SHAED – How To Self Produce Chart Topping Hits
Based in Washington, D.C., electro-pop trio SHAED balance effervescence and atmosphere. Consisting of the soulful,…
Strymon Iridium Review | Portable Tone On the Go
Strymon Iridium Review | Portable Tone On the Go

Strymon has been making top-quality pedals in California since 2009. Many guitarists know them by…

Digital Audio Tools- Linear Phase EQ
Digital Audio Tools: Linear Phase EQ

Anytime you change the frequency content of a sound source with an equalizer, a tiny…

Artists Who Changed Music: Andres Segovia
Before the 20th century, the guitar was seen as a humble if not inferior instrument.…
Record Studio Quality Tracks Anywhere?
Today we get to try out iZOTOPE's Spire Studio with Steve Maggiora! Steve Maggiora is…
How Do I Make Money In Music?
The question I get asked more than any other question is: ‘How Do I Make…
Does The Room Sound Affect Close Mic’d Guitar AMPs?
Does the room have to be dead if you’re just sticking a mic to the…
Mid:Side Processing Explained
Mid/Side Processing Explained

Mid/side processing is a means of further separating stereo information for detailed control while mixing…

Loopcloud 6.0 - Changing the Way You Produce Music
Loopcloud 6.0 – Changing the Way You Produce Music

Electronic music production has exploded over the past several years. More than ever before, non-instrumentalists…

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My 4 Favourite Plug Ins For Heavy Low End
In this episode of MakeMineMusic, Marc Daniel Nelson shares his 4 favorite plugins to achieve heavy low end. Renaissance Bass Plug In When you need your bass to be heard even on a laptop or mobile device, Renaissance Bass is your…
Groundbreaking Producer and Engineer: Lenise Bent
Producer/engineer Lenise Bent is one of the first women recording engineers and has worked on many iconic records including “Aja” by Steely Dan, “Breakfast in America” by Supertramp and “Tusk” by Fleetwood Mac. She was also the first woman to…
Songs That Changed Music: Blondie – Heart Of Glass
In 1979 Blondie, the New York band fronted by Debbie Harry, had their first US hit with “Heart of Glass”,a propulsive, glitter-smothered track about a love affair gone wrong, and a shoo-in for radio playlists. It was a bold new sound…
Ableton Hotkeys: 15 Shortcuts to Improve Workflow

Keyboard shortcuts are non-negotiable if you want to master your DAW. The better you know your software, the faster you can implement creative ideas. Any time wasted trying to figure out how to do something is a hindrance to creativity and staying…

Best Affordable Matched Stereo Condensers
The only microphone stereo pair you'll need. The LCT 140 AIR stereo pair lets you switch between two sound characteristics - AIR for a record-ready sound and FLAT for highly authentic recordings. By using automated production processes, you get perfectly matched stereo pairs without paying…
5 Ways To Reinvent Your Audio With Matt Lange
These are some of Matt Lange’s favourite personal tricks, tricks he does within his own work! Try these 5 tips below which will help you find inspiration and reinvent your audio! 1.Pitch Shifting Pitch Shifting is, as the name clearly…
Tyrell N6: The Best Free Synth?

The Tyrell N6 is a free software synthesizer designed by u-he founder Urs Heckmann. A “compact, sporty synth,” Nexus 6 boasts a huge array of classic analogue sounds in a streamlined, intuitive interface. How the Tyrell N6 Was Born Tyrell…

What Is Atmos Music? An Immersive Audio Experience

Dolby Atmos Music hasn’t completely taken over yet, but it’s planting the seeds for the future of audio. It’s is a three-dimensional format, and for film and television, it’s already pretty well established. We’ll take a dive into the fully…

ORTF Mic Technique | Stereo Recording

ORTF is a common stereo mic technique. Stereo recording uses two microphones to capture a single sound source; each mic then gets panned to either side of the stereo field. Over the years, engineers have developed tried and true methods…

Are You High Passing At The Wrong Frequency?
Are you high passing at the wrong frequency? It is a common misconception that the vinyl record production process differs from CD’s, DVD’s, Wav’s, etc. due to these formats not being able to handle lower frequencies. People use to mix…
Black Box HG-2 | High-End Tube Saturation

The Black Box HG-2 is a hardware unit designed to add saturation, harmonics, natural compression, and increased RMS for mixing and mastering. In one tool, it accomplishes what would normally require multiple stages of processing. HG-2 exists as a highly detailed plugin…

Motu M4 Review | ‘Premium’ Entry-Level Interface?

The M4 by Motu is an impressive interface at a super affordable price. In this Motu M4 review and spec breakdown, we’ll take a look at what sets this audio interface apart! Motu M4 Audio Interface The affordable desktop interface…

Misha Mansoor: Periphery Founder & Guitarist
Named as one of the next generation's big six-string legends by Rolling Stone Magazine, Misha Mansoor is currently paving the way for the new era of progressive metal with his gut-punching riffs and keen ear for catchy melodies. This heavy…
Songs That Changed Music: Thin Lizzy – “The Boys Are Back in Town”
Thin Lizzy spent years fine-tuning their sound before becoming one of the most recognized rock bands of the mid-70s.  What started as a bluesy folk rock project influenced by Celtic culture and frontman Phil Lynott’s Irish upbringing took a 180…
SSL Fusion: The Vintage Drive You Need?

Founded in 1969, Solid State Logic is renowned as one of the finest manufacturers of high-end consoles and recording equipment in the world. In the ’80s, their famed 4000 E series console set the benchmark for recorded music, becoming a…

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