The owner of the most well equipped Studio in the World
I’ve been going to Summer NAMM for the last 4 years, each and every year has been an increasingly rewarding experience! Connecting with some of the best Producers, Engineers and Mixers in the business, touring amazing Studios. Blackbird Studios is…
Mara Machines: A Brief Explanation by Chris Mara

Mara Machines was officially founded as a company in 2008, but the seeds were planted about 10 years prior to that. I moved to Nashville in the summer of 1998 for an internship at a recording studio, which featured a…

Interview w/ Darrell Thorp- 7x Grammy Winner (Paul McCartney, Radiohead, Beck)

Darrell Thorp is the kind of Engineer so many of us aspire to be. For me, he is THE definition of a recording engineer; someone who sees his job as capturing the best performances of the artists he works with…

Industry Interviews & Sontronics Microphone Giveaway
a Rafflecopter giveaway What an amazing time. This was my 4th year in a row at Summer NAMM and the third with Produce Like A Pro. The first time I came was before I started Produce Like A Pro, and…
Summer NAMM Roundup
If you’ve been following us over the last week you’ll know that we did a Masterclass at Blackbird Studios in Nashville, we attended Summer NAMM, we did 3 live streams AND I did a talk at Vintage King’s Fourth Annual…
Summer NAMM 2018 & BAE Royaltone Giveaway
a Rafflecopter giveaway This week has been insane for us over at Produce Like A Pro! We spent Monday - Wednesday at Blackbird Studios in Studio D doing a masterclass with Academy members, the last 2 days at Summer NAMM…
Richard Furch Interview and Studio Tour

Talking with Richard is fantastic, he is humble, a huge fan of music and has a thirst for knowledge. He is someone who is always looking to improve! In fact he’s taken many of our courses and watches our videos…

Andrew Wells Interview and East West Studio 3 Tour

At just 22 years old, Andrew Wells has already established himself as an incredibly skilled producer in the industry. We caught up with him at EastWest Studios in Hollywood where he had recently finished tracking Jason Mraz’s latest album. Andrew’s…

Matt (Linny) Linesch Interview and Studio Tour

Matt (Linny) Linesch is a producer, engineer, and the owner of Infinitespin Recorders in Los Angeles. The studio has a rich history, having been most recently owned by Toto drummer Simon Phillips. It was also once operated by Sheila E.,…

Acoustic Treatment with Bobby Owsinski (Frank Zappa, The Byrds)

Bobby Owsinski is an audio engineer and author, perhaps best known for writing over 20 books on recording, mixing, mastering, and acoustics–many of which have become a part of audio school curriculum. Early in his career, Bobby worked with artists…