Learn From the Pros

Interviews with legendary audio engineers and music producers who teach our students in private lessons.


Tim Palmer, Music Producer

Tim Palmer has worked with many talented artists, including Pearl Jam, The Cure, David Bowie, Sepultura, for his studio in Los Angeles, CA.

Tim: I tend to sort of think of all the parts of the song as the jigsaw puzzle, and it’s irrelevant to me whether it’s a guitar or a keyboard. Like us all, the first thing I do when I’m presented with a song to mix is I try to figure out what is the redeeming quality of what I’m trying to achieve here? Is it a groove thing? Is it a vocal performance? Is it a lyric? And that really sets the tone, I think, to how you approach that mix.

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