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Pro Techniques Explained By Mark Mynett
Published October 2022
Mark Mynett - Senior Lecturer in Music Technology and Production at Huddersfield University

Mark Mynett, sound engineer and senior lecturer at Huddersfield University, details best practices for setting up and recording rhythm and lead guitar parts.

Show Notes


00:00 - Introduction
00:40 - How To Manage Distortion
06:10 - Pre-Recording Preparation
07:16 - Double Tracking And Quad Tracking
09:07 - Finding A Clear Midrange Tone
14:20 - Isolation And Ambience
15:46 - Microphone Selection
19:23 - Mic Placement
25:17 - Multitracking Tips
34:03 - Recording Guitar Solos
36:39 - Adding EQ At The Recording Stage 

Mark Mynett - Biog

As well as being Senior Lecturer in Music Technology and Production at Huddersfield University, UK, Mark Mynett is a live music front-of-house engineer, as well as a record producer/engineer/mix and mastering engineer. Mainly focused on indie, rock and metal genres, he produces from his own studio – Mynetaur Productions – where he recently completed the latest My Dying Bride album ‘The Ghost of Orion’: referred to by Dom Lawson (The Guardian, Metal Hammer, Prog, Classic Rock) as "a master class in modern metal production”.

Mark is also the author of the Metal Music Manual (instructional book for producing contemporary metal music).

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