Tag Archives: mixing

Mixing: I’m Looking Through You, You Won’t See Me, Girl, Wait, The Word, Michelle

Studio One (control room), EMI Studios, Abbey Road
Producer: George Martin
Engineer: Norman Smith

With recording for Rubber Soul completed on 11 November 1965, all that was left to do were final mono and stereo mixes, and the deciding of the running order. Read more »

Recording, mixing: The Word, You Won’t See Me, Girl, Wait, I’m Looking Through You

Room 65, Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road
Producer: George Martin
Engineer: Norman Smith

The last day of recording for Rubber Soul was a busy one, with four songs completed and another mixed for mono and stereo. Read more »

Recording, mixing: Run For Your Life, We Can Work It Out, The Word, I’m Looking Through You

Room 65, Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road
Producer: George Martin
Engineer: Norman Smith

In the afternoon, most likely without The Beatles being present, George Martin created stereo mixes of two recently-recorded songs. It was followed by an evening session in which the group completed two other songs. Read more »

Editing, mixing: The Beatles’ Third Christmas Record, Michelle, What Goes On, Run For Your Life, Think For Yourself

Room 65, EMI Studios, Abbey Road
Producer: George Martin
Engineer: Norman Smith

The Beatles were not present for this mono and stereo mixing session overseen by George Martin. Five recordings were prepared for release, including the group's third fan club message. Read more »

Mixing: Drive My Car, Day Tripper, In My Life, If I Needed Someone, Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown), Nowhere Man

Studio Two (control room), EMI Studios, Abbey Road
Producer: George Martin
Engineer: Norman Smith

Stereo mixes for five Rubber Soul songs were created by George Martin on this day, as well as one of Day Tripper for The Beatles' forthcoming single. Mono mixes of each of the songs had been created the previous day by George Martin. Read more »

Mixing: Drive My Car, In My Life, If I Needed Someone, Day Tripper, Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown), Nowhere Man

Studio Two (control room), EMI Studios, Abbey Road
Producer: George Martin
Engineer: Norman Smith

Mono mixes for five Rubber Soul songs were created by George Martin on this day, as well as one of Day Tripper for The Beatles' forthcoming single. Read more »

Mixing: I’ve Just Seen A Face, I’m Down, It’s Only Love, Act Naturally, Wait, Help!, Yesterday

Studio Two (control room), EMI Studios, Abbey Road
Producer: George Martin
Engineer: Norman Smith

Work on Help! concluded on this day, with mono and stereo mixes prepared for the album and single. Read more »

Recording, mixing: Dizzy Miss Lizzy, Bad Boy

Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road
Producer: George Martin
Engineer: Norman Smith

The Beatles recorded two Larry Williams songs on this evening, both of which were initially intended for Capitol Records, their label in North America. Dizzy Miss Lizzy and Bad Boy had been in the group's live set since their Cavern Club days. Read more »

Mixing: You’re Going To Lose That Girl

Studio Two (control room), EMI Studios, Abbey Road
Producer: George Martin
Engineer: Norman Smith

While The Beatles were filming at Twickenham Film Studios, a mono mix and three new stereo mixes of You're Going To Lose That Girl was created at EMI Studios in London in an hour-long session. Read more »

Mixing: Yes It Is, You’ve Got To Hide Your Love Away, If You’ve Got Trouble, Tell Me What You See, I Need You, Another Girl, Ticket To Ride, You Like Me Too Much, The Night Before, You’re Going To Lose That Girl, That Means A Lot

Studio Two (control room), EMI Studios, Abbey Road
Engineer: Norman Smith

On the day The Beatles began filming Help! in the Bahamas, stereo mixes were made of all 11 songs already recorded during the album's sessions. Read more »

Mixing: What You’re Doing, Honey Don’t, Mr Moonlight, Every Little Thing, Eight Days A Week

Studio Two (control room), EMI Studios, Abbey Road
Producer: George Martin
Engineer: Norman Smith

Five songs for the Beatles For Sale album were mixed for mono and stereo on this day, ahead of the release date of 4 December 1964. Read more »

Recording, mixing: I Don’t Want To Spoil The Party, Rock And Roll Music, Words Of Love, Baby’s In Black, I’m A Loser, Kansas City/Hey-Hey-Hey-Hey!, Honey Don’t, What You’re Doing, Another Beatles Christmas Record

Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road
Producer: George Martin
Engineer: Norman Smith

Four recording and mixing sessions took place on this day at EMI Studios, for songs later released on Beatles For Sale. It was the last recording session for the album. Read more »