Simply Recording Podcast with Joe Gilder and Graham Cochrane
By Joe Gilder & Graham Cochrane
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Joe Gilder and Graham Cochrane join forces to bring you practical guidance that will help you make better recordings.
||Episode #37 – Nirvana, The Grunge Movement, And Getting Back To The Music||In this episode, Graham shares some insights about a recent trip to a Nirvana exhibit (it's cooler than it sounds), and in the Quick Tip, you'll learn how to make your bass guitar POP in the mix without any plugins. - Links from the show: -||6/30/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode #36 – Graham’s Do-Over Mix Experiment||In this episode, Graham shares some powerful lessons he learned from working through a "mixing funk." And in the Quick Tip, Joe shares a simple technique that will help you save TONS of time on your recording sessions. - Links from the show: -||5/20/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode #35 – The Simply Recording Academy 2015 Giveaway!||We interrupt your regularly scheduled program to announce something awesome AND to give you a chance to win! - Listen to the episode, then head to the link below to enter to win a scholarship to the all-new Simply Recording Academy 2-Day Workshop Extr...||4/22/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode #34 – The Secret To Writing Better (And More) Songs In The Studio||In this episode, Graham interviews Joe about his "crazy" method for writing songs for his latest album (to be released on April 7, 2015). - And in the Quick Tip, Graham shares a foolproof method for ensuring your plugins are actually making your mix s...||3/25/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode #33 – 3 Ways to Get More Out Of Your Microphones||On this episode, we talk about three powerful ways to get more out of your existing "mic locker." And in the Quick Tip, Joe talks about an annoyingly time-consuming mixing mistake, and how to avoid it. - Links from the show: -||2/25/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode #32 – 4 Mixing Breakthroughs for the New Year||WE'RE BACK! - After a long, unintentional hiatus, we're making 2015 the year of the Simply Recording Podcast. You'll get one fresh, piping hot new episode every month. Boom. - On this episode, we each share a couple mixing breakthroughs from last yea...||1/21/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode #31 – Lessons in Simplicity (Graham’s New EP)||In this episode, Graham explains how he recorded and mixed his latest EP, "The Tree." And in the Quick Tip, Joe shares a simple way to cut your mixing time in half. - Links from the show: Graham's new EP||4/17/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode #30 – Should you record everything clean?||In this episode, we discuss the popular question, "Should you record everything clean?" And in the quick tip, Graham shares an easy way to make your guitars POP in the chorus. - Also, congratulations to Nathan Standage for winning the Cloudlifter Give...||2/11/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode #29 – Lessons Learned in 2013 (Plus a Cloudlifter Giveaway!)||In this final episode of 2013, we each share some of the biggest lessons we've learned - Links from the show: The Power of Less by Leo Babauta Peter Hollens on YouTube - Cloudlifter Giveaway! The good folks at Cloud Microphones have given us o...||12/23/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode #28 – Why You’re Not Making Money In Your Home Studio||In this episode, we explore various barriers that keep you from making money in your home studio. And in the Quick Tip, Joe shares a super simple way to get more consistent mixes. - Links from the show: Graham's new project: www.audioincome.com||10/17/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode #27 – What Makes a Great Mix?||In this episode, we talk about what it really takes to make a great mix, and in the quick tip, Graham shares a secret to getting better mixes on headphones. - Links from the show: Embracing Your Mix Tendencies||9/26/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode #26 – Why You’re Not an Audio Engineer||In this episode, we talk about the term "engineer," and how it's not the best word to use to describe what we do in the studio. And in the quick tip, Joe shares a fast way to instantly improve your bass tracks. - Links from the show: -||7/19/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode #25 – The Psychology of Gear in the Studio||In this episode, we share how new gear affects us (in both good and bad ways) in the studio. And in the Quick Tip, Graham shares how to protect your mixes from yourself. - Links from the show: Dueling Mixes Tim Horsley - www.timhorsley.com||5/31/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode #24 – 12 Lessons Learned In Recording Our Recent Albums||In this episode, we share 12 lessons we learned while finishing our latest albums. And in the Quick Tip, Joe shares an unexpected mastering tip. - Links from the show: Dueling Mixes Check out Graham's band's EP: aletheiatampa.bandcamp.com||5/1/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode #23 – The Power of the Recording/Mix Ratio||In this episode, we talk about the ever-important ratio of how much time you spend recording vs mixing. And in the Quick Tip, Graham shares how to use plugins on your master bus. - Links from the show: Dueling Mixes - Subscribe||3/25/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode #22 – The Lost Art of Listening||In this episode we talk about the lost art of listening, and give you a step-by-step approach to listening to your mixes to instantly improve them. And in the Quick Tip, Joe shares an easy way to speed up your recording workflow. -||2/26/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode #21 – The Most Important Thing in Your Studio||In this episode, we talk about THE most important thing in your studio, and in the Quick Tip, Graham shares an easy way to get punchier drums. - Links from the show: Gotye documentary video Pensado's Place||1/29/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode #20 – Lessons Learned in 2012||In this episode, we talk about what we each learned over the course of 2012, and in the Quick Tip, Joe shares an easy way to handle panning decisions. - Don't forget to check out Dueling Mixes! Subscribe||12/19/2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode #19 – The Truth About Getting Better Recordings||In this episode, we take a look at the difference between what people THINK makes a big difference in the sound of your recordings and what ACTUALLY makes a difference. And in the Quick Tip, Graham shares a forgotten secret to getting a great snare dru...||11/20/2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode #18 – The Dangers of Mixing With Your Eyes||In this episode, we discuss the dangers of mixing with your eyes. And in the quick tip, Joe shares an easy, fast way to avoid a mixing catastrophe. - Don't forget to check out Dueling Mixes! Subscribe Click here to subscribe to the podcast in iTunes.||10/23/2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode #17 – Announcing Dueling Mixes!||In this episode, we have the pleasure of introducing Dueling Mixes, an exciting new project. You can check it out for yourself here: www.DuelingMixes.com And in the quick tip, we share our favorite vocal mixing tricks. - Subscribe||10/2/2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode #16 – 3 Steps to Getting Your First Paid Recording Gig||In this episode, we share three steps to getting your first paid recording gig. And in the quick tip, Joe shares a way to limit the "back and forth dance" of recording yourself. Subscribe Click here to subscribe to the podcast in iTunes.||9/4/2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode #15 – The Role of Your Room in Your Recordings||In this episode (recorded IN PERSON in Joe's studio in Nashville), we discuss how the sound of your room dramatically affects your recordings (and how to fix it). And in the quick tip, Graham confesses a recent silly mistake/discovery. -||8/3/2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode #14 – 3 Drum Recording Myths||In this episode, we talk about 3 prominent (but totally debunkable) drum recording myths, and in the quick tip, Joe shares a few tips on buying a guitar online. - Links from the show: Real Drums vs Fake Drums (TRR)||7/19/2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode #13 – The Secret to Making Better Music||In this episode, the guys talk about 2 big myths that can keep you from making better music. And in the quick tip, Graham shares how to get the best sound out of your speakers in your room. - Links from the show: Joe's VIP membership: www.||6/14/2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode #12 – Vocal Recording and Mixing||In this episode, Joe and Graham talk all about recording and mixing vocals, and in the quick tip, Joe shares a cool way to ensure an awesome room mic sound when recording drums. - Links from the show: - Cheap cable ties on Amazon Subscribe||5/30/2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode #11 – The Simply Recording Academy 2012 (& Giveaway)||In this episode, Joe and Graham announce the dates and specifics for the upcoming Simply Recording Academy, a 2-day live workshop in Joe's hometown, Nashville, TN on July 27-28, 2012. - PLUS, we're giving away one seat for free! - Here's the link:||4/26/2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode #10 – Editing: How Far is Too Far?||In this episode, Graham and Joe talk about editing. How far is too far in the editing proces? Plus, in the Quick Tip Graham shares a simple rule to keep you from jacking up your mixes. - Subscribe Click here to subscribe to the podcast in iTunes.||4/13/2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode #9 – Self-Mastering||In this episode, Joe and Graham discuss tips, ideas, and pitfalls of mastering your own mixes. In the Quick Tip, Joe shares an easy, free way to add some beef to your acoustic tracks. - Subscribe Click here to subscribe to the podcast in iTunes.||3/28/2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode #8 – Mixing on Headphones, can it be done?||In this episode, we talk about mixing on headphones. Is it possible? Can you get a good mix with headphones? - And in the quick tip, Graham shares a couple ways to get better sounding vocal tracks (for free). Subscribe||3/14/2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode #7 – Recording a Band in a House||In this episode, Graham tells us about tracking his band's latest project...all in his house. And in the Quick Tip, Joe shares three ways to deal with noise. Subscribe Click here to subscribe to the podcast in iTunes. Not an iTunes user?||2/10/2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode #6 – 5 Mixing Hacks||In this episode, Joe and Graham cover 5 Mixing Hacks, and Graham shares a Quick Tip for getting a better overhead tone every time. - Links from the show: Jack Joseph Puig video on doing a static mix. Kevin Ward, AKA the MixCoach||1/10/2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode #5 – Recording a Full Band With 8 Inputs||In this episode, Graham talks recording his full band using only 8 inputs, and Joe shares a quick tip on how to keep track of all your different mixes of a particular song. - Links from the show: - Here's Graham's video on recording his band with 8 i...||12/1/2011||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode #4 – Simply Recording Academy Review and a Drum Mixing Trick||In this episode, Joe and Graham talk about the Simply Recording Academy recording workshop we put on in Nashville back in September. And Joe shares a quick tip about mixing drums. - Links from the show: Simply Recording Academy||10/18/2011||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode #3 – Recording Timeline and Off-Pitch Vocalists||In this episode, Joe and Graham talk about their timeline for working recording projects, and Graham shares a quick tip for dealing with off-pitch vocalists (without software). - Click here to subscribe to the podcast in iTunes. -||8/25/2011||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode #2 – 4 Home Recording Myths||In this episode, Graham debunks 4 common home recording myths, and Joe shares a quick tip for how to get the kick and bass to play nicely in a mix. - Links from the show: Ben Gortmaker interview - Recording an Album in GarageBand||8/1/2011||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode #1 – Get It Right at the Source||In this episode, we talk about "getting it right at the source," and how crucial that is to EVERYTHING you do in your studio. We share 7 ways to make sure you're getting it right at the source. - And in the Quick Tip,||7/18/2011||Free||View In iTunes|
Home Recording made simple!
This should be a "pay for content" show! This is the way to learn. Great show, friendly, easy to understand content! Joe and Graham know this stuff inside out!
Really really good stuff here. These guys will really inspire you to make great recording's. And share some great knowledge on how to do so.
The best podcast about home recording.
These guys are great. I learn something new each episode.