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Well , I'm going to be away for the rest of the month and won't be able to answer any more posts 'till after the first week of...

Mike Shipley
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djui5 1st July 2004
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One of my favorite bands! Their records sound great to me to this day. diddlydoo

enharmonic
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Froombosch 29th June 2004
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1. what do you like to use to get those great tones/colors down on tape. which amps ? 2. what would you say is a cheap approach...

manning1
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Ted Nightshade 29th June 2004
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Mike, could you give any details on the Steel Guitars recorded on 'Come On Over'. Specifically 'That Dont Impress me much'. The...

Shan
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Dave Martin 28th June 2004
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Mike, can you go into a bit of detail.. Were these amps or PODs (or insert other modules) Alot of layers? Thx, Cheers!

Joe Jacob
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Jose Mrochek 18th June 2004
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Mike (and others who would like to contribute with your methods and ideas on this subject), One thing that I have tried to...

Shan
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studjo 17th June 2004
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OK so we pretty much got a digital standard for recording thesedays, for better or worse PT. (please no flaming here on the...

Wiggy Neve Slut
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7rojo7 16th June 2004
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Mike, you mentioned your new label on another thread - would you talk a bit about the reasons for starting it and the plans that...

Dave Martin
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1nation 16th June 2004
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Hey, Mike! Do you still work on tracking sessions, or does mixing take all of your time these days?

Dave Martin
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skip bitmin 13th June 2004
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Hi Mike, I love all the Background Vocals work on every Mutt's production. Can you Share some BV secrets with us? I mean,...

delcosmos
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delcosmos 13th June 2004
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Mike, I was wondering and you would be the best to ask. With the experience you had working with different producers, do you...

Jose Mrochek
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Jose Mrochek 13th June 2004
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Fantastic mix Mike! First of all, what was your thoughts when you first heard the material? He is somewhat unorthodox in his...

Joe Jacob
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Mike Shipley 13th June 2004
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Mike, Care to share anything about working with Paul Franklin on the "Up" record? Besides being one of the finest...

slantbar
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Mike Shipley 11th June 2004
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Thanks Mike! Great forum! Great job! kfhkh Jules Gearslutz.com admin

Jules
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Tim L 11th June 2004
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Hi Mike.. Was wondering if Mutt is a real gear slut like the most of us or relies on your sound judgement for gear? I saw in...

Wiggy Neve Slut
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djui5 11th June 2004
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i need an unbiased opinion mic , as i go through this constant debate with friends on how much equipment one needs to produce a...

manning1
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Sugarnutz 11th June 2004
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I hit one of those, how come I know so much, but suddenly don't know where to start periods recently. I think its because my...

GRiFF
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GRiFF 11th June 2004
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Did you remix any of the songs from the first cars album? If so, how was it pulling up those tracks from back then? Any...

juniorhifikit
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Mike Shipley 11th June 2004
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Hi Mike, Thanks for your time.Do you use plugin compressors?If so which ones? Thanks again, Chris

chrisaiken
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Dave Martin 10th June 2004
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Hi All, Since we had the "reverbs on drums" thread, I was wondering what kind of reverb, if any, you guys use on...

DirkB
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Ruudman 10th June 2004
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Hi Mike,kfhkh What is your approach with HEDD 192? How and where do you use it when recording ? When mixing do you set the...

Yiannis
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jbuntz 10th June 2004
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Mike-what (in your opinion) is it about this guy that makes literally evrything he touches turn to Gold (or Platinum)? Is it...

d audio
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sismundi 9th June 2004
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You mentioned mixing a new tune for them in another thread....any details you can share? I would asume Sammy is singin on this...

Ckevperry
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flexoffset 8th June 2004
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Hi Mike, Thanks for taking the time to answer questions - most appreciated :) In your '99 mix interview you said: I...

TLS
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Midlandmorgan 7th June 2004
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Hey everyone -- I've just recently got into the whole mixing process for vocals, ( right now its mainly hip hop ) i usually...

DjRio
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nd33 7th June 2004
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Let's talk about how you do these things in the box: 1. Delay compensation - are you a stickler, or do you apply only where...

jho
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jho 7th June 2004
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My favorite track on the Kelly Clarkson album is Beautiful Disaster (I love good pop music). I also enjoy your mix very...

Phil Buckle
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lefthando 7th June 2004
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OK, I've been struggling with this one for a while now. I'm primarily working on heavy rock (not death metal) and I'm looking to...

xyz
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Hobbyist 7th June 2004
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Mike, you mentioned this box in another thread - which one are you talking about? The mono box or ther stereo box?

Dave Martin
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preben 7th June 2004
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Hi Mike!! I admire you work right now listening to Shania's latest three albums. I read threads about your MITB and I wonder...

bopsi
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Mike Shipley 6th June 2004
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Mike, Would you mind sharing your own Pro Toos studio´s gear list / favorite plugs / outboard / reverbs... We all are G E A...

Shaman
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juniorhifikit 6th June 2004
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Mike, Just wondering what you print your mix too. After your 2 out from the Hedd where do you go? Going back to PT would be...

Phil Buckle
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Jules 6th June 2004
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Mike, Curious as to what boxes or plugs you use and prefer for pitch shifting, reverb, and delays, maybe directed at...

doug_hti
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thethrillfactor 6th June 2004
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Hi Mike, Firstly, congratulations on the success of your forum, bet you didn't realise what you'd let yourself in for? heh...

RichT
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Mario-C. 5th June 2004
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Mike, I was just reading over your posts (which have been invaluable thus far, cheers!), and thought of something interesting......

jpaudio
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Faderjockey 5th June 2004
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Mike, Thank you so much for spending your time and wisdom with us. I'm having a hard time working because I'm having too...

hoop
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Mike Shipley 5th June 2004
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Hi Mike... As a much respected mixer i was wondering if you were able to share some thoughts on how the 'home revolution' has...

Wiggy Neve Slut
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Mike Shipley 5th June 2004
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So how was that gig? I was wondering if that may have been a MIB for you. It didn't seem to have the low end you normally do so...

Faderjockey
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theom 5th June 2004
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Mike, I am so amazed by all the hits you have mixed this question came to mind. I write songs, currently recording my first album...

Jose Mrochek
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Mike Shipley 4th June 2004
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jpaudio 4th June 2004
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Ok I'm tryin' to get a mix finished between today and tomorrow and will be a little busy for a couple of days but will answer...

Mike Shipley
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Mike Shipley 4th June 2004
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Hello Mike, I have great respect for your work. Thanks again for coming to GS. Here are my first questions. 1) Which...

Mr. Truth
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Mike Shipley 4th June 2004
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I hope Jules is gonna be allright with me doing this (I guess I'll find out soon enough if he isn't !!!) but I'm gonna post some...

Mike Shipley
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warhead 3rd June 2004
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Hey Mike, thanks for all the awesome info - great stuff indeed! I may have missed this somewhere, but what do print your...

toddro
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Mike Shipley 3rd June 2004
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Hi Mike nice to meet you, I have a question about the Just Push Play album, I remember when it was released years ago, there was...

delcosmos
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delcosmos 3rd June 2004
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They seem like a love em or hate em band. I think they are some of the best sounding records of their time. Did T Dolby have...

theom
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Brenton 3rd June 2004
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Mike it's been a while since the announcement of the AWS900. What are your thoughts today? Thanks

clip6
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Mike Shipley 3rd June 2004
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Hi Mike! I am a huge Catherine Wheel fan. Which album did you work on with them? I have always loved their guitar sound, care...

eberrong
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rainsinvelvet 2nd June 2004
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I saw a thread like this on PSW, where someone asked GM what his favourite pieces of work were. I would very much like to ask the...

preben
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Mike Shipley 2nd June 2004
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Let's pretend for a sec you have been given the option to only keep one of these.... Which one would you chose ???? 1.-...

Jose Mrochek
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AAsa 2nd June 2004
 
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