Matt Weiss: GRAMMY-Nominated Pop, Hip-Hop, & EDM Engineer
Matt Weiss is a GRAMMY-nominated, platinum recording and mixing engineer who's worked with artists like Akon, Swae Lee, Jeremih, Chris Brown, Sonny Digital, Nicky Minaj, Becky G, Anitta, Rick Ross, Farruko, and Ozuna. Matt grew up in Philadelphia with creative parents:…
Mixing Modern Metal with Jordan Valeriote
Jordan Valeriote is a Canadian producer/mixer/engineer and the founder of Hardcore Music Studio. He has worked with bands like Silverstein, Neck Deep, Forevermore, Intervals, Counterparts, Nick Johnston, Auras, and many more. Jordan first got started in music by learning how to play…
How To Create Synth Sounds For A Living – Interview with Rob Jevons

Warren Huart: Hi, everybody. Hope you’re doing marvelously well. I am sitting here… well, not literally, sort of transatlantically, with Rob Jevons. How are you? Rob Jevons: Not bad, thank you. How are you? Warren Huart: I’m good. I’m good.…

Jason LaRocca: Punk Frontman Turned Film Score Producer
Jason LaRocca has enjoyed success on both sides of the glass. He formerly contributed vocals and guitar to acclaimed LA punk band, The Briggs, and by the age of eighteen, Jason had also become a producer and recording engineer! Jason…
Leland Sklar: Legendary Bassist w/ 2000+ Credits to His Name

Interview transcription:  Warren Huart: (music). You do have your own thing now, don’t you? Your own Clubhouse. Leland Sklar: Yeah, I have a Clubhouse. But I’m not doing any of that there. I mean, the YouTube channel is for the songs,…

Hanging Out with Guitarists Pete Thorn & Quist!
Pete Thorn and Quist join us for an incredible Skype conversation this week! Both are very talented guitarists and educators who've been in the studio and on the road with an impressive list of artists — they each have their…
Matt Lange: Multi-Platinum Electronic Music Producer and Composer
Matt Lange is a Grammy-nominated, multi-platinum selling electronic music producer, DJ, composer, and musician. His music challenges categorization, and a hallmark of Matt's work is his devotion to pushing musical boundaries. He's perhaps best known for co-producing These Hopeful Machines with…
Louise Goffin: Grammy-Nominated Songwriter Releases New Album
Louise Goffin is a Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and producer. She's put out ten albums as a solo artist over the course of her career, starting with Kid Blue when she was 19 years old. The latest — Two Different Movies — came out just this…
Engineer/Mixer Chris Fogel: Alanis Morissette’s Groundbreaking ‘Jagged Little Pill’ Turns 25
Chris Fogel is a GRAMMY-winning recording engineer and mixer based in Los Angeles, California. He has had the pleasure of recording and mixing scores and soundtracks for over 170 major motion pictures and television shows, including the Oscar-winning score to Black Panther,…
Tim Palmer: Prolific Rock/Alternative Producer and Mixer (Pearl Jam, Robert Plant)

Interview transcription:  Warren Huart: Hi, everybody. Hope you’re doing marvelously well. I’m sitting here with my good friend, Mr. Tim Palmer. How are you? Tim Palmer: I’m very good, mate. I hope that you are doing inordinately well. Warren Huart:…

Jay Messina: World-Class Engineer/Producer (Aerosmith, KISS, John Lennon)

Here’s a full transcription of our conversation! Warren Huart: Hi, everybody. Hope you’re doing marvelously well. I’m sitting here with the rather wonderful, Mr. Jay Messina. Jay, how are you? Jay Messina: I’m doing great, Warren. Good to see you. Warren…

Grammy Nominated Producer! | Interview with ill Factor

Here’s a complete transcript of our conversation! Warren Huart: Hi, everybody. Hope you’re doing marvelously well. I’m sitting here with Mr. ill Factor. How are you, my friend? ill Factor: Doing well. Excited to be here with you, Warren, and super…

Jack Douglas: One of the World’s Greatest Producers (Aerosmith, John Lennon)
We’ve spent a lot of time with the amazing Jack Douglas over the past year! He told us how he got Cheap Trick signed to their first record deal, what it was like working with Aerosmith throughout the ’70s, how he…
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…
Paul “Willie Green” Womack: Dedicated to the Art of Making Records

Paul “Willie Green” Womack is one of the top record makers in independent urban music, with credits including Wiz Khalifa, Donnie McClurkin, The Roots, Open Mike Eagle, Billy Woods, Milo, and many more. He is a graduate of Berklee College’s…

The Lickerish Quartet is a Pop Rock Supergroup with Serious Pedigree

See below for a complete transcription of our conversation! Warren Huart: Ladies and gentlemen, we’re sitting here with the Lickerish Quartet. How the devil are you? Roger Manning: Best as can be expected. Thank you. Tim Smith: Yeah. Doing well. Roger Manning:…

Hard Rock/Metal Producer and Musician Matt Good
Matt Good is a guitarist, vocalist, and producer, perhaps best known for playing guitar and singing in post-hardcore band From First to Last. As a producer, he's worked with tons of contemporary rock/metal bands like Asking Alexandria, Sleeping with Sirens, Memphis May…
Mike Plotnikoff Has Worked with Rock/Metal’s Leading Talent

A complete transcript of our conversation can be found below! Warren Huart: Hi everybody. I hope you’re doing marvelously well. I’m here with the rather wonderful Mike Plotnikoff. How are you? Mike Plotnikoff: Hello, Warren. Nice to have you hear in…

His Rock/Metal Productions Have Earned Over 20 Billion Streams | Interview w/ Howard Benson

A complete transcription of our conversation can be found below: Warren Huart: Howard, how are you? Howard Benson: Good, good. Warren Huart: Thank you so much for having us over. Howard Benson: Doing a lot of work right now. So,…

Peter Doell Is One of the Most Talented Mastering Engineers Ever!

A complete transcription of the interview can be found below: Warren Huart: Hello everybody, I hope you’re doing marvelous today. Sitting here with my good friend Mr. Pete Doell. How are you? Peter Doell: I are good, thank you so…

From Writing Letters to Studios to Writing Hit Songs | Interview with Gary Go

A complete transcription of the interview can be found below: Warren Huart: Hi everybody, hope you’re doing marvelously well. Sitting here with Gary Go. How are you? Gary Go: Good, thank you, Warren. Good to see you. Warren Huart: Good to…

An Acoustic Approach to Electronic Music | Interview with Neon Vines

Neon Vines is an Austin-based electronic musician with an acoustic background in classical piano, drum line, and marimba. She attributes many of the techniques she developed as a marimba player to the skills she uses to produce music today. A…

Building a career in music – From small clubs to national tours | Interview & Studio Tour w/ Rodger Carter

Rodger Carter is one of the rare Los Angeles natives working full-time in the music industry. He began his life in professional music by playing club shows on the Sunset Strip at just 14-years-old. A drummer by trade, steady studio…

Our Top 10 Guitar Riffs of All Time feat. Quist
We recently had the amazing opportunity to sit down with Quist - aka Jacob Quistgaard - of QuistTV! Quist first picked up his father's acoustic guitar when he was just 6 years old, learning chords and Dylan-esque finger picking from…
Award Winning Storytelling through Sound & Score | Interview with Lars Deutsch

Warren Huart: Hello everybody. Hope you’re doing marvelously well. I’m sitting here with Lars Deutsch. How are ya? Lars Deutsch: Nice. How are you? Warren Huart: I’m marvelous, and we’re just talking about a second ago, this is Magic Corridor…

How Audio Test Kitchen Changed Comparing Mics Forever!
In today's video, we had the opportunity to sit down with Alex Oana, co-founder of Audio Test Kitchen again! The last time we sat down with Alex, he told us all about how Audio Test Kitchen works, and went through…
Interview with Matt Brownlie: GRAMMY-Winning Recording and Mixing Engineer
Matt Brownlie’s career is an illustrious one that speaks for itself through both the range of genres and also the sheer talent he has worked with. His accolades include working with Bette Midler, LL Cool J, Destiny’s Child, Frank Ocean,…
Interview with Stevie Blacke: The “One Man Orchestra”
Stevie Blacke has had a phenomenal career as a musician, string arranger, and multi-instrumentalist dubbed the "one man orchestra." Over the years he's had the pleasure of working with some of music's biggest stars and finest talents. Stevie has played…
Jellyfish’s ‘Spilt Milk’: Inside the Album with Roger Joseph Manning Jr.
Roger Joseph Manning Jr. is an American power pop and electronic rock musician, singer, and songwriter with a prolific career in the industry. Roger’s musical career began as early as 1989, when he started arranging string, brass, wind, and vocal…
Interview with Garth Richardson: Rage Against the Machine, Ozzy Osbourne

Garth “GGGarth” Richardson is a highly successful Canadian music producer and engineer. GGGarth has worked with some of the biggest artists in rock music, including Rage Against the Machine, Ozzy Ozbourne, Alice Cooper, Biffy Clyro, Rise Against, Mudvayne, Chevelle, Trapt, Atreyu,…

Interview with Sean Beavan: Nine Inch Nails, Marilyn Manson & Guns N’ Roses
Sean Beavan is a musician, record producer, and audio engineer who is best known for his work with Nine Inch Nails, Marilyn Manson, Gunns N' Roses, God Lives Underwater, and Slayer. He is revered for his work in industrial and…
Wilbert Roget: Acclaimed Video Game Composer
Wilbert Roget, II is a premiere composer in the video game industry. He has scored numerous AAA and indie titles, including Star Wars: First Assault, Call of Duty: WWII, Mortal Kombat 11, Guild Wars 2: Path of Fire, Lara Croft and the…
GameSoundCon 2019 with Founder Brian Schmidt | #GSC19
We're currently at GameSoundCon 2019 at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles, which is such a beautiful venue! We had the pleasure of talking to the founder of the conservation himself Mr. Brian Schmidt. Brian has been doing game…
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…
Sean Douglas: Multi-platinum Songwriter and Producer
We recently had the opportunity to sit down with our good friend Mr. Sean Douglas! It’s been a while since Sean and I have seen each other, Sean looks identical to how I remember and I have aged a bit.…
Bob Clearmountain: Legendary Mix Engineer and Producer

Bob Clearmountain is among the most acclaimed engineers, mixers, and producers of all time. He’s worked with many of the biggest names in music, including Bruce Springsteen, The Rolling Stones, The Who, David Bowie, Paul McCartney, Hall & Oates, Bryan…

Puigchild Studio Tour with Jack Joseph Puig
I’m very excited to be back with Jack Joseph Puig at his studio "Puigchild Studios!"- As usual, Jack is looking incredibly dapper. If you don't know Jack, he's one of the most recognized names in the industry. The Grammy-winning, multi-platinum…
Jack Joseph Puig: World Renowned Mix Engineer and Producer
Jack Joseph Puig is one of the most recognized names in the industry. The GRAMMY-winning, multi-platinum engineer and producer has worked with handfuls of incredible artists, like The Verve Pipe, Goo Goo Dolls, Tonic, Hole, Jellyfish, The Black Crowes, John Mayer, Weezer,…
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…
Guitar Licks Everyone Should Know!
We recently had the wonderful opportunity to sit down with our good friend Trey Xavier from Gear Gods! You may recognize Trey from his most popular videos like “NAMM 2016 Duallist's TRIPLE Bass Drum Pedal”, “10 Ways To Improve Your Guitar…
Music Industry Horror Stories with Fluff (Riffs, Beards & Guitar)
In today’s episode, we had the wonderful opportunity to sit down with the marvellous Ryan Bruce otherwise known as Fluff. I’m sure many of you already know Fluff from his youtube channel “Riffs, Beards & Gear.” - If you're not…
What Inspires Me: J.J. Blair (Johnny Cash, The Who, Rod Stewart)
J.J. Blair's Career J.J. Blair is an accomplished musical engineer, producer, and musician who has worked with a long list of fantastic artists, including Johnny Cash, June Carter Cash, Rod Stewart, The Who, and many more. Most notably, he produced…
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…
Mixing Nashville Drums, Bass, & Guitars with F. Reid Shippen
In today’s episode, we’re getting a sneak peek into Pro Mix Academy's new course “Mixing Nashville Singer/Songwriter with F. Reid Shippen!” F. Reid Shippen is a New Jersey-born, Nashville-based, Grammy award-winning producer/engineer/mixer. Throughout his amazing career, Reid has mixed multiple…
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…
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…
The Significance of Pre-Production with Michael Beinhorn
A lifelong artist, Michael Beinhorn got his start as an illustrator, then a musician, before finally becoming an outstanding record producer, arranger, engineer, and writer. In NYC in the '70s, Michael ultimately forewent what would have been a promising career…
What Inspires Me: F. Reid Shippen

F. Reid Shippen is “New Jersey-born, Nashville-based, highly motivated, completely caffeinated Grammy award-winning producer/engineer/mixer.” We met with him at his private mixing studio, Robot Lemon, in Nashville where we talked about what inspires him to make amazing records! F. Reid…

Butch Walker: Songwriter & Record Producer | Studio Tour & Interview
Butch Walker is a singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and producer. He was born in Georgia and currently splits his time between Nashville and Los Angeles. In the late '80s and early '90s, he played lead guitar for a glam metal called SouthGang. Butch was…