Eric Boulanger: World Class Mastering Engineer
Eric Boulanger is a GRAMMY-winning mastering engineer, founder of The Bakery studio, and an accomplished studio violinist. His unique talent has afforded him the opportunity to spend time in both the studio as well as on stage. Eric began studying…
Scott Baxendale: Acoustic Conversion Process
It's always Christmas when you get a box from Mr. Scott Baxendale! - I’m so excited! I’ve had my Silvertone for ages, but it was destroyed by Delta Airlines so I used their Delta Tape for the patch - haha. I…
Joe Napolitano: Songwriter, Producer, & Engineer
Joe Napolitano is a multi-instrumental songwriter, engineer, and producer, who has played in several prominent LA-based indie rock bands over the years (Le Switch, Faraway Places, Tandemoro, Parson Redheads). In the producer/engineer role, he values a collaborative and sympathetic approach…
Bradley Cook: Recording Engineer (Foo Fighters, QOTSA)
Bradley Cook is an engineer who's worked with countless amazing artists, including Foo Fighters, Queens of the Stone Age, Counting Crows, Isaac Hayes, Ben Harper, Fishbone, and Everclear. He calls Barefoot Recording a home away from home, having worked there…
Barefoot Recording Studio Tour with Tim O’Sullivan
I recently had the pleasure of meeting with Tim O'Sullivan one of the amazing staff engineers at Barefoot Recording. Tim gave us a marvellous studio tour sharing a brilliant history of the studio. It's amazing how many great records were…
Chatting with Peter Freestone: Freddie Mercury’s Friend & Assistant

I’m very excited about today’s interview. I feel very blessed to be talking with Mr. Peter Freestone, who was Freddie Mercury’s personal assistant for about 12 years! As you know I’m a HUGE Queen fan- they’re one of the reasons why…

The next generation of audio professionals with Joey Sturgis

I recently had the opportunity to mix a song from scratch on an episode of Nail The Mix. It was a song that I had never mixed and I didn’t have a template for it either! You can watch my…

UA Apollo X w/ Two Door Cinema Club @ Air Studios
As you can probably tell from the video, my voice is super hoarse right now, and that’s from travelling! We spent a few days in the UK with Universal Audio at AIR studios Lyndhurst. AIR studios is short for Associated…
Rare & Obscure Gear (Blackbird Studio Tour)

While we were in Nashville for the Produce Like A Pro Academy Masterclass, we had a chance to take a tour of the wonderful Blackbird Studios! We’ve done tours of this studio in the past, but this year Mark Rubel…

From small town to Country Music Legend (Talking w/ Jeff Balding)

While we were in Nashville for Summer NAMM, we had the opportunity to chat with the incredibly talented Jeff Balding at Ocean Way Nashville! Jeff is a Nashville-based, eight-time Grammy-nominated producer and tracking/mixing engineer. He’s recognized for his genre-spanning work…