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The UBK Happy Funtime Hour

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Two passionate audio engineering nerds --- Kush Audio gear designer and avowed analog snob Gregory Scott, and ITB mixing pro Nathan Daniel --- crack themselves up while answering listeners' questions about everything from gear and plugins, to the psychology of mixing, to what makes a song grab the listener's ears and heart and how to get more of it into your productions. Whether you mix professionally on a 9000J or in your bedroom on Cubase, these ballbusting fanatics of sound will spark your thinking in creative new ways, help you bust out of your own limiting habits, and get you laughing in the process.

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Two passionate audio engineering nerds --- Kush Audio gear designer and avowed analog snob Gregory Scott, and ITB mixing pro Nathan Daniel --- crack themselves up while answering listeners' questions about everything from gear and plugins, to the psychology of mixing, to what makes a song grab the listener's ears and heart and how to get more of it into your productions. Whether you mix professionally on a 9000J or in your bedroom on Cubase, these ballbusting fanatics of sound will spark your thinking in creative new ways, help you bust out of your own limiting habits, and get you laughing in the process.

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More please!

By Rich Crescenti - Nov 07 2019
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Mix advice. Life advice. Keep up the good work!

F’ing the best!

By canobi1 - Nov 03 2019
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So funny it’s milky and u may or may not learn anything!

iTunes Ratings

361 Ratings
Average Ratings
356
1
0
1
3

More please!

By Rich Crescenti - Nov 07 2019
Read more
Mix advice. Life advice. Keep up the good work!

F’ing the best!

By canobi1 - Nov 03 2019
Read more
So funny it’s milky and u may or may not learn anything!

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The UBK Happy Funtime Hour

Updated 6 days ago

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Two passionate audio engineering nerds --- Kush Audio gear designer and avowed analog snob Gregory Scott, and ITB mixing pro Nathan Daniel --- crack themselves up while answering listeners' questions about everything from gear and plugins, to the psychology of mixing, to what makes a song grab the listener's ears and heart and how to get more of it into your productions. Whether you mix professionally on a 9000J or in your bedroom on Cubase, these ballbusting fanatics of sound will spark your thinking in creative new ways, help you bust out of your own limiting habits, and get you laughing in the process.

Rank #1: Episode 130 - “Global Reacharound!”

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- Compressors: FET vs. VCA vs. Diode! - Taking a Mix to the Next Level! - Punchy, Tight Guitar Stacks! - UBK Does Hillbilly Heroin! - Drum Buss Compression!

- This Week’s Plugin Winner Is………Thorsten Meyer!

...And More!

Oct 18 2017

49mins

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Rank #2: Episode 123 - “Tape Shat!”

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- Balancing Kick vs. Snare! - Are Dynamic EQ’s Compressors? - Getting That 70’s Vibe! - Don’t Hate on Slate! - Plugin Input Levels!

- This Week’s Plugin Winner Is…… Brian Leighton!

...And More!

Jul 26 2017

36mins

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Rank #3: Episode 145 - “Belgian Waffle!”

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- Choosing the Right Reverb! - Live vs. Studio Mixing! - Lo-Fi Recording Tips! - Making Pop Arrangements!

- This Week’s Plugin Winner Is………Emily Vernaillen!

…and much, MUCH more!

Feb 07 2018

1hr 48mins

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Rank #4: Episode 144 - “Sylvia Massy Tells All!”

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- Sexism? What Sexism??? - Every Decade, Explained! - Extreme Gear Talk! - Just the Right Amount of Wrong!

…and much, MUCH more!

Feb 01 2018

1hr 3mins

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Rank #5: Episode 193

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The world’s funniest podcast on music production, engineering, & mixing!

Someone wins a plugin every episode, listen to find out who!

Oct 04 2019

43mins

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Rank #6: Episode 139 - “Master Greg Wells Spills It!”

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- Master of Work / Life Balance! - Master of Fragile Artists! - Master of Vocal Compression! - Master of Bedside Cameras!

- This week’s plugin winner is… [NAME]!

…and much, MUCH more!

Dec 21 2017

1hr 39mins

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Rank #7: Episode 28 - “Carnivorous Reverb!”

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- What Exactly is Mixing Anyway?

- Getting Past Your Own Crap

- Part 2 of Natural Reverb & Mic Placement

- Analog Processing Gotcha's

- How Many Tracks is 'Too Many'?

- Checking Your Ego at the Door

…and much, much more!

Apr 15 2015

57mins

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Rank #8: Episode 45 - "Joe Barresi Spills it!"

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In this episode...

- How Joe Builds a Mix - Why Joe Holds Workshops for You - Why Joe Uses 16 Analog Delays - Why Joe Stops at 44 Tracks - Why Joe Prefers Pedals to Plugins

...and much, MUCH more!

Nov 10 2015

1hr 1min

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Rank #9: Episode 154 - “Singapore Times!”

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- Kush vs. Manley! - Spending vs. Investing! - Getting ‘In the Zone!’ - Compressing Bass & Kick - Our Favorite Shows!

- This week’s plugin winner is….. Ronny (rohformat)!

…and much, MUCH more!

Apr 19 2018

58mins

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Rank #10: Episode 60 - "Honey, I'm a Failure!"

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- Staying Inspired Over Time - Dealing with Insecure Singers - Tuning Your Ear for Compression - Supporting Your Partner - Rapid-Fire Question Time

- This week’s plugin winner is…Ete Kurttekin!

…and much, MUCH more!

Mar 15 2016

37mins

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Rank #11: Episode 35 - "You Got Nothin!"

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- High End Gear: What's all the Fuss? - Thoughts Not on Streaming Music - Live Electronic Music = Live Music - Transparent vs. Colored vs. Moist vs. Fluffy - Professional "Enhancements"

…And much, much more!

Jul 30 2015

41mins

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Rank #12: Episode 190

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The world’s funniest podcast on music production, engineering, & mixing!

Someone wins a plugin every episode, listen to find out who!

Aug 23 2019

36mins

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Rank #13: Episode 176  - “Intimate Personal Limiter!”

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  • Personal Limiting & You!
  • Artist Identity & Branding!
  • Being “In It” & Hating “It”!
  • Sidechaining the Bass!

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This week’s plugin winner 

is... benbav! 

...and much, MUCH more!

Jan 10 2019

47mins

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Rank #14: Episode 153 - “The Face of Regret!”

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- Stop Regretting! - Start UBK-erizing! - Keep Cheating! - Quit Facebooking!

- This week’s plugin winner is…..!

…and much, MUCH more!

Apr 14 2018

1hr

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Rank #15: Episode 155 - “Chronic Longorrhea!!”

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- Converters vs. Preamps! - Logic vs. Pro Tools! - Routing Your Reverbs! - How to Buy Kush! - Listening Burnout!

- This week’s plugin winner is………Audrius Lelkaitis!

…and much, MUCH more!

Apr 27 2018

49mins

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Rank #16: Episode 40 - "Andrew Maury Spills It!"

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UBK grills a gifted pro and learns: - How he Gets a Smooth Midrange. - How he Gets a Loud, Punchy Sound - Which Verbs he uses on Which Sounds - What Studio tech he Wants Re-Invented

and then Andrew grills UBK & Nathan!

Must hear!!!

Oct 06 2015

45mins

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Rank #17: Episode 142 - “Put Some 3dB In It!”

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- Vocal Mixing Tips! - Analyzers vs. Ears! - When To Use Expanders! - Running Efficient Sessions!

- This Week’s Plugin Winner Is………Joe Clar!

…and much, MUCH more!

Jan 17 2018

55mins

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Rank #18: Episode 152 - “Just a Blazer!’”

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- When Is a Mix Done? - Making Sounds ‘Tougher’! - Analyzing vs. Enjoying! - Compression While Tracking! - Mix Bus Essentials!

- This week’s plugin winner is….. Gregory McMurtrie!

…and much, MUCH more!

Apr 06 2018

1hr 2mins

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Rank #19: Episode 12 - "I Don't Bathe Much"

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- Why does Saturation add 'Depth' - How to say "Your Music Sucks"? - EQ tips for novices - another UBK Brain Training Exercise® - New Segment: "Grump of the Week" (!!!) - How Tempo dictates Arrangement choices And much more, another action-packed adventure for mixing & production nerds everywhere! Enjoy!!!

May 19 2014

31mins

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Rank #20: Episode 3 - "We'll Edit That Out"

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- 192k meets the Studer

- Home Mastering Advice

- Nathan's version of Brauer's "5 comps on vox"

- Do We Really Need Another New Mic?

- Magic Frequencies redux

- Nine Days in Patchbay Hell

- and more!

Apr 28 2014

30mins

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