Interviewing Bassist André Bowman (Jay-Z, Black Eyed Peas, Alicia Keys)
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Best New Compact Monitors? – IK Multimedia iLoud MTM MKII Powered Studio Monitor
Sign up for the giveaway here: a Rafflecopter giveaway Hello Everybody, Warren here and I'm pleased to bring you a new review video – with a giveaway! I'm joined, once again, by Mark Ashfield and James from "Present Day Production"…
Kali Audio LP-UNF vs. IN-UNF: How Do They Stack Up?

When it comes to setting up a home studio or refining your professional audio workspace, choosing the right monitors is crucial. Kali Audio offers two standout options: the LP-UNF and the IN-UNF. Each model brings unique features and benefits tailored…

“Patchbay Posse” – A New Series
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Paul Simon, Edie Brickel and Christopher Cross…what do they have in common?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DXASpaGNg2MVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Kyle Crusham Interview (Paul Simon, Edie Brickell, Christopher Cross) (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DXASpaGNg2M) I recently sat down with one Mr. Kyle Crusham – producer, engineer, composer, and jack of all trades. We discuss working with…
The 18 Best Mics for Acoustic Guitar in 2024 [Any Budget]

Recording acoustic instruments can be a ton of fun. There’s intimacy in having an artist simply sit down with their acoustic guitar and play. Because there aren’t many moving parts from a technical perspective, you have more energy to focus…

Audioscape DA-3A Review: Punch & Clarity for Modern Mixing

In this Audioscape DA-3A Review, we examine how this compressor enhances punch and clarity in audio mixes. The DA-3A integrates the classic LA-3A’s essence with modern enhancements, providing a versatile tool for audio engineers.  This review will detail its design,…

Writing A Song At The Village Studios
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CnXunX4DU4EVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Writing A Song At The Village Studios @GhostNoteOfficialProductions @stevemaggioraofficialJon Button (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CnXunX4DU4E) Have you ever wanted to be a "fly on the wall" at a professional studio, specifically "The Village" Recording Studio, in…
Mic A Guitar Amp WITHOUT An SM57 – with Colin Liebich
Who doesn't love mic-ing up guitar cabinets to capture the true sound of amp? Someone? Anyone? :: tap, tap, tap :: Is this thing on...? In our latest video Colin Liebich (Founder, Plastic Dog Recording) and Barry Pointer (Mixer/Engineer/Producer –…
Bose S1 Pro Review: The Best Portable PA System?

Designed for solo acts, singer-songwriters, public speakers, and small events, the Bose S1 Pro covers a lot of territory in a compact package. In this Bose S1 Pro review, we’ll check out everything the portable speaker system has to offer.…

One Mic To Rule Them All? – Austrian Audio OC818 Review & Multitracks
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Dunlop Primetone Picks Review: Are They Worth The Price?

Dunlop Primetone picks have been a preferred choice among guitarists for their precision and quality. Developed to emulate the prized attributes of tortoiseshell picks, they offer a modern solution with advanced materials. Today, these picks are celebrated for enhancing the…

The 8 Best Bass Practice Amps for Your Home Studio in 2024

It’s sometimes hard to justify the expense of a bass practice amp, especially when players already own a full-sized rig for band rehearsal, gigging, and recording. In order to make the most of playing time at home, however, the thunderous…

Harrison Audio Tour and Legacy

Today we join Joe Carrell In Nashville at the Head Quarters for Harrison Audio. Harrison Audio has had a long successful history in the audio world from music studios to film studios. Having started in 1975 by Founder Dave Harrison,…

The Best SSL Compressor Plugin Options in 2024

Having an SSL compressor plugin is like owning one of the world’s most famous dynamics processors, heard on thousands of hit records, inside your computer. It’s truly indispensable. We’re talking, of course, about the renowned bus compressor built right into…

Best PA System for Band Practice & Live Performance (Top 6)

When it comes to performing live, having the best PA system for band practice and live sound is essential. Whether you’re playing in small venues or large halls, the equipment you choose can make a significant difference in sound quality…

Best iPad/Tablet for Music Production

It’s hard to beat the convenience of a tablet for music production, whether you’re a frequent flyer or just enjoy the flexible workflow. Using a Tablet for Music Production in 2024 The most common use for a tablet in music…

EV-ZLX-12P Review: Your New Go-To Powered Speakers?

Are you searching for a speaker that can elevate your live events to the next level? The EV-ZLX-12P might just be your new best friend when it comes to live sound. Packed with robust features, versatile connectivity, and the durability…

Lauten Audio Tom Mic Review: Your New Go-To Tom Mic?

Drummers and recording engineers, prepare to be seriously impressed. Lauten Audio is shaking things up in the world of microphone technology with the introduction of the Tom Mic, the world’s first large diaphragm condenser microphone designed specifically for toms. In…

Recording and Mixing the “Kingdom Of The Planet Of The Apes” score
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Slate VSX Review: The Perfect Mixing Headphones?

Choosing the right headphones for your audio work can make all the difference between a good mix and a great one. With so many options on the market, pinpointing the perfect pair is no small task. That’s where the Slate…

PreSonus Quantum Audio Interfaces: A Comprehensive Review
Recently, PreSonus Audio Electronics introduced a range of Quantum Audio Interfaces, setting a new standard in the music production industry. The lineup includes the Quantum ES 2, ES 4, HD 2, and HD 8 models, each designed to cater to…
6 Best Laptops for Podcasting [Any Budget]

The best laptop for podcasting sports enough horsepower for modest recording needs. Realistically, you’ll want a machine that’s stable above anything else, because you don’t want crashes to interrupt the flow of a monologue or conversation. Obviously, your needs will…

Elevate Your Audio with the Lewitt’s Ray & Connect 2
Calling all podcasters, streamers, and content creators! Lewitt has just released two innovative products designed to revolutionize your audio game: the Ray microphone and the Connect 2 interface. Introducing the Lewitt Ray Microphone: Aura Technology: This innovative feature automatically balances…
Revolutionize Your Audio Mixes with Binaural Renderer for Apple Music
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SZj5k3tlQ14Video can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Audiomovers Binaurel Renderer For Apple Music (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SZj5k3tlQ14) In our latest video at Abbey Road Studios, we explore Audiomovers’ Binaural Renderer for Apple Music, an essential tool for audio professionals looking to perfect…
The 11 Best Mastering Plugins in 2024

When it comes to mastering in-the-box, you’ll want a great compressor, a limiter, an EQ, and most of the stuff you’re already familiar with for mixing. Many of the best mastering plugins combine the parameters you’ll need into a single…

The 13 Best DAWs for Windows [2024 Complete Guide]

Most of today’s DAWs are cross-platform, making it easy to choose if you’re running PC. Some titles are Mac-only, like Apple’s own Logic Pro, but for the most part options won’t be limited if you’ve chosen Windows as your primary…

Best Vocoder Plugins 2024: Fun Vocal Effects

A vocoder is an effect we’ve heard in music from the ’70s to the present day. It’s frequently described as the ‘robot voice’ heard in songs like “Intergalactic” by Beastie Boys. Like everything else, vocoders have gone software in the…

What Is the Best 1176 Plugin? (Our Top 6 Favorite Compressors)

The best 1176 plugin will become a go-to on just about every mix. There’s good reason why it’s one of the most famous compressors of all time, and in plugin format, you can use it everywhere. What Is an 1176…

Discover the Innovative World of Present Day Production’s Custom Speakers
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The 10 Best XLR Cables for Microphones [2024 Guide]

It may not seem like it at first, but having quality cables is very important. You can spend thousands on a signal chain, but it’s often said that it’s only as good as the weakest component. Even though cheap cables…

The 7 Best Bass Synth Pedals for Live & Studio Sound [2024 Guide]

A synth pedal for bass (or guitar) is one of the best and most colorful effects you can add to your board. Built to emulate the sound of synthesizer, a synth pedal lets you use a fretted instrument as the…

12 Best EQ Plugins in 2024 [Free & Paid]

Equalization is one of the most powerful tools we have as mixers. It can make instruments sound better, make instruments sound different, carve out space in a mix, add clarity, remove muddiness, and so much more. In that sense, the flexibility of…