Recording “Superstition” on Antelope Audio’s Zen Quadro
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jijhylljos8Video can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Zen Quadro Review (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jijhylljos8) Hello Everybody, Hope you're doing marvellously well! I'm excited to share with you a fantastic recording session (and subsequent interface review) we recently had at La Barca Studios…
Arrange Music Like A Pro
Hello Everyone, I've got a huge announcement but let me ask you a question: you've produced like a pro, are you now ready to arrange like a pro? Well, there's a new book that will teach you this invaluable skill.…
“Modern Drummer” CEO David Frangioni: Studio Tour, Talks: Gear, Atmos, and Aerosmith
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=du5ZWJqFhwcVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: “Modern Drummer” CEO David Frangioni: Studio Tour, Talks: Gear, Atmos, and Aerosmith (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=du5ZWJqFhwc) Hello Everybody, If you've ever been browsing through a bookstore or newsstand (remember those?) you may have come across…
Matthew Weiss Reacts: “The Sisterhood”, mix by Joe Carrell
Hi Everybody, Today we're trying something completely different – a reaction video. Watch Matthew Weiss (notable mix/mastering engineer – Ronnie Spector, Arrested Development) react to Joe Carrell's mix of "The Sisterhood", a Mackenzie Johnson original, and give us his insight…
Kali Audio LP-UNF Monitor System: No Calibration Required (and Bluetooth?)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FD02GghlwA0Video can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: HUGE Sound SMALL Size! Kali Audio LP-UNF Monitor System: No Calibration Required (and Bluetooth?) (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FD02GghlwA0) Hi Everybody, Hope you're doing marvellously well! In today's video, Nick Sowden from La Barca Sound myself,…
UA 1176 Vs. WA76 Compressor Shootout: WHO Will Win?! – with Warren Huart & Juno Hasson
We have a possibly contentious video for you today... It's a rack-compressor shootout – with a giveaway [see below] – let's jump right into it! For today's shootout, I'm accompanied by the unique vocal stylings of Juno Hasson who performs…
Stereo, Surround, ATMOS and YOUR Speakers!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UXXtGefKCCkVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Let's Talk Stereo, Surround, ATMOS and YOUR Speakers! – w/ Kristian Kohle, Alvin Wee, Martin Popelis (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UXXtGefKCCk) Would you like to learn more about immersive audio: mixing in surround, Dolby Atmos, what's…
Mixing a Beautiful Pop Ballad (Audilia’s “kintsugi heart”) – with Ady from Hit The Road Music Studio
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2mQ8-B9-whEVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Mixing a Beautiful Pop Ballad (Audilia’s “kintsugi heart”) – with Ady from Hit The Road Music Studio (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2mQ8-B9-whE) Hi Everybody, Hope you're doing marvellously well... I've got good news – Ady Parzentny…
TONEX – Take Your Custom Tones Wherever You Go – Amp Modeler Software by IK Multimedia
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=anM4_UJ-yC4Video can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: TONEX – Take Your Custom Tones Wherever You Go – Amp Modeler Software by IK Multimedia (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=anM4_UJ-yC4) I have a question for you: have you ever wanted to take your "home rig"…
“AMAC” Gets REAL on The Industry – with Ali “AMAC” McGuire, Platinum Mix Engineer
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fLlditnpT_8Video can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: "AMAC" Gets REAL on The Industry – with Ali "AMAC" McGuire, Platinum Mix Engineer (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fLlditnpT_8) Hi Everybody, In Today's video we're going get "real" and take the opportunity to share a different…
Audient Oria: The Only ATMOS-Ready Interface of Its Kind! – with Emiliano Caballero
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YI21vsmzX0YVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Atmos Mixing With The Audient Oria At The Village Studios - Emiliano Caballero (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YI21vsmzX0Y) Good Day to You All, We're back at The Village Studios! This time with our good friend, Emiliano…
Interviewing Bassist André Bowman (Jay-Z, Black Eyed Peas, Alicia Keys)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6_0U1VBP_8IVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Interviewing Bassist André Bowman (Jay-Z, Black Eyed Peas, Alicia Keys) (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6_0U1VBP_8I) Hello All, We've got a nice little interview for you today – specifically for the bass players! I speak with the…
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"…
“Patchbay Posse” – A New Series
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bZNMhk2DCnkVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: "Patchbay Posse" Ep. 1 – A New Series, feat. Warren Huart, James Nugent, Mark Ashfield! (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bZNMhk2DCnk) Helloooo Plappernauts! Today I am very excited to announce the first episode in a new series for…
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…
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 –…
One Mic To Rule Them All? – Austrian Audio OC818 Review & Multitracks
https://youtu.be/t5RFzE5IekMVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: One Mic To Rule Them All? - Austrian Audio OC818 Review & Multitracks (https://youtu.be/t5RFzE5IekM) Have you ever wanted to control the character of a high-quality mic from your phone? "Wait, you can…
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…

The 7 Best Tape Delay Pedals for Studio & Live Sound

A tape delay pedal emulates the sound of a widely used analog effect that is much more easily accomplished with digital technology. Tape delay has some unique and desirable characteristics to readily transform your sound. What Is Tape Delay? Tape…

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…

Recording and Mixing the “Kingdom Of The Planet Of The Apes” score
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6YjhShjtBbQVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Kingdom Of The Planet Of The Apes - Recording and Mixing The Score with John Chapman (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6YjhShjtBbQ) Film score recording and mixing is an intricate process that shapes the cinematic experience. In…
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…
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
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wohIhy3tPP8Video can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Present Day Production Tour! @PresentDayProduction (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wohIhy3tPP8) Mark and James from Present Day Production have truly set a benchmark in the audio equipment industry with their unique approach to speaker design. Their journey…
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…

Nolly Vs Warren Drum Shootout at The Nave Studio
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FUIWPb90t7sVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: NOLLY vs WARREN - The DRUM Recording Shootout with Free MULTITRACKS (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FUIWPb90t7s) We are doing something truly special today, showcasing a drum recording I did at The Nave Studios in Leeds alongside…
Audioscapes DA-3A
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YPSVdrQucZAVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: FIRST Look AUDIOSCAPE DA-3A Compressor with Joe Carrell (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YPSVdrQucZA) In today’s video we join Joe Carrell to take a look at Audioscapes new DA-3A. As anyone in the business knows the LA-3A…
8 Best FREE Guitar VST Instruments in 2024

Guitar is one of the toughest instruments to sample for a plugin. There’s so much detail and nuance that’s just too easy to lose in translation. Most of the time they end up sounding over-processed and fake—really far from the…

The 10 Best Drum Machines for Creating Your Beats [2024 Guide]

One common trend we see more and more these days is electronic producers gravitating back towards hardware as opposed to working strictly in the box. Many artists find that tactile control is hugely beneficial to the overall creative process, since…

Our Biggest NEWS of 2024 – Introducing the Professional Certificate (ProCert) in Music Production!
https://youtu.be/gOTNazUhbpcVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Our Biggest NEWS Of 2024....so far!! (https://youtu.be/gOTNazUhbpc) What do George Ezra, Ella Mai, Adam “Nolly” Getgood, and James Bay all have in common?  Other than being awesomely talented artists, they all studied…
My Top 5 Plugins with Ady at Hit the Road Music!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K0QaF99D8KkVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: My Top 5 Plugins with Hit The Road Studio - Adrian "Ady" Parzentny (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K0QaF99D8Kk) Today, I will show you my 5 favourite plugins to increase my workflow, bring new life to my…
Joe Carrell Studio Tour
We’ve always seen it in the back of his videos for us but now we finally get our own tour and inside look into our friend Joe Carrell’s own mix room! It’s not all for show on camera Joe has…
PMC Speakers Factory Tour
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xdldlt_cZ0UVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: The PMC Speakers Factory Tour (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xdldlt_cZ0U) Since starting Produce Like A Pro we’ve been blessed to be able to lift the curtain many times and go behind the scenes to see how…
The Best Bass Amp for Gigging [2024 Guide]

For a lot of musicians, nothing beats the feeling of playing a live gig. Performing live captures your band’s raw energy night to night in an environment that’s way less sterile than the studio. And depending on the style of…

LEWITT Audio RAY – The World’s First Microphone With Autofocus For Your Voice
Get Your Content and Recordings Done Faster and Free Yourself Up to be More Creative and Spend Less Time Tweaking! With the new RAY microphone, Lewitt has created AURA, a new sensor based technology which dynamically adapts not just your…
The 6 Best Center Channel Speakers for Any Budget [2024 Guide]

A center channel speaker is a component in any surround sound set-up for post-production, surround mixing, or home theater entertainment. Typically when designing a surround system, you would match the center speaker to the others, and oftentimes brands will offer…

Apogee Duet 3 Review and Giveaway
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qkGSFJsE8WcVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Apogee Duet 3 - Review and FREE Multitracks (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qkGSFJsE8Wc) In today's video Joe Carrell and I take a look at the Apogee Duet 3, a very easy to use interface with two…
Best Audio Interface for Mac in 2024 (Entry-Level & Beyond)

Apple computers are standard in creative industries because of their reliable and uncluttered operating systems. People make music on PCs as well, but sometimes have a harder time finding compatible hardware and software. Or, they encounter bugs and have stability…

Roland Cloud Review: Is It Worth the Subscription?

As we all know by now, the subscription model is in full swing. Everything from the professional tools we use on the daily to the ways we unwind and entertain ourselves at night has some sort of all-access service for…

Apogee Boom Review: Should You Use This Audio Interface?

With a rich legacy that spans several decades, Apogee has earned a reputation as a trailblazer in multiple sectors, catering to the diverse needs of professionals, creatives, and tech enthusiasts alike. Whether it’s audio interfaces, digital converters, or other top-of-the-line…

14 Songs with a LOT of Bass (Best Songs for Subs)

Bass is responsible for a lot of the visceral connection we have with music. Sub bass, especially, physically resonates with us if it’s loud enough at a concert or club, for instance; bass is a huge part of music and…

PULSAR MODULAR P455 UPDATED NEW FEATURES & Free Multitracks
In this episode of MakeMineMusic, Marc Daniel Nelson takes you head first into his new plugin P455 MDN Sidecar by Pulsar Modular. This plugin faithfully recreates his signature analog chain. From his vintage API sidecar, to his AT-101 fairchild into…
The 6 Best USB Microphones For Music Production [2024 Guide]

Choosing the best USB microphone for your recording or streaming music is crucial for achieving professional-quality sound. With a plethora of options on the market, finding the best USB microphone involves considering factors such as sound quality, versatility, and ease…

DRUM MIXING with FX Joe Carrell
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wSNdwTi6xscVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: DRUM MIXING with FX Joe Carrell - FREE Multitracks (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wSNdwTi6xsc) In todays video we dive into Joe Carrell’s drum FX video from how he sets it up, what plugins he uses and…