In 2019, Hozier's second, much anticipated full-length record "Wasteland, Baby!" peaked at #1 in the Billboard Top 200, Billboard Top Alternative Albums, Billboard US Folk Albums, and Billboard US Top Rock Albums.
For his second full-length record, Hozier once again called on the immense talent of world-renowned mixing engineer Andrew Scheps, who famously mixed Hozier's first chart-topping single "Take Me To Church" in 2014.
In this pureMix.net exclusive, Andrew pulls up his mixing session of the album's second single, "Movement." He breaks down his approach to the intricate arrangement, unique percussive elements, and powerful song climax, showing you how he mixed the chart-topping single.
See how Andrew Scheps:
- Discusses pre-fader sends and when you need them
- Explains his use of multiple parallel compressors on drums
- Shows his use of the "Drums Dirt Bus" to add the distorted texture that brings the excitement to the kit at the end of the track
- Breaks down the arrangement of the different keyboards, guitars, bass, and synths to build the monolithic harmonic structure of the song
- Explains how he created space with imaging and delays on the lead synth line
- Breaks down the vocal harmony arrangement
Watch Andrew Scheps, mix "Movement" from Hozier. Only on pureMix.net