At the latest Sweetwater Gearfest, producer Fab Dupont and first engineer Meredith McCandless of FLUX Studios took an auditorium packed with 300 engineers through a complete tracking session from start to finish. The live seminar covered mic and preamp choices (including Universal Audio’s 4-710 Tone-Blending and 2-610 Dual Channel preamps, and LA-610 MKII Recording Channel), placement and recording techniques, and showed them how to combine it all into a rough mix.

Lucky for us, this one-hour session is available as a free streaming video series on Puremix.net — complete with the associated sound files. Check out the whole series with the links below.

GEARFEST 2011 ON PUREMIX.NET — TRACKING THE BAND