Creating a Frictionless Mixing Experience | with Matt Huber - Progressions: Success in the Music Industry

Episode 82

Published on:

25th Jan 2023

Creating a Frictionless Mixing Experience | with Matt Huber

Todays guest is Nashville based mix engineer Matt Huber. Matt has become known for his highly competitive pop and indie mixes, racking up credits for artists such as Valley, Betty Who, Nightly, Joan, ELIO, and CRUISR over the last few years. He’s also passionate about education and building community within the mix engineer world. We have a great chat about mixing workflows, Dolby Atmos, home studio builds, being excellent every day, and why it takes more than just the best mix to get the gig.

πŸ—’ In this episode we'll dig in on... πŸ—’

  • The value of the rough mix
  • The importance of being in the artist's corner
  • Using tech to over-delivery
  • The simplicity of a great mix
  • Being a solution to people's problems
  • Valuing every mix like it's the biggest mix you've ever done
  • Dolby Atmos and binaural translation
  • Using Soundflow to increase workflow speeds
  • Phasers on the mix buss
  • Going against your natural inclination

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Time and Our Perception of It

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Mooney - Listen on Spotify

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Guest: Matt Huber

Host: Travis Ference

Editor: Stephen Boyd

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Progressions: Success in the Music Industry
Host Travis Ference chats with music producers, engineers, mixers, artists, musicians, and songwriters about the tips, tricks, mindsets, and ideas that helped them define their careers.
Conversations exploring creativity, productivity, and career growth in the music industry. Join in each week as Travis sits down with some of the industry’s best and brightest to discuss the mindsets and strategies that they use in their careers every day.
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Travis Ference

Travis Ference is a Grammy nominated mixer, producer, and recording engineer based out of Los Angeles, CA. With over a decade of experience in the music business he has worked on multiple #1 albums, several top 10's, numerous RIAA platinum and gold certified records, as well as hit TV shows and blockbuster films. His work can be heard on more than 15 million albums sold and billions streams worldwide.

The inspiration for his podcast came from his journey over the last 5 years to redefine what success is for him, to take control of his time, and to ultimately live the life he wants while making the records he loves.