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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…
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…
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…
Abbey Road’s Software Collaborations with Waves Audio, Spitfire Audio & Native Instruments
Abbey Road Studios: A Legacy of Excellence Abbey Road Studios, located in London, holds an unparalleled place in the annals of music history. Its legendary status stems from its role in recording timeless albums by The Beatles, Pink Floyd, and…
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…
Testing the Audient iD24 With a Cover of Kill Bill by SZA
The song "Kill Bill" by SZA has captivated audiences with its catchy sound and shocking lyrics. So we decided to do a cover of this song! The cover features a talented group of musicians including Clark Sims on bass, Bianca…
EVE AUDIO introduces new studio monitor SC2070
The SC2070 sets new standards in detailed reproduction of high and midrange frequencies and ensures an extremely balanced system response as well as superior precision across the entire frequency range  BERLIN, GERMANY — EVE Audio is proud to announce the…
How To Record and Mix Modern Heavy Vocals | Ultimate Vocal Tone with Adam Steel
Today, we have the wonderful Adam Steel on the Channel. We've had Adam on the channel before sharing with us his ultimate bass tone, and guitar tone, and in today's video, he shares his ultimate vocal tone! He goes through…
The Jason LaRocca Interview (The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power, Icarus, Handmaid’s Tale)
Jason LaRocca, a rocker-turned-engineer, was once The Briggs' lead guitarist and vocalist. The Los Angeles native is known now as a full-fledged producer and recording engineer since the age of 18. It was an amazing time getting to speak with…
Best Instruments For Your Home Studio Build: Build A Home Studio pt. 12
Today we got the chance to chat with Mike Arango and the experts at Sweetwater! Mike has been a Sweetwater Sales Engineer since 2006. He has worked as an engineer at various studios in Los Angeles and draws from this…
Blending Jazz, Fusion & Hip Hop – The Swindle Interview
About Swindle For the South-London raised composer Swindle, 2020’s global COVID-19 response managed to drive the impetus for his latest LP THE NEW WORLD, which unapologetically ushers introspection, community and liberation into the ether. Initially numbed by the early pandemic…
How To Record and Mix Modern Heavy Guitar | Ultimate Guitar Tone with Adam Steel
Today, we have the wonderful Adam Steel on the Channel. We've had Adam on the channel before sharing with us his ultimate bass tone, and in today's video, he shares his ultimate guitar tone! He shares how important it is…
Recording I Will Survive with ONE Ribbon Mic – AEA R84 Review and GIVEAWAY!
I Will Survive sung by Gloria Gaynor is the ultimate disco, female-empowerment, song. I’m here to share with you one of the best covers I have ever witnessed, sung by the fantastic musician and vocalist, Katie Ferrara. AEA has given…
Sandy Roberton – People Who Changed The Music Industry
Sandy Roberton was one of the music industry’s most significant unsung, behind-the-scenes heroes. During a career that spanned more than sixty years, he changed the lives of many artists, engineers, mixers, and producers, and of music lovers in general. Without…
Smallest Speaker Review on this channel – EVE Audio SC203 Review and GIVEAWAY
Small but powerful? The EVE Audio SC203 pair gets the job done! Last year we reviewed the EVE Audio SC205 and it packed a punch coming from a small speaker. Now we are reviewing the SC203 with even smaller speakers…
My 4 Favourite Drum Plugin Tricks
Let’s talk about plugins and how using the right ones can make all the difference when you’re mixing your tracks. To get that immaculate sound on the drums you’re searching for, there are some plugin tricks that will get you…
Katie Ferrara Interview & This City Performance
Katie Ferrara has been in countless Produce Like A Pro videos and today, we sit down to talk about her brand new single, This City. This City is a song Katie wrote and produced with Warren Huart about breaking free…
Studio Gear Tour: Top 6 pieces of equipment at Nest Recorders
Last week we visited Nest Recorders and took a studio tour with Grammy-Winning Chris Sorem and now we are back at Nest Recorders for a tour of the top 6 pieces of equipment that Chris uses the most in his…
BEST Gear For Home Music Production With Sanjay C
Happy Thursday! The week is nearly over and we have another treat for you!It was an honour to have Sanjay C over at Spitfire Studios a few weeks ago.We met at a very exciting event hosted by the incredible brand, Audeze at the…
Foo Fighters Everlong Cover & Multitracks – Lewitt Beat Kit PRO Review
This has to be one of the most explosive covers to date! The good folks at LEWITT microphones gave us their brand new Beat Kit Pro to try out but we thought we would take it one step further and…
Structurally Change Your Multi-FX with Eventides Physion Mk 2
We have been huge fans of Eventide for many many years.They are currently celebrating 50 years of incredible products for audio and music production and there isn't any sign of them letting up.They gave us the chance to check out their…
Mixing Rock with Hunt Sales & Manny Nieto
This week, we not only shared our interview with Hunt Sales that has a truly touching sentiment to it, yesterday, we put out our weekly video on Songs That Changed Musicthat Hunt played drums on, Lust For Life by Iggy…
Lust For Life – Iggy Pop: Songs That Changed Music
From a simple recording of David Bowie on the Ukulele, “Lust for Life” was extrapolated into the instantly-recognizable song we know today. Rolling Stone placed it in The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time in 2004—and yet again in 2021—when…
Arturia FX Collection 3 & DIST Coldfire Review
Today, we're checking out the incredible Arturia and their FX Collection 3 that feels like we have long-overlooked! This is a powerful bundle for all creative engineers and producers looking to add a lot of flavour to their plugin arsenal.…
The Perfect Parallel Compressor for 2022? – IHNY2 by Baby Audio Review
Well, it looks like Baby Audio has done it again. Earlier this year, they released their take on algorithmic reverb in the form of their brilliant, Crystalline plugin. Today, they announce "version 2" of their very first plugin "I Heart…
Top 5 GEAR With LA Multi-instrumentalist & Producer, Fernando Perdomo
Today, we're checking out Stairway studios' engineer and meeting with multi-instrumentalist, Fernando Perdomo. Fernando shares his top 5 (actually 6!) favourite gear in his studio from a Nashville High Strung Parlour guitar and vintage Fender Mustang to a Soundcraft MTK…
How To Record and Mix Modern Heavy Bass | Ultimate Bass Tone with Adam Steel
Today, we have the rather wonderful Mr Adam Steel on the Channel. Last month, he shared his time with a ridiculous amount of gear recording drums! In today's episode, he shares his ultimate bass tone that is combining 3 separate…
Roxy Music’s Magnum Opus, “Avalon” – Albums That Changed Music
Roxy Music have been called “the greatest art rock group Britain has produced this side of The Beatles,” and “the most influential British group after The Beatles.” Formed in 1971, Roxy Music reached its musical high point in 1982 with…
The Most Versatile Channel Strip? – McDSP Channel G
A few months ago, I mixed Prom Dress by Abner Who? live on stream. We had a lot of fun and found out that the Analog Channel may be one of the greatest plugins to use on backing vocals to…
Checking Out The Latest McDSP Plugins
Today we are mixing LIVE over on Youtube. Not only that, the wonderful McDSP are giving away THREE of their bundles.  McDSP just announced the release of their v7 Plugins and brings tons of newand exciting features to our entire…
The EASIEST Vocal De-Esser? Slate Digital FG-DS
It seems like we cannot go a month without a new product from Slate Digital and we are all for it! From their creative tools, sample packs and additions to their Virtual Mix Rack (VMR), they are certainly making a…
Modern Mixing for Timeless Production | Stephen Lipson Discusses Propaganda
Like you, here at Produce Like A Pro, we continue to learn things each day - whether it's about new products that change how we mix today or about songs, artists, and albums that changed music. We have been loving Stephen…
FINALLY playing guitar at NAMM
Please Note: We will never charge or ask you to pay for shipping of any giveaway. Like us, we just LOVE brands that to give! So here is another giveaway from Austrian Audio and Laney Amplifications! We are incredibly excited…
Massive Summer NAMM Giveaway ($30,000+ In Gear to Giveaway)
We are back from NAMM 2022 and it was incredible to see familiar and new friendly faces for the first time in two years! Thank you to everybody that came up to us and shared their stories and sat with…
Audient Announces ID44 MkII
Hampshire, UK; Bringing its most powerful desktop audio interface, iD44 into line with recent product upgrades, Audient raises the stakes once again with the launch of iD44 (MKII). “As far as audio performance was concerned, iD44 was already fully spec’d,”…
Sonarworks Launches Multichannel Speaker Calibration Software
San Francisco - May, 24 2022 - Sonarworks, the company behind precision audio software used in the sound design of Oscar-winning movies like Rocketman and major live events like the Rio Olympic Games, has entered the multichannel space with SoundID…
Audient Announces EVO SP8 – Future-Proof Your Audio Interface With Expandable Channels
EVO by Audient announces the arrival of EVO SP8, an eight channel Smart Preamp with AD/DA. Billed as the perfect expander for your audio interface, SP8 is the newest addition to the EVO range. “Bigger sessions demand more channels and…
The Complete Plugin Pack – Eventide’s Anthology XII Bundle Review
We cannot get enough of the quality of plugins that Eventide have put out over the years. In March, they announced their Anthology XII bundle that boasts over 30 plugins! Today, we're checking the bundle out along with our good…