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…
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.…
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…
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…
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…
Steinberg AXR4 Demo & Giveaway
a Rafflecopter giveaway Hello everybody! This is going to be a very fun video! Today we’re trying out the Steinberg AXR4! The best thing about this is that not only are we reviewing this wonderful interface but they’re also letting…
Audient Sono Review & Giveaway (Recording a Full Band)
a Rafflecopter giveaway Today we’re going to review Audient’s new product the “Sono” This is a wonderful device because it’s an interface geared towards guitar players, and as we say in the United Kingdom it contains a “valve” or as…
Recording a Full Band with a $99 Mic (Blue Ember)
a Rafflecopter giveaway We recently did a video on the iZotope Spire, which is a lovely device that singers and songwriters can use to record without using a DAW. We had the artist Laura Padaratz here who is Brazilian singer…
Recording a Song with the iZotope Spire (Giveaway)
a Rafflecopter giveaway Today we’re going to do a little demo of the iZOTOPE Spire! This is aimed specifically at people who want to record quickly and easily and don't have a huge knowledge of recording, so what we have…
Waves PRS Plugin Demo with Paul Reed Smith
Hello everybody! Today we have something quite exciting! I love where technology has allowed us to go in regards to making music. As a guitar player and producer, I'm constantly after new guitar tones, and it's never been easier! In…
JZ Microphones Black Hole BH1s 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 Black Hole BH1s microphone to try and they have rather generously given us one to…
MixerFace Mobile Recording Interface Demo & Giveaway
a Rafflecopter giveaway The giveaway winner will receive: • MixerFace R4R with built-in SD recorder • Fast USB Charger • Protective Carrying Case • Balanced Monitor Cables • Apple Lightning Adapter • 32GB Micro SD Card • A Pair of…
IK Multimedia AXE I/O Review & Giveaway
a Rafflecopter giveaway Today we’re taking a look at the new IK Multimedia AXE I/O; it’s an interface specifically for guitar players! Finally!! Not only are we going to be reviewing this unit, but we’re also going to be talking…
Calibrating Studio Monitors To Work In Any Room (Kali Audio + Sonarworks Giveaway)
a Rafflecopter giveaway Hello everybody! We have something rather exciting today! We were recently joined by the wonderful Lee Chapman of Sonarworks and Nathan Baglyos of Kali Audio to calibrate a pair of Kali LP8 studio monitors using Sonarworks Reference…
Massive NAMM 2019 Giveaway!
a Rafflecopter giveaway The NAMM Show was absolutely amazing! We spent 4 days visiting a ton of manufacturers, meeting you guys, and planning out some amazing stuff for 2019! God bless all of you who voted for us, we won a TEC Award! -…
What’s New at NAMM 2019
We had a Marvellous time at the 2019 NAMM show this year and put together this blog to show you some of our favorite gear! You can find chapter times in the YouTube video description if something specific catches your…
Focal Trio11 Be Review (Studio Monitor Review)
I'm sitting here at my home studio and if you look behind me there is something different - I feel a little excited! About a week ago I took delivery of these Trio 11 Be speakers!. As you know we…
Happy New Year!
Wow! Here it is!! Happy New Year! 2019 has officially arrived! Matt sent me some stats about 2018 regarding giveaways and they’re pretty incredible. We gave away $78,842 worth of gear! This includes plugins, mics, hardware, courses, etc. That is…
Recording a song all over the world – Warren Huart: Produce Like A Pro
A couple of weeks ago I demoed the Lewitt MTP 440 DM which is an inexpensive dynamic microphone and I recorded a bunch of guitars and basses. Watch that video here Have you ever recorded a song with someone half…
Recording a full song with the UK Sound 1173 (Giveaway)
a Rafflecopter giveaway In this episode, we’re going to get to try this little beast; The UK Sound 1173. If you’ve been tuning in for the last year or so you’ll know that I actually helped design this with a…
Roswell Colares Microphone Review & Giveaway
a Rafflecopter giveaway In today's video we’re going to try out a mic from our good friends over at Roswell! Matt McGlynn sent us this new Roswell Colares microphone to try and he has insisted that it is an amazing…
SM57 Alternative? Lewitt MTP 440 DM Demo & Giveaway
a Rafflecopter giveaway In this episode, we're going to put the Lewitt MTP 440 DM to the test! At only $99 it’s remarkably affordable and I'm told it could beat the SM57! The best thing about this mic is that…
Audient ID44 Demo & giveaway
a Rafflecopter giveaway As you know we love Audient at Produce Like A Pro! A couple of months ago they sent us their new ID44 and I've been so excited to try it. The ID44 is their most advanced IO. Basically…
Sonarworks Reference 4 Studio Edition Review and Setup
a Rafflecopter giveaway We have something rather exciting today! We've tried out the Sonarworks Reference 4 during a couple of live streams, but today we're going to try out  the Sonarworks Reference 4 Studio Edition with a mic. The best…
Sonnox Oxford Dynamcs, SuprEsser, & EQ Review + Giveaway
a Rafflecopter giveaway We’re going to try a couple amazing plugins which many of you probably already know! The Sonnox Oxford Dynamics, Dynamic EQ and Oxford SuprEsser! The best thing about these plugins is that you can enter to win 1…
Recording a full band with a $149 mic (LCT 240 Pro)
a Rafflecopter giveaway In this episode, we're going to put the LCT 240 to the test! At only $149 it’s extremely affordable- The best thing about this mic is that we're going to be giving one away! Enter to win…
Sonnox Oxford Envolution and Reverb Review & Giveaway
a Rafflecopter giveaway We’re going to try a couple amazing plugins which many of you probably already know, they are the Sonnox Oxford Envolution and Oxford Reverb. The best thing about these plugins is that you can enter to win…
QES PAD-2 Converter Review

Today we’re taking a look at the QES Labs PAD2 MKII converter and shooting it out against a converter (The Lavry LE 4496) that I have been using for years that I know and love! You can download the files…

Lewitt LCT 640 TS Demo & Giveaway
a Rafflecopter giveaway We're going to check out the Lewitt LCT 640 TS, it's a microphone we've used for a few years now and have used in many different applications. We've done a few other reviews of this mic in…
Top Microphone Preamps On (and Off!) a Budget

Microphone preamps are the secondary devices in the signal path after the mics themselves. Generally speaking, microphone signals are well below nominal operating level. Preamps amplify these quiet signals to line level, which is the “standard” operating level of recording…

Sonnox Oxford Inflator and Limiter Review & Giveaway
a Rafflecopter giveaway Today we're going to be trying out two wonderful new products (at least new for me): the Sonnox Inflator and the Sonnox Limiter. The best thing about these plugins is that you can enter to win 1…