This Month on NAIL THE MIX: Genre-Shaping Producer Henrik Udd (Bring Me The Horizon, Delain, At The Gates) to Teach Online Mixing Class with New Architects Track, “Gone With The Wind”

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European metal has shaped the landscape of the heavy metal genre for decades. But who shaped the sound of modern European metal itself? Henrik Udd and the producers of Studio Fredman (owned and operated by legendary producer Fredrik Nordström) should certainly be partially credited for this endeavor, and for evolving it into what it is today. Since honing his chops by mixing and engineering records by the likes of Firewind, Nightrage and Bring Me The Horizon at the turn of the century, Udd remains at the forefront of the European metal trend, most recently producing, mixing, engineering and/or mastering records by massive groups such as Delain and At The Gates.
Henrik Udd’s most recent production/mixing/engineering/mastering work appears on Architects‘ 2016 full length release, All Our Gods Have Abandoned Us, which features the searing, melodic track, “Gone With The Wind“. This month, NAIL THE MIX is pleased to host Henrik Udd as guest mixer to analyze his mixing process on this track.
Udd will lead an exclusive livestreaming class offering a complete walkthrough of how he mixed “Gone With The Wind”. NAIL THE MIX subscribers can download the multi-tracks today, then join Udd for the livestream on July 2. NTM will also host a Q&A chat with Udd on June 15 at 12:00pm ET, exclusively available to subscribers. Register for the Q&A here.
Henrik Udd says, “I’m very excited to be a part of NAIL THE MIX and get a chance to share the approach that I used when mixing Architects‘ “Gone with the Wind”. Also, I’m very curious and a bit scared to hear what it’ll sound like when someone else is mixing something really dear and special to me. I hope you will find it interesting to watch me mix it, and in the meantime, have fun with it and let your neighbors now that Mr. F# just moved in and is staying for the whole month.”
Subjects and challenges to be discussed include taming the low end of your mix, allowing a mix to sound huge and aggressive while not losing a sense of “beauty”, and other topics.
NTM‘s Eyal Levi adds, “Studio Fredman, what can I say? If you’re anything like me, as an up-and-coming producer and lover of music, the whole Swedish metal sound of the late 90s and turn of the century has played a huge role in your life. Bands like At The Gates, Opeth and Dimmu Borgir helped define what the edges of badass metal were, and how it’s production would evolve. And while it’s accurate and safe to say that Henrik Udd is a direct descendant of the Swedish discipline, he’s carved a path and sound in his own right, and god damn it’s crushing! He’s one of the very best mixers of our time; educated in the past, while helping to push the bar forward. I cannot wait to have him on NAIL THE MIX. This has been a long time coming.”
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+ Get Access to the Session & Henrik Udd’s Livestreaming Mixing Class
In addition to receiving the raw multi-tracks of “Gone With The Wind”, those who get access to June’s NTM class can take part in a user-judged mix competition with major prizes from Two Notes Audio Engineering, including a Torpedo Reload for reamping and a Le Lead PreAmp Pedal! Select subscriber mixes will be chosen for airing on NAIL THE MIX‘s sister podcast, URM Podcast, as part of their “MixCritMonday” series.
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NAIL THE MIX is an online school for aspiring rock and metal producers created by Joey Sturgis, Joel Wanasek and Eyal Levi – the producers behind The Devil Wears Prada, Chelsea Grin, Blessthefall, Machine Head, Monuments, Miss May I, The Black Dahlia Murder, Reflections, Born Of Osiris, Asking Alexandria and dozens more of this generation’s best metal bands. Every month,NTM members will gain access to a bevy of educational resources including multi-track song files, a mix competition with prizes, a 6-8 hour live mix “fly on the wall” video stream with chat, a live Q&A webinar chat, a bonus exclusive community and a bonus subscription to the Unstoppable Recording Machine podcast.
Past sessions featured tracks from bands such as A Day To Remember, Papa Roach, Gojira, Meshuggah, Machine Head, Periphery, Neck Deep, We Came As Romans and State Champs – and NTM is the only place in the world you’ll get access to them! Learn more via this official NTM intro video:https://youtu.be/-iFE8M0W_So
Stay tuned for more information on upcoming NAIL THE MIX sessions, and learn more via these websites:
Don’t miss the June 2017 episodes of UNSTOPPABLE RECORDING MACHINE, featuring:
– Henrik Udd – Legendary Swedish metal producer
– Bill Hudson – Guitarist for Trans Siberian Orchestra, I Am Morbid and more
– John Boecklin – Ex-drummer for DevilDriver, current drummer for Bad Wolves
– Beau Burchell Q&A – Guitarist for Saosin, in-demand producer
– Dino Medanhoznic – Swedish pop producer
– Kristian “Kohle” Bonifer – German extreme metal producer
– Juan “Punchy” Gonzalez – Veteran tour manager / FOH engineer
– Susan Rogers PHD – Prince producer and neuroscientist professor
– Q&A episodes with the hosts Eyal Levi, Joel Wanasek and Joey Sturgis
– Mary Zimmer Q&A – Vocal virtuoso and instructor answers listener submitted questions
– Eric German – High-powered entertainment attorney
– Alex Prieto – Producer/engineer who has worked alongside people like Dan Korneff
– Ermin Hamidovic – Australian mastering engineer for artists such as Periphery and Devin Townsend
Join the NTM team as they sit down each week with the best producers and artists in the business to talk shop. Listeners will get information, inspiration, and most of all, actionable insights from every episode. Make sure to join the other 100,000 listeners who download the Unstoppable Recording Machine podcast each month by visiting https://urm.academy/. Listeners can also stream and subscribe to the Unstoppable Recording Machine podcast via the link above, or iTunes, Soundcloud, Stitcher, Android and more.

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