Roswell Mini K-47 Microphone Review & Giveaway
a Rafflecopter giveaway I've had this box since November! This came from a very good friend Mr. Matt McGlynn! We did a video last year with Matt talking about microphones, which you can watch here: Mic Madness with Matt McGlynn! (MMWMM!)…
Dave Pensado Interview and Fab Factory Studio Tour

This week we had the opportunity to tour the Fab Factory Recording Studio and speak with each of the fantastic engineers working there–including the wonderful Dave Pensado! The Fab Factory is a 4-room, 3-booth studio owned by Shaun Fabos. Right…

5 Quick Modulation Mixing Tricks
Download The Modulation Tricks Cheatsheet 1. Widening A Mono Guitar This trick can work for any mono instrument source you get. Very often I hear mixes where someone has taken a mono guitar and panned it to one side and…
Sonnox VoxDoubler Toolbox Plug-ins Review

By: Barry Rudolph The Sonnox’ VoxDoubler plug-ins are the first two new processors in their Toolbox Series coded exactly for vocals. Music mixers can now easily fatten up vocals dimensionally in stereo with the VoxD Widen plug-in or more conventionally,…

Pink noise mixing: Everything you need to know

What is Pink Noise Mixing? If you’ve ever found yourself sitting in your chair staring at your computer wondering how you let yourself be bamboozled into mixing a track that appears to have hundreds upon hundreds of layers, you’ve come…

Introducing Barry Rudolph
Hey Everybody! I'm going to be reviewing current audio equipment, commenting on various topics and generally will get in the way from time to time. Hope you don't mind! Ha! You might know my byline from Mix Magazine where I've been…
SSL’s, Recording with Tape & Building a Resume (FAQ Friday)
In this week’s FAQ Friday we have a lot of very very wonderful questions starting with "Do you use the SSL at all? It seems that it is simply an expensive book stand?" Yes! They’re books! - On the left…
Sonnox Vocal Thickening and Widening Plugin (Review & Giveaway)
What is a VoxDoubler? (From Sonnox.com) VoxDoubler is presented as two separate Plug-Ins that focus on the two most common vocal doubling workflows. Vocal performances lie at the very heart of a song. Doubling vocals is a really effective way…
Ken Scott Interview (The Beatles, David Bowie) and Sound Techniques at NAMM

What an immense pleasure it was to have run into the amazing Ken Scott at the Sound Techniques booth. Ken is a record producer and engineer who’s worked with a handful of lesser known artists like The Beatles, David Bowie,…

5 Quick EQ Mixing Tricks
Download the EQ Tricks Cheatsheet 1.Bass Guitar EQ Multiple sources differently to create one great sound. i. With the first source, the DI, control lows and highs with EQ filters- Using a stock plugin, set around 170-200Hz, and everything above…
Vocal mixing, widening, compression and getting a great vocal performance- FAQ Friday
As always, I get tons of amazing questions from you guys on a daily/weekly basis! If a singer thinks that there he or she is the world's greatest singer and they have this amazing range but actually don’t, how do…
Sonuus Loopa Mic Review And Giveaway
a Rafflecopter giveaway What is a looper microphone? (From Sonuus.com) A looper microphone works just like a normal microphone, but lets you record what you sing, replay it in a loop and sing over it. Beatboxing is very cool, but…
J.J. Blair Interview and Studio Tour (The Who, Johnny Cash, Rod Stewart)

After “threatening” to do it over the course of several AES and NAMM conventions, I finally had the chance to meet with my good friend and marvellous engineer, J.J. Blair. J.J.’s worked with many incredible artists over the years, including…

5 Quick Master Bus Mixing Tricks
Download The Masterbus Tricks Cheatsheet 1. Automate the output of your last plugin - If you want add more impact to different sections of your song use this simple trick.  Create an automation line for the output of the last plugin…
Analogue vs. Mixing in the box & dodgy contracts – FAQ Friday
Hello lovely people! I got a good bunch of great questions this week! Please keep them coming! I post a new FAQ Friday video... every Friday! haha Let's get to it! I get this questions similar to this all the…
IK Multimedia’s iRig Pro I/O Interface Review & Giveaway
a Rafflecopter giveaway The thing that intrigued me about this was "portable audio midi device for iOS." It's really interesting - I've never recorded my guitar onto my iPhone before! We're going to try it and you're going to see…
Mark Endert Interview (The Fray, Fiona Apple, Train)

I recently had the tremendous pleasure of speaking with Mark  Endert, a mixing engineer whose credits include The Fray, Train, Fiona Apple, Maroon 5, and Madonna, among many others. Mark and I have both a personal and professional relationship going…

5 Quick Compression Mixing Tricks
Download The Compression Tricks Cheatsheet 1. Side Chain the guitar to the lead vocal - This is a simple effect to set up. If you find yourself at the end of the song, and the lead guitar and vocal are…
Logic 10.4 Update: the first to utilize ARA-2
By: Carlo Libertini Apple's release of the latest Logic Pro update this year at The NAMM Show was no accident. Amidst all the clamor and thunder of almost countless software developers, Logic quietly hit the app store with nothing less…
FAQ Friday – Building Your Business
Hello lovely people! It's hard to believe that the entire first month of 2018 is gone and behind us! The Produce Like A Pro team had a wonderful time at NAMM checking out all the cool gear, filming videos and…
Mics, Preamps, Plugins, Vocal Tuning, and a Giveaway! NAMM Day 4
This is the last video we'll be posting from NAMM 2018! For those of you who couldn't attend, I hope you enjoyed "attending" via these videos! It was a great time and I can't wait to do it all over…
Songwriters Win Big in Royalty Battle with Streaming Services

An uphill legal dispute with music streaming services has finally come to a head, marking an unprecedented victory for songwriters. The federal Copyright Royalty Board headed the push for increased royalty rates from digital streaming and won a nearly 50%…