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Here is Michael H. Brauer's Discography ALBUMS MIXED:(+Record/mix,++Produce/Mix*gold,**silver,***platinum) 2005 DANIELLE...

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Jules 7th September 2005
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Two bulls are on top of a hill looking down at a herd of cows. The younger bull snorts, stamps his hoof and says “let’s run...

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Jules 1st October 2005
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I have been following your posts pretty religiously but forgive me if this has been asked before. On heaver stuff that you mix...

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Michael Brauer 30th September 2005
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Hi Michael, howdy First, thank you so much for doing this. I have learned a lot from you this month. How important do you...

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Michael Brauer 30th September 2005
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It looks as if you had your Federal Compressor modded. I have a two of these that I want to have some work done on. I was...

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Michael Brauer 30th September 2005
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Hi Michael, First, what a month! I love every single post of yours here. Very insightful and inspiring. My question...

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karl phaser 30th September 2005
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Hi Michael! How much do you listen to soloed tracks? thanks, Olli Varis

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olli 30th September 2005
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Thanks a LOT for giving this a shot Michael! kfhkh a BIG welcome to gearslutz.com!!!!! howdy

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Michael Brauer 30th September 2005
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Thanks a LOT for giving this a shot Michael! kfhkh a BIG welcome to gearslutz.com!!!!! howdy

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Michael Brauer 30th September 2005
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Michael, Let me echo the many thanks voiced here one more time -- reading your posts has been an absolute delight. In a...

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Michael Brauer 30th September 2005
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Dear Michael This great month is almost over, and you have given so many incredibly useful answers to our questions. Before...

Nick E
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matt thomas 30th September 2005
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Points for mixing... How does that work Every job? Some jobs? peachh

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Michael Brauer 30th September 2005
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Hi Michael, You have style and you have grace....Your mixes put a smile upon my...

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Michael Brauer 30th September 2005
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Hello Michael, My music is club orientated so kick and bass are very important. As ever, they are one of the hardest things...

Tom Sigmond
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Michael Brauer 30th September 2005
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Hi Michael, just one more about busses... I was wondering, if you use your sends to send to compressor(s), it must be pre...

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Michael Brauer 30th September 2005
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Hi Michael, This has been a very informative month... thanks! Do you do any back bussing with your A,B,C,D technique? And...

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nek 30th September 2005
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So if you hardly ever listen to anything soloed, how do you begin a mix? Do you EQ sounds as they are sitting in the mix? Do...

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Michael Brauer 30th September 2005
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Hi Michael, What do you think about the ADl 670? How does it compare to the origional? Thanks!

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Michael Brauer 30th September 2005
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I know there are times where it is a must to stem tracks because of high track count but in a perfect world do you feel that you...

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ron florentine 29th September 2005
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Michael: Could you speak to the issue of how you achieve movement in a mix (or your philosophy about movement in a mix). I...

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Inner Light 29th September 2005
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who's your GURU for keeping those running tiptop..? i have an RE-201 which needs some TLC and i have no idea where to send...

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11413 29th September 2005
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Michael-- Thanks so much for taking the time to do this! Just wondering how many tracks songs are averaging these days? It...

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Michael Brauer 29th September 2005
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Hi Mr. Brauer, Thank you very much for your time. I have 2 questions for you. First, I have read your tape op...

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decobred 29th September 2005
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Michael, We spoke once a year or two back. You mixed a song I produced for Racheal Yamagata called "Collide". I...

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Michael Brauer 29th September 2005
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Forgive me if this has been answered, but I would love to know how you interface your Sony Radio monitor.. Isn't there an...

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Jose Mrochek 29th September 2005
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You've said you're a fan of leaving stereo compressors unlinked. Don't you worry at all about a shifting center image using this...

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Michael Brauer 28th September 2005
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Hey Michael, Do you use low pass filters on A Mann's vocals...It sounds really smooth yet super round... I'm sure allot of that...

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Michael Brauer 28th September 2005
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Hey Michael, Thanks so much for taking the time. We try to do what you do every day. You said you use delayed plates. Do...

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isa215 28th September 2005
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Hi Michael, just want to echo everyone else's sentiments in saying thanks for doing this... you rock. Anyway, I just wanted...

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Matt Grondin 28th September 2005
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Hi Michael.. Given mixing is your mainstay now how do you deal with the mix in terms of creating and realising a mix that...

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Michael Brauer 28th September 2005
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If I asked the question directly, I think it would be unanswerable, so I'm going to twist it a little. Knowing what you know...

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Michael Brauer 28th September 2005
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Are there any things you do regularly that are counterintuitive (such as cutting the low lows from bass to make it bigger in the...

Mike Caffrey
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Michael Brauer 28th September 2005
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More questions! Can't let you coast on your last few days! What percentage of the tracks you get have fundamental flaws?...

Mike Caffrey
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Michael Brauer 28th September 2005
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Hi In a post here you joke that to mix pink floyd in 5.1 you might find an old joint from years past!!and work out ways to scare...

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84K 28th September 2005
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Hi Michael, this forum has been a real treat. What general approaches that a recording engineer might have enable you as the...

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Michael Brauer 27th September 2005
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Hi Michaël. Thanks for your input on this forum. Its really opening new ways for me. Anyway... There is something I really...

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Michael Brauer 27th September 2005
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So yesterday I was reading the booklet for the Bic Runga-CD I've got (actually on my Top 5 list of GREAT records) and suddenly -...

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Michael Brauer 27th September 2005
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Hi Michael, Welcome and thanks for doing this- very kind of you to be so forthcoming and generous with your thoughts and...

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Michael Brauer 27th September 2005
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How do you handle the lowest bottom? Do you choose between the kick and bass as to who gets the sub-basement, or do you think...

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Michael Brauer 27th September 2005
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Hi Michael, I'm a huge fan. I saw on Vintage King (link: http://www.vintageking.com/site/files/producers.htm ) that you...

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Michael Brauer 26th September 2005
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Hi Michael, Have you had any experience with SSL4000E orange EQs? Do you like the orange EQs? Thanks! Kind...

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Michael Brauer 26th September 2005
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A Forat F16! I see in your rack ... Do you really still use it?

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Michael Brauer 26th September 2005
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First, let me just say how much I'm enjoying all the thoughtful, informative, and entertaining answers you've been providing to...

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Michael Brauer 26th September 2005
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I just wish you become a regular here at gearslutz! Reading your posts has become a day to day appointment for me and I wish...

Jose Mrochek
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djui5 26th September 2005
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These fabled EQ's are attracting high prices these days. When you are mixing, what do you find them particularly useful...

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Michael Brauer 26th September 2005
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Hey Michael, You have mentioned a couple times that your multi bus compression technique allows you to acheive a "counter...

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majool 26th September 2005
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Hello Michael, I was listening tonight to Amanda Marshall's debut album again... man, I love the way "Let It Rain"...

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2leod 26th September 2005
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Thanks once more for doing this, Michael - your insight and information are excellent to say the least. Please don't be a...

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Chris Parsons 25th September 2005
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Hi Michael... I know how much effort you went to to scour the earth for those compressors..... heh I myself LOVE them to...

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Wiggy Neve Slut 25th September 2005
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I know some of the artists you have mixed for personally. I am told you do indeed do little vocal pitch tweeks with A/T or...

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Michael Brauer 24th September 2005
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Hi Michael, I'm a big fan of your work. I have a question specifically about Aimee Mann's "Lost In Space". I've been...

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Michael Brauer 24th September 2005
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