Does Your Mix Sound Accurate?
Today, we will be using Sonarworks' incredible Reference 4 technology and talking about speaker and headphone correction. This software works to flatten out the speaker responses in your room, which allows you to hear as accurately as possible in your…
The Rupert Neve Designs MBC: A Deep Dive

Written by Chris Frasco In an audio landscape where things are continually moving further inside the box, many of us are craving some tactile interaction with our mixes – not to mention some analog flavor. To help us along, Rupert…

Best Desktop Interface? | Antelope Audio Zen Tour Synergy Core
Today we are reviewing the Zen Tour Synergy Core interface from Antelope Audio. This is the first time we have reviewed a product from Antelope Audio, and we are very excited! I have been hearing a lot about this from…
Find Your Signature Sound with the JZ Microphones BB29!
Today we will be reviewing the brand new BB29 Signature Series mic from JZ Microphones! This microphone is based on the classic Blueberry mic from Blue Microphones, and we are very excited to see how it sounds! We are also…
The Best Plate Reverb?
Today, we have the opportunity to try out the Perfect Plate from Denise Audio! The goal of the Perfect Plate reverb is to easily manipulate your tracks in supernatural ways with supernatural sound quality. We are very excited to try…
Rupert Neve Designs Master Bus Converter
We are very excited get an exclusive first look at a brand new product from Rupert Neve Designs today! The Rupert Neve Designs Master Bus Converter Dual-path A/D Converter & Limiter is a 2-bus converter with a fully functioning limiter…
The Legendary ODR-1 Overdrive Pedal is NOW A PLUGIN!
If you have been watching any of our videos over the last few years, you may have noticed that we use the Nobels ODR-1 Overdrive Pedal a lot! This is an incredible, boutique-sounding pedal, at an affordable, non-boutique price. And…
The Ultimate Audio Repair Tool? | iZotope RX 8
Today, we get to try out the brand new iZotope RX 8! We have been using the RX 7 since it came out, and are very excited to try out the new features they have added to the latest update!…
Best Microphone Under $300? | Lewitt LCT 440 Pure
Today, we are testing out the Lewitt LCT 440 Pure microphone! We have quite a few Lewitt microphones, so we are excited to get to try this one out and see how it sounds! To test this mic, we recorded…
The Best Way to Get Wider Acoustic Guitars? | Gullfoss by Soundtheory
A little ago, we tried out the Gullfoss plugin by Soundtheory. This plugin is an easy-to-use tool that contains a set of basic parameters that can be adjusted to improve the clarity, detail, spatiality, and balance of a mix or…
A.I. Powered Custom Reverbs! | Sonible smart:reverb
Today we have the wonderful opportunity to try out a brand new plugin, the smart:reverb from Sonible! I am very excited about this plugin because Sonible's plugins tend to be very intuitive and produce great results. So we are going…
Baby Audio: Parallel Aggressor Plugin | Demo & Giveaway
In this video we’re taking a look at Baby Audio’s brand new plugin, which comes out today! We’re big fans of Baby Audio because they do really simple and really good sounding plugins! I’m really excited about this plugin because…
Recording a Song with ONE MIC! | Soyuz Bomblet Demo & Giveaway
Today, we get to try out the Soyuz Bomblet microphone! Soyuz makes wonderful microphones, and we are so excited to get to try this one out as well! We are also lucky enough to get to give one away! Enter…
Review: Arturia V Collection 7.2

We go way back with Arturia – starting with Analog Factory, then upgrading to Analog Lab, and even venturing into the plugin world with the 3 Compressors You’ll Actually Use bundle. There is no doubt that the V Collection is…

Top 6 Plugins with Darrell Thorp
Darrell is a producer, mixer, recording engineer, and nine-time Grammy-winner. He has had the opportunity to work with many acclaimed artists throughout his career, including Paul McCartney, Radiohead, Jay-Z, Foo Fighters, Beck, Nigel Godrich, and many more. Today, Darrell Thorp…
Get More Precise Saturation! | Denise Audio God Mode Demo & Giveaway
Our friends over at Denise Audio have released another marvellous plugin! This plugin is called "God Mode", and is a saturation plugin unlike any we have used before. Before we go any further, though, we also get to give away…
Get Great Rock Recordings with the Amethyst! | JZ Microphones Amethyst Demo & Giveaway
Today, we are testing out the wonderful Amethyst microphone from JZ Microphones! This microphone is a premium class large diaphragm microphone that will give you that classic warm, vintage sound. Each Amethyst contains the unique Golden Drop Capsule technology. This…
The most versatile ribbon mic? | AEA KU5A
Today, we are trying out another fantastic mic: the AEA KU5A! We are going to be doing a demo of this mic by recording a full song, and we will give you the multitracks as well so you can hear…
Adjust the Polar Pattern in Real Time! | Austrian Audio OC818
Today, we are testing out the OC818 from Austrian Audio! What is unique about this microphone is that it records the front and the back of the capsule at the same time, and also includes an app that allows you…
Create your own ‘custom plugins’! | Waves StudioRack
Today, we get to try out a brand new plugin: the Waves StudioRack! This marvellous new plugin allows you to create powerful plugin chains of up to 8 plugins. The enhanced features of the StudioRack include parallel processing racks, multiband…
A Must-Have for Recording Bass! | Radial HDI
Today, we are trying out the wonderful Radial HDI! Radial is quite well known for their DIs, and has been an industry standard for quite a few years now. We have used a few of their products before and loved…
The 6 Microphones You Need to Know About!
Today, we are going to talk about the 6 microphones that you need to know about! Some of these we have talked about before, but we have some new ones too. It is also microphone month over at Sweetwater, which…
Mojave Audio MA-201fet | Demo & Giveaway
Today, we have another great demo and giveaway for you! In this video, we will be trying out the wonderful new MA-201fet from Mojave Audio! To test out this mic, I am going to be recording a whole song -…
A Brand New Reverb Technology! | The Perfect Room by Denise Audio
Today, we get to try out a brand new plugin: The Perfect Room by Denise Audio. This is a reverb plugin, and, at first glance, seems to be everything I want in a reverb plugin, as it is all-in-one and…
Sonarworks Reference 4 Studio Edition with Mic | Demo & Giveaway
Today, we get to test out Sonarworks' incredible Reference 4 software! This software really is game changing because it levels the playing field. This software works to flatten out the speaker responses in your room, no matter what your space…
Could Soothe2 Be The Ultimate Vocal Plugin? (Demo & Giveaway)
About a year and a half ago I sat down with the rather wonderful (and exceptionally talented) Eric Valentine! I went to his new studio, and he had some incredible stuff! He had a J37 tape machine, these beautiful Strauss…
Writing and Recording a Song in 20 mins with the Evo 4
Today I’m going to be writing and recording a song in only 20 minutes using the EVO 4! We’ve had this unit since about NAMM, so a video is long overdue! The EVO 4 is made by our good friends…
Solid State Logic (SSL) 9000J Plugin | Demo & Giveaway
We have a very exciting video for you today! About a year ago, I tried the SSL plugins for the first time. These plugins emulate the sound of the SSL consoles and give you that great analog sound using just…
Baby Audio: Comeback Kid Plugin | Demo & Giveaway
Today we are going to be trying out an exciting new plugin from BABY Audio: the Comeback Kid! This is a delay plugin, with ducking features, and reverb, and so much more. I can't wait to try it out! We…
The Guitar I Use Almost Every Day! | Fender Acoustasonic Demo
Today we are going to do a demo of the beautiful new Fender Acoustasonic guitar! The Fender Acoustasonic is a gorgeous acoustic-electric guitar with a hollow Stratocaster inspired body that is naturally loud and resonant with plenty of projection, so…
Kali WS-12 Project Watts Subwoofer | Demo & Giveaway
We have a very exciting demo for you all today! Kali Audio has just released the Kali WS-12 Project Watts Subwoofer, and we have the opportunity to try it out! We are also lucky enough to get to give one…
This $129 Interface Sets Gain On Its Own?! | Audient EVO 4 Demo
We've talked quite a bit about Audient's brand new EVO 4 over the past few days, and now we are going to be putting it to the test. Today, we will be recording singer/songwriter Katie Ferrara using the EVO 4!…
Kali Audio Mountain View Bluetooth Demo & FAQ Friday
Happy Friday everyone! I hope you had a marvellous week! This FAQ Friday we will have our usual questions plus another fantastic giveaway! We have already had a bunch of giveaways this week, and today is no different! We are…
Royer R-10 Ribbon Mic | Demo & Giveaway
Today we have a very exciting video happening, as we are going to be giving away a fabulous Royer R-10 Ribbon Mic! The Royer R-10 is a passive mono ribbon microphone designed for use in the studio and on live…
LCT 640 TS: Our Favorite Mic! | Demo & Giveaway
I'm sure you all know how much we love Lewitt mics here! In today's video we are going to be showing you another great mic from Lewitt, and giving one away as well! The LCT 640 TS is a great…
SoundSpot Union Wavetable Synth: Demo & Giveaway
We are testing out another great plugin today: the SoundSpot Union Wavetable Synth. This plugin is Union's first venture into synthesis, and is what they call the "next-generation wavetable synthesizer plugin". We are also fortunate enough to be giving away…
Audio Test Kitchen
We recently had the opportunity to sit down with Alex Oana, the co-creator and co-founder of Audio Test Kitchen. Audio Test Kitchen is a free online resource that aims to change the way we audition microphones. They have partnered with…
Waves Berzerk Plugin Demo & FAQ Friday
Happy Friday everyone! In this week's video we have a double-header, with FAQ Friday and a review of the brand new Waves Berzerk Distortion plugin! Before we get to that though: today is Black Friday!! That means we have some…
Leapwing Audio: DynOne Dynamics Plugin
A little while ago, I was lucky enough to be one of the first to try the brand new version of Leapwing Audio's DynOne plugin! In today's video we will be going through all the great new features that this…
Baby Audio Super VHS: Demo & Giveaway
We've got a demo of another great plugin from BABY Audio today! The Super VHS is a brand new plugin from BABY Audio and I can't wait to show you how it works. We also are giving away 3 copies…
Genelec GLM 3 Calibration Software Demo
As you know I've been a fan of Genelec monitors for a long time. In today's episode we're sharing our recent experience with Steffenee Copley from Genelec. She came to our studio to show us how to use GLM 3…
Build a Home Studio for under $5,000 | Sweetwater Wishlist Challenge
Our friends over at Sweetwater have challenged me to build the best studio possible for under $5,000. - And I have accepted the challenge! It turns out they are having a giveaway from now until November 24th where you can…
What’s an Acceptable Amount of Drum Mic Bleed | FAQ Friday
As always we have a few great questions in this week's FAQ Friday Today’s featured question is “What is an acceptable amount of bleed in drum mics and what is the best way to get the least bleed?" The rather…
Kali Audio IN8 3-Way Studio Monitor Review & Giveaway
a Rafflecopter giveaway Today I’m sitting here with Nathan from Kali Audio about to take a look at their latest speaker! Ever since I heard the LP-6’s which as you know we love, and use every day; we've been talking…
Want to Mix Professionally? | FAQ Friday
a Rafflecopter giveaway As always we have a few great questions in this week's FAQ Friday and a giveaway from Tactical Headsets! The lovely people over at Tactical Headsets have sent us 3 pairs of earbuds to giveaway. They aren’t…
Baby Audio’s “I Heart NY” Demo & Giveaway
a Rafflecopter giveaway We have a very fun episode for you today! We’re going to review a plugin that I feel I have willed into existence - haha All joking aside, have you ever wanted a plugin that has been…
Clearmountain’s Domain Plugin Demo
Today we spent the day at Bob Clearmountain’s studio “Mix This” and went over to Apogee to hang out! We’ll have a marvellous video coming out soon with us talking to Bob about all the incredible records that he’s made.…
iZotope Ozone 9 Demo & Giveaway
a Rafflecopter giveaway We have a very exciting episode for you today, iZOTOPE has released Ozone 9 and we are going to try it out! I don't use Ozone 9 so this is going to be a completely new thing…
Fender Tone Master Deluxe Reverb Demo & Giveaway
a Rafflecopter giveaway In today’s video, we’re going to be doing a review of Fender products. Not just one or two products, were reviewing 4 products! The first one is the rather beautiful Fender American Professional Stratocaster from their professional…
Eventide H9000 Next Generation Harmonizer | Demo
We’re going to have a lot of fun in today's episode. I’m sitting here with Joe Cozzi from Eventide! Those of you that watch our show will know that I use Eventide’s H3000 pretty much every day. We have certain…