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Hey John, thanks for doing this, big fan of your work! Wanted to know what it is about your approach and philosophy towards...

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TheHanes 13th June 2020
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Hi John Thanks very much for sharing your time and experience here. With such a huge output of high quality mixes that you and...

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TheHanes 12th June 2020
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Hi all, I just wanted to say of the bat that I don't consider myself a star or any kind of guru. To have a Q&A under my...

TheHanes
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Oroz 12th June 2020
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Dear John, Thank you for taking the time to share your knowledge and experience! Do you have a system for referencing...

Glamdring
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TheHanes 12th June 2020
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It’s an honor for me and a great opportunity to ask you one of the thousands of questions I would like to ask you. My hands are...

janeee
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TheHanes 12th June 2020
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For pop music, the lead vocal is typically the most important element for conveying the emotional expression that the artist...

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thedberg 10th June 2020
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Hi again John, another type of question! With the amount our ears are in use on a daily basis in our profession, are you...

H-Rezz
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TheHanes 10th June 2020
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Hey John, keep it short they said. Do you mix with Avid HEAT in Pro Tools? Thank you so much Dominik

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TheHanes 10th June 2020
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Thanks Mr. Hanes, I am also humbled to have a Q&A with you. After really going over your discography, it is simply amazing...

s wave
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s wave 9th June 2020
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I'm curious, do you still receive real drum tracks? How often do they make it to the final mix? Who chooses the drum replacements...

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TheHanes 9th June 2020
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Hi John, Many thanks for doing this. The bottom end on songs mixed at Mixstar is always incredible. Could you give some tips...

octopi
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TheHanes 9th June 2020
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Hi John, First of all, thank you for doing this. Very inspiring to see someone like you sharing so much knowledge! Many of...

NdK
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TheHanes 9th June 2020
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Hi John, here's a chance to fire up your enjoyment for writing ;) as a blank page to explore with no limits. If you had to...

CanadaSC1
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TheHanes 8th June 2020
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Hi John, Can you please suggest and comment on some songs that you enjoy and have used as sonic references? And on top...

diegua
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diegua 8th June 2020
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Hello John, thanks for doing this. May I ask you about those PSB headphones, would you tell more about those ? How do you like...

Stéphane
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Dias 8th June 2020
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I'm a producer who also has an engineering background, and many of my "working mixes" have been released, since there...

MattyJoe
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TheHanes 8th June 2020
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Hi John, thanks for doing this Q+A! I have a question about whether yourself and Serban ever get into doing "additional...

aidyhall
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TheHanes 8th June 2020
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Hi John, thanks for doing this awesome Q&A. Been enjoying all the posts. How do you approach automation. Do you use a...

Oroz
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TheHanes 5th June 2020
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Do you generally boost to make things stand out, or do you carve at things that might obscure what you want to stand out?

Lei
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TheHanes 5th June 2020
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Hello John, Thank you for doing this! I have a question regarding building mix template to have pain-free perfect stem...

EvgenyStudio
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TheHanes 5th June 2020
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Hi John, Thank you for taking the time to answer questions. You've had a great career judging by your credits. I confess...

wilkinswp
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TheHanes 5th June 2020
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Hi John, thank you so much for doing this! I want to ask how you generally treat s's and t's as they always seem to sit tight...

Lei
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TheHanes 5th June 2020
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Hi Joh, Thank you for agreeing to answer questions. You've worked What would you say very well known and talented voices. ...

Coldsnow
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TheHanes 5th June 2020
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Hi John great to have you on here with your vast experience as an engineer and mix engineer! I'll start with a question, I'm...

H-Rezz
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TheHanes 5th June 2020
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Hey John thank you doing this What clock are you using if any?

JblKid95
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TheHanes 4th June 2020
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Working with more and more major labels, the bouncing of mix stems seems to take up more and more of my time. I imagine you...

Lei
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TheHanes 4th June 2020
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Hi John, big fan of your work, thanks so much for doing this! I was wondering if there are some plugins that you use on every...

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TheHanes 4th June 2020
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Hello Mr.Hanes, Firstly thank you very much for taking the time to do this Q&A. My question is: What are some tips and...

JanetB
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TheHanes 4th June 2020
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Hi John What techniques do you use to make your mixes hold up in mono and stereo? Eg uptown funk and 24 carrot magic. Thanks

Scubaman
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TheHanes 3rd June 2020
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Hi John, thank you for sharing your expertise. Mixing new music every day, I guess you had to develop a method to limit the...

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TheHanes 2nd June 2020
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Hi John, I would sincerely appreciate some of your insight into the world of creating "chart-topping" mixes...

CanadaSC1
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TheHanes 2nd June 2020
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Hi John, many many thanks for doing this. Really looking forward to read all the questions and answers. I’d love to know if...

Oroz
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Oroz 1st June 2020