Summer NAMM 2017 Part II
We recently got to visit wonderful Nashville, TN and attend the Summer NAMM show! It was a great trip and we talked to so many gear manufacturers, musicians, producers and engineers.  The second day that we attended the show we…
Mastering Music with Warren Sokol
To many of us, mastering can seem like a mystical process but, it doesn't have to be.  We know that it's a necessary part of taking a mix to the finish line, and making it ready to release to the…
The Beatles Recording Reference Manual with Jerry Hammack
I'm excited to sit down with Jerry Hammack to talk about the most influential band of all time: The Beatles! The Beatles have influenced music makers for decades, they are irreplaceable for the development of modern recording! So many techniques…
Home Studio Music Production with Joe Gilder
Hi Friends, I hope you're doing marvellously well! During our time at Summer NAMM, I was honored to be invited to Joe Gilder's Home Studio! Many of you probably know Joe through his website Home Studio Corner and also his…
Summer NAMM 2017 in Nashville, TN!
We recently got to visit wonderful Nashville, TN and attend the Summer NAMM show! It was a great trip and we talked to so many gear manufacturers, musicians, producers and engineers.  The first day that we attended the show we…
Graham Coxon (Blur) & Thomas Gray Interview
Lovely people, I hope you're doing marvellously well! I'm very honored and privileged to sit down with the wonderful Graham Coxon, lead guitarist of Blur and Thomas Gray of Gray Guitars. Thomas is the son of Nigel Gray, who produced…
Win A Roswell Pro Audio Delphos Microphone ($899 Value)
Last week I visited Summer NAMM in beautiful Nashville, TN and had a wonderful time.  One of the people I talked to at the show was Matt McGlynn from Roswell Pro Audio. Matt also runs Recordinghacks.com. If you have never visited…
Talking Drums with Blair Sinta at Sunset Sound
As many of you know I love to talk to engineers, producers and musicians.  I find it incredibly fascinating when I find someone that is all 3. Blair Sinta the embodiment of all of the above.  He's has recorded and toured…
Studio monitors automatically adjust to your room
Embracing the song as a whole, as well as being able to clearly hear each individual instrument is critical in recording and mixing. The speakers we use, along with our ears are arguably the most important tools in mixing and…
Win A Shure & Focusrite Drum Recording Package ($1719 Value)
I recently did a live recording session at the legendary Sunset Sound Studio Three, where Prince recorded three of his best albums and lived in for several years. We used all of the wonderful equipment Sunset Sound has to offer including…
$1700 vs. $100 000 Mic Setup – Recording Session At Sunset Sound
The challenge many people now face is how do we make amazing recordings on a limited budget? There's a minefield of gear out there!  I decided I would ask two companies who make affordable equipment to lend us some gear.…
Bass Recording Setup & Pedals with Jon Button
Marvellous people! Please welcome the wonderful Jon Button. Jon is an amazing bassist who has toured and recorded with many of my favourite bands and artists such as The Who, Sheryl Crow and Shakira. Jon and I have been working…
Mixing Rock Kick Drums with Cameron Webb
In this video, Grammy winning producer/engineer Cameron Webb shows us how to use EQ, Compression and Samples to mix Punk Rock kick drums with just the right amount of polish and trashiness to them. Cameron is an amazing producer who…
Singer/Songwriter Louise Goffin Interview
Over 30 years ago I was a pimply kid guitar player with a home made electric guitar and a Seymour Duncan 60 Watt Amp who wanted to be Jeff Beck! I worked part time in music store selling guitars and…
Mixing Live Horns in a HipHop Track – Pete Woj
Hi Friends, I'm excited to share our latest tutorial with Engineer and Audio Educator Pete Woj with you: In this video, Pete shows mix a live horn section and get them to blend well with a big Hiphop track. Learn…
Remote Bass Recording with Nashville Bassist Steve Cook
From a $100 pawn shop bass guitar at the age of 13 to touring and recording bass with country artist Phil Vassar, Steve Cook’s story is not one of privilege, but rather a story about hard work paying off. Steve…