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Austrian Audio on Tour this Summer with Desmond Child rocking the Parthenon in Greece

Vienna, Austria – Over the past couple of years, Austrian Audio microphones and headphones have become a staple in the toolkit of many FOH engineers. So much so that Austrian Audio mics…

A Game-Changing Microphone On The Horizon: LEWITT Announces MTP W950

We've only heard really exciting new from LEWITT in the last few years and knowing their plan for later this year, it is clear that they are here to stay and branching…

Kali Audio Announces “Atmos Brunch” Event in Los Angeles, June 5

Kali Audio will be holding an educational brunch on Sunday, June 5, 2022 at The Village Studios in Los Angeles. The event is open to industry professionals who are interested in learning…

 

The 7 Best Soundproof Curtains for Your Home Studio

Ever wondered how soundproof curtains actually perform in a home studio? While not the typical go-to in acoustic treatment, they do serve a purpose, especially under the right circumstances. What Are Soundproof Curtains? It’s important to clarify right away that…

Recording & Mixing Masterclass with Darrell Thorp
When I started building my career as a producer, I was very fortunate to be able to work alongside legendary producers like Shelly Yakus (U2, The Ramones) and Jack Douglas (Alice Cooper, Aerosmith). During this time, my knowledge about audio,…
The Best Reverb Pedal Options for Your Rig [2022 Guide]

Building a killer guitar rig is one of the funnest aspects of playing the instrument. And little is more satisfying than adding space, dimension, and even deep ambience to your tone with an awesome reverb pedal. Stompboxes aren’t just for…

Recording Your Dream Drums At Middle Farm Studios
Today we are joined by the marvelous Mr Adam Steel of Hop Pole Studios. Check out his channel! He is starting a new recording and mixing series on the channel documenting his transition to a brand new... brand and recently worked…
The 8 Best In-Ear Monitors For Any Budget [2022 Guide]

The best in-ear monitors (IEM) can completely revolutionize a band’s live performance, isolating them from the noisy stage for clear monitoring. Some musicians who are already accustomed to IEM also prefer them in the studio over headphones — usually for…

The 10 Best Travel Guitar Options in 2022 [Acoustic & Electric]

The best travel guitar makes a perfect companion for busy, on-the-go guitarists searching for playability that’s built to move. There are electric options, acoustic options, and even hybrid electro-acoustic travel guitars. Whether it’s for practice and warming up, or full-blown…

Bryan Adam’s, Reckless – Albums That Changed Music
Written by Paul Tingen Bryan Adam’s fourth album Reckless is several milestones rolled into one. Released in 1984, it was Bryan Adams’ international breakthrough album. It brought big rock songs with guitars back to the forefront, at a time when…
Building A Studio: Interfaces For Any Budget
Today we have part FIVE of our Building A New Studio series, where we are turning a small children's bedroom into a studio! Check out Part 1 to 4 here The hardest part so far out of all of this…
Austrian Audio on Tour this Summer with Desmond Child rocking the Parthenon in Greece
Vienna, Austria – Over the past couple of years, Austrian Audio microphones and headphones have become a staple in the toolkit of many FOH engineers. So much so that Austrian Audio mics “are going on tour” this summer accompanying legendary…
How I ALWAYS Start Recording Sessions – FAQ Friday
My absolute favourite way to record is having a band in a room performing at the same time. It is how many of my favourite records were produced and Pro Mix Academy released a course with Manny Nieto on the…
The BEAUTIFULLY Smooth Cloud 44 Passive Ribbon Microphone
We met so many fantastic companies at NAMM 2022 and we have a lot of news to come from them but, today, we look at the Cloud 44 Passive Ribbon. You can enter to win this microphone below. We invited…
Acoustic Loop1 Looper Pedal Review: Easy to Use and Made to Play

A good looper pedal serves a variety of purposes for guitar players. They can be excellent practice and writing tools, letting you improvise over chord progressions or explore song arrangements without having to set up to record. Some solo musicians…

What Is the Overtone Series & How Do Overtones Work?

The overtone series, also called the harmonic series, naturally occurs due to the way sound waves vibrate. Practically speaking, it helps define an instrument’s timbre. What Are Overtones in Music? A fundamental frequency is that of the primary note being…

From Bear Creek to Grandmasters: The Story of The Foo Fighters’ “Everlong”
Written by Caitlin Vaughn Carlos  In 1997, the members of Foo Fighters convened after a Holiday break and decided to re-record their The Color and the Shape album. Not only did it afford the band a second chance to create…