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…
Mixing Basics: Drums
Today, we will be going over the basics of mixing drums. We’re back with another episode of Mixing Basics. In this episode, we’re going to get into the basics of mixing Drums. If you recall in the previous episodes, we…
Sound Synthesis: Basics of Granular and Wavetable Synthesis

Whether we’re aware of it, many of us are using sound synthesis technology everyday. As engineers and producers, we’re often relying on virtual instruments and plugins which use granular and wavetable synthesis to make sounds! Granular synthesis is the technology…

Recording Metal Guitars with David Gnozzi
David Gnozzi is a platinum mixing/mastering engineer and producer, and the creator and host of the popular YouTube channel MixbusTV. David has an extensive knowledge of mixing and audio gear as he has worked as a professional songwriter and arranger,…
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,…
PhantomFocus System: Studio Tour with Carl Tatz
Carl Tatz is an award winning studio designer and principal of Nashville-based Carl Tatz Designs. Carl draws his expertise as a studio designer and acoustician from over thirty years of experience as a GRAMMY-nominated engineer/producer, award-winning studio owner (Recording Arts),…
Mixing Basics: Vocal Compression
Today, we will be going over the basics of mixing vocals. Earlier, we balanced the mix using just panning and volume and got the mix to a place where we could start making better decisions. In this video, we are…
Recording Live to Vinyl with Reid Shippen & Pete Lyman
While we were in Nashville recently, we had the pleasure of capturing Reid Shippen and Pete Lyman recording an artist live to disc. The artist literally was playing in the other room, while Reid mixed the track and it was sent…
Bring the acoustic environment of Abbey Road Studios home with this new Waves plugin!

Waves Audio is releasing a brand new product today! We know this plugin will be a game changer in the pro audio industry. The Waves Abbey Road Studio 3 plugin is the next generation of Waves Nx technology and brings…

TGU19: Recording Drums in a Castle from the 1700s!
As part of Thomann's Gearhead University 2019 in Treppendorf, Germany, we had the incredible opportunity to record drums in a castle which dates back to the 1700s! About the Castle Castle Reichmannsdorf was built in 1714 and is located near…