Production studio work (setting levels, sound for each instrument, balance, stereo targeting, effects, and choosing tracks) took a couple of days.  Jeff Reid’s studio console looks like this.

Day 2…same scene.

Moonshine came along and he was mostly bored.

Here is what happens during production in three snapshots using the song “One More Roadhouse” as an example.

Raw from the studio tracks, unproduced, arbitrary balance and no targeting

Final studio production, unmastered

Final mastered cut