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When thinking back to signature, turn-of-the-century alternative rock music, one of the first bands that always comes to mind is more than likely Saosin. Saosin enhanced a subgenre that continues to resonate and evolve throughout time. With multiple Billboard Top 40 charting releases under their belts and the release of 2016’s Along The Shadow featuring the return of original vocalist Anthony Green, Saosin continue to raise the bar.
NAIL THE MIX is pleased to host Saosin guitarist, producer and engineer Beau Burchell as May 2017’s guest mixer! Walking the line between musician and producer can be a hefty balance, but Burchell has excelled at both – producing, engineering and/or mastering albums by the likes of Emery, Underoath, It Prevails and of course, Saosin. This month, Burchell will dissect his striking mix of the band’s recent hit track, “The Silver String“, cut from their latest album, Along The Shadow.
Beau Burchell will lead an exclusive livestreaming class offering a complete walkthrough of how he mixed “The Silver String”. NTM subscribers can download the multi-tracks today, then join Burchell for the livestream on May 28. NTM will also host a Q&A chat with Burchell on May 15 at 2:00pm ET, exclusively available to subscribers.
Beau Burchell says, “I’m very happy to join NAIL THE MIX to explain every aspect of the mixing process for Saosin‘s “The Silver String”. I’m fascinated with music and not only how to create and manipulate it, but why. So, to be part of something like this as an educator and fully exposed is an honor and very exciting.
I’m excited to get into the details of how I worked on this record specifically. For instance, this was the first record I produced that was entirely amp simulators for the sake of portability and consistency between recording sessions and environments. Also, I don’t think we stopped adding guitars to this song until we printed the final mix. Obviously not an ideal situation… but regardless, you’ll learn more by joining NAIL THE MIXthis month!”
NTM‘s Eyal Levi adds, “There are originators, and there are followers. No in between. Like most of the NAIL THE MIX catalog, Saosin fall firmly into the first category. Not only that, but they have one of the greatest rock n’ roll singers of all time, Mr. Anthony Green. That’s why I’m proud to announce that the month of May 2017, Saosin with guitarist/producer/mixer Beau Burchell will be featured on NAIL THE MIX. Come learn how it’s done from the non-disputed creators of post-hardcore.”
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In addition to receiving the raw multi-tracks of “The Silver String”, those who get access to May’s NTM class can take part in a user-judged mix competition with major prizes from Balaguer Guitarsand Fishman, including a Beau Burchell Signature Balaguer Guitar with Fishman Modern Fluence pickups! Select subscriber mixes will be chosen for airing on NAIL THE MIX‘s sister podcast, URM Podcast, as part of their “MixCritMonday” series.
See below for everything else you receive with a NAIL THE MIX subscription!
About NAIL THE MIX:
NAIL THE MIX is an online school for aspiring rock and metal producers created by Joey Sturgis, Joel Wanasek and Eyal Levi – the producers behind The Devil Wears Prada,Chelsea Grin, Blessthefall, Machine Head, Monuments, Miss May I, The Black Dahlia Murder, Reflections, Born Of Osiris, Asking Alexandria and dozens more of this generation’s best metal bands. Every month, NTM members will gain access to a bevy of educational resources including multi-track song files, a mix competition with prizes, a 6-8 hour live mix “fly on the wall” video stream with chat, a live Q&A webinar chat, a bonus exclusive community and a bonus subscription to the Unstoppable Recording Machine podcast.
Past sessions featured tracks from bands such as A Day To Remember, Papa Roach,Gojira, Meshuggah, Machine Head, Periphery, Neck Deep, We Came As Romans andState Champs – and NTM is the only place in the world you’ll get access to them! Learn more via this official NTM intro video:https://youtu.be/-iFE8M0W_So
Stay tuned for more information on upcoming NAIL THE MIX sessions, and learn more via these websites:
Don’t miss the May 2017 episodes of UNSTOPPABLE RECORDING MACHINE, featuring:
-Jordan Valeriote – Producer / Entrepreneur / Educator
-John Brownne – Producer / Guitarist of Monuments
-Beau Burchell – Guitarist of Saosin / Producer / Mixer / May NAIL THE MIX guest instructor
-Mike Kalajian – Mastering Engineer (Emmure, Machine Head)
-Doc Coyle – Ex God Forbid guitarist / Songwriter / Author
-Adam Ayan – 5x Latin GRAMMY award winning mastering engineer (R.E.M., Disturbed, Indigo Girls)
-#MixCritMonday Saosin Edition – Beau Burchell (Saosin) will join us to critique listener submitted mixes of Saosin‘s “The Silver String”
-Brad Blackwood – 16x GRAMMY award nominated mastering engineer (Maroon 5, Lamb Of God, Korn)
-#MixCritMonday Mastering Edition – Prolific mastering engineer Maor Appelbaum joins us to critique listener submitted mastering jobs
-Erik Ron – Producer / Mixer / Engineer – (Atilla, I See Starts, Young Guns)
-Jesco Lohan QNA – Renowned acoustician answers listener submitted acoustics questions
-QNA Episodes with the hosts Eyal Levi, Joel Wanasek and Joey Sturgis
Join the NTM team as they sit down each week with the best producers and artists in the business to talk shop. Listeners will get information, inspiration, and most of all, actionable insights from every episode. Make sure to join the other 100,000 listeners who download the Unstoppable Recording Machine podcast each month by visiting https://urm.academy/. Listeners can also stream and subscribe to the Unstoppable Recording Machine podcast via the link above, or iTunes, Soundcloud, Stitcher, Android and more.