Release date: 2023
Producer: Mix With The Masters
Manufacturer website: Link
Author: Jeff Bhasker
Duration: 1h 16min
Handout type: Video tutorial
Description : A talented producer, songwriter and musical visionary joins us from his studio in Los Angeles to immerse you in the world of Uptown Funk, Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars’ record hit!
Looking through the track’s original basics, Jeff delves into the smallest details of the funk-inspired mega-hit. He talks about the early jam sessions that spawned the song’s unforgettable groove, as well as the band’s never-ending quest to find the perfect hook. Simple in structure, the song is replete with cultural references and stunning musical performances that have stood the test of time.
It is Jeff’s passion for performance that is at the core of his production philosophy. You’ll recognize his signature approach to creating organic arrangements that jump out of the grid, and the recording techniques he uses to capture ideas as they come up. Whether he’s working on a powerful hip hop track or a soaring pop ballad, his creative process carries an unmistakable authenticity that connects millions of listeners around the world.
Throughout this series of videos, Jeff remains open and honest about his artistic practice. He shares many of the lessons he has learned while working with some of the world’s biggest artists and reminds us that while trends may come and go, great craftsmanship is timeless.
1. Early years, musical training, live performance, demo process
2. Arrangement overview, cultural references, recording process
3. Drum production, instrument preparation, session musicians
4. Fidelity, equipment, microphone placement, room sounds, processing
5. Tempo and key, vocal recording, phrasing, groove
6. Collaboration, relationships, philosophy, project completion
There are subtitles in Russian, English and Spanish.
Sample files: not provided
Video Format: MP4
Video: AVC, 1920×1080, 16:9, 30 fps, 1500 kb/s
Audio: AAC, 44.1 kHz, 320 kb/s, 2 channels