July 14, 2023

Hitsville U.S.A - Will Shanks & Drew Mazurek of Universal Audio 2


This week we sit down with the minds behind the Universal Audio Hitsville U.S.A plugin collection! Sr. Product Designer, Will Shanks and marketing mind, Drew Mazurek give us an in-depth look at the process behind emulating the iconic Motown Sound and recording in the sacred chambers above the Hitsville U.S.A. Special thanks to the team – Grace, Will, Drew, & Chandra for giving our audience a glimpse of hallowed ground! Download a Free Trial to UAD Spark
https://spark.uaudio.com/ Hitsville Reverb Chambers https://www.uaudio.com/uad-plugins/reverbs/hitsville-reverb-chambers.html Hitsville EQ
https://www.uaudio.com/uad-plugins/equalizers/hitsville-eq-collection.html Visit the Hitsville Museum!
https://www.motownmuseum.org/ 0:00 – Pensado Intro
0:34 – Guest Intro: Will Shanks & Drew Mazurek from UA
1:21 – Episode Start – What does everyone do?
3:01 – Motown Era & Creating emulation around Hitsville
4:16 – Motown Museum 5:11 – Research Process – EQ's, Cut EQ's 7:07 – Is there any difference between the mastering EQ and the vinyl EQs?
8:14 – John Windt 11:15 – Do I really need another reverb? Preserving the sound of Hitsville. 13:09 – Real Talk – Feel, Emotion and Groove 15:37 – Mics used at Hitsville – recording in the chambers. 20:16 – UAD Spark
27:22 – Describe dynamic room modeling If you have just started out learning how to make music, this is a must watch Youtube channel. Pensado’s Place has every thing from interviews with the pro’s to quick how too mix like the professionals. Learn more about this channel here Source https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BgXph8gyPRc


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