Joe Barresi

Producer & recording/mixing engineer Joe Barresi (QOTSA, Tool, Soundgarden) shares tips and techniques for mixing lead and background vocals to have depth and excitement while leaving little pieces of "ear candy" along the track to keep listeners interested and wondering.

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Producer & recording/mixing engineer Joe Barresi (QOTSA, Tool, Soundgarden) takes the lead and gets you into the rhythm of mixing wide, upfront, crunchy guitars.

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Producer & recording/mixing engineer Joe Barresi (QOTSA, Tool, Soundgarden) gets down and dirty with that low end when mixing four different bass guitar tracks (DI and amps) to one big fat bass tone.

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Producer & recording/mixing engineer Joe Barresi (QOTSA, Tool, Soundgarden) shows how he uses GTR guitar pedals for mixing drums. Get some valuable tips and learn techniques that will help you make your drums shine and sound unique.

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Producer & recording/mixing engineer Joe Barresi (QOTSA, Tool, Soundgarden) shows how he uses the H-Reverb plugin to change his snare drum sound in a super-versatile way – using only one simple button.

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Producer & recording/mixing engineer Joe Barresi (QOTSA, Tool, Soundgarden) demonstrates how he crafts an explosive drum room sound using the HLS Channel and the PIE Compressor plugins. Blended just right, this sound can greatly enhance your mix.

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Producer & recording/mixing engineer Joe Barresi (QOTSA, Tool, Soundgarden) breaks down his approach to mixing drums and the benefit of looking at the different parts of a drum kit as a single, unified instrument. Phase, panning, level and parallel compression are all part of his holistic approach.

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Producer, mixer and recording engineer Joe Barresi explains how he gets the best of both worlds — analog and digital — by combining hardware and plugins, and shares valuable advice for music producers/mixers. Watch to find out how cooking steaks fits into the mix.

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