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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…
The Beginner’s Guide To Music Production in Logic Pro
The most inspiring guide to music productionMusic is one of the most beautiful things we can experience on this earth. It soothes our soul, allows us to express our innermost feelings, and creates connections between people who barely know each…
Beautiful Recording On A Budget – The Austrian Audio OC16 Review
We're blessed with not only incredibly talented musicians like Katie Ferrara and Blair Sinta but incredible brands that are making a lot of ground in a very short space of time. A few years ago, Austrian Audio had only two…
PSPaudioware Announces Multichannel Mixing Solution Series, PSP auralSeries
PSPaudioware proudly presents the first plug-in from the PSP auralSeries: PSP auralControl. PSP auralControl (AAX for ProTools only; AU & VST3 coming later this year) is an essental tool for surround tracking, mixing and mastering. Its aim is to individually…
Legendary Producer, John Kurlander Interview
John Kurlander really needs no introduction but, joining the Abbey Road at just the age of 16 he went on to be an assistant engineer on The Beatles Abbey Road. We had the pleasure of visiting John during his short…
Building A Home Studio: Microphone Stands For Any Budget
Today we have part SEVEN of our Building A New Studio series, where we are turning a small children's bedroom into a studio! Check out Part 1 to 6 here The mic stands are one of the most overlooked parts…
Discrete 4 Synergy Core by Antelope Audio Review
I love companies that think ahead and produce products that are packed full for productivity.Today, we are having a bit of Friday Fun!This week, my good friends Katie and Blair came down to the studio for a bit of recording…
Instant Vocal Harmonies: Waves Harmony Review
We love a good creative tool, especially plugins that gets us feeling creative and this is exactly what today's video is about. We are checking out the brand new Waves Harmony plugin - a "real-time vocal harmonizer playground". Sounds fun!…
The Rolling Stones traveling Europe on their Tour SIXTY. With Mics Made in Austria.
Vienna, Austria – The Stones keep on rolling! This year, they’ve brought their tour "SIXTY" to packed European stadiums. With them on tour: Austrian Audio mics, hand-made in Vienna. On July 15, The Stones rocked Vienna’s Ernst Happel Stadium. “It…
Building A Studio: Headphones For Any Budget
Today we have part SIX of our Building A New Studio series, where we are turning a small children's bedroom into a studio! Check out Part 1 to 5 here Time and time again, I get asked what headphones should…
Mojave Factory Visit: The Magic Behind Their Microphones
We LOVE a good studio tour but what is even better is when we can get behind the products that we all use. Today, I'm very excited to share my visit to Mojave Audio's HQ where we discussed their latest…
The Incredible Story of Riccardo Damian (Mark Ronson, Lady Gaga, Adele)
Yet another incredibly inspiring story today from Italian producer, Riccardo Damian who only has a few names like... Mark Ronson, Adele, Lady Gaga to his name. It is amazing to sit and talk with young producers who work hard and…
The Modern Engineer’s Secret Weapon – Mojave MA-37 Microphone
The C-37 is regarded as an engineer's "Secret Weapon" so when I got our hands on the NEW Mojave MA-37 after a recent factory visit (tour coming very soon!), I share with my good friend, Manny Nieto to try this out with…
Home Studio Tour & Interview with AMAC
I love meeting people that have very similar stories to mine where we just fall into the role of being a producer and/or engineer. Meeting "AMAC" (Ali McGuire) was one of these experiences where it felt that no matter where…
Recording & Mixing Masterclass with Darrell Thorp
When I started building my career as a producer, I was very fortunate to be able to work alongside legendary producers like Shelly Yakus (U2, The Ramones) and Jack Douglas (Alice Cooper, Aerosmith). During this time, my knowledge about audio,…
Recording Your Dream Drums At Middle Farm Studios
Today we are joined by the marvelous Mr Adam Steel of Hop Pole Studios. Check out his channel! He is starting a new recording and mixing series on the channel documenting his transition to a brand new... brand and recently worked…
Building A Studio: Interfaces For Any Budget
Today we have part FIVE of our Building A New Studio series, where we are turning a small children's bedroom into a studio! Check out Part 1 to 4 here The hardest part so far out of all of this…
Austrian Audio on Tour this Summer with Desmond Child rocking the Parthenon in Greece
Vienna, Austria – Over the past couple of years, Austrian Audio microphones and headphones have become a staple in the toolkit of many FOH engineers. So much so that Austrian Audio mics “are going on tour” this summer accompanying legendary…
How I ALWAYS Start Recording Sessions – FAQ Friday
My absolute favourite way to record is having a band in a room performing at the same time. It is how many of my favourite records were produced and Pro Mix Academy released a course with Manny Nieto on the…