David Pensado

Learn how to produce, record, mix, and master music and audio. Pensados Place is a weekly internet video show launched on 01/13/2011 and broadcast on Thisweekin.com. The show features Grammy award winning mix engineer Dave Pensado discussing various facets of sound art production with noted industry figures. David Pensado is one of the most respectful music producer and engineer and he reveals plenty of helpful tricks and tips. Learn how to make better mixes on PensadoPlace.tv.

Advanced Parallel Compression Techniques

In the 53rd Into The Lair, Dave Pensado goes over some Advanced Parallel Compression Techniques using Bass and Vocals as an example.

Enhancing Loops and Other Instruments

Dave Pensado goes over concepts that you can apply to various instruments and elements to enhance their sound in the mix!

Top 10 Mix Mistakes (Part 1)

In the 54th Into The Lair, Dave Pensado goes over 5 of the 10 top mixing mistakes he sees when judging mix competitions.

All About Reference Mixes!

In episode #5 of Into The Lair, Dave talks about reference mixes, their role in the mixing process, and how he uses them in his work! 0:10...

Mixing Pro Lead Vocal Tracks

In the 50th Into The Lair, Dave Pensado goes over some of his favorite techniques for getting a professional lead vocal sound!

Stereo Buss Compression

On this week's Into The Lair, Dave goes over stereo buss compression and the difference between compressors and limiters! 2:02 Gates STA-LEVEL Compressor 3:1...

Widening tracks, clearing out the middle

This week's ITL discusses clearing elements out of the middle to make room for vocals, as well as tricks to widen your mixes.

Working with Bass and Kick Drums

In this week's ITL, Dave shows you how to make sure your kick drum and bass are working well together in the mix. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1OfSS3Py-Tk

Various Uses of Compression

In the 29th Into The Lair, Dave talks about the philosophy behind using compression, and it's various applications in engineering and mixing. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ogxI8fc6z08

DBX 160 + Pultec Kick and Snare Parallel Compression Trick

Dave Pensado discusses his parallel compression method for kicks and snares using the DBX 160 and Pultec EQ in the 52nd Into The Lair series from Pensado's...