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24th November 2017
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Big thanks again to Universal Audio for providing a few goodies to jazz up the Q+A! When the whole thing is finished, we will be...

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Whitecat 7th July 2017
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Jacquire has just done a terrific shootout between vintage hardware and UAD plugins/Unison tech, with Jamie Lidell providing the...

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Whitecat 1st June 2017
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Jacquire King is an American record producer, engineer and mixer with over 30 Grammy® Award nominations. King has worked with...

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Whitecat 30th May 2017
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For those of you new to the Gearslutz Q+A experience, here's some info on how it works! 1) All questions and followup...

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Whitecat 30th May 2017
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I've enjoyed this a great deal and am humbled to have so many of you be so positive about this dream I've had to be a record...

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Universal Audio 20th June 2017
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On behalf of the admin team here at GS I just wanted to say thanks a million to Mr. King for the Q+A - cheers for sharing your...

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jacquireking 18th June 2017
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Hi Jacquire-- thanks so much for being here and taking questions! I'm curious about your approach to taste and interfacing...

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jacquireking 18th June 2017
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Hi Jacquire - thanks for doing this, big fan! I'm curious about your mindset towards a project depending upon the role you're...

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jacquireking 18th June 2017
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Hey Jacquire, Thanks for taking the time to do this! Would love to get your take on what you believe to be the worst, most...

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jacquireking 18th June 2017
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Hi Jacquire, I really admire your work so i really appreciate you doing this Q&A! I was wondering how often you find...

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jacquireking 18th June 2017
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Hey Jacquire, With so much music being released in today's time, I was wondering what it takes to interest your ear & make...

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jacquireking 18th June 2017
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Firstly, thank you for your time; I'm a big fan of your work. Can you please describe your approach to tracking a group like...

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jacquireking 18th June 2017
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Hello Jacquire, Can you speak at all to how you approach pre-production with artists that you're producing? Not only working...

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plunderpot 17th June 2017
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Thank You Jacquire for all your answers! When you are recording vocals, do you have your go-to compressors chain/setup? (like...

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jacquireking 17th June 2017
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First - THANKS so much for doing this. I'm a big fan of your work and of many of the artists you've produced. (Tom Waits'...

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jacquireking 17th June 2017
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Your ability to help convey the ideas of so many different types of artists is inspirational and a demonstration of your talent....

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jacquireking 17th June 2017
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Hey Jacquire thanks for taking time to do this. When you cut drums with a mono overhead do you use a mono room mic as well?...

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TorontoJeff 16th June 2017
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Hey man, thanks for putting in the time and effort to share your knowledge. It's really appreciated. When printing back in to...

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jacquireking 16th June 2017
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Thanks again for doing this Q&A, Jaquire! I'm curious as to your parallel chain: For example, when parallel processing...

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jacquireking 16th June 2017
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Hello Jacquire, Thank you for sharing your time and insights here! Can you talk about what you've found that can help...

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jacquireking 16th June 2017
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Hi Jacquire, big fan of your work with Mutemath and KOL. Thanks for taking your time out to do this. I have a basic...

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jacquireking 15th June 2017
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Hey Jacquire, thanks so much for your time. I was wondering if you could provide any insight into how you approach the working...

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jacquireking 15th June 2017
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Thank you Jacquire for all your answers! I would like to ask you about your approaches for main vocal recording. If You...

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jacquireking 15th June 2017
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I saw your James Lidell shoot-out video and I was intrigued by the differences between your eight hardware 1073's and what led...

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jacquireking 15th June 2017
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Hey Jacquire thanks for doing this! I love the sounds on "Bottle of Wine," in particular I find myself referencing...

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jacquireking 15th June 2017
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Hey Jacquire My question for you: With your experience in mixing, and the new directions artists & genres take in 2017,...

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jacquireking 14th June 2017
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I find that a lot of times when mixing completely inside my DAW, I start to visualize my mix after working on it for a while. A...

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jacquireking 14th June 2017
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Hi Jacquire! Big fan of your work, sound and approach to recording. It's great to have you here! I'm curious about Norah Jones...

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jacquireking 14th June 2017
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Hi Looking across your career from starting out to now, how have you approached mixing when you have had tracks which haven't...

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jacquireking 14th June 2017
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Howdy - thanks for taking the time to answer our questions here. Recently I've noticed that half of the time I spend mixing a...

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jacquireking 14th June 2017
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Hi jaquire, I'm a huge fan of your work. I've read an interview that you said you always pan all the microphones of the same...

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jacquireking 14th June 2017
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Hi Jacquire, Thanks for being here I'm a fan of your work! On the KOL song Use Somebody the drum fill that brings the band...

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jacquireking 14th June 2017
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Hello Jaquire, Thank you for your availability and sharing. I've been watching videos about your work flow in protools as...

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jacquireking 14th June 2017
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Hi Jacquire, I was wondering when you're both the engineer and mixer for a song what your approach to eq and compression is at...

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jacquireking 14th June 2017
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What is your biggest surprise during the shootout ?

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jacquireking 14th June 2017
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Hi Jacquire, I always enjoy the records you make. Thanks for taking the time! Given that we are often faced with the...

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jacquireking 14th June 2017
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Hi Jacquire! I'm really curious about how you handle the challenge of keeping an intriguing sonic landscape while maintaining a...

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inasilentway 13th June 2017
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Hi Jacquire, when and what was the process of you becoming a producer on top of being an engineer, was it something you really...

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laperlestudio 13th June 2017
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Hi Jaquire Goes without saying that I'm a huge fan so I'll spare the homage... The day that I realised fully how saturation...

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laperlestudio 13th June 2017
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Do you still tend to use some analog gear during mixing? If yes, what is it? I'm not neceserally asking about brands in...

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jacquireking 13th June 2017
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Hi Jacquire, Just wondering if you have any thoughts or can share stories about vocalists who have a specific sound that they...

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jacquireking 13th June 2017
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I highly admire your work because each instrument on your productions have own personality and soul. Even if most of the...

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jacquireking 13th June 2017
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Hey Jacquire, Thanks for doing this! Aside from flipping phase on each drum mic to find the best sound, do you ever shift...

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lunastus 12th June 2017
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Hey Jacquire, thank you for answering our questions! Huge fan of your work across the board. There are a lot of aspects of...

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jacquireking 12th June 2017
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Hello Jacquire, Thanks for allowing us to pick your brain a bit. My question is with vocals, how do you approach your vocals...

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jacquireking 12th June 2017
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Hey Jacquire, thanks for doing this Q&A my question is: In my experience I have seen engineers listen to a track for a...

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jacquireking 12th June 2017
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Thanks so much for taking the time to do this, Jacquire! I'm wondering what was the biggest difference you noticed in shooting...

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jacquireking 12th June 2017
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Hi Jaquire, Thank you for the forum! I am curious what got you into using external summing. I've just gone from a large...

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jacquireking 11th June 2017
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I have family members in town visiting for the next month. As a result, my sleep cycle changed from a week strait of long...

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jacquireking 11th June 2017
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Thanks so much for doing this Mr. King. Do you remember which amps were used on the Cold War Kids record Mine is Yours? The whole...

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jacquireking 11th June 2017
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Hello Mr. King, In situations where the atmosphere of the session seemed to be going down hill, in what ways have you stirred...

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jacquireking 11th June 2017
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A big welcome to Jacquire from the team here at GS, and a big thanks to Universal Audio for helping to hook this all...

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jacquireking 10th June 2017
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Hi Jacquire, I really enjoy listening to the Kings Of Leon albums Only By The Night and Come Around Sundown. They sound very...

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jacquireking 10th June 2017
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Hi Jacquire, What is your approach for mixing vocals while hearing them perfectly though a mix with a good amount of guitar...

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jacquireking 10th June 2017
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