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…
Hole’s “Celebrity Skin”: Inside the Song with Michael Beinhorn
The last time we were with Michael Beinhorn we took a look at “Coma White” by Marilyn Manson, which he produced! Now we’re breaking down “Celebrity Skin" by Hole, which is the debut single from the 1998 album of the…
Roger Joseph Manning Jr: Blink-182, Beck, Paramore, Marianas Trench
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 career began as early as 1989, when he began arranging string, brass,…
Piper Payne: Mastering Engineer and Vinyl Technologist
Piper Payne is a mastering engineer, educator, and active member of the audio community based in Oakland, CA and Nashville, TN. The biggest recent update from Piper is the company she started in Oakland (Neato Mastering) has now joined famed Infrasonic…
Tony Buchen Interview & Studio Tour
I was very recently turned onto Coil Audio amplifiers and Tony Buchen was the recommended user that I talk with to hear more about their amazing products. So when we had the opportunity to visit Tony Buchen we couldn't pass…
Vance Powell: Multi GRAMMY Winning Engineer, Mixer, & Producer
Vance Powell is 6x GRAMMY winning recording/mixing engineer and record producer. He's based in Nashville where he works out of Sputnik Sound alongside studio owner and fellow GRAMMY-winning producer, engineer, and songwriter, Mitch Dane. We met with Vance to talk about…
Jacquire King: GRAMMY-Winning Producer, Engineer, and Mixer
Jacquire King is an amazing producer, engineer, and mixer based near Nashville, Tennessee. Over the course of his career he’s worked with: Kings of Leon, Tom Waits, James Bay, Kaleo, Modest Mouse, You Me At Six, Buddy Guy, Norah Jones, Of…
Kings of Leon “Use Somebody”: Inside the Song w/ Jacquire King
Jacquire King is an immensely talented producer, engineer, and mixer based near Nashville, Tennessee. Over the course of his career he's worked with some amazing artists: Kings of Leon, Tom Waits, James Bay, Kaleo, Modest Mouse, You Me At Six, Buddy…
REVV Generator 120 Demo | TGU
In today’s episode, I’m joined by Derek Eastveld from REVV Amplification! You all know I am a big fan of REVV gear and today we’re going to be talking about the REVV Generator 120. - This amp is their 4…
Dweezil Zappa: Grammy Winning Musician | Interview
In today’s episode, we had the opportunity to sit down and chat with Dweezil Zappa in his home! This was rather exciting for me because the record "Dweezil" is about to tour is one of the greatest almost instrumental albums…
Kim Rosen: World Class Mastering Engineer!
We had an opportunity to sit down with Kim at Summer NAMM to talk about all things mastering and her new product the P331 Tube Loading Amplifier! Kim has a wonderful new product here the Whitestone P331 Tube Loading Amplifier.…
$20,000 Summer NAMM Gear Giveaway
a Rafflecopter giveaway Today’s video features the final day at Summer NAMM 2019! We had a rather wonderful time as always but what makes our experience here even better is most of the people we have been talking to over…
What’s New at Summer NAMM 2019
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 2019! Summer NAMM was an amazing experience as always. We got to see a ton…
Fred Mandel: Touring & Session Musician for Queen, Alice Cooper, & More!

Fred Mandel is a keyboard player, guitarist, and touring/session musician. Entirely self-taught, he started piano at just age 4, and guitar a few years later at age 8! After moving to Toronto from his hometown in Saskatchewan as a teenager,…

Aerosmith’s “Walk This Way” and “Sweet Emotion”: Inside the Songs w/ Jack Douglas
Jack Douglas has worked on so much incredible music over the years! We're back once again to talk to him about producing two Aerosmith smash hits, "Walk This Way" and "Sweet Emotion"! About Jack Douglas Jack got his start in…
John Lennon’s “How Do You Sleep?”: Inside the Song w/ Jack Douglas

This week we’re back again with a very dear friend and mentor, Mr. Jack Douglas! Jack and I have spent countless hours working together over the years—even as much as 9 months at a time while we were doing an…

Lewitt Audio Tour & Interview with Founder & CEO Roman Perschon
As you know I'm a huge fan of Lewitt - both the company and products. Their microphones are made extremely well and they care about the music community. They're a company the industry needs and have made their mark making…
Cheap Trick’s “I Want You to Want Me”: Inside the Song w/ Jack Douglas
Hello, everybody! We're back with another episode of Inside the Song, this time with a very dear friend and mentor, Mr. Jack Douglas! Jack and I have spent countless hours working together over the years---even as much as 9 months…
Manley Labs Tour & Interview with President/Co-Founder EveAnna Manley
a Rafflecopter giveaway Manley Labs are well known for producing some of the industry's premiere microphones and signal processors, including pieces like the iconic Vari Mu compressor/limiter and the Massive Passive EQ! Today, we're touring the incredible Manley facility headquartered…
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…
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…
The Offspring’s “Pretty Fly (For a White Guy)”: Inside the Song w/ Dave Jerden
Dave Jerden is a dear friend and incredible producer/engineer who’s done some legendary work in the alternative rock, punk, and metal scenes. He's also a regular on Inside the Song, where we previously talked about "Been Caught Stealing" by Jane's…
Alanis Morissette’s “Ironic”: Inside the Song w/ Francis Buckley
Francis Buckley is a GRAMMY-winning recording and mixing engineer with a broad range of studio experience with breakout bands, well established chart-toppers, and Hollywood films. Francis started his career working at W.E. Studios in Redondo Beach in 1979. He eventually…
Alanis Morissette’s “You Oughta Know”: Inside the Song w/ Francis Buckley
Francis Buckley is a GRAMMY-winning recording and mixing engineer with a broad range of studio experience with breakout bands, well established chart-toppers, and Hollywood films. Francis started his career working at W.E. Studios in Redondo Beach in 1979. He eventually…
Static-X’s “Push It”: Inside the Song with Ulrich Wild
Ulrich Wild is a GRAMMY-nominated, multi-platinum producer and mixer, most known for his work with top metal artists including Dethklok, Pantera, Static-X, White Zombie, Deftones, and Breaking Benjamin. Ulrich was born and raised in Switzerland and is currently based in…
Foo Fighters – The Colour and the Shape: Inside The Mix with Chris Sheldon

Chris Sheldon is a producer and mixing engineer who’s done amazing work with a number of artists including Foo Fighters, Biffy Clyro, Feeder, Twin Atlantic, Therapy?, Bloc Party, and Skunk Anansie to name a few. He started in the music…

Recovering the Satellites – Counting Crows: Inside the Album

I recently sat down with my good friend Bradley Cook and had a rather wonderful chat! A couple weeks ago, we talked about his time engineering Foo Fighters’ “Everlong.” This time around we got to talk about his work on…

Jane’s Addiction – “Been Caught Stealing” Inside the Song w/ Dave Jerden
Dave Jerden is an incredible producer/engineer who’s done legendary work in the alternative rock, punk, and metal scenes over the years. He got his start as an engineer in the late ’70s at Eldorado Recording Studios in Hollywood. There, Dave engineered and…
Danny ‘Kootch’ Kortchmar: Legendary Guitarist & Producer
Danny 'Kootch' Kortchmar’s résumé is outstanding! As a renowned guitarist, producer, songwriter, and session musician, Kootch has played, produced, and written for artists like James Taylor, Don Henley, Carole King, Linda Ronstadt, and Jackson Browne. As a songwriter, Danny has…
Foo Fighters’ “My Hero”: Inside the Song with Bradley Cook
I've had a handful of rather wonderful chats with my good friend Bradley Cook recently! Over the past few weeks, we've talked about his time engineering Foo Fighters' "Everlong" and Counting Crows' Recovering the Satellites. This time, we dove into another single from…
Marilyn Manson’s “The Dope Show”: Inside the Song with Michael Beinhorn
The last time I sat down with Michael Beinhorn we looked at Soundgarden's "Black Hole Sun" which he engineered and produced! Now we're breaking down "The Dope Show," which was the lead single from Marilyn Manson's third album, Mechanical Animals. Throughout…
Inside the Song: “Never Say Never” – The Fray with Warren Huart
Following up last week's Inside the Song where Warren broke down the recording of  The Fray’s hit single “You Found Me,” we're looking at another song he recorded called "Never Say Never"! Warren has worked closely with the band over…
Tom Petty’s “Don’t Do Me Like That”: Inside the Song w/ Shelly Yakus

I recently sat down with my dear friend and mentor Shelly Yakus to talk about his experience recording some of the most iconic songs of all time. A couple weeks back we visited the multitrack from Blue Oyster Cult’s “(Don’t…

The Fray’s “You Found Me”: Inside the Song with Warren Huart
On this week's Inside the Song, our very own Warren Huart breaks down The Fray's "You Found Me," which he recorded! Warren has worked closely with the band over the years on three of four studio albums, including the 2005 debut How…
Andrew Scheps: GRAMMY-Winning, Multi-Platinum Engineer/Producer
Andrew Scheps has been blessed to engineer and mix some of the biggest rock bands in the world: Green Day, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Weezer, Audioslave, Black Sabbath, Metallica, Linkin Park, Hozier, Kaleo, and U2 are but a few his…
Alice In Chains’ “Man in the Box”: Inside the Song with Dave Jerden
Dave Jerden is an incredible producer/engineer who's done legendary work in the alternative rock, punk, and metal scenes over the years. He got his start as an engineer in the late '70s at Eldorado Recording Studios in Hollywood. There, Dave engineered and…
Mixing Pop w/ Ariel Chobaz – Mix Contest
I recently had the chance to sit down with my rather good friend Mr. Ariel Chobaz! Ariel has graciously agreed to be part of our remix competition and complete the mix the song himself using the same Multitracks that you…
Ariel Chobaz: Multi-Platinum Hip Hop/Pop Engineer

Ariel Chobaz is a GRAMMY-nominated, multi-platinum engineer and mixer with handfuls of Billboard #1s under his belt. He mixed a record-breaking number of singles charted by a female rap album with Nicki Minaj’s Pink Friday. He and Minaj also set the record for…

Recording Rock Guitars With Bradley Cook
Today’s video is an excerpt from our newest course called “Recording & Mixing Punk Rock with Bradley Cook” In this excerpt we take a look at some of Bradley's recording techniques when it comes to recording rock guitars. Get Recording…
Soundgarden’s “Black Hole Sun”: Inside the Song with Michael Beinhorn
I sat down with the wonderful Michael Beinhorn to talk about his involvement with perhaps thee most iconic rock song of the '90s. Everything from the drum sounds, guitar sounds, vocals, and songwriting is unbelievable! The track, of course, is "Black Hole…
Michael Beinhorn: Multi-Platinum Producer, from Herbie Hancock to Soundgarden

Like so many of the fantastic producers, engineers, and musicians we have the opportunity to talk to, Michael Beinhorn‘s career has been absolutely incredible. A lifelong artist, Michael started first as an illustrator, then a musician, before finally becoming an…

Blue Oyster Cult’s “(Don’t Fear) The Reaper”: Inside the Song with Shelly Yakus

I recently sat down with my dear friend Shelly Yakus to talk about his experience recording one of the most iconic guitar riffs of all time! Shelly has had a phenomenal career. Not only is he a renowned producer and…

Foo Fighters “Everlong”: Inside the Song
I recently had a chance to sit down with my good friend Bradley Cook and all I have to say is that it was a rather exciting chat! If you don't know who Bradley Cook is, he is an engineer…
Ed Cherney: GRAMMY & TEC Award-Winning Producer/Engineer
Ed Cherney is an incredibly talented producer/engineer---and also one of the funniest and most down-to-earth. 3 GRAMMYs, 5 TEC Awards, and an Emmy aside, Ed takes nothing for granted, knowing his job is a "killer" one. If you hadn't heard…