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November 18, 2018

Poolside Chats Podcast (Episode 18)

Poolside Chats Podcast: Episode 18 “We’ve Got Questions!”

Welcome friends, we have another exhilarating episode of The Poolside Chats Podcast in store for you today! In Episode 18 of the Podcast, we address a host of questions for our dedicate Facebook Group (The Beginner to Advanced Music Production Group). If you are not currently a member of this group, you are most certainly going to want to sign up! Our group is slowly becoming one of the best little communities online for music producers and audio engineers from home studios to professional outfits.


Episode 18 is packed with questions on some of the more “comprehensive” topics in the realm of mixing. Some of the topics we cover in this episode are:

  • Creating contrast in the mix

  • Automation for depth and width

  • Using time-based effects to create groove and space

  • How to add dimension to a mix while retaining mono compatibility

  • The facts about analog summing

  • ITB vs. OTB hardware and plugins

  • Mixing ideas for EDM, Pop, and Rock mixes

  • The Andrew Scheps “Rear Bus Technique”

  • Mix Bus Processing Tips

  • Word Clocks

  • Converters: Why spend the extra cash

  • Converter Ideas in relation to hardware integration

  • The Essential Monitoring Path

  • Gathering Info from Online Sources and Education Platforms

  • and Much More!

To catch up on all previous episodes not available on iTunes, Stitcher,etc… please venture over to the Continuum Music Studio YouTube Channel. Here is a direct link to the full Poolside Chats Podcast Playlist!

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If you would like to learn more about us, please check out our websites. If you are new to our programming Kriss is the owner of the Continuum Music Studio and Dom is the co-owner of Lotus Sound with his brother Nate. Both Continuum and Lotus offer professional mixing and mixing services coupled with a passionate attitude. For more information on us personally or our services please check out the following links.

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Thanks again for checking out the show. If you would like to advance your music production and mixing game be sure to check out The Continuum Music Studio YouTube Channel. We add new videos to our channel each month and base all our videos on user requests and needs. So, if would like to learn more about a specific topic like “mixing with compression” or plugins like “Sonnox Dynamic EQ” be sure to be in touch with us directly through the contact page. Here is a link to The Continuum Music Studio YouTube Channel!

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Finally, if you have been a member of The Continuum Music Studio channels, and are active on our email list, you may want to explore some of the awesome programmings from Pyramind! Kriss is an active mentor with Pyramind and loves connecting with ambitious students through his videos and courses.

Kriss is best known in the Pyramind Network as “The Tool Tip Guy.” Kriss has a new series where tooltips are showcased for various plugins in the mixing and mastering phases. In the near future, Kriss plans on creating a similar series for music production and home studio success.

If you would like more info on the programming, check out the mentorship profile page for Kriss Walas. This page is not only packed with great info but also a link to download an 85 Quick Tip Guide written by Kriss Walas for studio inspiration and success!

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Kriss Walas
Kriss Walas
Kriss Walas is a constantly expanding musician, composer, music producer, mixing engineer, mastering engineer, writer, DJ, artist manager, CEO, record label owner, Reiki practitioner, meditation enthusiast, avid learner, and spiritual activist. Now, at age 31 Kriss has committed himself to living through heart and only spending his time on endeavors he is passionate about. It is for this reason he is proud to be working with the amazingly passionate and talented artists, partners, and educators who are affiliated with The Continuum Music Studio and The Music and Recording Arts Academy.