In this free extract from his recent tutorial series Fab DuPont shows how he uses a repurposed tube preamp from an old spring reverb to add dirt and colour to a track by inserting it across the Mix bus. This free video extract is from a tutorial in which Fab describes his system for recalling a hybrid mix for Ulrich Forman's song, "1234" full of analog hardware to reset, reverbs to re-time and processes to recreate.
What happens when you change vital pieces of your rig like computers, converters, and outboard gear, along with OS updates and more over a few years; and then have to recall a mix?
Once the session is recalled, Fab breaks down how they took the song from a demo to a full production and deconstructs the mix, explaining every step of his thought process along the way.
Watch Fab explain:
His hybrid analog/digital setup
His recall note system
How he ran the entire mix through a stereo analog tube preamp from a spring reverb, and simultaneously created a level matched clean version of his mix "just in case"
How he used a real EMT 140 plate reverb and an AKG BX10 spring reverb
How to soften transients using tape plugins
The process of augmenting the original demo and turning it into an exciting completed production
This video is a unique look at Fab's entire setup, his approach to hybrid mixing, production, and more.
Once you have seen how Fab does it, download the stems, and mix it yourself!
Equipment & SoftwareAKG BX10 Spring Reverb
Antares Auto-Tune Pro
Chandler Limited LTD-2
Dangerous Music 2-BUS+
Dangerous Music BAX EQ
Dangerous Music Compressor
Dangerous Music CONVERT-8
Dangerous Music Liaison
Dangerous Music Master
Empirical Labs Fatso EL7x
EMT 140 Plate Reverb
FabFilter Pro Q2
Lexicon PCM42 Reverb
Manley Stereo Pultec EQ
Mod Delay III
Neuman PE Stereo EQ
Space Expander Tube Preamp
UAD AMS RMX16
UAD EMT 140
UAD Little Labs IBP
UAD Neve 33609
UAD Precision Maximizer
UAD Precision Reflection Engine
UAD Pultec-Pro Legacy
UAD Roland RE-201
UAD Studer A800
UAD UA 1176 Rev A
UAD UA 1176LN Rev E
Universal Audio 2192
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