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A Post-Punk Legend: Kirk Brandon of Spear Of Destiny Interview
Today, we are sharing our interview with the British ambassador to post-punk, Kirk Brandon. From recording at Wessex Sound Studios to touring around the UK and Europe with The Clash, Kirk's bands, Theatre of Hate and Spear Of Destiny became…
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…
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…
Our Favourite Tracks Released in 2022 – Marc Daniel Nelson & Warren Huart (Reaction)
We all wish you a Marvelously Merry Monday after Christmas! We hope it was filled with the warmth of family close by wherever you are in the world.We are in the final week of 2022 - can you believe it? So, to…
Win Studio Gear In Our $70,000 DEATH METAL Remix Contest – Malamor – Dead To The World
We are back with another Mix/Remix Competition! This is a REMIX competition so you are free to take the multitracks and do whatever you like – it is about coming up with something completely unique. The song you will be…
This Mic Blew Me Away – The New Twenties by Tierra Audio
It isn't very often that I come across a microphone or piece of hardware and it really transforms me emotionally. The New Twenties by the small, Spanish company, Tierra Audio has actually done it. The last time an acoustic guitar…
7 MUST-HAVE Holiday Gifts For Studio Engineers
Tis the season and all those jingle bells are starting to ring! This weekend, we decided to share some of the more unusual, unthought of but absolutely essentials items for any studio JUST in-case you are planning on buying your…
Genesis: Artists Who Changed Music – Part 2
During the first ten years of its existence, from 1967 to 1977, Genesis was one of the world’s most famous and influential prog rock bands, creating classic albums like Nursery Cryme, Foxtrot, Selling England By The Pound and The Lamb…
The Audeze Factory Tour: Building Headphones from Scratch
We had an immense amount of fun recently at the Audeze factory and headquarters where Marc Daniel Nelson and I met with CEO, Sankar Thiagasamudram, Chris Berens and many more great employees at one of our industry's most beloved headphone…
Studio Tour and Interview of ICONIC Drummer, Gorden Campbell
After sharing his Ten Essential Gospel Grooves for drummers yesterday, Gorden Campbell, a legendary drummer for Earth, Wind & Fire, Jessica Simpson, Herbie Hancock and more share his studio setup that helped him get through the pandemic. Gorden had already…
The MOTOR Synth MKII by Gamechanger Audio is out now and available in limited quantity!
The MOTOR Synth MKII by Gamechanger Audio is out now and available in limited quantity! Gamechanger Audio first announced the groundbreaking MOTOR Synth concept back in 2019, and the electro-motorised instrument was brought to life the following year via a…
EastWest Releases String Machine
Hollywood, CA (November 3, 2022) – EastWest Sounds is proud to announce the arrival of String Machine, a vintage string machine with a modern twist.  Paying homage to the great vintage string synthesizers of the 60s, 70s, and 80s, EastWest's…
AWARD-WINNING ‘SERIES BLACK’ FAMILY OF LAUTEN AUDIO MICROPHONES EXPERIENCE UPGRADES
San Jose, CA— October 18, 2022— Lauten Audio announces the V2 release of its award-winning Series Black family of microphones, including the LA-120 transformerless condenser, LA-220 FET condenser, and LA-320 Tube condenser microphones. Each microphone maintains its critically-acclaimed sound, through-hole…
Blending Jazz, Fusion & Hip Hop – The Swindle Interview
About Swindle For the South-London raised composer Swindle, 2020’s global COVID-19 response managed to drive the impetus for his latest LP THE NEW WORLD, which unapologetically ushers introspection, community and liberation into the ether. Initially numbed by the early pandemic…
JZ Microphones Celebrates 15 Years of Innovation. Black Hole Series Continues Impressing Experts
October 2022 marks JZ Microphones’ 15th anniversary of revolutionizing microphones. The company’s birthday coincides with that of the Black Hole Series, which has taken the professional audio industry by storm.   Resulting from over 30 years of technological improvement, Black…
The Most Flexible Interface? – LEWITT’s Connect 6 Audio Interface
Last week, LEWITT made a huge announcement that they're releasing their first Audio Interface - The Connect 6. Academy mentor, Steve Maggiora recently returned from his huge tour with TOTO so we tracked the piano to Carole King's timeless classic,…
LEWITT announces DSP-powered Dual USB-C audio interface.
Today, LEWITT Audio announced a new product in their range, Connect 6. CONNECT 6 is a Dual USB-C audio interface with game-changing flexibility for creators and musicians. It features extensive analog and digital connectivity, full iOS/Android device integration, and excellent…
Music-Tech Alumni Launch Highnote, a Collaboration Platform for Audio Creators
October 4th, 2022 (New York, NY) — Highnote, a collaboration platform for audio creators, today announced its public release. Drawing on their deep music industry and product development experience at companies like Splice, Squarespace, and Songtrust, these music tech alumni…
Audiotonix Gets Even More Creative with Slate Digital Acquisition
Chessington October 3rd, 2022 — Audiotonix has announced the acquisition of Slate Digital, one of the world’s leading software plug-in developers for audio creation and production. With a brand portfolio that includes Allen & Heath, Calrec, DiGiCo, DiGiGrid, Group One Limited, KLANG:technologies, Solid…
FAQ Friday: Should you buy more guitars and Melodyne in Pro Tools?
For this FAQ Friday, we answer the often asked question: “How many Guitars, Basses, and Amps do you think would make for a well rounded studio?” We are also excited to have Matt Lange taking us through Pro Tools with…
Finishing Move to give Keynote Speech at GameSoundCon 2022
Seattle, WA (September 27, 2022) – GameSoundCon, the largest professional conference for video game music and sound design, returns to the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles, on October 25-26. This year’s keynote speech will be given by Brian Trifon…
Interviewing Guitar Legend Buck Dharma – Blue Öyster Cult
What a pleasure to speak with the American guitarist, singer, and songwriter, Buck Dharma. Yesterday we did an analysis on one of Blue Oyster Cult greatest hits, (Don’t Fear) The Reaper, and how the song changed the music industry! “(Don’t…
Universal Audio’s Native Plug‑In Subscription Now Available for Both Windows and Mac Creators
SCOTTS VALLEY, CA • September 27th, 2022 — Universal Audio Inc. (UA), a worldwide leader in audio production tools including Apollo and Volt audio interfaces, UAD plug-ins, UA mics, and UAFX guitar pedals, is proud to introduce Windows support for UAD…
Austrian Audio on the road with Bon Jovi
Vienna, Austria – Austrian Audio mics were on tour with another super star earlier this year when Jon Bon Jovi kicked off their 2022 spring North American tour in Omaha, Nebraska. Traveling throughout the Midwest and South, stopping in 15…
I Covered The Beatles’ Ticket to Ride With The NEW Volt 476P + Multitracks and Giveaway!
I am so excited to share with you our newest cover! This time, I am taking on vocals with Fernando Perdomo on drums for this awesome cover of The Beatles’ unforgettable tune, Ticket to Ride! What’s more exciting is the…
The best DAWs for music production in 2022 – Building A Home Studio pt 11
Your home recording studio probably includes a MIDI keyboard, audio interface, a pair of studio monitor speakers, and perhaps one or more microphones, but your music production software is at the heart of everything. Your DAW (Digital Audio Workstation) is…
The ULTIMATE Guide To Drum Production!
Want to capture unique drum recordings that highlight the sound of the band and complement your own production style?In his new course, The Ultimate Guide To Drum Production, Mike Pepe (Taking Back Sundays, Lil Lotus) shows you how to produce Rock Drums…
Smallest Speaker Review on this channel – EVE Audio SC203 Review and GIVEAWAY
Small but powerful? The EVE Audio SC203 pair gets the job done! Last year we reviewed the EVE Audio SC205 and it packed a punch coming from a small speaker. Now we are reviewing the SC203 with even smaller speakers…
My 4 Favourite Drum Plugin Tricks
Let’s talk about plugins and how using the right ones can make all the difference when you’re mixing your tracks. To get that immaculate sound on the drums you’re searching for, there are some plugin tricks that will get you…
Katie Ferrara Interview & This City Performance
Katie Ferrara has been in countless Produce Like A Pro videos and today, we sit down to talk about her brand new single, This City. This City is a song Katie wrote and produced with Warren Huart about breaking free…
Studio Gear Tour: Top 6 pieces of equipment at Nest Recorders
Last week we visited Nest Recorders and took a studio tour with Grammy-Winning Chris Sorem and now we are back at Nest Recorders for a tour of the top 6 pieces of equipment that Chris uses the most in his…
BEST Gear For Home Music Production With Sanjay C
Happy Thursday! The week is nearly over and we have another treat for you!It was an honour to have Sanjay C over at Spitfire Studios a few weeks ago.We met at a very exciting event hosted by the incredible brand, Audeze at the…
Foo Fighters Everlong Cover & Multitracks – Lewitt Beat Kit PRO Review
This has to be one of the most explosive covers to date! The good folks at LEWITT microphones gave us their brand new Beat Kit Pro to try out but we thought we would take it one step further and…
Structurally Change Your Multi-FX with Eventides Physion Mk 2
We have been huge fans of Eventide for many many years.They are currently celebrating 50 years of incredible products for audio and music production and there isn't any sign of them letting up.They gave us the chance to check out their…
Recording & Mixing Jazz with Chris Sorem
There’s nothing better than experiencing band of talented musicians perform live. You’ve got raw sound surrounding you from all sides, you can feel the energy in the air, as the musicians lock in, and inspire each other to incredible performances.In…
Mixing Rock with Hunt Sales & Manny Nieto
This week, we not only shared our interview with Hunt Sales that has a truly touching sentiment to it, yesterday, we put out our weekly video on Songs That Changed Musicthat Hunt played drums on, Lust For Life by Iggy…
Hunt Sales Interview
We have a freaking legend today, Hunt Sales. He played drums on the iconic, Lust For Life by Iggy Pop.Hunt was more inspired by Art Blakey than drummers of the rock-n-roll scene at the time but he was much more than that…
Waves StudioRack Is Now FREE And Accepts Third-Party VST3 Plugins
Waves Audio's StudioRack plugin rack, which for the first time will be able to host not only Waves plugins – but any VST3 plugin.  That's right, you will now be able to load non-Waves VST3 plugins inside Waves StudioRack! The…
My Favourite Plugins For Mixing in 2022 – Building A Home Studio Pt. 10
Today we have part NINE of our Building A New Studio series, where we are turning a small children's bedroom into a studio! Check out Part 1 to 9 here In the last episode, we checked out microphones. Today, we…
Audient’s Upgraded ASP4816-HE & New Look ASP4816-SE Now Shipping
Hampshire, UK;  Audient is delighted to announce that the ASP4816 Heritage Edition console is ready for shipping. Previewed back in June at this year’s NAMM show, it features a brand new look and a few more tricks up its sleeve,…
Win Studio Gear In Our $11,000 Remix Contest – Gilad Hekselman – Long Way From Home
We are back with another Mix/Remix Competition! This is a REMIX competition so you are free to take the multitracks and do whatever you like – it is about coming up with something completely unique. The song you will be…
Tony Levin: The Interview
From meeting with the Home Studio Marketing Alumni last night and hearing their incredibly encouraging stories of success from around the world, to meeting ground-breaking engineers, my role as an engineer and producer in the educational sphere is a rather…
Microphones For Any Budget – Building A Home Studio Pt. 9
Today we have part NINE of our Building A New Studio series, where we are turning a small children's bedroom into a studio! Check out Part 1 to 8 here In the last few episodes, we checked out microphones stands…
Arturia FX Collection 3 & DIST Coldfire Review
Today, we're checking out the incredible Arturia and their FX Collection 3 that feels like we have long-overlooked! This is a powerful bundle for all creative engineers and producers looking to add a lot of flavour to their plugin arsenal.…
John Kurlander Interview Pt 2
John Kurlander is a Balance Engineer and remixer that has been in the audio and music industry since he was 16 years old. He was the assistant engineer on the Beatles album Abbey Road as it was one of the…
The Perfect Parallel Compressor for 2022? – IHNY2 by Baby Audio Review
Well, it looks like Baby Audio has done it again. Earlier this year, they released their take on algorithmic reverb in the form of their brilliant, Crystalline plugin. Today, they announce "version 2" of their very first plugin "I Heart…
Top 5 GEAR With LA Multi-instrumentalist & Producer, Fernando Perdomo
Today, we're checking out Stairway studios' engineer and meeting with multi-instrumentalist, Fernando Perdomo. Fernando shares his top 5 (actually 6!) favourite gear in his studio from a Nashville High Strung Parlour guitar and vintage Fender Mustang to a Soundcraft MTK…
How To Record and Mix Modern Heavy Bass | Ultimate Bass Tone with Adam Steel
Today, we have the rather wonderful Mr Adam Steel on the Channel. Last month, he shared his time with a ridiculous amount of gear recording drums! In today's episode, he shares his ultimate bass tone that is combining 3 separate…
The Most Versatile Channel Strip? – McDSP Channel G
A few months ago, I mixed Prom Dress by Abner Who? live on stream. We had a lot of fun and found out that the Analog Channel may be one of the greatest plugins to use on backing vocals to…
McDSP Make Significant Improvements in v7.1
The McDSP v7.1 release takes advantage of recent Mac OS improvements in graphics rendering optimizations for both the Intel and Apple silicon Macs. The results are significantly faster UI refresh rates and control response. These updates will improve performance on…