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…
A Short History of the Vocoder

The vocoder has been around for a very long time… In 1938, Homer Dudley at Bell Labs invented it to reduce the bandwidth of speech transmission for telecommunications. In other words, it was originally intended as a voice codec for audio…

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…
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…
From Covering Queen to Playing with Brian May: Interview with Danny Gomez
a Rafflecopter giveaway We have a rather wonderful guest on Produce Like A Pro today; Danny Gomez! Danny is a huge Queen fan, much like myself! Danny did a lot of the official demos for the IK Multimedia Brian May…
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…
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…
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…
EVE Audio SC307 Demo & Warren’s Favorite Reference Tracks
In today's video, we are in Harmony Studios! This is the studio where Adele's Someone Like You was recorded, among many other great records. Today, I will be taking you right into the studio and we will be testing out…
EVE Audio – LAB-Talk Room Acoustics 101:

Even though a lot has been said about room acoustics, it is still a topic people have a lot of questions about. In this article I want to give a brief introduction to room acoustics and how to identify and…

AES New York 2019 Gear Giveaway | #AES19
Taking any of the actions below will enter you into all the giveaways. a Rafflecopter giveaway Today’s video features the amazing experience we had at AES New York 2019! We had a wonderful time as expected but what made our…
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…
Behind The Scenes At Thomann Gearhead University 2019 | #TGU19
You may have noticed over the last month or two we've been posting some videos of me playing Laney, Vox, and Revv amps, we've also posted a video of us recording drums in a castle! All these videos share the…
Vox AC10, MV50 & AC30S1 Demo with Phil Scarffe | #TGU19
While a Thomann Gearhead University (TGU) I had a wonderful chat with Phil Scarffe an engineer from VOX. Phil and I had a lot to talk about. First is the Vox AC10 which until I saw it about three days…
Suhr PT15 IR Demo with Pete Thorn | #TGU19
While at Thomann Gearhead University (TGU), we had the amazing opportunity to sit down with my good friend and amazing guitarist Pete Thorn. A lot of people probably know Pete from his YouTube channel, but like myself, he is a…
Genelec’s The Ones & Look Inside Metropolis Studio A
In this episode, my wife and I traveled to Metropolis Studios to see the unveiling of new Genelec Speakers. You’ll hear all about it plus a tour of Metropolis Studio in the video below! Metropolis Studios was built and opened…
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…
Laney Amplification at Thomann Gearhead University 2019
a Rafflecopter giveaway Laney Amplification dates back to 1967 when founder Lyndon Laney established the company in Birmingham, England. The amps generated a lot of 'buzz' amongst local musicians for their unique sound and affordability. Today, Laney is a multinational…
AmplitTube Brian May Collection by IK Multimedia | Demo
We’re going to have a lot of fun in today's episode. I've received over a hundred emails and messages asking me to do a review of this product. I’m holding onto my Brian May guitar, why am I holding this?…
PhantomFocus System: Studio Tour with Carl Tatz
Carl Tatz is an award winning studio designer and principal of Nashville-based Carl Tatz Designs. Carl draws his expertise as a studio designer and acoustician from over thirty years of experience as a GRAMMY-nominated engineer/producer, award-winning studio owner (Recording Arts),…
Make your home studio sound like Abbey Road Studio 3
Imagine if you could mix your music in one of the finest sounding controls rooms in the world. Well, that is what Waves have done here with Abbey Road Studio 3. They’ve taken their NX Technology and combined it with…
Audio Test Kitchen Has Revolutionized the Microphone Shootout

We recently met with the fantastic Alex Oana at Gold-Diggers in Los Angeles to check out his rather amazing endeavors with Audio Test Kitchen! Audio Test Kitchen is a free online resource aiming to change the way we audition microphones. They’ve…

Fender Mustang GT100 Demo & Giveaway
a Rafflecopter giveaway The lovely people at Fender have sent us a Mustang ST100, I’ve never tried it so we’re going to try it out. It has outputs that you can go directly into your interface, - that is pretty…
Focal Factory Tour: Building Studio Monitors From Scratch
Focal, headquartered in Saint-Étienne, France, was founded in 1979 by Jacques Mahul. The basis of the company was formed in the workshop of a family-run SME (small to medium enterprise) which specialized in precision mechanics. At the time, only Mahul and…
Sonible smart:comp spectro-dynamic compressor Demo & Giveaway
a Rafflecopter giveaway In this episode, we’re going to be checking out Sonible's “smart:comp” There are quite a few plugins that we have looked at recently that have AI capabilities This one looks interesting because it’s doing a full spectral…
Looptrotter’s SA2RATE 2 Demo & Giveaway
a Rafflecopter giveaway I’ve had a bunch of comments asking for us to try out the Looptrotter SA2RATE 2. So guess what we’re going to do, we’re going to try it out! I am told this is the first production…
Leapwing Audio’s DYNONE Demo & Giveaway
a Rafflecopter giveaway In this episode, we’re going to take a look at Leapwing Audio’s DYNONE. You might remember about a month ago we did a live stream using all of Leapwing’s plugins. We’re going to focus on the DYNONE…
EVE Audio Tour & Interview with Founder/CEO Roland Stenz
Hello everyone, we have another exciting video for you today! We're back in Berlin with Roland Stenz, the founder and CEO of an incredible monitor company, EVE Audio! We had a chance to tour the amazing facility where their monitors…
Recording Drums & Grand Piano at Hansa Studios WITH LEWITT
As you know we were recently at Hansa Studios in Berlin. If you haven’t seen the Hansa Studio tour yet you can watch it here: The World Famous Hansa Studios in Berlin (Studio Tour) As I'm sure you’re all aware,…
Tegeler Headquarters Tour & Interview with Owner Michael Krusch
We have a very exciting video for you today! We’re in Berlin with Michael Kursch, the owner of Tegeler Audio Maufaktur! If you've been following us you know we’ve done a live stream with Michael which was a lot of…
Plate Reverb Plugins vs. the Real Thing

On one side is the real EMT 140 plate reverb unit: a 600-pound, 8′ x 4′ behemoth introduced in 1957 as one of the first kinds of artificial reverb. On the other is a wide variety of plate reverb plugins…

iZotope Neutron 3 Demo & Giveaway
a Rafflecopter giveaway In this episode, we’re going to be checking out iZOTOPE's latest iteration of NEUTRON “NEUTRON 3” I've never used the earlier versions, neutron and neutron 2 but I did watch a couple of videos by different people.…
Are these the Best Value Small Diaphragm Mics? (Only $149!)
a Rafflecopter giveaway Hello everybody! This year at NAMM we visited with our good friends at Lewitt and they showed us some brand new Microphones the LCT 140 AIR & LCT 040 MATCH. - They're finally coming out! One great thing…
Nugen Audio Focus Bundle Demo & Giveaway
a Rafflecopter giveaway Hello everybody! We have something quite exciting today! In this episode, we’re going to be talking about the Nugen Focus Bundle which has three lovely plugins in it including the Stereoplacer, Monofilter, and Stereoizer. We use these…
The Best Synthesizer Apps for iOS Mobile

Making music on the go has never been easier! We’ve already covered some of the best DAWs for iOS and Android, and now it’s time to take a look at best synthesizer apps to go along with them. Mobile synthesis…

Rediscovering the 1970’s Resynator Synthesizer
The Resynator is a monophonic pitch-tracking synthesizer with a pretty remarkable story. The instrument-controlled unit was invented by Don Tavel in the '70s to track the pitch of any instrument plugged into it and produce synthesized sounds. As the world's…
Recording with JZ Microphones V67 (Demo & Giveaway!)
a Rafflecopter giveaway Hello everybody! We have something quite exciting today! We've got a nice little present here from JZ Microphones. They sent us a Vintage 67 microphone to try and they have rather generously given us one to give…
The Best Wavetable Synthesizers

Wavetable synthesis is a technique used in certain digital music synthesizers to produce natural, note-like sounds. An existing instrument’s note can be sampled and parsed into a sequence of wavetables. Wavetable synthesizers differ from subtractive, additive, and FM/AM synths. In wavetable…

Brian May’s Legendary Red Special – Then and Now
Brian May isn't just the guitarist in one of the most iconic rock bands of all time. Beyond the inimitable music he's created with Queen, May has lived a rich life as an astrophysicist, activist, author, and Victorian stereophotography enthusiast---as…
Audient Nero Desktop Monitor Controller Demo & Giveaway
a Rafflecopter giveaway As you know we love Audient at Produce Like A Pro and they've recently announced that they have a new monitor controller out (Nero) but there is only one in America! Today I'm sitting with my good…