Evolution of a Song
Marc Daniel Nelson returns to Inside Blackbird to work on a track by Chicago indie artist Todd Kessler to explore the journey of a song from demo to final mix. Marc discusses his initial thoughts on the demo and the changes he made to improve the overall track. This video is a perfect demonstration of what aspects you can analyze in your demos that can take the final mix to the next level.
Marc Daniel Nelson
Marc Daniel Nelson is a Grammy-nominated mixing engineer, music producer, and creative director. He studied engineering under his mentors, Bill Schnee and Ken Caillet, and has been working steadily in music for the last twenty years. He’s incredibly knowledgeable about the art of recording and has a gift for communicating that knowledge. Marc lives in Los Angeles, where he also works in film.
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