Exploring The Brooklyn Recording Paradise Studio: Studio Tour
We love a good studio tour especially when we get to make them when on visits to other cities! In October, we visited many studios from The Bunker Studio to the legendary Powerstation BerkleeNYC and, today, we share our time…
Recording to Mixing – ‘Come Together’ by The Beatles
We recently saw the Tascam Model 24 in action with a recording performed by Unsung, a talented group of musicians with fantastic energy! In this recording session, the band decided to take on the classic Beatles tune “Come Together,” and…
Overloud Voice Review: The Ultimate One-Stop Vocal Production Plugin?

Ever wondered how the world’s top engineers craft award-winning vocals? Everyone has their own approach and techniques, but many of the same kinds of effects go into vocal chains on each and every mix, across genres and from mixer to…

Satire or Reality?: The Beastie Boy’s “Fight For Your Right”
Written by Kieran Vaughn Satirical, Controversial and a live show favorite, the Beastie Boys “You Gotta Fight For Your Right To Party” took 1986 by storm, bridging the color line of the hip-hop and rock communities and confusing fans and…
The Best Violin Microphones to Add Some Live Strings to Your Mix

The best violin microphone for stage or studio does a solid job of capturing the detail and nuance of the instrument. Violin can be incredibly intimate, so you’ll want to try and retain that delicateness with a microphone that captures…

Recording Heavy Metal LIVE with Kristian Kohle
Are you ready to take your metal recording skills to the next level? Look no further than the Kohle Audio Kult and their Live Recording Metal Masterclass. Led by the one and only Kristian Kohle, (Powerwolf, Eskimo, and Callboy), this…
EVE AUDIO introduces new studio monitor SC2070
The SC2070 sets new standards in detailed reproduction of high and midrange frequencies and ensures an extremely balanced system response as well as superior precision across the entire frequency range  BERLIN, GERMANY — EVE Audio is proud to announce the…
The 7 Best Tape Delay Pedals for Studio & Live Sound

A tape delay pedal emulates the sound of a widely used analog effect that is much more easily accomplished with digital technology. Tape delay has some unique and desirable characteristics to readily transform your sound. What Is Tape Delay? Tape…

The Best DJ Headphones in 2023 (Our Top Picks for Any Budget)

The best DJ headphones aren’t the same as the best studio headphones. We’ll discover what sets them apart and how to pick the right set for you! Why Having a Quality Pair of Headphones for DJing Is a Must Nearly…

The 10 Best Drum Practice Pads in 2023

Drum practice pads are one of the best ways to develop sticking technique in a quiet and controlled manner. They allow drummers to really hone in on the more mechanical aspects of rudiments to perfect their approach when it’s time…

The Best Distortion Pedals for Live & Studio Playing [2023 Guide]

A distortion pedal is an indispensable effect for every guitar player — even those who don’t necessarily play heavy music. At light settings, they can give your tone a bit of crunch and compression. At more extreme settings, you can…

Mix Heavy Rock Drums like a Pro: Techniques and Secrets from Marc Daniel Nelson
Are you a fan of heavy rock music and looking to improve your mixing skills? Look no further! Today, we're going to take a deep dive into mixing heavy rock drums with Marc Daniel Nelson, a professional mixer and producer.…
McDSP HD vs. Native Plugins: Everything You Need to Know

The McDSP plugin collection includes two versions of each effect. We’ll shed light on McDSP HD vs Native plugins so you know what’s right for your system. What Is a DSP Plugin? DSP stands for digital signal processing, or digital…

Recording and Mixing Hip Hop Vocals – Anthony Cruz (Meek Mill’s Audio Engineer)
We love giving you all content from multiple genres of music production and today we have a video on Recording and Mixing Hip Hop Vocals with Anthony Cruz, a renowned producer who has worked with Meek Mill, Ricky Martin, Ne-Yo,…
The Best Condenser Mics for Your Studio in 2023 [Any Budget]

The best condenser mic will see constant use in your studio. There’s so much variety out there that it can be a bit overwhelming trying to sort the good from the bad, so we’ve put together a shortlist of some…

“Losing My Religion” – Lyrically Reflective, Tediously Recorded, and (Sort-Of) Created by Accident
Written by Kieran Vaughn Without hearing the actual song, most people in the southern sections of the United States could read the title of R.E.M.'s hit track and probably guess, with good accuracy, what it’s about. After all, the phrase…
The 6 Best Center Channel Speakers for Any Budget [2023 Guide]

A center channel speaker is a component in any surround sound set-up for post-production, surround mixing, or home theater entertainment. Typically when designing a surround system, you would match the center speaker to the others, and oftentimes brands will offer…

Mixing Multiple Vocals to Sit Properly in the Mix – Joe Carrell
Are you tired of struggling to achieve the perfect balance and clarity in your multi-vocal recordings? Look no further, because Produce Like A Pro is excited to introduce our newest mentor, Joe Carrell. With over 20 years of experience in…
Mixing Fusion Rock, HYBRID Style! With Marc Daniel Nelson
Achieve Unparalleled Power, Space & Energy In Your Rock Mixes Check out Marcs Course Here (Now for $20 OFF) I've got some exciting news for you. I recently had the pleasure of working with the incredibly talented 'Future Self' also…
Recording with the Greatest Mics Ever Made? – Universal Audio Sphere Microphone Review
The Universal Audio Sphere DLX Modeling Microphone is a game-changer for recording professionals. This microphone combines the warmth and character of vintage microphones with the versatility and precision of modern technology. Scroll down to enter to WIN the Universal Audio…
The 15 Best Compressor Plugin VSTs in 2023 [Free & Paid]

A compressor is one of the most fundamental processors an engineer has at their disposal. We know them to be great at tightening up the dynamic range of a signal—in other words, making a signal more even and consistent in…

Psychedelia on Tape: How Jefferson Airplane’s “White Rabbit” Captured Psychedelia in Song
Written by Caitlin Vaughn Carlos In the Summer of 1967, San Francisco found itself in the midst of a cultural revolution – the Summer of Love - as thousands of young people with similar social, cultural, and artistic values all…
Acoustic Guitar and Vocal Recording Tips: How to Nail Your Takes

If you’ve spent any significant amount of time experimenting with recording on a professional or just a hobbyist level, there’s a good chance you’ve been asked to capture a singer-songwriter before. In today’s world of modern digital recording, our natural…

The Beatles’ ‘Come Together’ with the Tascam Model 24 (Rock Cover)
We've been asked to demo this one A LOT! We recently saw the Tascam Model 24 in action with a recording performed by Unsung, a talented group of musicians with fantastic energy! In a recent recording session, the band decided…
Interview with Grammy-Winning Producer and Mixer David Bottrill – Part 1
\ As a three-time Grammy award-winning producer and mixer, it's clear that diversity is at the heart of David Bottrill's impressive discography. With a diverse range of artists including Peter Gabriel, Smashing Pumpkins, Tool, Muse, Silverchair, Staind, and Rush, David's…
The Best Headphones for Digital Piano Players in 2023

There’s a lot of crossover between the best headphones for digital piano and those that excel for general audio work. In order to reproduce the most favored qualities of a top-notch digital piano, players are encouraged to use dependable headphones…

The Best Modeling Amps to Elevate Your Guitar Sounds [2023 Guide]

Modeling amps are one of the easiest ways to inject a ton of tonal variety into your everyday playing. There’s something about the convenience of digital emulations that make these amps so fun to play, whether it’s just practicing on…

Exploring The Bunker Studio in Brooklyn: A Behind-the-Scenes Tour
Welcome to The Bunker Studio in Brooklyn, where some of the biggest names in the music industry have come to record their hits. From Spoon to Big Thief to The Black Keys, this world-renowned recording space has seen it all.…
What Is the Best Guitar Tuner? [2023 Guide]

It goes without saying that one of the most important first purchases for every guitar player is a tuner — that bears no further explanation! We’ve put together a list of some of the most popular options to help narrow…

The 10 Best Flanger Pedals to Add Some Sweep to Your Sound

Guitarists have a lot of options when it comes to effects pedals. After the basics like overdrive, distortion, and reverb/delay, comes modulation. Flanger pedals are a type of modulation effect that leave a pretty profound mark on your tone. If…

Songs That Changed Music: Fire and Rain
James Taylor’s “Fire and Rain” and the Dawn Laurel Canyon Singer-Songwriters Written by Caitlin Vaughn Carlos The start of the seventies was an incredible time of powerful songwriting and self-expression. This was epitomized in the talents of a group of…
The Best De-Esser Plugin for Your Vocals (Free & Paid)

Mixing professional sounding vocals isn’t easy. Before even getting to that stage, it starts with an amazing performance and an excellent recording. Covering those two bases is fundamental and certainly helps make the mix stage more creative and fun rather…

Recording & Mixing Jazz Fusion From Start To Finish – Hybrid Setup
Today I am so excited to be sharing this beautiful Jazz Fusion recording! With Michael Humphries on Guitar, Jesus Molina on the Keys, Joe Cleveland playing Bass, and Payge Cooper on Drums, they created a Jazz masterpiece! What is Jazz Fusion? A…
Happy New Year! – Download Over 50 Sets Of Multitracks For FREE
Happy New Year everyone! We want to thank you all so much for being such an incredible community! Thank you for all the support you've shown each other and for making this community such a wonderful thing to be a…