Thanks for watching my 'Recording Secrets For The Small Studio: Ensemble Recording Case-studies' mini-course!
I hope you found those videos and articles useful! There’s masses more educational content available here at Cambridge-MT, much of it completely free! Here are some highlights you might want to investigate:…
Free Tutorial Videos!
Step-by-step Mixing Workflow Series: All 16 parts of the step-by-step mixing video series I made to accompany by book Mixing Secrets For The Small Studio can be viewed for free on the book’s online resource pages – that’s more than four and half hours of fully-scripted hands-on mixing tutorial. Click here to go straight to the first episode.
My 4-Step Vocal Balancing Workflow: Here’s a detailed video explaining the four steps I use to keep my lead vocal tracks solid and upfront in the mix.
Free Tutorial Podcasts!
‘Multitrack Heroes’ Mixing Tutorial Series: A series of six free podcasts where I reveal my own personal mixing tips for six of the most popular projects in my 'Mixing Secrets' Free Multitrack Download Library. The series comprises two full hours of fully scripted tutorial content with 200 audio examples, all in stereo at the maximum 320kbps MP3 resolution. So have a listen, pick up some tips, try mixing the multitracks for yourself, and then compare your results to mine if you like!
Sound On Sound Recording & Mixing Podcasts: Here’s a series of six themed tutorial podcasts I did for Sound On Sound magazine, which you can listen to for free here:
Cambridge-MT Patrons Podcast – Free Episodes: My on-going educational work here is made possible through the generous financial assistance of the Cambridge-MT Patrons, for whom I provide a monthly Cambridge-MT Patrons Podcast (amongst other reward benefits). Here are a few episodes I’ve made free to listen, if you’d like a taste of what the podcast’s like:
- July 2022 Cambridge-MT Patrons Podcast – featuring the multitrack for ‘All The Same’ by North To Alaska, a multitrack I originally remixed for Sound On Sound Magazine’s ‘Mix Rescue’ column back in 2009. Find out what I’d do differently now!
- October 2021 Cambridge-MT Patrons Podcast – featuring the multitrack for ‘Happy Pills’ by Candlebox, as well as my Unvarnished Review of the Zeppelin Design Labs Cortado MkIII contact microphone.
- January 2020 Cambridge-MT Patrons Podcast – featuring the multitrack for ‘Devil’s Words’ by Actions, as well as my answer to the Patron question: “How do you find your first customers as a sound engineer?”
- February 2018 Cambridge-MT Patrons Podcast – featuring the multitrack for ‘Stitch Up’ by Bobby Nobody, as well as my Unvarnished Review of the Neumann KH80+KH750 2.1 monitor system.
- A special one-off mastering podcast I did with renowned mastering engineer Ian Shepherd.
Free In-depth Acoustic Production Tutorial! If you’re a fan of acoustic and singer-songwriter music, then check out this in-depth tutorial case-study which follows through the entire production process for a couple of full albums I recorded with an eight-piece acoustic band – from initial planning, to tracking, editing, mixing, and mastering.
The Mix Review: Read my free weekly ‘The Mix Review’ blog, where I critique current and classic commercial music releases from a production perspective. There are now more than 500 critiques in the library, including classics such as ‘Back In Black’, ‘Billie Jean’, and ‘Good Vibrations’, as well as recent hits such as Lewis Capaldi’s ‘Someone You Loved’, Cardi B’s ‘WAP’, and Olivia Rodrigo’s ‘Drivers License’.
Cambridge-MT Patron Posts – Free Articles: Another regular reward for Cambridge-MT Patrons is regular weekly posts covering a wide range of recording and production topics. Here are a few that I’ve made free to view to give a taster of the kinds of things I cover:
- The first part of my ‘Reference Of The Week’ series, talking about more than 80 different tracks I’ve used for referencing purposes, and why I chose them.
- The first part of my ‘Direct Strategies’ series of song-writing and production-psychology tips.
- Q&A: ‘What advice do you have about mixing music for Atmos?‘