EP 118: Taylor Larson – Creating Energetic Rock Drums

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Taylor Larson is a record producer, mixer, and audio engineer who has worked with artists such as Asking Alexandria, Periphery, From First to Last, I See Stars, Veil of Maya, Within Temptation, The Dangerous Summer, Conditions, and Sky Eats Airplane. He is also the guitarist of The Evening.


  • Making sacrifices to work in audio
  • Using reference tracks to make you a better engineer
  • How to create energy in a mix
  • Recording drums that hit hard
  • The secret tip John Feldmann uses for recording drums that sound big
  • Breaking the “rules” of audio
  • Creating sustain for your drums
  • A simple trick for getting ghost notes to be clearly heard
  • Why dynamics aren’t always important

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