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It wouldn't be quite as much fun unless we give away a super cool prize at the end of the whole thing, would it? So to that end,...

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Whitecat 5th December 2017
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A big welcome to Vance Powell who will be joining us from Nov 6th for a 2-week Q+A - thanks very kindly to the cool cats at...

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[email protected] 2nd November 2017
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If you haven't seen this yet, it's very much worth watching - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hG1GnVMFAqQ (Vance will be more...

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Whitecat 1st November 2017
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Just in case you haven't participated in a Q+A on Gearslutz before, here are our house rules... 1) All questions will be...

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Whitecat 1st November 2017
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Time flies when you are absorbing wisdom from a master at the top of his game... and thus we’re at the end of the Q+A...

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Whitecat 24th November 2017
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Hello Vance! Cheers for taking the time to do this, very cool. I'm a fan of a lot of your work, but will get right on with the...

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szyam 22nd November 2017
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Hi Mr Powell, As a big fan of your work, I have ask what mics did you use to record the brass section on the White Stripes...

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DoctorBonkers 22nd November 2017
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I love the drums on this album. Nice and roomy but also powerful. I'd be interested in hearing how the drums were miced up. ...

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vancalot 22nd November 2017
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Vance, I was reminded a few months back of an Andrew Scheps nugget where he engaged the 60 Hz filter on the UAD Helios without...

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vancalot 22nd November 2017
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Hi Vance, do you like using any kind of eq in your mix bus? What is your favourite 2 track format? Tape (machine?), or...

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vancalot 22nd November 2017
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Hi Vance, can you explain how is your gain stage between the output of the preamps, the A/D converter and Pro Tools. For...

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vancalot 22nd November 2017
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Hello, Vance! Do you often print UAD plugins on tracks when you record artists, or do you prefer to use plugins only when you...

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vancalot 22nd November 2017
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Hi Vance! What's your favourite BBQ in Nashville!? I'm mean how do you manage your time on a daily schedule in the studio with...

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vancalot 22nd November 2017
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Hey Vance! I absolutely adored this as a Bond theme - thought it re-energised things quite a bit and still paid homage to...

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vancalot 22nd November 2017
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Hello Vance, Thanks for taking the time to chat with us! When you are presented a session to mix, where you had no...

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GearGuy 21st November 2017
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Hi Vance, Thanks again for doing this. I'm really a big fan of your work and it's awesome that this Q&A is finally...

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Joao B. 18th November 2017
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OK, how does a Nashville guy known for aggressive indie rock, end up having Beyonce on his Discography? I actually though you...

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vancalot 18th November 2017
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Age-old question, but I'd love to hear your favorite gear/techniques for capturing the singing, acoustic guitar player.

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vancalot 18th November 2017
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Vance, Thanks for taking the time to answer questions. It is so super helpful and insightful. My two sets of questions...

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vancalot 18th November 2017
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Hey ya Vance! Hope you're doing well man. I've heard you talk a bit before about microphones and outboard gear that is...

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vancalot 18th November 2017
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Thanks for being here to answer all these questions! I'm curious if you have a 'default' template for most rock recording...

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vancalot 18th November 2017
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Hi Vance, you are known for using guitar pedals while mixing, be it distortion or delays etc.. What is your thoughtprocess for...

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vancalot 17th November 2017
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Hey man... Thanks for doing this! kfhkh What would you say are your strengths as both producer and mixer and what helped you...

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vancalot 16th November 2017
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Hi Vance an thank you for doing that Q&A, i really love the tone of Alison Mosshart's vocals on the Dead Weather records,...

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vancalot 16th November 2017
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Hey Vance and Co, What is your favorite converter/interface for mixing/mastering?

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vancalot 15th November 2017
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Hi Vance, thanks for taking the time for this Q+A. I was wondering that how do you keep yourself fresh when mixing music...

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vancalot 15th November 2017
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Hello Vance, Could you share about your relationship/friendship with Mitch Dane and Sputnik? What have friendships and...

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vancalot 15th November 2017
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With so many people going all ITB mixing, do you think you'll ever be one of them? Though I imagine you're firmly OTB right now,...

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vancalot 15th November 2017
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Hi Vance, like everybody else here, I'm a huge fan of your work. You do have a very bold style of recording and mixing, always...

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vancalot 15th November 2017
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I had forgot you worked with Stapleton until someone brought it up in here. I was working on a project that was in the same vein...

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vancalot 13th November 2017
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Hello Vance, grateful for your time and work like the rest of us! You've mentioned the Empirical Labs Fatso - can you share...

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vancalot 13th November 2017
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Hello! Thanks for doing this Q&A. I'm very curious about the vocal reverb/ambience on Chris Stapleton' 'Tennessee...

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vancalot 13th November 2017
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Hi Vance, love your work, and really dig how you craft unique sounds. I really have appreciated your behind the scenes videos-...

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vancalot 12th November 2017
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Hi Vance Thanks for doing this Q&A. I was wondering how you got that sick guitar sound on High Ball Stepper? At one point,...

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vancalot 12th November 2017
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Hey Vance , Thanks as always for taking time out to answer questions and forward the art of recording. You used to have a...

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vancalot 12th November 2017
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Hello, Is there any chance you could share any further information you can recall about the mixing of Consolers of the...

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wineredno1 12th November 2017
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Hi Vance, Do you have any suggestions for getting kick, snare, overhead all in phase with one another? I can usually get kick...

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vancalot 11th November 2017
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Are you still able to listen music and just enjoy it, anytime or are you always thinking like "why do they record the drum...

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vancalot 11th November 2017
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Hi Vance, Thanks for your time I'm a big fan of your work!!! At Sputnik Sound I was wondering if the wooden fence surrounding...

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scorpiwoman 11th November 2017
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Hey Vance...big fan of your work, and thanks so much for doing this. Just wondering how you approach recording the bass. Are you...

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nick8801 10th November 2017
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Thank you for participating! I was greatly inspired by your UA session and loved to hear you speak in the clip about mic leakage...

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mr jkn 10th November 2017
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Hello and thanks Vance. Before I new your name, I was blown away with the drums on The Deadweather's Horehound album. In...

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vancalot 10th November 2017
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Hi Vance, What methods did you use for Blunderbuss? Jack White is known for his love of vintage methods of...

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vancalot 10th November 2017
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Vance, I'm working on getting better at recording a vocal with more (or, better selection of) processing on the way in to make...

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vancalot 10th November 2017
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Hi Vance, and thank you for taking the time to share your experience. I really love your philosophy of live recording in the...

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vancalot 10th November 2017
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Hi Vance, Thanks for taking some time to answer these questions. If you were thrown into an empty church and tasked to make a...

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vancalot 9th November 2017
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Vance, Thanks for taking time to answer a few questions. I'm a fan of your work and I really like the video you did that...

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vancalot 9th November 2017
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Hey Vance! Will you be my Dad? Watched the Tyler Bryant and the Shakedown session at pureMix. Love your relaxed rock-n-roll...

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vancalot 9th November 2017
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Vance, thanks so much for doing this. I really dig your work. You always inject serious vibe and attitude into your mixes. When...

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vancalot 9th November 2017
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Hi Vance, thanks so much for doing this Q&A! I'm not much of a country fan, but can't help but admire Chris Stapleton's...

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vancalot 8th November 2017
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hi Mr Powell, thank you for being here .. may i ask about your Apollo Session. this is several related questions .. i hope this...

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jwh1192 7th November 2017
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Thanks for taking the time to do this Vance! One thing that I really think sets your mixes apart for me is the drums. They have...

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vancalot 7th November 2017
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Hey Vance! Really dig how you treat Vocals, especially your work with Tyler Bryant. How do you decide on delay times and...

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vancalot 7th November 2017
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Hi Vance- thanks for doing this! I'm a big fan of your work, and your real music in real time aesthetic. As you know, there...

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vancalot 6th November 2017
 
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