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RSR: Justin Francis Shares Mixing Tips for Your Home Studio

By: WhisperRoom™

December 4, 2019

Nashville Mixing Engineer Justin Francis standing at a mixing console in a std

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 #220: Justin Francis – Grammy Nominated Engineer Shares Mixing Tips For Your Home Studio

In episode #220 of Recording Studio Rockstars, Justin Francis talks about producing and mixing rock and Americana music, how to mix on small speakers, setting up a mix template, recording and mixing drums, plus lots of great plugin tricks.

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

Recording Studio Rockstars – Episode #220 – Justin Francis

Who is Justin Francis?

Justin Francis is a multi-Grammy nominated Nashville engineer and mixer who works out of his log cabin home studio in Ashland City, Tennessee.

In just one week, clients can range from Andrea Bocelli to Alice Cooper. Other notable artists include Top 40 bands like Little Big Town; country singers like Kacey Musgraves, Ronnie Milsap, Tyler Childers, Margo Price, and Rodney Crowell; blues legends like Buddy Guy; classic rock heroes like Deep Purple; punk legends like Anti-Flag, and rabble-rousers like Rozwell Kid and Diarrhea Planet – streams of which reach more than a million every month.

Additionally, Justin’s work with bluegrassers like The Special Consensus and Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen earned him two Grammy nominations for Best Bluegrass Album.

In the episode, Lij talks to Justin all about his studio in Nashville and how he likes to mix a wide variety of musical styles. Additionally, Justin shares the secrets to getting better mixes in your own pro and home studios.

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