I was recently searching through my computer for old files and came across this. Hope you enjoy it.
We had tracked three songs for Yahoo that needed to be mixed. The difference being that now we’re on the road and I’ve got to find time in the day to do this. So here is how it went down. These tracks need to be done today since we are flying to the UK tomorrow for a handful of shows and I won’t have the Pro Tools rig on this run. I get to the KROQ show at around 11AM. Went straight to FOH to deal with my show file and make sure all plugins came up. Guess what, didn’t work out that way. The console software had been upgraded and some of plugins didn’t like that. After about and hour and a half of downloading and installing new drivers and plugin software everything is working. Now I’ve got to listen to the PA and deal with line check, all the while knowing that my time is running out to get the mixes done for Yahoo. Now it’s 2:30PM and the show time is 3:45PM. I’m in the truck, which is parked at the back of the stage, setting up my rig for mixing. Since I had set up snapshots for each song I loaded the Pro Tools tracks and the Yahoo file I had saved on the Profile. Being that we’re parked at the back of the stage there is no way I’m going to be able to mix on monitors since it’s very noisy around me. I pull out my trusty Sony MDR-7506 headphones and get to work. At 3:35 I get the last track done and exported onto the USB stick. I get to FOH with 5 minutes to spare before the show starts. Show goes well and truck gets loaded and we’re in the van on the way to the airport for our departure to the UK. Billy did some mastering to the tracks on his laptop while at 40,000 feet and today they went up on the Yahoo site. Enjoy!!!