Sean OKeefe - What tracks sound like in isolation vs. the mix artwork
Master Your Mix Podcast

Sean OKeefe - What tracks sound like in isolation vs. the mix

  • E63
  • 1:22:06
  • October 13th 2021

Sean O'Keefe is a record producer, mixer, and engineer based in Chicago, Illinois. He is best known for his work with Fall Out Boy, Hawthorne Heights, Plain White T's, and Beach Bunny.



  • Sean’s unique approach to using reference tracks to help create killer sounds quickly
  • Working with Fall Out Boy
  • How to dial guitar tones that sound big, wide, and clear
  • The secret to getting your bass to cut through your mix
  • What instruments should sound like in solo vs in the context of the mix
  • The single most important question you need to ask your clients before starting any mix
  • Sean’s three-meter technique to guaranteeing that his mixes are properly gainstaged


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