MixWithTheMasters Approach, Workflow & Techniques, Jaycen Joshua, Dave Pensado Production Seminar #3Hosted at Studios La Fabrique, this series documents an in-depth conversation between two iconic mix engineers and seminar attendees. Speaking amongst themselves and addressing questions from participants, Dave Pensado and Jaycen Joshua discuss a number of elements that have been paramount to their illustrious careers. They elaborate on psychological, technical, and logistical factors, from handling clients and maximising efficiency to enhancing perceived loudness. The two reveal some of their favourite mix techniques, and refer to instances on projects when they’ve reached both positive and negative outcomes. They impart a great deal of knowledge gained from working with highly skilled artists, producers, and mastering engineers, being honest about lessons learned from their successes and failures.
Efficiency, assistants, perspective, section approach, revisions, monitoring, references, psychoacoustics
Perceived loudness, playlists, tuning, dynamics, parallel processing, band-based treatment
Emotion in frequencies, white noise, learning from producers & mastering engineers, perfection vs. creativity
Harmonic distortion, clipping, gain structure, transient design, subtractive EQ, de-essing, limiting, effects