How to Overcome Writer’s Block: 10 Tips and Tricks Used by Pros

It’s something that every creative has experienced and will likely face again: the feeling of being totally out of ideas. Inspiration comes to a halt, and starting or finishing a project seems like an insurmountable task. Writer’s block is discouraging and…

Top 10 Home Studio Essentials for Beginners

An efficient home studio set-up is essential for producers, engineers, and musicians of any level. And luckily, the time has never been better to get into the game. Rapid advances in digital technology over the past decade have made home…

The biggest factor that influences acoustic guitar sound | FAQ Friday
FAQ Friday is our weekly roundup of YOUR questions! If you have any questions you’d like to ask, simply leave them in the comments below (or on YouTube), and I’ll do my best to answer them! Here’s a big question!…
Legendary Luthiery: Scott Baxendale & the Baxendale Conversion Process

Scott Baxendale is a renowned luthier who began building custom instruments for Mossman Guitars in 1974. By 1978 he had joined the team at Gruhn Guitars in Nashville–one of the most well-known used, vintage, and collectible instrument dealers in the…

Kali Audio Studio Monitors Review & Giveaway
a Rafflecopter giveaway You’ve been asking about the new monitors I have behind me for the last couple of weeks- well, today we’re going to talk about them! They are the Kali Audio LP-6 6.5-Inch Studio Monitors! They are fully…
10 Things No One Tells You About Music Production
1. Your first attempts at making music will not be that good! It’s ok! My first productions were atrocious! Knowing what I know now I wish I had created more songs and spent less time trying to perfect the ones…
When should you stop editing and start mixing? | FAQ Friday
FAQ Friday is our weekly roundup of YOUR questions! If you have any questions you’d like to ask, simply leave it in the comments below (or on YouTube), and I’ll do my best to answer it! We always get a…
Cloudlifter Mic Activator Demo & Giveaway
a Rafflecopter giveaway Today we’re taking a look at the Cloudlifter - I’ve been wanting to try one of these for years, but haven’t had the chance. I have heard from many people that although initially the Cloudlifters were specifically…
UA Apollo X w/ Two Door Cinema Club @ Air Studios
As you can probably tell from the video, my voice is super hoarse right now, and that’s from travelling! We spent a few days in the UK with Universal Audio at AIR studios Lyndhurst. AIR studios is short for Associated…
Should you use drum samples? | FAQ Friday
FAQ Friday is our weekly roundup of YOUR questions! If you have a question you’d like to ask, simply leave it in the comments below (or on YouTube), and I’ll do my best to answer it! There is no criteria…
Royer R-10 Ribbon Mic Review & Giveaway
a Rafflecopter giveaway This is a very exciting episode for me because we’re reviewing a BRAND NEW MIC! At least it’s brand new to me! haha We all know about Royer Labs, and we all know that they make a…
Logic Pro X 10.4 Update and New Features (2018 Overview)

Today we have a very special guest on Produce Like A Pro, our good friend Rob Mayzes from Musician On A Mission! Rob has studied audio production at University, worked in a range of studios around London, learned from some…

How to get Big Guitar Tones w/ Bob Marlette & Ulrich Wild

The best way to show you how to achieve a massive guitar sound is to show you the approaches of 2 different professional mixers/producers/engineers! We have the incredibly talented Bob Marlette (Black Sabbath, Seether, Saliva, Marilyn Manson) and Ulrich Wild…

Acoustic Guitar Miking Techniques | FAQ Friday
FAQ Friday is our weekly episode where I answer your most frequently asked questions! How do you get your question answered? Leave thought provoking, conversation starting questions or comments on the videos! If you've been wondering about something, ask away!…
Hybrid mixing with Classic Rock Legends

Today’s video is an excerpt from our very special course called “Mixing Classic Rock for Charity.” The course features an all-star cast of musicians and a song written by Dick Wagner (one of the greatest guitar players of the ‘70s!).…

Rare & Obscure Gear (Blackbird Studio Tour)

While we were in Nashville for the Produce Like A Pro Academy Masterclass, we had a chance to take a tour of the wonderful Blackbird Studios! We’ve done tours of this studio in the past, but this year Mark Rubel…

From small town to Country Music Legend (Talking w/ Jeff Balding)

While we were in Nashville for Summer NAMM, we had the opportunity to chat with the incredibly talented Jeff Balding at Ocean Way Nashville! Jeff is a Nashville-based, eight-time Grammy-nominated producer and tracking/mixing engineer. He’s recognized for his genre-spanning work…