EP 60: How To Create Vintage-Sounding Recordings (With Alan Evans)

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Alan Evans is  a multi-instrumentalist, recording engineer, producer, vocalist and writer. He is the owner of Iron Wax Studios. He is also a founding member of the bands Soulive and Ae3 as well as co-owner of Vintage League Music.


  • How to get a vintage sound with modern equipment
  • Why “tube saturation” isn’t the sound to chase after (and what’s more important to pay attention to)
  • Simplifying your signal chain
  • How to use room bleed to your advantage
  • Using minimal micing on drums
  • Saturation: How to dial it in tastefully.

To learn more about Alan, visit: https://www.theatomicgarden.com/

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