EP 54: How to Make Your Drums Sound Huge (With Ken Andrews)

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Ken Andrews is a producer and mixing engineer who has worked with artists such as Jimmy Eat World, Paramore, Beck, and many more. Not only is he an amazing engineer, but he is best known as the co-founder, lead vocalist, guitarist, bassist, and co-songwriter of the alternative rock band Failure.


  • Striking the balance of vibe vs technical perfection
  • Working with Jimmy Eat World
  • How to make a mix feel full when you only have a single guitar performance
  • How to use room mics to make your drums sound bigger
  • Using automation on drums to create movement within a mix
  • How to control cymbal bleed

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