Groundbreaking Producer and Engineer: Lenise Bent
Producer/engineer Lenise Bent is one of the first women recording engineers and has worked on many iconic records including “Aja” by Steely Dan, “Breakfast in America” by Supertramp and “Tusk” by Fleetwood Mac. She was also the first woman to…
Songs That Changed Music: Blondie – Heart Of Glass
In 1979 Blondie, the New York band fronted by Debbie Harry, had their first US hit with “Heart of Glass”,a propulsive, glitter-smothered track about a love affair gone wrong, and a shoo-in for radio playlists. It was a bold new sound…
Ableton Hotkeys: 15 Shortcuts to Improve Workflow

Keyboard shortcuts are non-negotiable if you want to master your DAW. The better you know your software, the faster you can implement creative ideas. Any time wasted trying to figure out how to do something is a hindrance to creativity and staying…

Best Affordable Matched Stereo Condensers
The only microphone stereo pair you'll need. The LCT 140 AIR stereo pair lets you switch between two sound characteristics - AIR for a record-ready sound and FLAT for highly authentic recordings. By using automated production processes, you get perfectly matched stereo pairs without paying…
5 Ways To Reinvent Your Audio With Matt Lange
These are some of Matt Lange’s favourite personal tricks, tricks he does within his own work! Try these 5 tips below which will help you find inspiration and reinvent your audio! 1.Pitch Shifting Pitch Shifting is, as the name clearly…
Tyrell N6: The Best Free Synth?

The Tyrell N6 is a free software synthesizer designed by u-he founder Urs Heckmann. A “compact, sporty synth,” Nexus 6 boasts a huge array of classic analogue sounds in a streamlined, intuitive interface. How the Tyrell N6 Was Born Tyrell…

What Is Atmos Music? An Immersive Audio Experience

Dolby Atmos Music hasn’t completely taken over yet, but it’s planting the seeds for the future of audio. It’s is a three-dimensional format, and for film and television, it’s already pretty well established. We’ll take a dive into the fully…

ORTF Mic Technique | Stereo Recording

ORTF is a common stereo mic technique. Stereo recording uses two microphones to capture a single sound source; each mic then gets panned to either side of the stereo field. Over the years, engineers have developed tried and true methods…