Recording Lounge

By Kendal Osborne

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A podcast about audio engineering, mixing, producing, acoustics, and home recording. Quality content with no fluff, hosted by an audio engineer, for audio engineers.

Episode Date
An Introduction to the Podcast!
00:01:18
We introduce the show and talk about WHAT OUR GOALS ARE!
Nov 22, 2009
Episode 1: Starting a Project Studio - Part 1 - Computers, Daws, Interfaces, and More
00:34:00
In this episode, we talk about Computers, DAW software, Interfaces, and More! For more information, email us at RecordingLoungePodcast@gmail.com or go to RECORDINGLOUNGE.blogspot.com
Nov 24, 2009
Episode 2: Starting a Project Studio - Part 2 - Acoustic Treatment, Monitoring, and Other Stuff!
00:41:50
In this episode, we talk about Acoustics, Rooms, Treatment, and Monitoring! For more information, email us at RecordingLoungePodcast@gmail.com or go to RECORDINGLOUNGE.blogspot.com
Dec 19, 2009
Episode 3: Starting a Project Studio - Part 3 - Mics, Preamps, and the Signal Chain
00:38:42
In this episode, we talk about microphones, preamps, and the signal path. Opinons on tubes and solid state eletrictronics. For more information, email us at RecordingLoungePodcast@gmail.com or go to RECORDINGLOUNGE.blogspot.com
Dec 22, 2009
Episode 4: SM57 SHOOTOUT with...Itself?
00:22:39
This podcast is all about recording Electric guitar with a trusty SM57.
Feb 08, 2010
Episode 5: Mixing With Computer Speakers: The New NS10?
00:28:58
This episode goes into talking about the classic NS10 monitors and trying to find new alternatives to a classic solution for translatable mixes.
Mar 05, 2010
Episode 6: Live in the Studio - plus - Reason Bambino Amp Review
00:33:40
In this episode, we talk about recording live in the studio...pros and cons. Also, an amp review from my new Reason Bambino.
Mar 30, 2010
Episode 7: Getting Good Guitar Tone
00:22:50
This episode deals with getting good guitar tone, specifically electric guitar tone. We can\'t tell you much more than to get a tube amp and let it sing!
Jul 24, 2010
Episode 8: Work-flow in Audio Production
00:59:42
This episode talks about an example work-flow of how to produce a song from start to finish!
Nov 09, 2010
Episode 9: Problems in the Project Studio
00:55:40
This episode talks about diagnosing common problems in the project studio that keep your recordings from sounding great.
Nov 28, 2010
Episode 10: Spending Money on Your Studio
00:28:06
This show tackles the ever difficult task of spending money. ON WHAT SHOULD I SPEND MY MONEY? It\\\\\\\'s a very difficult question with so many areas to cover...
Jan 13, 2011
Episode 11: Hiss, Buzz, and Hum - Friend or Foe?
00:29:36
This show talks about creative use of hiss, buzz, and hum!
Feb 22, 2011
Episode 12: The Pre/EQ/Comp Chain - In Depth
00:30:19
This show talks about the preamp/eq/compressor/more eq chain.
Apr 11, 2011
Episode 13: Drum Mixing 101 with Audio Examples!
00:47:30
This show is all about drum mixing!
Apr 20, 2011
Episode 14: Drum Mixing 202 With Audio Examples!
00:54:57
This is a follow-up show to the last show on drum mixing.
May 04, 2011
Episode 15: Mark Endert Interview Part I of II
00:38:52
Fantastic interview (part 1) with Mixer, Engineer, Producer, etc. Mark Endert. Credits include Gavin Degraw, Madonna, Fiona Apple, Maroon 5, Green River Ordinance, Train, and many many more!
May 26, 2011
Episode 16: The Master Bus - EQ/Comp/Limiting?
00:50:10
This show talks about the master bus. What\'s on it, what\'s not on it, when to use compression, when to use EQ, and why we dont limit!
Jun 29, 2011
Episode 17: Mark Endert Interview Part II of II
00:56:42
Fantastic interview (part 2) with Mixer, Engineer, Producer, etc. Mark Endert. Credits include Gavin Degraw, Madonna, Fiona Apple, Maroon 5, Green River Ordinance, Train, and many many more!
Jul 29, 2011
Episode 18: Panning and LCR Mixing
00:35:26
This show talks about panning and the stereo image
Aug 26, 2011
Episode 19: The 8 Steps to Better Engineering + Plugin Review
00:45:16
This show talks about 8 proven steps to better microphone technique and engineering, and then we review the Waves CLA Classic Compressors Bundle.
Sep 30, 2011
Episode 20: Make Exciting Mixes!
00:39:13
This show talks about how to make your mixes more exciting by understanding how songs work!
Oct 28, 2011
Episode 21: Project vs. Professional Studios
00:45:41
This show talks different types of studios and how they operate!
Nov 23, 2011
Episode 22: Drum Recording w. Example
00:32:27
This show is all about my drum recording setup on a typical rock session. Hopefully this gives you some ideas to play with so you can form your own personal techniques
Dec 08, 2011
Episode 23: Fitting it in the Mix - EQ/Comp/Delay/Verb
00:39:49
This show talks about getting things to fit in the mix using EQ, verb, delay, and compression.
Dec 20, 2011
Episode 24: Session Playing Interview Series - 1 of 4 - DRUMS
00:44:39
This is a four part series about playing in the studio. First is a phone interview with session drummer Josh Roach.
Jan 23, 2012
Episode 25: Session Playing Interview Series - 2 of 4 - BASS GUITAR
00:36:16
Today we talk with session bassist Les Hodge about playing drums in the studio.
Jan 26, 2012
Episode 26: Session Playing Interview Series - 3 of 4 - KEYBOARDS
00:27:53
This show we talk with Ross, my session keys/piano/organ/synth player, and also a good friend and recording engineer.
Jan 27, 2012
Episode 27: Session Playing Interview Series - 4 of 4 - ELECTRIC GUITAR
00:40:28
This show talks about playing electric guitar for the studio and for the stage!
Feb 03, 2012
Episode 28: QUICK TIP - Short Delays
00:07:52
This is a recording lounge QUICK TIP about using short delays for vocals to get depth.
Feb 12, 2012
Episode 29: Acoustic Guitar Recording w/ Audio Examples
00:42:54
On this show we talk about methods of recording acoustic guitar.
Mar 03, 2012
Episode 30: QUICK TIP - Different Gear?
00:11:25
This quick tip answers the question "Why do we need different mics and preamps to get good sounds?"
Apr 02, 2012
Episode 31: Clean Up Your Mix!
00:50:15
On this episode we're talking about ways to clean up the mix from the start.
Apr 27, 2012
Episode 32: Studio Business 101
00:46:56
Some basic business principles for studio operations!
Jun 22, 2012
Episode 33: QUICK TIP - Recording Piano with Two Mics
00:12:57
This is a quick tip about recording piano with two microphones.
Jun 27, 2012
Episode 34: My Book! Info, questions, ideas
00:07:37
This is a quick plug for my book, "Three dimensional Mixing" that should be coming out at the end of August.
Jul 25, 2012
Episode 35: Brian Deck Interview, Pt1
00:51:59
Today we talk to producer, engineer, mixer Brian Deck.
Aug 10, 2012
Episode 36: Reference Mixes and Reference Monitors
00:43:22
This show talks about the importance of reference mixes and reference monitor systems!
Sep 03, 2012
Episode 37: Brian Deck Interview Part 2
00:43:28
Part 2 of our interview with Mixer/Producer/Engineer Brian Deck
Oct 29, 2012
Episode 38: EQ Method(ology)
00:25:15
"How" to Eq?
Nov 29, 2012
Episode 39: Recording and Mixing Bass w. Audio Demos!
00:53:20
Hey friends, this show talks about how to set up, restring, record, and mix your bass to its fullest potential!
Jan 02, 2013
Episode 40: How to Start a Mix
00:37:57
This episode talks about how to start a mix!
Feb 07, 2013
Episode 41: FX Setup
00:19:51
This show talks about setting up your effects for mixing.
Feb 28, 2013
Episode 42: Backing Vocals, Delays, and More
00:47:54
This show talks about how to record, edit, correct, and mix backing vocals, plus some extra stuff about delays.
Apr 12, 2013
Episode 43: Book Announcement and Info
00:08:55
My Book is available in PDF! More formats coming very soon.
Jun 03, 2013
Episode 44: Guitar Layering 101
01:00:33
Layering Guitars for Dummies!
Jul 20, 2013
Episode 45: Why Ribbon Mics Rock
00:28:42
A quick show about ribbon mics
Aug 19, 2013
Episode 46: Drum Recording 202 with Audio!
01:12:38
All about drum recording - Setup, Drum choice, cymbal choice, tuning, mic setup, pre setup, EQ, compression, listening for issues, and more.
Aug 21, 2013
Episode 47: Garrett Haines, Mastering Engineer - Pt1
01:03:53
This is part 1 of our interview with Garrett Haines, chief mastering engineer over at Treelady Studios
Oct 08, 2013
Episode 48: Garrett Haines, Mastering Engineer Pt2
00:51:49
Part 2 of our interview with Garrett Haines Treelady Studios.
Oct 31, 2013
Episode 49: Let's Mix and Master a Song! Pt1
00:55:17
On this show we take you through a mix and master of "Gold in these Hills" by Mark Pierce. Check him out over at MarkPierceMusic.com
Oct 31, 2013
Episode 50: Let's Mix and Master a Song! Pt2
00:55:25
Part 2 of "Let's Mix and Master a Song" - featuring "Gold in these Hills" by Mark Pierce
Oct 31, 2013
Episode 51: Let's Mix and Master a Song! Pt3
00:29:19
Part 3 of "Let's Mix and Master a Song" - featuring "Gold in these Hills" from Mark Pierce
Oct 31, 2013
Episode 52: Guitar Recording Logistics
00:36:31
How to best get your guitar signal from point A to Point B!
Jan 17, 2014
Episode 53: ENGINEERING TOP 10
00:33:04
This show talks about the top 10 things that can improve your engineering
Feb 01, 2014
Episode 54: MIXING TOP 10
00:44:10
This show counts down the top 10 things you can do to improve your mixing.
Feb 27, 2014
Episode 55: QUICK TIP - Hearing Room Sounds
00:07:31
Quick Test of The Sound of Different Rooms
Feb 28, 2014
Episode 56: Room Acoustics Misconceptions
00:30:43
This show talks a little bit about common misconceptions and myths about acoustic treatment, and products that have certain purposes.
Feb 28, 2014
Episode 57: QUICK TIP - More Room Sounds
00:16:05
Here's a quick show about room treatments and what they can do for decay time / tone of a room. Does your room sound good untreated?
Mar 08, 2014
Episode 58: Getting the Top End Right (And Other EQ Thoughts)
00:41:12
Some musing over the infamous "Top End" we hear in our favorite records.
Apr 05, 2014
Episode 59: 3 Mics for Guitar Sounds
00:29:07
Explores the options of dynamic, ribbon, and condenser mics for electric guitar.
May 07, 2014
Episode 60: Recording Acoustic and Vocals Together
00:32:43
This episode discusses some options regarding the recording of acoustic guitar and vocals at the same time - methods, tips, tricks, techniques.
May 09, 2014
Episode 61: Q&A with...YOU!
01:09:07
On this episode I answer some questions from our listeners.
Jun 30, 2014
Episode 62: Dealing with OVER-Dynamic Vocalists
00:31:31
This episode talks about dealing with singers that are super dynamic - which is great - but a pain to record and mix!
Aug 28, 2014
Episode 63: Getting the Vocal Right EARLY
00:55:12
This episode talks about the importance of getting the vocal right from the start, getting it right in the mix, and making sense of emotion and delivery.
Aug 31, 2014
Episode 64: ADDENDUM to
00:18:15
Some additional info about gain staging, new developments in my process.
Sep 02, 2014
Episode 65: Updates, Mailing List, and other Info
00:09:24
Just a quick update
Sep 03, 2014
Episode 66: Bare Wall vs. Absorber vs. Diffuser EXAMPLE
00:17:22
Quick show with audio examples about Bare Wall vs. Diffuser vs. Absorber
Sep 13, 2014
Episode 67: Vocal Session Prep / Recording
00:44:12
This episode discusses techniques for getting the best possible vocal performance.
Oct 31, 2014
Episode 68: Diary of a Live Session
00:54:02
This week explores the ins and outs of recording a band live
Dec 20, 2014
Episode 69: Top 10 Studio Essentials $100 or Less
00:32:55
This week we're talking gear! Top ten studio essentials $100 or Less
Jan 30, 2015
Episode 70: Top 10 Studio Essentials $500 or Less
00:36:04
This week we're talking gear! Top 10 Studio Essentials $500 or Less
Jan 30, 2015
Episode 71: Top 10 Studio Essentials $1000 or Less
00:43:56
This week we're talking gear! Top 10 Studio Essentials $1000 or Less
Jan 30, 2015
Episode 72: Mixing and Mastering for Vinyl (Plus Some Info and Updates)
00:35:44
On this show, I give some updates about some new things as well as talk about mastering and mixing for vinyl release.
Feb 18, 2015
Episode 73: Reverbs, Delays, Depth, Space, and Effects in a Modern Mix
01:19:53
In this episode we explore the inner workings of a mix and talk about the many ways to use reverbs and delays (as well as just good engineering) to achieve depth and space in a mix.
Feb 18, 2015
Episode 74: What Musicians Need To Know in the Studio Pt. 1
00:44:37
This podcast explores 15 / 30 things that all musicians should know in the studio!
Apr 25, 2015
Episode 75: What Musicians Need to Know in the Studio Pt2
00:32:08
Today is part 2 of our "30 Things Musicians Need to Know in the Studio"
May 31, 2015
Episode 76: Improve Your Workflow!
01:07:48
This show talks about the top 10 ways to improve your workflow in your studio!
Jun 28, 2015
Episode 77: How to Get Better
00:42:43
This episode deals with the topic of "How Do I Get Better at Audio Engineering / Mixing?"
Aug 03, 2015
Episode 78: Compression 101
01:37:10
This is it! Finally the show you've been waiting for: All about compression!
Aug 07, 2015
Episode 79: Top Mix Mistakes and How to Fix Them
01:20:59
This episode talks about the Top 10 Mix Mistakes and How to Fix them!
Oct 26, 2015
Episode 80: FALL/WINTER 2015 UPDATES!
00:08:32
Giving some updates for Fall/Winter 2015
Nov 02, 2015
Episode 81: 5 Big Production Mistakes
00:52:45
This episode talks about 5 common production mistakes and some considerations about fixing them.
Dec 06, 2015
Episode 82: Why So Much Low End???
01:01:59
This episode asks the difficult question "why do we have so much low end buildup?" and poses potential reasons and solutions
Jan 16, 2016
Episode 83: How to Listen to Your Speakers
00:42:56
This episode discusses various techniques, thoughts, and tips for understanding how, why, and when to listen to your monitors.
Feb 19, 2016
Episode 84: Let's Mix & Master a Song-PT1
01:54:20
This is the first episode of a 3 part series called "Let's Mix and Master a Song" where we take a recording from a podcast listener and mix it and master it start to finish!
Mar 30, 2016
Episode 85: Support RL on Patreon!
00:07:41
I created a Patreon page for those of you wanting to support the podcast.
Apr 04, 2016
Episode 86: Let's Mix & Master a Song-PT2
01:35:24
Today we're continuing in our series "Let's Mix and Master a Song" with Cavern Company's "Dancing in the Dark"
Apr 10, 2016
Episode 87: Let's Mix & Master a Song-PT3
01:47:28
This is the final installment in our "Let's Mix and Master a Song" series with Cavern Company's "Dancing in the Dark"
May 08, 2016
Episode 88: Let's Mix & Master FAQ
00:58:08
This is a follow-up show to our 3 part series on mixing and mastering where we talk about Frequently asked questions about these episodes
Jun 17, 2016
Episode 89: How to Make Loud Recordings!
01:26:30
This episode talks about techniques for recording and mixing with loudness in mind.
Jun 17, 2016
Episode 90: Ethan Winer Interview
01:17:45
In this special interview, we talk with Ethan Winer from Realtraps / author of The Audio Expert.
Jul 18, 2016
Episode 91: Understanding WIDTH
00:49:09
This episode is all about understanding WIDTH in a mix, from the songwriting to the arrangement, to the engineering decisions, all the way to the final mix and master.
Aug 28, 2016
Episode 92: RecordingLoungePodcast.com!
00:05:14
INTRODUCING - RecordingLoungePodcast.com
Aug 30, 2016
Episode 93: Drum Mixing 303
01:11:37
This episode is a 2016 update of "Drum Mixing" - also includes a lot of thoughts about the recording of these drums.
Sep 01, 2016
Episode 94: Philip Graham - Ear Trumpet Labs
01:19:55
In this episode, we interview Philip Graham from Ear Trumpet Labs, a tinkerer, music lover, and microphone maker.
Oct 01, 2016
Episode 95: Mixerman Interview
01:35:22
In this episode we interview Eric Sarafin, a.k.a., MIXERMAN. We talk about the music industry, his recent move to NC, and more!
Nov 20, 2016
Episode 96: QUICK TIP - Compressor Release
00:06:22
This is a quick tip about compressor release times.
Nov 24, 2016
Episode 97: Artistic Intent
00:40:01
This episode talks about staying true to yourself as an artist or artisan.
Jan 06, 2017
Episode 98: Phase and Polarity
00:47:58
This episode is all about Phase and Polarity! Make sure to check out our Youtube channel for more videos - Youtube.com/Recordinglounge
Feb 10, 2017
Episode 99: Gain Staging 101
00:43:51
This episode talks about the ins and outs of gain staging!
Mar 17, 2017
Episode 100: Studio Maintenance Handbook PART 1
01:16:58
This episode is all about Studio Maintenance! Part 1 talks about Gear Stuff and Bank Perk Stuff. Enjoy
May 20, 2017
Episode 101: Studio Maintenance Handbook PART 2
01:34:15
This is Part 2 of our Studio Maintenance Handbook! This episode talks about studio aesthetic and building / business stuff!
May 20, 2017
Episode 102: What Really Matters?
01:02:23
This episode talks about what REALLY matters when trying to improve your skills as an engineer
Jun 29, 2017
Episode 103: John Cuniberti Interview PT1
00:51:08
This is Part 1 of our interview with Engineer, Mixer, Producer, Mastering Engineer John Cuniberti!
Jul 27, 2017
Episode 104: John Cuniberti Interview PT2
00:56:38
This is Part 2 of our interview with John Cuniberti!
Aug 24, 2017
Episode 105: How to Stay in Tune
01:08:49
This episode is all about keeping your stringed instruments in tune.
Sep 30, 2017
Episode 106: Commonly Confused Audio Terms PT1
01:01:27
This episode is all about commonly confused audio terminology. This is a two part episode - Pt1 focuses on dB, Level, and Loudness.
Nov 13, 2017
Episode 107: Commonly Confused Audio Terms PT2
01:23:31
This is PT2 of our two-part series on Commonly Confused Audio Terms!
Nov 13, 2017
Episode 108: Studio Internships
01:06:27
This episode is all about Studio Internships: how to get them, what to do, what not to do, and what you need to know.
Jan 31, 2018
Episode 109: Working With Clients
01:09:08
Top 10 General Tips for Working with Clients!
Mar 02, 2018
Episode 110: Mix Notes
01:31:21
This episode is all about the Mix Notes and Mix Review process. What it looks like, how to structure it, and how to prevent issues!
Apr 09, 2018
Episode 111: Drums in a Small Room
01:23:34
This show is all about tips and tricks for helping drums in a small room sound better.
Jun 06, 2018
Episode 112: Top 10 Studio Microphones
00:55:39
RL CELEBRATES 10 YEARS with TOP 10 MICROPHONES
Apr 04, 2019
Episode 113: Top 10 Plugins
00:46:42
RL CELEBRATES 10 YEARS with another Top 10 List!
Apr 07, 2019
Episode 114: Top 10 Guitar and Bass Tools
01:13:24
IN HONOR of 10 years of RL, we count down Kendal's top 10 guitar and bass studio tools!
Apr 12, 2019
Episode 115: Top 10 Studio Tools
01:01:14
In the final installment in our series, we're talking about my Top 10 Favorite Studio Tools
May 01, 2019
Episode 115: Top 10 Studio Tools
01:01:14
In the final installment in our series, we're talking about my Top 10 Favorite Studio Tools
May 01, 2019