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A huge welcome back to Sylvia Massy for an unprecedented SECOND Q+A. Her first Q+A in 2014 was one of the best ever and we're...

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Jules 19th July 2016
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THE UNCONVENTIONAL PRODUCER, ARTIST, WRITER, AND EDUCATOR. Sylvia Massy has been Producing, Engineering and Mixing popular...

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Whitecat 28th January 2014
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Just like that another one is all wrapped up! I think there may be a few "stragglers" of open questions/followups...

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monkeyxx 11th August 2016
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Hi Sylvia, Thanks for taking the time to do the Q&A. In your book Recording Unhinged (which I really enjoyed, by the way -...

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matt thomas 8th August 2016
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Hey Sylvia, how are you? On the previous round you talked about recording Spiderbait´s Tonite with a tiny ss amp... Would you...

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JulianFernandez 7th August 2016
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Hi Sylvia, thanks so much for doing this again! First round was epic :) So I sometimes thought about setting up a small...

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SylviaMassy 7th August 2016
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Let's talk about drum reverb...what unit and preset do you favor or does it vary to the point of open for anything? Also what of...

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SylviaMassy 7th August 2016
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I've been keeping up with some of your social media and I was curious on how you set up the potato filter and what does it do? I...

Chris DeLaCerda
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pangyre 7th August 2016
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not a question...but damn....you did green jello's record! i loved those guys. marty

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SylviaMassy 7th August 2016
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Hi Sylvia! Beautiful name by the way! That's also my mother's name too! :) I saw your diagram regarding the secret sauce! I...

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bgood 6th August 2016
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Your approach to recording, at least in certain instances, might in some ways be described as "adventuresome." Such a...

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SylviaMassy 5th August 2016
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Reading back, you said that you change heads VERY frequently. How are you doing it so often? I saw you said that you were...

_Mark
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SylviaMassy 5th August 2016
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Hello Sylvia! How have you been using your Gates Sta Level lately? I have mainly used it for Bass Gtr tracking but recently...

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SylviaMassy 5th August 2016
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Sylvia, thanks for doing this, and the previous QA! I cant wait to receive my copy of your book, for some reason its held up at...

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SylviaMassy 4th August 2016
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Dear Sylvia, I've read that you use the Beyerdynamic DT770 headphones a lot. I'm also a great fan of these headphones and I'd...

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SylviaMassy 4th August 2016
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I just got it on Friday, and my wife and I are enjoying it very much. We initially opened to the vocalists section, and had a...

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JeffSanders 2nd August 2016
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Hello Sylvia, a great honour for me to have chance to ask you a question! You worked on albums by Powerman 5000 (I literally...

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SylviaMassy 2nd August 2016
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Sylvia, You've got a tremendous amount of experience owning and managing studios. I would really appreciate if you could share...

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Classic 2nd August 2016
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Hey Sylvia, thanks for giving up your time to share your wisdom and passion for all things audio! I have a question regarding...

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SylviaMassy 2nd August 2016
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Hi Sylvia I would like to know a little bit more about the specific details of the snare reamp technique hitting the snare...

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SylviaMassy 2nd August 2016
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Hi Sylvia, Thanks for taking us on another Q&A journey! I recently became the caretaker of a beautiful UA 175B. It has...

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worksinframes 1st August 2016
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Hi Sylvia! First, many thanks for doing this! I love your work, your creative approach and your evil sense of humour! My...

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jakelorenz 29th July 2016
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Thanks so much for taking the time to answer questions again, Sylvia. Beginner hacks like me appreciate the insight and...

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SylviaMassy 29th July 2016
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Life is like a sine-wave. If you are making noise, you are going to get some highs and lows. And if the noise is LOUD, the...

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Greg Dubuis 26th July 2016
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Sylvia, I love your art work in Recording Unhinged. Just wondering what kind of gear you use for your drawings? Ink? Markers? And...

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KamandaSD 25th July 2016
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Dear Sylvia, on your first Gearslutz Q+A you mentioned how Rick Rubin requested a dry upfront vocal and most everything else...

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SylviaMassy 25th July 2016
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Hi Sylvia, First off, big fan of your work. I have noticed in your last Q+A here as well as in interviews that you tend to...

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SylviaMassy 25th July 2016
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Ahh, I've returned from my home planet and I'm now comfortably sitting in my earthly terrarium, warming myself near a hot rack....

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jasonwagner 21st July 2016
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Hi Sylvia! Firstly, thanks for coming back and doing this, your last Q&A was awesome, I'm hoping for more of your amazing...

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Ozzy 21st July 2016
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Very simple. What are your favorite pedals?

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SylviaMassy 21st July 2016
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Hello, Sylvia! Avatar's Feathers and Flesh has quickly become a favorite album of mine. The songs, production, mix, and...

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SylviaMassy 21st July 2016
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Hi Sylvia, In this particular thread: https://www.gearslutz.com/board/q-sylvia-massy/903485-prince.html You told some...

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monkeyxx 20th July 2016
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Hello there Sylvia. I have been reading through your previous Q&A with great interest. I remember vividly...

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SylviaMassy 19th July 2016
 
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