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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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Tuesday Tip: Using Mic Modeling Software


In this video, Chris shows the benefits of using Mic Modeling, and the flexibility it will provide.


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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

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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Tuesday Tip: Pre Mix Session Clean-up


In this video, Chris shows some tips to clean up your sessions files, prior to mixing.


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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

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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Chris Hellstrom’s Biggest Recording Lesson Learned



Jody asks Chris to discuss the biggest lesson he’s learned for recording in the DAW era. Chris reveals his workflow about not mixing and writing at the same time. Who did Chris learn it from? What is that process? Find out. It’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: 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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2 Minute Tuesday Tip: Using the 1176 on drums


In this Tuesday Tip, Chris shows how we may use an 1176 on drum tracks, to enhance the kick, snare and room mics.

Shoutout to Waves CLA Bundle & Toontrack Superior Drummer 3.


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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

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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Biggest Recording Lesson Jody Whitesides Has Learned



Chris asks Jody to discuss the biggest lesson he’s learned for recording in the DAW era. Jody reveals his workflow and using using multiple DAW files in his process from tracking to mastering. Who did Jody learn it from? What are these files? Find out. It’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: 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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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

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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