In the 31st episode of Pensado's Place, Dave welcomes record producer Eric Valentine. Eric has produced albums for artists such as Good Charlotte, Lostprophets, Taking Back Sunday, Nickel Creek, Queens of the Stone Age, Third Eye Blind, Smash Mouth, The All-American Rejects and Slash.
Eric answer's viewer questions in "The Corner Office", and joins Dave in "The Batter's Box" with a slightly different spin than normal. At the conclusion of the episode, Dave and company announce the winner of a free copy of Pro Tools 9 courtesy of Avid!
00:00 - Opening 00:44 - Introductions 02:05 - Online Info 06:33 - Into The Lair w/ Eric Valentine 20:37 - Welcoming Eric Valentine 22:06 - The vocal sound on Queens Of The Stone Age "No One Knows" 23:06 - Micing Technique on the new Slash record 26:31 - Distortion and Harmonic Content 35:20 - Discussing how Eric has solved the comb filtering reflections a console creates. 43:48 - How niche records might be the future of the music business 44:10 - The Corner Office 47:50 - The Batter's Box 54:45 - Pro Tools 9 Week 3 Winner