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RSR: Richard Dodd’s Grammy-Winning Mixing Tips

By: WhisperRoom™

April 21, 2020

Richard Dodd mixing in his 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 #238: Grammy-Winning Mixing Tips from Richard Dodd

In Episode #238 of Recording Studio Rockstars, Richard Dodd talks about mixing, how to get the most out of fewer drum mics, getting a killer bass sound, Mike Cambell’s guitar amp microphone trick, and the power of mixing in mono. Plus, he shares a ton of cool insight into the art of mixing.

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

Recording Studio Rockstars – Episode #238 – Richard Dodd

Who is Richard Dodd?

Richard Dodd is a multi-platinum Grammy-winning producer, recording engineer, and mastering engineer with 40 years of amazing credits to his discography.

Richard began recording hits in the 1970’s like “Kung Fu Fighting”, and has since distinguished himself many times over. He’s known for his with artists Boz Scaggs, Stephane Grappelli, George Harrison, Wilco, Green Day, Robert Plant, Roger Daltry, the Traveling Wilburys, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Freddie Mercury, and many more.

Career Highlights

In 1995, Dodd won the Best Engineer Grammy Award for Tom Petty’s “Wildflowers“. Additionally, he was awarded Best Blues Album in 2001 for “Nothing Personal” by Delbert McClinton, and multiple Grammys in 2007 for the Dixie Chicks “Taking the Long Way“. He also mastered all of Jason Aldean’s Platinum albums plus 13 of Jason’s #1 Hit singles.

More about Richard

Richard was previously on Recording Studio Rockstars for Episode #096. Give it a listen if you’d like to hear more about his background story.

Recording Studio Rockstars – Episode #096 – Richard Dodd

Check out some of the music Richard Dodd has worked on below!

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