EP 130: Jake Rye – Creating Wide Mixes With Character
Jake Rye is a Michigan-based producer and mixing engineer with over 16 years of experience working within the indie/alt rock genres. Since 2006 Jake has produced and or mixed over 2000 songs with both indie and label artists alike garnering respect as a person who not only delivers the highest level of complimentary work but also the highest level of care for the process and the people involved.
IN THIS EPISODE, YOU’LL LEARN ABOUT:
- Mixing based on feel, rather than technical “rules”
- Using saturation in your mixes
- Jake’s go-to mics for recording
- Driving preamps
- The importance of consistency with your gainstaging
- How to achieve wide mixes
- Using mid-side compression to help with width
- How he sets up his system for tracking and mixing
- A simple trick to use during tracking that ensures each instrument will have clarity in the mix
- How he structures his tracking process to encourage efficiency and creativity
- Building relationships with clients vs. treating them as clients
- Knowing when you aren’t the right person for a project
- How he handles new projects and sets expectations early
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