Clear Lake Recording Studios
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oPBdogYXyP0Video can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Clear Lake Recording Studio Tour - Warren Huart: Produce Like A Pro (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oPBdogYXyP0) Clear Lake Recording Studios has been a staple of the North Hollywood music scene since 1987. Founder Brian Levi's…
The 10 Best Audio Interfaces of 2024 (For Any Budget)

Looking for the perfect audio interface to enhance your sound experience? You’ve come to the right place! Our guide to the best audio interfaces of 2024 is designed to cater to every budget and need. Whether you’re a professional or…

The 13 Best In-Ear Monitors for Any Budget [2024 Guide]

Investing in a good pair of in-ear monitors (IEM) can significantly impact a band’s live performance. They offer clear monitoring and isolate the musicians from the noisy stage. Also, some musicians already familiar with IEM prefer them over headphones in…

The 6 Best DJ Controller Stations for Any Budget [2024]

A DJ controller is crucial to a mixing artist’s club setup. As electronic music production continues to rise, often at the hands of solo musicians, controllers now present an exciting opportunity to perform live without resorting to simply hitting play…

ARC Studio by IK Multimedia The Advanced Room Correction System
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5AacdR8fM_8Video can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Arc Studio REVISE - Warren Huart: Produce Like A Pro (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5AacdR8fM_8) Ever wished you could completely trust what you are hearing in your room? Your room has a big impact on how…
World’s First Programmable Analog Processor – McDSP APB16
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LUwUJzK3dQkVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: World's First Programmable ANALOG Processor - McDSP APB16 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LUwUJzK3dQk) Colin McDowell is a genius. Yes, there, I said it! One of the smartest people in the music industry, one of the nicest too…
Neumann MT-48 Review: Why We Love This Interface

Having the proper audio interface is crucial when recording at home or in a professional studio. Among the many interface options on the market, the Neumann MT-48 stands out amongst its competitors. This Neumann MT-48 review explores the capabilities that…

Boulevard Recording Rebuilt After A Devastating Fire
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Esz6k1GRG8Video can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Rebuilding A STUDIO After A Devastating FIRE: Clay Blair's - Boulevard Recording (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Esz6k1GRG8) What do you do when you locate to Los Angeles and build a successful studio business from scratch and…
Recording Dry Drums – Production Masterclass at Limusic
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XoTqqiD5GZYVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Recording Dry Drums - Production Masterclass at Limusic (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XoTqqiD5GZY) What could be better than spending a week in the South Of France recording? Not much at all! Haha The beauty of doing…
Drum Recording With Moses Schneider
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OeV_nnmnBk4Video can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Crazy Drum Recording Techniques with Moses Schneider (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OeV_nnmnBk4) Moses Schneider is a German music producer and recording engineer. He started his career at Hansa Studios in Berlin in 1987, after leaving in…
Songs That Changed Music: “Chameleon” – Herbie Hancock
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fRJ_h3eKmHgVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Songs That Changed Music: "Chameleon" - Herbie Hancock (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fRJ_h3eKmHg) “Chameleon” is a foundational track in the history of funk-jazz. It appeared in 1973 on Herbie Hancock’s classic album Head Hunters, and remains…
Platinum Metal Engineer Reacts to Hearing Joy Division for the First Time
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PuDKsuQ4BWsVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Platinum Metal Engineer Reacts to Joy Division (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PuDKsuQ4BWs) Joy Division are one of the most important bands of all time, with Peter Hook’s hook driven melodic bass playing, infused with Stephen Morris’…
Learn Production Skills with Warren
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qAWISwt9YyEVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Limusic Tour - Beautiful Recording Studio in the South Of France - Warren Huart: Produce Like A Pro (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qAWISwt9YyE) Last year we flew to Limoux in the South Of France to Teach…
The 10 Best Travel Guitar Options in 2024 [Acoustic & Electric]

The best travel guitar makes a perfect companion for busy, on-the-go guitarists searching for playability that’s built to move. There are electric options, acoustic options, and even hybrid electro-acoustic travel guitars. Whether it’s for practice and warming up, or full-blown…

Audient ORIA – Making Immersive Mixing Easy
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bxKeZ2EIJy0Video can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Atmos Just Got Easier - Audient ORIA Review (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bxKeZ2EIJy0) A couple of weeks ago we went to Audient’s head quarters to sit down with our friend Adam Steel and get a full…
Paul Simon’s Genius
Paul Simon is one of the greatest American song writers of all time. During a recording career that spans an epic 66 years so far, and that has yielded five Simon & Garfunkel studio albums and fifteen solo albums, Simon…
NAMM Day 4 – Audio Genius Paul Wolff – AI with Flosstradamus and more!
So like all good things NAMM finally came to an end on Sunday 28th, my Birthday!  Did I save the best to last? Maybe, maybe not? There was so much amazing gear and frankly, more importantly so many amazing people!…
NAMM 2024 Day 3
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q4w6wh7G1zoVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: NAMM 2024 Day 3 - What's New? - HUGE Speaker Giveaway and more (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q4w6wh7G1zo) NAMM has been nuts this year! It really is THE Global event, an extremely busy, well attended event…
NAMM 2024 Day One
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9zTqPttKHeoVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: NAMM Day 1 - Warren Huart: Produce Like A Pro (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9zTqPttKHeo) NAMM is back in the Winter, in Sunny California where the world loves to fly to get away from the cold…
‘Shout’ Tears For Fears – Neumann MT – 48 Review
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ChdJV1JQ5YVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: ‘Shout’ Tears For Fears - Neumann MT-48 Interface Review (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ChdJV1JQ5Y) Covering 'Shout' by Tears For Fears was a huge pleasure, this song is a masterpiece and I was blessed to work with…
Going Back To Where It All Started: Andertons Music Company Tour
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GShc08Go3SwVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Going BACK to Where It ALL Started: Andertons Music Co Tour (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GShc08Go3Sw) Many years ago… in a land far away…ok seriously in Guildford in the early ‘90s, when I was a wee…
10 Mixing Tips I Wish I’d Known When I First Started
This is such a massively popular topic on YouTube! - Top 10 Mixing Tips I Wish I’d Known When I Started With the proliferation of videos using a variation on this topic I really wanted to make sure I dug…
Compression Basics With Sara Carter
In today’s video Sara Carter takes us through Compression basics. youtube Compression is a signal processing technique used to control the dynamic range of a sound source. Compression helps to balance the dynamic range from the quietest to loudest moments,…
Mixing Vocals with Joe Carrell
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ig6QDi_6w6YVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Mixing Vocals with Joe Carrell (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ig6QDi_6w6Y) In today’s video Joe Carrell shows us how he mixes vocals, using a combination of Multiband compression to control errant frequencies, EQ and traditional compression to gentle…
Joe Carrell – Country Rock Mixing Course
We have a Special Course for you here! It’s at the extremely low price of $27 for an over Three and a half hour Mixing course with full multi tracks! The artist, Kayley Bishop is a world class Nashville Country Rock Singer,…
Mixing for Video Games, Film and TV with Jason LaRocca
In today's video it's my pleasure to talk to our good friend and LA native, Jason LaRocca, is a rising star in the Film, TV and Video Gaming Mixing World. This year alone he is nominated for 2 Grammy's in…
Mixing Bass Guitar With Slate Plug Ins
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qQzRy1WLF0AVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Mixing Bass Guitar With Slate Digital Plug Ins - Warren Huart: Produce Like A Pro (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qQzRy1WLF0A) Mixing Bass Guitar well, so that the low end is consistent and even sounding, is crucial…
Mixing Hip Hop Kicks with Ariel Chobaz
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q7H7tY-A3yAVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Mixing Hip Hop Kick - Warren Huart: Produce Like A Pro (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q7H7tY-A3yA) In today’s video we have Mixing Hip Hop Kicks with the marvellous Ariel Chobaz!  Ariel Chobaz has mixed and recorded…
Do You Need A Subwoofer?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fJX0FHTv1f8Video can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Do You Need A Subwoofer? (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fJX0FHTv1f8) Recently I filmed a video at Nick Sowden’s Studio La Barca and took time to try out the new Kali Audio WS-6.2 Subwoofer, this demo raised…
The 8 Best Fender Amps for Any Guitar-Playing Style in 2024

For over 70 years, Fender amplifiers have been the sonic bedrock upon which countless legendary performances have been built. From smoky blues clubs to sprawling rock arenas, Fender has consistently delivered a distinct and unforgettable tone that has shaped the…

Do We Need To Use NS10’s Anymore?
We just released a FAQ Friday video with the subject 'Why Do Mixers Use Yamaha NS10'?'. In recent years we've been asked this question so many times! It's a good one! Coming up as a young musician in the late…
Mix Breakdown – James Dupré ‘Another Love Song’ with Joe Carrell – Mix/ReMix Contest
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SLb5PmZ56pwVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Mix Breakdown - James Dupré ‘Another Love Song’ with Joe Carrell (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SLb5PmZ56pw) Breaking Down a Country/Americana track with Joe Carell mixed entirely in the box. Joe Carrell got to record the great…
Win Studio Gear In Our Mix/Remix Contest With Joe Carrell – James Dupre – “Another Love Song”
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nR_l1Gjlj2UVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Mix/Remix Contest! Country Americana with Joe Carrell and James Dupre (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nR_l1Gjlj2U) Happy New Year! We have another amazing Rate My Mix Competition!  As usual we are doing two competitions simultaneously, a Mix…
Talking with Hard Rock and Metal Producer Dennis Ward
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qiY6ScofQxoVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Music Production From The 80's Until Now: How Has It CHANGED? With Dennis Ward (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qiY6ScofQxo) Hard Rock and Metal Producer Dennis Ward boasts a prolific career as a Producer, Mixer, Bass Player…
Finally! AudioScape Released A PLUGIN – The XL-305r Reverb Plugin Review
The AudioScape XL-305R has its roots in the all analog XL-305 Spring Reverb from the early 1980's. Unlike many spring reverbs, this Spring Assembly has 12 individual springs tuned together making it equally tempered, very similar to opening the lid of…
The Most VERSATILE Audio Interface under $400? The Audient iD24
The new Audient iD24 audio interface is a compact and highly versatile device that is designed for musicians and audio professionals who need a high-quality audio interface that can deliver exceptional performance in a variety of settings. One of the…
Favourite Microphones Used at Sweetwater Studio | FAQ Friday With Shawn Dealey
Today, I'm joined by my good friend, Mr. Shawn Dealey, the head engineer at Sweetwater Studios, and we're here in Studio A. For this Fact Friday, I'm breaking the usual black attire and sporting a Led Zeppelin t-shirt with a…
Mixing Country Music with AUTOMATED Hardware Reverb | Tegeler Audio Raumzeitmaschine Review
The Raumzeitmaschine by Tegeler Audio offers one of the most unique experiences for hybrid mixing - not only is it an all-analog reverb unit but it is controlled and automated digitally using a DAW plugin. We head back to Joe…
Acoustic Guitar Recording MASTERCLASS | Warren Huart At Sweetwater Studios
In a live masterclass at Sweetwater Studios, the renowned producer and engineer, Warren Huart, shared his insights on small diaphragm and large diaphragm microphone techniques for acoustic guitar recording. We'll break down his key tips and tricks to help you…
Joe Carrell | Natural Woman by Aretha Franklin (Cover + Mix Breakdown)
Today, Joe Carrell mixes the Aretha Franklin classic, Natural Woman. You can see the video performance of the cover and the mix breakdown in full but here's some of the highlights from Joe's quick tips when you're mixing this track.…
Steve Hackett: The Interview | From Genesis Lead Guitarist And Beyond
In a recent interview, Steve Hackett, the former guitarist of Genesis, delved into his remarkable journey in the world of music. He discussed his renowned "Genesis Revisited" series, his unending passion for pushing musical boundaries, and the timeless appeal of…
Upgrade Your Microphone Locker On Any Budget | Manny’s Mic Locker
Today, Manny up opens the doors to his microphone locker, giving us a glimpse of the tools he uses to craft sonic wonders. Choosing the right microphone is a crucial decision for any audio professional or enthusiast. Each of the…
Gear Giveaways with Elysia, Telefunken, AEA & More | Studioszene 2023
Elyssia Audio Mpressor 500 The Elyssia Audio Mpressor 500 is a high-end, 500-series module that redefines dynamics processing in the pro audio world. Known for its outstanding sonic qualities and innovative features, the Mpressor 500 has quickly gained a reputation…
Audioscape, Dangerous Music, Session Desk & More | Studioszene 2023
Unlike many digital controllers masquerading as analog, the UNO Synth Pro X is the real deal. Its three fully analog oscillators deliver that sought-after warmth and character. With analog drive for added grit, this synth is a powerhouse of authentic…
Audioscape, Dangerous Music, Session Desk & More | Studioszene 2023
Unlike many digital controllers masquerading as analog, the UNO Synth Pro X is the real deal. Its three fully analog oscillators deliver that sought-after warmth and character. With analog drive for added grit, this synth is a powerhouse of authentic…
Do You Really need VINTAGE Mics? – Are Modern MICS Really THAT Great?
Joe Carrell, like many of us, has certain model numbers that he's attached to—numbers like 47, 67, and 87 mean a lot to him. But sometimes, he realizes he might be holding onto these models too tightly. In the world…
Mixing Creed III’s Original Film Score | Masterclass with John Chapman & Reuben Cohen
In the world of filmmaking, there are countless behind-the-scenes heroes who contribute to the magic of cinema. One often underappreciated aspect is film score mixing. Today, we have the privilege of delving into this fascinating world with John Chapman, a…
Must-Have Drum Plugins For Mixing | Joe Carrell
Today, Joe Carrell shareshis go-to drum mixing plugins and some tips on how to use them to take your drum sound to the next level. So grab your headphones and let's get started! SSLx Saturator - Adding Warmth and Punch:…
The 7 Best Boost Pedal Options for Your Pedalboard

Boost pedals have been around since the 1960s. While not quite an overdrive, a quality clean boost is meant to get more decibels out of your guitar and amplifier. The most common use would be to selectively click on a…

The 10 Best Guitar Cases for the Road in 2023

Having the right case for your guitar is a prerequisite for touring, gigging, carrying to and from rehearsal, and for safe storage at home. Some are built to withstand heavy duress, like air travel, and others are designed with portability…