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alex_danilov 31st August 2016 01:45 PM

Dealing with overloaded production
 
Hi, Mark! Welcome and thank you for your time!

What is your approach if you think production has unnecessary useless tracks that will clouding mix?
Thanks!

Mark Needham 31st August 2016 05:12 PM

Dealing with overloaded production
 
That depends somewhat on how the band or clients have defined my role going in. I get songs a lot with 4 or 5 guitar tracks ( different mics or cabs) all with varying phase issues and then I just mute the ones I don't like. If a band wants everything in I try to find a place for what is there to make it work but a big percentage of the time people want my production sense as well.Then I just take parts in or out or move things around to get the dynamic that I want to keep the song interesting and building. Sometimes that means creating some new parts as well or rearranging a song.