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24th November 2017
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For the first time we're bringing a Q+A to you in conjunction with our friends at pureMix.net! pureMix is currently featuring...

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Whitecat 26th August 2016
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Mark Needham is an L.A.-based Grammy®-nominated record producer and mixer whose credits include a diverse array of...

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Whitecat 26th August 2016
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Just wanted to give a massive thank-you to Mark Needham and also to Puremix.net for hooking up this Q+A!! We really appreciate...

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kstevege 19th September 2016
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Hi Mark, Could you specify some of the essential contract stipulations when developing an unknown artists(s) with the...

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Mark Needham 12th September 2016
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Hi. Thanks for doing this. Any light you can shed on Cake's "Prolonging the Magic"? I am a huge fan of their...

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Mark Needham 12th September 2016
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Howdy Mark, A couple questions concerning your use of reverb & delay-- 1) Do you typically EQ your Altiverb and Echoboy...

Caz
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diogo_c 12th September 2016
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Hi Mr. Needham, like everyone here I will start saying I am a fan. My question is the following one: I purchased the album,...

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Mark Needham 11th September 2016
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What plugins do you use on your mixes?

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diogo_c 11th September 2016
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When tracking live drums, what combinations of mic's do you like best in what positions? I know this is a loaded question...

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Mark Needham 11th September 2016
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Mark, I truly appreciate the opportunity to ask this question as I have never had the opportunity to dialog with someone of...

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lucey 10th September 2016
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Hi Mark! First of all thank you so much for doing this, it's an awesome opportunity to have you here! Since you have so...

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greenfields 9th September 2016
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Hello Mark, big fan of your work. I noticed all your mixes have great width and depth. How are you achieving that?

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Mark Needham 9th September 2016
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Hi Mark - thanks for doing this Q&A. Quite interesting stuff. As I've read through many of your posts, I definitely get...

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drBill 8th September 2016
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Hey Mark, thanks again for hanging out with us! What record (in your opinion) is the best work you've ever done? What are you...

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retractablezing 8th September 2016
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Hi Mark, Many thanks for doing this! looking forward to checking out your tutorial when i can. Your work sounds phenomenal...

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Mark Needham 7th September 2016
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Hi Mark, I read that you are now using 45A's but I was curious when you had your 25As where your crossover freq was. Were you...

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Mark Needham 7th September 2016
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Hey Mark, I'm a big fan of a lot of your work, and was wondering what role you played in Imagine Dragons' success. Were you...

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Mark Needham 6th September 2016
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Hi Mark, Thanks for answering questions! "Wicked Game" has to be one of the most sublime productions ever. Did you...

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Mark Needham 4th September 2016
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Hi Mark. I'm really enjoying the sound of the Modern Space album. I'm particularly interested in the lead vocal processing. Is...

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Mark Needham 4th September 2016
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I love all the Chris Isaac albums, but Forever Blue is the winner and a big influence for me. IMO the clean tone on that...

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Mark Needham 4th September 2016
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Hi, Mark! Thanks for doing this. It's very cool and an awesome resource to get insight into such an experienced mixer's...

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Mark Needham 3rd September 2016
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Mark, Big fan of your records! My question is more of a workflow/template question. Your mixes have a lot of depth and subtle...

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Mark Needham 2nd September 2016
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I always loved the sound of the Chris Isaak records. I don't think they get the acclaim maybe they should. Any insight on...

Neil Pickles
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Mark Needham 2nd September 2016
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What happened to Pitty Sing? Really enjoy that album. I randomly heard part of a track in an Orlando record store in 2005. It...

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AMIEL 1st September 2016
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Hi Mark, What revision/s do you get asked for the most, and how many average per record, if you had to guess? Thanks for...

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Mark Needham 1st September 2016
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Thanks for taking time to do this!!! My question is monitoring. I'm amazed and in awe of your skills, and just curious how...

heyhey
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Mark Needham 1st September 2016
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Mark, are there any sources you don't put Compression on? Like guitars or? or do you find most things need at least a hair...

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Mark Needham 1st September 2016
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Mark, thanks so much for doing this! I love how all of the songs you've mixed seem to have a great, driving energy that jumps...

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Mark Needham 31st August 2016
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Hi, Mark! Welcome and thank you for your time! What is your approach if you think production has unnecessary useless tracks...

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Mark Needham 31st August 2016
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Hello Mr. Needham, with the amount of affordable outboard gear and the plethora of plugins on the market now, do you feel...

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Mark Needham 31st August 2016
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Hey Mark thanks so much for doing this q&a My question is how are you finding the touch display to effect your mixing? Does...

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ottomation 31st August 2016
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Mark as someone who has had the awesome pleasure of mixing records that you have also mixed songs on, I always hear about how you...

Rick Carson
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Rick Carson 31st August 2016
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Hi Mark, thanks for you time and your great records. Watching the PureMix Video I see that your Snare and Kick Presets MN...

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Mark Needham 31st August 2016
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Hey Mark, You are credited with mixing Moons single "We're So Close". Can you tell me what it was like working with...

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Mark Needham 31st August 2016
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Hi Mr. Needham, Thanks for answering our questions! When would you say your big break happened? Advice for young engineers...

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Mark Needham 31st August 2016
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Hi Mark, thanks for answering our questions! Big fan of your work across the board. One aspect of your mixing that I really...

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Mark Needham 31st August 2016
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As far as I understand, you're fully ITB when it comes to mixing. I was wondering if you could share any insights you have...

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Mark Needham 30th August 2016
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Hi Mark, You've worked with some amazing bands over the years and made some great sounding records. Are there any...

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Rockshamrover 30th August 2016
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Hi Mark - thanks for taking the time to answer questions here! I just watched the Puremix video you made and I was hoping you...

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Mark Needham 30th August 2016
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Hello Mark, Thanks a lot for your time... I'm a full time mastering engineer, and because of that always interested in...

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Mark Needham 29th August 2016
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I saw that you mixed the EP "Sex." I've got a couple questions on it! 1.) What did you do to get that big snare...

_Mark
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Mark Needham 29th August 2016
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Hi Mark! Welcome and thanks for taking the time out to chat! Can you give us give us a bit of detail around the recording...

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Mark Needham 29th August 2016
 
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