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Cheers Mr. Killen! Firstly, I have to say that the issue of EQ Magazine that featured you on the cover was a very cool...

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Kevin Killen 17th February 2007
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Can you talk a little bit about making this record. How much of the record was written before you went into the studio and was...

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Kevin Killen 16th February 2007
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Hi Kevin: Working in a home studio, I can tweak a project to death. How do you know when to say...

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Kevin Killen 16th February 2007
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Hi Kevin! thanx so much for sharing your knowledge! How did you get that amazing , tight and clear / in your...

AMIEL
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AMIEL 16th February 2007
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hi kevin, i'm very curious about the nuts and bolts of your approach to building a mix, and wonder if you would answer a few...

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Kevin Killen 16th February 2007
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Hi Kevin, Thanks for taking time out here! Let's say you have two 12 cab, closed back, and a couple of mics on the front....

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Kevin Killen 16th February 2007
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Hi Kevin! I am here reading all your post! best school ever!! Thanks for you nice way of giving us your experience and...

AMIEL
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Kevin Killen 16th February 2007
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Kevin, You are the man! And beyond. Thanks for being so generous with your answers! Anyways, I noticed that you have a...

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Kevin Killen 16th February 2007
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Kevin, Thanks so much for all your input on this forum. I've learned a lot from your many generous responses. I imagine...

Ken
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Kevin Killen 16th February 2007
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Kevin you had mentioned in an earlier response that you're regarded as a 'more dynamic' guy with some A+R. In general where...

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Kevin Killen 15th February 2007
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Hey Kevin, I've read through just about all these questions, and I'm left with a question I don't ever hear discussed much...

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Kevin Killen 15th February 2007
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Kevin how many versions of the final mix do you print? ie. +1, -1vocal, no vocal... What mix formats do you use? 1/2"?...

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Kevin Killen 14th February 2007
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I know you've worked with Tori-- just wondering if you've tracked Matt before, and if you have any observations as to how he...

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Kevin Killen 14th February 2007
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That is one good chord! H-U-G-E Gives me goose bumps when I hear it and even as I type this. Did a lot of effort go into...

Jules
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Kevin Killen 14th February 2007
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Hi Kevin, Firstly, best to follow the trend and commend you on your open and detailed answers to the many questions from us. ...

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Kevin Killen 14th February 2007
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Dear Kevin, a question from here in Colombia do you find yourself using more plugin reverbs or hardware reverbs, plus, what are...

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Kevin Killen 14th February 2007
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Given that artists can fall in love with aspects of a rough mix ... do you give roughs to clients? If so, with or without...

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Kevin Killen 14th February 2007
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Dear Kevin! Good to see you here on Gearslutz my friend, it's a pleasure to finally have you on here! Thanks for the great...

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Kevin Killen 13th February 2007
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Hi Kevin, Thanks for taking the time to do this Q&A. I was wondering what converters you prefer to use and what are the...

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chrisso 13th February 2007
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Regarding the second disc of stems from "White Limousine", what do you think of this idea of releasing a supplementary...

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Kevin Killen 12th February 2007
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For most of us, working with an artist like Elvis Costello or Peter Gabriel or U2 once in a lifetime would be an incredible...

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Kevin Killen 12th February 2007
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Hello Mr. Killen, Thank you for your time here. I am not as seasoned as most of the people on this board but I have a...

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Kevin Killen 12th February 2007
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Kevin, I was privileged to sit in on a mix session for a large budget project in Nashville about ten years ago. The...

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Kevin Killen 12th February 2007
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How did you approach recording the CP-70? Since it was such a big part of So, was there any special attention paid in tracking...

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philosi 12th February 2007
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Kevin, I would be greatly honored if you could give your insight into how you handle the pre-production stage? What do you do...

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AMIEL 12th February 2007
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Mixmaster Killen (!), whether it was your intention or not, you've kicked off a week of "Killen Music" in my studio,...

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Kevin Killen 12th February 2007
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Hi Kevin, What's your fav mic pre's for vocals, drums, acst. gtr., guitars, piano, acoustical instruments of any kind? How...

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Kevin Killen 11th February 2007
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Whats the secret to getting that comercial recordings chorus efftect? Ive tired all kinds of delays, Compression,Reverbs but...

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Kevin Killen 10th February 2007
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Hi Kevin, Do you regard yourself as a Celt? If so, do you feel your Celtic background is a strength you can draw on in this...

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Kevin Killen 10th February 2007
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Silly question really... Back in the 80's every time you rented an Emulator keyboard (For those that missed the 80's the...

Jules
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Jose Mrochek 10th February 2007
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What do you think makes a good headphone mix? Do you think that the balances in a good headphone mix are much different from a...

Mike Caffrey
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Kevin Killen 10th February 2007
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Thanks for doing this Kevin, your replies are an interesting read. Could you let us know what mics, preamps and so on that...

Stephen Bennett
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Kevin Killen 10th February 2007
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I'm truly a big admirer of all your work, and think "Painted From Memory" is one of the best sounding albums in years. ...

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Kevin Killen 9th February 2007
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Kevin. Steve Farris from Mr Mr,(who's a good friend of mine) said he enjoyed working with you. Did you have a good time with...

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dasoundjunkie 9th February 2007
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Hey Kevin, thanks very much for offering us some of your time. Can you give me an idea of how you would approach mic'ing up...

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Kevin Killen 9th February 2007
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If I read you correctly in the bass/d.i./amp post, you wrote that EQ moves to the bass guitar track are made with the key of the...

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Kevin Killen 8th February 2007
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Kevin, There has been another question about THAT song on this forum. But there is SO much to that ONE song. I have marveled...

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Kevin Killen 8th February 2007
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Hey Kevin, Do you ever track just the drums, and then either use beat detective or edit them by hand before you go onto other...

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Kevin Killen 8th February 2007
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Kevin, Could you describe the "Treatments" section of the console that you have referenced in other threads? What...

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Kevin Killen 8th February 2007
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Hello again Kevin, I found the Q&A very inspiring so far, thank you.kfhkh Would be great if you can give us some insights...

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Kevin Killen 8th February 2007
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Hi Kevin Could you a bit about how you use delays in your mixes Do you have specific template you set up. On tempo, off...

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Alex Wyler 8th February 2007
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Kevin could you talk about useing the D-Command?

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Kevin Killen 8th February 2007
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Could you share some of the tricks you use on de-essing. The types of settings on plug-ins and hardware? thanks for being a...

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Kevin Killen 7th February 2007
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Kevin, thank you for an awesome month on GS. thumbsup Is there any gear that you wish existed but no one has come up with yet...

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Kevin Killen 7th February 2007
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First off, thanks a lot for volunteering your knowledge on this site. I really admire your work. Apparently, that sentiment's...

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Kevin Killen 7th February 2007
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Kevin, You are featured quite a bit in this documentary and you look like you are having a great time as an engineer and as an...

Alex Wyler
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Kevin Killen 7th February 2007
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Hi Kevin- Thanks so much for being here to chat. I'm a huge fan. I would love to hear a little about your production...

TER
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Kevin Killen 7th February 2007
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Hi Kevin, How long did it take until you felt at home in your mixing environment. And is it easy for you to mix somewhere...

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Kevin Killen 7th February 2007
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How do you approach a project as just a tracking engineer when you know that someone else will be mixing it? Also, which do...

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Kevin Killen 7th February 2007
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I love that you are in here answering questions Kevin. It's an honour and a gift. I have always loved the way this track...

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Kevin Killen 7th February 2007
 
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