Recording Studio Rockstars: Dr. Ford On How To Mix In A Home Studio

RSR: Dr. Ford Shares How to Mix in a Studio

By: WhisperRoom™

November 12, 2019

The Producer Dr. Ford sitting at a mixing console in a recording studio

WhisperRoom™ is a proud sponsor of the podcast Recording Studio Rockstars. In each episode, Lij Shaw interviews music producers, engineers, studio owners, and other professionals to bring you inspiring stories, tricks, and insight from the recording industry.

You can listen to the entire podcast archive of Recording Studio Rockstars here or from your favorite podcast app.

RSR Episode #218: Dr. Ford

In this week’s episode of Recording Studio Rockstars, Dr. Ford talks about radio in Europe, business tips for your studio, and takes a deep dive into mixing. Including, lessons learned from Jack Joseph Puig, Michael Brauer, mix templates, easy powerful drums and bass, and how to set up your EQ and compression.

Listen to the full episode here or stream it in the video below!

Recording Studio Rockstars – Episode #218 – Dr. Ford

Who is “Dr. Ford”?

Daniel Ford, aka “Dr. Ford”, is a 6x Award-Winning Producer and Mixer with music at #1 on iTunes and the Billboard Top 20. Daniel has Studio C of the world-famous Sound Kitchen Studios in Nashville and has previously shared some great tips for vocal mixing on RSR Episode #136. That episode also covers Daniel’s recording journey while studying under west coast legends Ronnie King and DJ BattleCat of Tupac, Snoop, and Dr. Dre. So make sure to check out that episode as well.
Dr. Ford discusses audio engineering at the 2016 Coachella Valley Music Industry Summit.

Dr. Ford has years of experience teaching audio online and in the classroom. He loves to talk about the theoretical/philosophical side of mixing, and in this episode, his attention is strictly on mixing in your home studio. Ford focuses on taking the tracks that you have and mixing the drums, bass, guitars, keys, and vocals to sound polished. Additionally, he digs into each element of the mix and breaks down some of the challenges and solutions that you might run into when mixing.

Dr. Ford has tons of experience, so if you want to follow-up this interview to learn more, make sure to check out his website at or visit his YouTube channel.

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