Finding Your Niche in Audio Production with Mike Exeter artwork
Master Your Mix Podcast

Finding Your Niche in Audio Production with Mike Exeter

  • E64
  • 1:12:40
  • October 20th 2021

Mike Exeter is a record producer and engineer best known for his work with artists such as Black Sabbath, Judas Priest, Cradle of Filth, and so many others.




  • The importance of diversifying your audio skills
  • Why your technical skills aren’t the thing that sets you apart
  • The lessons Mike learned from working alongside Rick Rubin
  • What it’s like to work with Black Sabbath
  • Mike’s unusual technique for recording toms
  • Tips for getting the perfect mic position when recording guitars
  • How to get metal mixes to sound heavy but still balanced
  • How to manage the low end when working with lots of double-kick drums hits
  • The 5 dimensions of mixing and how to ensure you achieve them


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