Mouth DeClick – UA Neve 1073 – UA LA2A – UA 1176E

Master: Oek Sound Soothe 2iZotope Ozone 9 Imager – iZotope Ozone 9 Maximize

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If you want to collaborate, sponsor a podcast, donate, or want us to review your product – contact us at: collaborate@insidetherecordingstudio.com


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LA-2A Leveling Amplifier Deep Dive



In this weeks 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 it in their workflow and mixes.

As always, there’s also some nonsense discussed. 

And if you’re keeping score at home, the Logic emulation is called ‘Vintage Opto’.

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Gear we used:
Jody’s Mic & Voice Chain: Telefunken C12 – ApolloUA Neve 1073 – UA LA2A – UA Studer A800
Jody’s Channel Strip: iZotope RX 8 Spectral DeNoise – iZotope RX 8 Mouth DeClick – UA Neve 1073 – UA LA2A – UA 1176E

Chris’ Mic & Voice Chain: Slate ML1 – Apogee Duet – Slate VMR (FG12, FG73, API Eq, SSL 4kE) – iZotope RX 7 Voice – DeNoise
Chris’ Channel Strip: Eventide Precision Time Align – iZotope RX 8 Spectral DeNoise – iZotope RX 8 Mouth DeClick – UA Neve 1073 – UA LA2A – UA 1176E

Master: Oek Sound Soothe 2iZotope Ozone 9 Imager – iZotope Ozone 9 Maximize.

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If you want to collaborate, sponsor a podcast, donate, or want us to review your product – contact us at: collaborate@insidetherecordingstudio.com


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Using Parametric EQ For Improved Sonic Quality


This Tuesday tip shows the importance of the parametric EQ. Learn a needed secret to using parametric EQ to improve the sound of your mix with a sure fire method to isolating problem frequencies. Follow the steps and you’ll get confident with your parametric EQ using this informative tip.

Shoutout to: iZotope Ozone 9 EQ

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Gear Jody used:
Jody’s Mic & Voice Chain: Telefunken C12 – ApolloUA Neve 1073 – UA LA2A – UA Studer A800
Jody’s Channel Strip: iZotope RX 8 Spectral DeNoise – iZotope RX 8 Mouth DeClick – UA Neve 1073 – UA LA2A – UA 1176E

Master: Oek Sound Soothe 2iZotope Ozone 9 Imager – iZotope Ozone 9 Maximize

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If you want to collaborate, sponsor a podcast, donate, or want us to review your product – contact us at: collaborate@insidetherecordingstudio.com


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EQ Types and Terms

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 of combo between cuts and boosts? What is corrective EQ? Find all this out. It’s also not unlikely that there will be some nonsense discussed.

We do give a little tribute to Eddie Van Halen in this episode as well.

Shoutout to: Waves, Fab Filter, Pultec, iZotope, Maag, Marcel Jacob, BOSS, Steven Slate, Seymour Duncan, TSE Bass Overdrive, BOSS GT-1000CORE, and Justin Sayne.

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Gear we used:
Jody’s Mic & Voice Chain: Telefunken C12 – ApolloUA Neve 1073 – UA LA2A – UA Studer A800
Jody’s Channel Strip: iZotope RX 8 Spectral DeNoise – iZotope RX 8 Mouth DeClick – UA Neve 1073 – UA LA2A – UA 1176E

Chris’ Mic & Voice Chain: Slate ML1 – Apogee Duet – Slate VMR (FG12, FG73, API Eq, SSL 4kE) – iZotope RX 7 Voice – DeNoise
Chris’ Channel Strip: Eventide Precision Time Align – iZotope RX 8 Spectral DeNoise – iZotope RX 8 Mouth DeClick – UA Neve 1073 – UA LA2A – UA 1176E

Master: Oek Sound Soothe 2iZotope Ozone 9 Imager – iZotope Ozone 9 Maximize.

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If you want to collaborate, sponsor a podcast, donate, or want us to review your product – contact us at: collaborate@insidetherecordingstudio.com


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Modeling Mics



Chris and Jody take on the world of mic models. What are they? How do the work? Should you use one? Why are they useful? Who makes them and what do they sound like. The put the icing on the cake we also unleash Chris and Jody’s Friday Finds. What did they find this week that will help you in your recording/mixing/mastering endeavors? All this and so much more is happening right here right now. It’s also not unlikely that there will be some nonsense discussed.

Shoutout to: Slate Audio, Townsend Labs, Antelope Audio, Universal Audio, Antares, iZotope for Neoverb, and Slate Audio for VSX Headphones. You really have to listen to the whole show.

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Gear we used:
Jody’s Mic & Voice Chain: Telefunken C12 – ApolloUA Neve 1073 – UA LA2A – UA Studer A800
Jody’s Channel Strip: iZotope RX 8 Spectral DeNoise – iZotope RX 8 Mouth DeClick – UA Neve 1073 – UA LA2A – UA 1176E

Chris’ Mic & Voice Chain: Slate ML1 – Apogee Duet – Slate VMR (FG12, FG73, API Eq, SSL 4kE) – iZotope RX 7 Voice – DeNoise
Chris’ Channel Strip: Eventide Precision Time Align – iZotope RX 8 Spectral DeNoise – iZotope RX 8 Mouth DeClick – UA Neve 1073 – UA LA2A – UA 1176E

Master: Oek Sound Soothe 2iZotope Ozone 9 Imager – iZotope Ozone 9 Maximize.

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If you want to collaborate, sponsor a podcast, donate, or want us to review your product – contact us at: collaborate@insidetherecordingstudio.com


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