The Difference Between Mixing and Mastering

Mixing and mastering are the two essential processes in polishing and finalizing a recorded song. If you’re making music that you plan to sell, or use to promote yourself (i.e., not a demo), you’ll want to invest some time into…

Hi! My name is Gordon McNeil! (Musician, Producer, Mixer, Label Owner)

Hi! I’m Gordon McNeil! In 2014, I was touring with the world’s leading Queen Tribute band “One Night Of Queen” fronted by Gary Mullen (winner of TV show Stars In Their Eyes) It was touring pretty much for a full…

Considerations for Mixing with Headphones vs. Monitors

One of the most common questions starter engineers have is whether they should mix with headphones or studio monitors. The answer tends to be that good results are achievable on either, or both. Unfortunately, this doesn’t do much to clarify.…

The Biggest Advantages to Mixing with Headphones

In general, mixing with headphones exclusively isn’t advised. You’ll want to have a good pair handy to reference your mix on something other than your main monitors, but spending all of your mix time in cans can yield some wonky…

Using Drum samples in Pop/Rock with Ken Sluiter and Erik Reichers

Today’s video is an excerpt from our course called “Mixing Pop/Rock in the Box” In this excerpt, we take a look at some of Ken Sluiter’s and Erik Reichers’ mixing techniques when it comes to Drum samples for pop/Rock. Mixing Pop/Rock…

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…

10 Must-Have Waves Plugins to Add to Your Arsenal

Waves plugins have been around since 1992 when the company first introduced its Q10 Paragraphic EQ. The Q10 broke new technological ground as the first audio plugin ever, with sound quality comparable to, or better than, its hardware equivalents. Over…

Mixing Pop Horns & Electric Guitar With Bob Horn

Today’s video is an excerpt from our newest course called “Mixing Pop with Bob Horn.” In this excerpt we take a look at some of Bob’s mixing techniques when it comes to horns & guitar for pop. Mixing Pop with…

Royer R-10 Ribbon Mic Review & Giveaway
a Rafflecopter giveaway This is a very exciting episode for me because we’re reviewing a BRAND NEW MIC! At least it’s brand new to me! haha We all know about Royer Labs, and we all know that they make a…
Logic Pro X 10.4 Update and New Features (2018 Overview)

Today we have a very special guest on Produce Like A Pro, our good friend Rob Mayzes from Musician On A Mission! Rob has studied audio production at University, worked in a range of studios around London, learned from some…