What are your preferences today when you record and mix music? Do prefer to use a certain set of consoles when recording and other consoles while mixing, or does it not factor into what you do? Do you prefer to record just using preamps and no console? Do you always mix from a console or do you sometimes mix ITB? There are many choices of how to work today. No doubt the source material, players, and the skills of the engineer/producer are critically important for the end product, but I do think we all have sets of tools that get us to where we want to go quicker: consoles, eq's, comps, outboard.
I am interested in your work flow and the tools you use today. Is it quite the same as years gone by or very different?
Hi Ollie, As much as possible it's the same as it's always been. I will however often make automation moves in Protools as opposed to using gates. Generally on drums. And I suppose some plugins, but usually just the standard outboard gear.