Synergy Core Native InTune Review: Features & Specs

Antelope Audio’s Synergy Core Native InTune is a leap forward in audio engineering. Synergy Core Native InTune revolutionizes audio production with cutting-edge pitch correction and vocal effects. This review will unpack the software’s innovative features. We’ll explore how it seamlessly…

LiquidSonics Tai Chi Reverb Review

Navigating through the maze of reverb plugins can often feel like searching for a sonic holy grail. Occasionally, a contender like LiquidSonics’ Tai Chi reverb makes waves, prompting audiophiles and producers to perk up their ears. Our Tai Chi reverb…

The 5 Best Pickups For Metal Music (All Budgets)

Crafting the ultimate metal sound isn’t just about mastering riffs and solos. It’s also about equipping your guitar with the right tools to unleash its true potential. At the heart of any earth-shattering, crowd-moving metal tone are the pickups that…

The 9 Best Metal Guitars For Players Of All Skill Levels

Metal guitarists know that the right guitar is more than just an instrument—it’s an extension of their musical expression. It’s about finding the sweet spot where power meets precision, durability pairs with design, and playability enhances performance.  Whether you’re shredding…

The 6 Best Acoustic Guitar Amps For Gigs (2024 Guide)

Crafting the right sound for your live acoustic gigs starts with one critical choice: picking a suitable amp. With the six best acoustic guitar amps lined up, this guide aims to help you simplify your decision. We’ll focus on amps…

The 8 Best Digital Pianos In 2024 (All Skill Levels)

Choosing the right digital piano can be a bit like finding a needle in a haystack. With so many options available, each boasting an array of features and benefits, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. Luckily, we’ve done some of the…

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…

The Best Value Reverb Plugin in 2024? LiquidSonics’ Seventh Heaven Review
Today, we're diving into the world of reverb, a vital tool for music production and mixing. Join us as we explore LiquidSonic's Seventh Heaven Reverb, a plugin that's been making waves in the industry. Whether you're a seasoned pro or…
The most important asset in your studio? Monitoring! Antelope Atlas i8 Speakers Review
https://youtu.be/oAHjmvJGNPMVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Antelope Audio's Atlas i8 Speakers: 3-way speakers that are smarter than you'd think (https://youtu.be/oAHjmvJGNPM) Hey everyone, the holidays are over and we're right back at it. With a topic, that often doesn't…
Mix Music ANYWHERE! – Kali Audio IN-UNF Review
If you want to turn out pro-quality mixes, you need a reliable listening environment. - And a great speaker setup is the  #1 prerequisite for that! A huge problem that many up-and coming engineers face is that it's very hard…
I’ve compared 8 Vocal Mics from $30,000 – $100 – Can budget mics stand their ground?
When you're in the market for a new vocal mic, you have a LOT of options. With this video I'd like to bring light into the confusion and help you to find the microphone that's the perfect fit for your…
Exploring Abbey Road’s Legendary Audio Equipment | The History of Gear
Once gain, we find ourselves inside the iconic Gatehouse at Abbey Road Studios, a place filled with history, creativity, and a plethora of legendary audio equipment. Join us as we're joined by the knowledgeable Mr. Mirek Styles, the Abbey Road…
Best Hardware Compressors For Music Production In 2023
If you're into audio production, you know how essential a good compressor is in your toolkit. Compressors come in various shapes and sizes, and each one has its unique character and functionality. In this blog, we'll dive into the top…
FIRST LOOK – WA-1B All-Tube Opto Compressor | Warm Audio SHOOTOUT + Stems
Warm Audio, the go-to manufacturer for classic-inspired professional recording gear, has just announced the WA-1B, an all-tube, transformer-balanced optical compressor that's set to revolutionize your sound with its legendary Scandinavian compression style. If you're a music aficionado, you're probably well…
Abbey Road & The Mics That Made Music with EXPERT Lester Smith
Abbey Road Studios, known worldwide as the iconic recording studio where legends like The Beatles and Pink Floyd made their musical magic, is more than just a place of music history. It's a treasure trove of innovation, craftsmanship, and technology.…
Focal’s new Trio6 ST6 Three-Way Monitors | Review
A New Sonic Adventure Begins Just a few days ago, the music production world was abuzz with the arrival of Focal's latest offering: the Trio6. These aren't your run-of-the-mill speakers; they're a new breed of three-way monitors that promise a…
Best Microphone Preamps For Recording Music In 2023
In this blog post, we're diving into the world of microphone preamps with a special focus on some top picks.. Warm Audio ToneBeast: Affordable Excellence The Warm Audio ToneBeast is an affordable microphone preamp that pleasantly surprises with its sound…
The Brandi Carlile Interview – Grammy Award Winning Producer and Artist
Brandi Carlile is a name that resonates with fans of folk, rock, and Americana music. With her soulful voice, heartfelt lyrics, and magnetic stage presence, she has captured the hearts of audiences around the world. Born on June 1, 1981,…
Recording Country – Mäag Audio PREQ2 Preamp Review | Joe Carrell
The Maag Audio PREQ2 is a highly regarded piece of audio equipment that has found its place as an invaluable tool in professional recording studios and among audio enthusiasts. This two-channel microphone preamp and equalizer combines the best of both…
Inside Abbey Road: A Day in the Life of Abbey Road’s Engineers
Abbey Road, London—a name that resonates with music enthusiasts and aficionados worldwide. The iconic studio has been the backdrop for countless legendary recordings, and today, we have the privilege of sitting down with Chris Parker, Sarah Meyz & Marta Di…
BRAND NEW Universal Audio OX Stomp Pedal Review | Mic’d Amp Tones At Your Feet
Building off Universal Audio’s industry-defining Ox unit, the Ox Stomp Dynamic Speaker Emulator is a single-pedal solution for perfectly produced guitar tones. Simply pair the Ox Stomp with your preferred amp-in-a-box or digital amp modeler to elevate your tone with…
Best Home Studio Microphones For Recording Music In 2023
Sweetwater is a treasure trove of gear, with an enormous store and massive warehouses filled with musical goodies. So, we took up the challenge and decided to embark on a journey to uncover our top five microphones. Now, selecting just…
Capturing The Emotion of Abbey Road | Spitfire Audio
The Spitfire Strings library recorded at Abbey Road Studio is a symphonic masterpiece that represents the pinnacle of virtual orchestral instruments. Renowned for their dedication to capturing the essence of live orchestral performance, Spitfire Audio's collaboration with the world-famous Abbey…
Musical Glue Compression | Vari Tube Compressor by Tegeler Audio Review | Joe Carrell
I'm excited to share with you to the Teagler Vari Tube Compressor. As an enthusiast of variable-mu compressors, I couldn't resist the opportunity to share my thoughts on this remarkable device. In the world of music production and mixing, I've…
THIS Made Remote Music Production Collaboration Possible | Audiomovers
AudioMovers is an innovative software solution that has revolutionized the way musicians, producers, and audio professionals collaborate and share audio content in real-time. Developed by a team of audio enthusiasts and professionals, AudioMovers addresses the challenges of remote collaboration and…
FIRST LOOK – PreSonus’ Eris Series Studio 8 Monitors – Incredible Value
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (September 13, 2023) — PreSonus Audio Electronics, Inc. today announces the new and powerful line of Eris® Studio Monitors that will be available in three distinct tiers—Essential, Studio and Pro. This tier system ensures that any creator, from…
Mixing Don’t Let Me Down By The Beatles | Antelope Audio Synergy Core Native
You may already know Antelope Audio for their top-notch audio interfaces, but they've recently ventured into the world of standalone plugins, and we're about to dive deep into what they have to offer. Antelope Audio's Native Synergy Core Antelope Audio…
Tips For Perfect Vocal Recordings & Performances | Willie Green
In today's video, we're joined by Brooklyn-based producer and engineer, Willie Green, as he shares his invaluable insights on optimizing microphone setups to capture the most exceptional vocal performances. So, if you're a budding artist or an aspiring audio engineer,…
Behind The Console: Mastering Engineer Oli Morgan Interview | Inside Abbey Road
Oli Morgan is a name that resonates with anyone remotely familiar with the world of music mastering. Born with an innate passion for music, Morgan's journey into the realm of mastering engineering began in his formative years. His background in…
The Legendary Synth Redefined? | Roland JUNO-X Review | Matt Lange
Today, Matt Lange dives deep into the Roland Juno-X. Let's see what he has to say... -------- At first glance, you might mistake it for the iconic Juno 106, but I've had my trusty Juno 106 for a whopping 18…
5 Quick Automation Tips To Improve Your Mixes | Sara Carter
Automation is a powerful tool that can elevate your mixes to new heights of dynamism and excitement. In this blog, I'll share five indispensable tips for harnessing the full potential of automation to create mixes that truly shine. 1. Blending…
Bring Boring Guitars to LIFE with The “All Boost” EQ Trick From Joe Carrell
The Predicament: Reviving Lackluster Guitars Ever found yourself dealing with tracks that weren't part of your original recording process? Trust me, it's a common situation, especially in the world of mixing. Sometimes, you pull up the faders and everything falls…
Andrew Huang Designed A Plugin? | Transit by Baby Audio Review
We got wind that Andrew Huang and Baby Audio were about to release something crazy for music production so we got Andrew on a call to tell us all about it! Transit, designed by Andrew Huang, feels like cheating. There's…
Don’t Let Me Down by The Beatles (Cover) | Aspen Pittman 1B-FET Microphone Review
The Aspen Pittman 1B-FET microphone stands as a testament to the delicate balance between vintage warmth and modern precision. Crafted with meticulous attention to detail, this microphone embodies the spirit of classic recording while incorporating modern advancements to meet the…
Chandler Ltd Factory Tour | Resurrecting Abbey Road’s Audio Magic
Established by Wade Goeke in 1999, Chandler Limited has steadily gained recognition and respect among music producers, engineers, and artists for its distinctive range of analog hardware that imparts a warm, classic character to audio recordings. With an unwavering commitment…
FIRST LOOK – Kazrog Avalon VT-747SP – An Analog Icon Redefined ⚡️
Kazrog, renowned developer of innovative audio software, has partnered with Avalon Design, a legendary name in the world of professional analog audio equipment, to introduce the Kazrog Avalon VT-747SP. This state-of-the-art audio effects software plugin is a direct emulation of Avalon's widely-acclaimed VT-747SP…
Audioscape 260VU & Opto Comp Review
Today, we're sharing a cover of Heart Of Gold by Neil Young - A Classic! We partnered with our very good friends at AudioScape to bring you the silky smooth sounds of their Opto Comp and the legendary era-defining sound…
Sonible’s NEW smart:gate is TOO GOOD | Plugin Review
In the fast-paced world of audio production, finding innovative solutions that streamline workflows and enhance sound quality is crucial. Sonible, a renowned audio technology company, has been at the forefront of developing cutting-edge tools to meet the demands of modern…
Alesis 3630 Review

The Alesis 3630 compressor is a polarizing piece of equipment. On one hand, it has achieved almost mythic status for its use in the house scene, popularized by groups like Daft Punk. And on the other, it’s just a beginner’s…

Bose S1 Pro Review: The Best Portable PA System?

Designed for solo acts, singer-songwriters, public speakers, and small events, the Bose S1 Pro covers a lot of territory in a compact package. In this Bose S1 Pro review, we’ll check out everything the portable speaker system has to offer.…

Gullfoss EQ Plugin Review | Smart Software at Its Best

The Gullfoss EQ plugin by Soundtheory promises to be a better-maker. The adaptive EQ, which does not rely on AI but rather a new form of technology altogether, serves to balance your mixes in the most pleasing way possible. If…

Fishman Fluence Modern Review: Humbuckers Worth the Hype?

It isn’t often that a truly revolutionary new innovation shakes up the world of guitar — especially in the realm of pickups. Between the invention of single coils in the ’30s, to humbucker in the ’50s, and active pickups in…

Fender Blues Deluxe Reissue Review: A Modern Classic Reinvented

We all know that Fender is one of most recognized and enduring brands in the history of electric guitar. Leo Fender’s innovations helped shape the landscape of music, providing musicians tools to reach new heights. The company’s greatest outputs are…

Motu M4 Review | ‘Premium’ Entry-Level Interface?

The M4 by Motu is an impressive interface at a super affordable price. In this Motu M4 review and spec breakdown, we’ll take a look at what sets this audio interface apart! Motu M4 Audio Interface The affordable desktop interface…

Akai Professional MPC One Review

Akai Professional’s long-running MPC series is one of the most recognized sampling workstations ever made. Originally named MIDI Production Center (now Music Production Center), Akai introduced the first model, the MPC60, in 1988. Roger Linn, who developed the popular LM-1…

Oeksound Soothe 2 Plugin Review

Oeksound Soothe is touted by the Finnish plugin developer as a ‘dynamic resonance suppressor.’ It’s designed to tame the harshness we sometimes associate with digital recordings, or even just poorly recorded material. Though it wasn’t the first plugin to try…

FINAL DAY of NAMM Show 2023 – Solid State Logic, Neumann, Soundflow, Audient & More
Sontronics Microphones Sontronics is a British company that specializes in designing and manufacturing high-quality microphones for a variety of applications, including music recording, broadcasting, and podcasting. Established in 2004, Sontronics has quickly gained a reputation for creating reliable and affordable…
Soundtoys, Oeksound, AudioScape and more – Exploring NAMM Show 2023
ASA-6a By AudioScape Engineering & co Learn from the man behind the mustache, Mr Marc Daniel Nelson in the video link above! Soundtoys Super Plate SuperPlate emulates the tonal character of five classic electromechanical plate reverbs with it's algorithms capturing…
Exploring NAMM 2023 Day One
Soyuz 1973 FET Mic The Soyuz Microphones 1973 FET mic is a modern condenser microphone that pays tribute to the classic Soviet-era microphones of the 1970s. This microphone is handmade in Russia and features a unique design that incorporates a…
Alesis V49 Review: A Highly Capable (& Affordable) MIDI Controller

Every home studio needs a decent MIDI controller to take advantage of the incredibly wide-ranging world of virtual instruments. With a controller alone, you could feasibly play and program a complete arrangement — we’re talking every instrument — on only…