Ask Joe #172 – All About Electric Guitar

Today we talk a lot about electric guitars, plus things like small-diaphragm condensers and my songwriting process.



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Ask Joe #171 – The Compression Edition! [PLUS A GIVEAWAY!!]

In this episode I answer your questions about compression, and I make a big announcement about a big giveaway you don’t want to miss out on. Click here for the full details.

I’ve got exciting news. My wife Pam and I are celebrating our 10th wedding anniversary on May 13, 2016.

A lot of fun stuff is happening on that day.

First off, I’ll be releasing an all-knew version of my highly popular Understanding Compression course. There will be a discount and all sorts of fun stuff. More on that later. Understanding Compression 2.0 is going to be EPIC.

But now for the fun part…


Ask Joe #48 – Gun-to-My-Head Vocal Tip

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Questions covered this week:

  • Is clipping in your DAW always bad?
  • What’s your #1 gun-pointed-at-your-head vocal recording tip?
  • What is peak vs RMS compression?
  • How do you record demos for clients?
  • Best way to use parallel compression?

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Ask Joe #47 – 3 Tips for a Beginner

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Questions covered this week:

  • How do you use saturation?
  • What is considered a “fast” attack time on a compressor?
  • How do I deal with bad-sounding mp3’s?
  • What should I keep in mind for my mastering engineer when I’m mixing a song?
  • What are 3 tips you’d give a beginner?

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