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2 Minute Tuesday Tip: Cleaning Up Vocal Files


In this video, Chris walks you through how he starts his workflow of cleaning up vocal tracks, prior to mixing. His process involves destructive editing, so make sure you back up your files before you try this technique.


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Gear Chris used:
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: iZotope 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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Cleaning Up Vocal Tracks



We discuss what we like to do to clean up vocal tracks before sending them to a mix. Various plugins we use, various editing methods we use.┬áIt’s also not unlikely that there will also 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: 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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Vocal Chains What Are They?



We discuss what exactly is a chain for recording, specifically we breakdown what a vocal chain is and why we use them. All about getting a better vocal recording for you or for your clients. 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: 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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Mixing Lead Vocals Part 2



We discuss how to deal with lead vocal tracks to be ready for mixing. Part 2 goes over the ideas of using multiple lead vocal tracks and best practices within a mix. 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: 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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2 Minute Tuesday Tip: Filtering Your Delay Returns


In this video we show how filtering or EQing your delay returns can help them sit better in your mix.


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Gear Chris used:
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: iZotope 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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Mixing Lead Vocals Part 1



We discuss how to deal with lead vocal tracks to be ready for mixing. Part 1 goes over the ideas of a single lead vocal track and how to get there. 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: 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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Overview of Recording Vocals



We discuss techniques for making sure you have success when recording vocals in you sessions. From the do’s and don’ts in the studio to mics, preamps and/or plugins and the importance of setting a vibe. 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: 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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