Paul Simon’s Genius
Paul Simon is one of the greatest American song writers of all time. During a recording career that spans an epic 66 years so far, and that has yielded five Simon & Garfunkel studio albums and fifteen solo albums, Simon…
NAMM Day 4 – Audio Genius Paul Wolff – AI with Flosstradamus and more!
So like all good things NAMM finally came to an end on Sunday 28th, my Birthday!  Did I save the best to last? Maybe, maybe not? There was so much amazing gear and frankly, more importantly so many amazing people!…
NAMM 2024 Day 3
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q4w6wh7G1zoVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: NAMM 2024 Day 3 - What's New? - HUGE Speaker Giveaway and more (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q4w6wh7G1zo) NAMM has been nuts this year! It really is THE Global event, an extremely busy, well attended event…
The 10 Best Guitar Tuner Options in 2024

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 10 of the most popular options to help narrow…

The 8 Best Wireless Guitar Systems in 2024

A wireless guitar system is a perfect way to clean up and professionalize your rig. If you’re tired of lugging around long cable runs, then it’s time to go wireless. Why Consider Using a Wireless Guitar System The main reason…

NAMM 2024 Day One
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9zTqPttKHeoVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: NAMM Day 1 - Warren Huart: Produce Like A Pro (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9zTqPttKHeo) NAMM is back in the Winter, in Sunny California where the world loves to fly to get away from the cold…
Best Home Studio Microphones For Recording Music In 2024
Sweetwater is a treasure trove of gear, with an enormous store and massive warehouses filled with musical goodies. So, we took up the challenge and decided to embark on a journey to uncover our top eight best home studio microphones.…
‘Shout’ Tears For Fears – Neumann MT – 48 Review
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ChdJV1JQ5YVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: ‘Shout’ Tears For Fears - Neumann MT-48 Interface Review (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ChdJV1JQ5Y) Covering 'Shout' by Tears For Fears was a huge pleasure, this song is a masterpiece and I was blessed to work with…
How To Get Your Music On Spotify in 2024

Understanding how to get your music on Spotify is essential knowledge in 2024, when streaming dominates music sales. As of 2020, streaming platforms like Spotify, Apple Music, Tidal, and others accounted for over 80% of the total revenue generated by…

Going Back To Where It All Started: Andertons Music Company Tour
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GShc08Go3SwVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Going BACK to Where It ALL Started: Andertons Music Co Tour (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GShc08Go3Sw) Many years ago… in a land far away…ok seriously in Guildford in the early ‘90s, when I was a wee…
The 8 Best DJ Headphones in 2024 (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 Best Distortion Pedals for Live & Studio Playing [2024 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…

Neve Summing Review | Inside UA’s LUNA

Neve summing is an optional extension that integrates seamlessly into Universal Audio’s proprietary recording system/DAW, LUNA. The emulation intends to provide the width and dimension of analog summing for individual channels or whole mixes; currently, it’s the only authentic emulation…

The 10 Best Eventide Plugins for Your Studio [2024 Guide]

Eventide has been a preeminent name for decades thanks to its innovative approach to powerful digital effects hardware. Among their most significant achievements was development of the original H910 Harmonizer in 1974-75. It became the first commercially available pitch shifter…

The 12 Best Acoustic Guitar Pickups for Any Playing Style in 2024

Acoustic guitars benefit from pickups when you need to amplify the signal in live settings. Having a microphone on stage fixes the player to one spot, and the sound might suffer from bleed or being off-axis should the guitarist move…

January 19th, 2024 FAQ Friday

In todays FAQ Friday, Warren is asked three questions; What Is The Best Instrument To Play For Music Production? How Do I Stay Creative? and What Makes A Good Assistant?   What Is The Best Instrument?: Warren confesses although he’s…

Top 10 Transient Shaper Plugins [2024 Guide]

A transient shaper lets you control the attack and sustain of a signal. Unlike a compressor, they do not affect the level or the entire envelope of a sound. Transient shapers (also called ‘designers’) can increase or decrease the attack,…

10 Mixing Tips I Wish I’d Known When I First Started
This is such a massively popular topic on YouTube! - Top 10 Mixing Tips I Wish I’d Known When I Started With the proliferation of videos using a variation on this topic I really wanted to make sure I dug…
Compression Basics With Sara Carter
In today’s video Sara Carter takes us through Compression basics. youtube Compression is a signal processing technique used to control the dynamic range of a sound source. Compression helps to balance the dynamic range from the quietest to loudest moments,…
Mixing Vocals with Joe Carrell
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ig6QDi_6w6YVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Mixing Vocals with Joe Carrell (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ig6QDi_6w6Y) In today’s video Joe Carrell shows us how he mixes vocals, using a combination of Multiband compression to control errant frequencies, EQ and traditional compression to gentle…
Digital Music Distribution: Getting Music Out in 2024

Before making albums in people’s bedroom was the norm, record deals were the only way to get your music out there. A label provided the budget for recording, marketing, printing, and distributing copies of an album to consumers. Today, digital…

Joe Carrell – Country Rock Mixing Course
We have a Special Course for you here! It’s at the extremely low price of $27 for an over Three and a half hour Mixing course with full multi tracks! The artist, Kayley Bishop is a world class Nashville Country Rock Singer,…
Mixing for Video Games, Film and TV with Jason LaRocca
In today's video it's my pleasure to talk to our good friend and LA native, Jason LaRocca, is a rising star in the Film, TV and Video Gaming Mixing World. This year alone he is nominated for 2 Grammy's in…
Mixing Bass Guitar With Slate Plug Ins
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qQzRy1WLF0AVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Mixing Bass Guitar With Slate Digital Plug Ins - Warren Huart: Produce Like A Pro (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qQzRy1WLF0A) Mixing Bass Guitar well, so that the low end is consistent and even sounding, is crucial…
Mixing Hip Hop Kicks with Ariel Chobaz
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q7H7tY-A3yAVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Mixing Hip Hop Kick - Warren Huart: Produce Like A Pro (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q7H7tY-A3yA) In today’s video we have Mixing Hip Hop Kicks with the marvellous Ariel Chobaz!  Ariel Chobaz has mixed and recorded…
Do You Need A Subwoofer?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fJX0FHTv1f8Video can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Do You Need A Subwoofer? (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fJX0FHTv1f8) Recently I filmed a video at Nick Sowden’s Studio La Barca and took time to try out the new Kali Audio WS-6.2 Subwoofer, this demo raised…
The 9 Best Ribbon Mics for Your Home Studio in 2024

Ribbon microphones first emerged in the 1920s. In 1931, RCA began commercially manufacturing the PB-31, which had a huge impact on the recording and broadcast industries. Ribbon mics remained popular throughout the ’50s, though gradually started to see less use…

The 8 Best Fender Amps for Any Guitar-Playing Style in 2024

For over 70 years, Fender amplifiers have been the sonic bedrock upon which countless legendary performances have been built. From smoky blues clubs to sprawling rock arenas, Fender has consistently delivered a distinct and unforgettable tone that has shaped the…

The Best 14 Amp Simulator Hardware & Plugins [2024 Guide]

There are a lot of benefits to going the amp simulator route as a guitarist. Cost and versatility are both huge advantages over real amps, because modelers can give you access to hundreds of different heads, cabinets, and effects sims…

Do We Need To Use NS10’s Anymore?
We just released a FAQ Friday video with the subject 'Why Do Mixers Use Yamaha NS10'?'. In recent years we've been asked this question so many times! It's a good one! Coming up as a young musician in the late…
The Best Guitar Picks for Any Playing Style in 2024

Experimenting with different guitar picks is one of the best and simplest ways to completely change the sound and feel of your playing. It’s often an overlooked accessory, especially if you’re new to playing, but the difference it can make…

The Best Mobile Music Production Apps in 2024

Musicians’ creativity doesn’t come to a halt when they’re on the road. In a perfect world, we’d all have access to the comfort of our home studios 24/7, efficiently churning out music as often as we’d like. But whether you’re…

The Best USB Audio Interfaces For $100 or Less in 2024

Some time ago, we took a look at the best USB audio interfaces for home studios on a budget. The idea behind the list was to compile some of most tried-and-true interfaces for the home recorder likely needing no more…

Mix Breakdown – James Dupré ‘Another Love Song’ with Joe Carrell – Mix/ReMix Contest
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SLb5PmZ56pwVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Mix Breakdown - James Dupré ‘Another Love Song’ with Joe Carrell (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SLb5PmZ56pw) Breaking Down a Country/Americana track with Joe Carell mixed entirely in the box. Joe Carrell got to record the great…
Neural DSP Quad Cortex: Next Generation Modeling

The Neural DSP Quad Cortex is the most hyped piece of gear for guitarists right now. Neural have already garnered praise for their high-quality plugins, and their first foray into hardware appears to be a game-changer. Neural DSP Quad Cortex…

Win Studio Gear In Our Mix/Remix Contest With Joe Carrell – James Dupre – “Another Love Song”
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nR_l1Gjlj2UVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Mix/Remix Contest! Country Americana with Joe Carrell and James Dupre (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nR_l1Gjlj2U) Happy New Year! We have another amazing Rate My Mix Competition!  As usual we are doing two competitions simultaneously, a Mix…
Talking with Hard Rock and Metal Producer Dennis Ward
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qiY6ScofQxoVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Music Production From The 80's Until Now: How Has It CHANGED? With Dennis Ward (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qiY6ScofQxo) Hard Rock and Metal Producer Dennis Ward boasts a prolific career as a Producer, Mixer, Bass Player…
The 24 Best Reverb Plugins in 2024 [Free & Paid]

Reverb is one of the most commonly used effects in mixing. It’s part of a broader category of processors we sometimes call “time-based effects,” which also includes delay. Before digital, reverb was recorded using actual rooms called echo chambers. A…