Remote Mixing and Mastering

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Chicago recording veteran CushAudio has been working as a studio owner and recording engineer for over 10 years professionally.

Mixing is done within a hybrid setup, which choice analog compressors and eq available for certain tasks. Gear used includes: UA1176 RevD, 2-1176, DBX 160x, WA76, Dave Hill Trakker and more.

Mixing rates can be dependent on how many channels are involved, how many songs within a project and whether things like vocal tuning or drum replacement are deemed necessary.

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Interview with CushAudio

  1. Q: What are you working on at the moment?

  2. A: It depends, what day is it?

  3. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  4. A: Yes. There are some extreme advantages for both formats.

  5. Q: What do you like most about your job?

  6. A: Meeting new people and never having the same day twice.

  7. Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?

  8. A: Know what your expectations are based on your budget. Its pretty impossible to have your record sound like a big budget production for $200.

  9. Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?

  10. A: Neve 1073 DPA, ELi Mike-E, Neumann TLM 170r, 2x KSM32.

  11. Q: What type of music do you usually work on?

  12. A: While I have worked with musicians of all genres my strongest abilities for mixing include: Country, Rock, Punk, Metal and Hip Hop.

  13. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  14. A: Black Lion Audio conversion, outboard preamps such as 1073s, API, Empirical Labs, and UA, compression by UA, Warm, Empirical Labs, and Dave Hill Designs.

  15. Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?

  16. A: Some engineers that have inspired me throughout the years include: Don Was, Phil Spector, Barry Gordy, Sam Phillips and the Chess Brothers.

  17. Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.

  18. A: I have been recording, mixing and mastering artists of all genres of music for over a decade professionally.

Gear Highlights
  • Neve 1073 DPA
  • ELI Mike-E
  • Neumann TLM170
  • 1176
  • etc..
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