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Mixing on headphones (FAQ Friday)
I know a handful of people that mix on headphones. I have varying degrees of thoughts on that. I get it, some of us are in bedrooms, our parents house, married with kids (not wanting to wake them up at…
LIVE Q&A With Jerry Hammack of The Beatles Recording Reference Manuals
Musician, recording engineer and producer, and author of The Beatles Recording Reference Manuals, Jerry Hammack,  joins us for a live Q&A today at 11AM PST. His Beatles Recording Reference Manuals reveal the secrets behind the recording of the band's entire…
Inside The Produce Like A Pro Academy and Lifetime Membership Giveaway
If you’re reading this, you definitely know about ProduceLikeAPro.com. You might even know about all the great stuff on the site like free drum samples, multitracks, giveaways, podcasts and more! We also have an Academy where we post EVEN MORE…
Norman’s Rare Guitars & Jamming with Tim Pierce

Norman’s Rare Guitars, as its name might suggest, is an absolute paradise. A longtime authority on vintage guitars and a household name in the music industry, the shop is like a theme park for guitar geeks! We had the pleasure…

5 Quick Automation Mixing Tricks
Automation is the secret to a truly great mix! Simple volume automation of instruments can save the heartache of trying to replicate dynamics with complex compression techniques. Automating plug ins can give them multiple purposes adding both subtle ear candy…
A day in the life of a producer

When Warren Huart asked me to write about “a day in the life of a producer”, my first thought was to finish that sentence with “…is never the same.” It’s true, and to be perfectly honest, it’s one of the…

How to avoid creative burnout & managing time in the studio (FAQ FRIDAY)
There’s a lot this week about the business side of the music business. Not numbers, accounting and contracts- We talk about how to prevent from burning out creatively and physically and how to manage time when in the studio. If…
LIVE Q&A with Matt McGlynn of Recording Hacks
Frankly put, Matt McGlynn is a professional audio equipment genius. His meticulously curated online publication and database, Recording Hacks, is an all-inclusive resource for recording techniques and the gear that makes it possible. Of particular note is Recording Hacks's extensive…
Roswell Mini K-47 Microphone Review & Giveaway
a Rafflecopter giveaway I've had this box since November! This came from a very good friend Mr. Matt McGlynn! We did a video last year with Matt talking about microphones, which you can watch here: Mic Madness with Matt McGlynn! (MMWMM!)…
Dave Pensado Interview and Fab Factory Studio Tour

This week we had the opportunity to tour the Fab Factory Recording Studio and speak with each of the fantastic engineers working there–including the wonderful Dave Pensado! The Fab Factory is a 4-room, 3-booth studio owned by Shaun Fabos. Right…