Shelly Yakus: One of the Greatest Engineers of All Time

Shelly Yakus has had a phenomenal career. Not only is he a renowned producer and recording/mixing engineer, but he’s also heavily involved with modern recording tech as co-founder/chief engineer of AfterMaster Audio Labs. Shelly is considered by his peers to…

The Best Avenues to Make Money in Music

The music industry’s landscape has changed pretty dramatically over the last 15 years. Whether you’re in a band or a solo artist, or working behind the scenes in music production or the music business, the industry has evolved and continues…

Music Marketing Tips: How to Have Your Music Heard

The music business in the 21st century is a double-edged sword. On one hand, the web and digital recording have allowed anyone to record and post their music online for immediate consumption. This is an amazing leap from the days when music had…

Giving Thanks and Free Gift for the Produce Like a Pro Community!
Hi Friends, I hope you’re all doing marvellous well! I want you to know that I am thankful for all of you. Together you have built the best pro audio community on the internet. I'm so thankful for everyone who…
Mix Vocals Like The Pros (Learn the techniques of 4 Grammy Winners & Nominees)
What is the most beautiful sound you’ve ever heard in music? For me, it were Freddie Mercury’s vocals on A Night At The Opera! I’m sure many of you would have picked your favourite vocal performance as well! Why is…
Free Mixing Course & Multitracks from Platinum-Selling Producer Warren Huart
Have you ever felt like you can't break through in your music career, because you lack the proper equipment, or don’t have professional studio to record & mix in? Maybe you didn't attend an audio school, or you're living in…
Classic studio techniques – Getting the Beatles “Pepper”-era bass
by Jerry Hammack, author of The Beatles Recording Reference Manuals (www.beatlesrecordingreferencemanuals.com / www.jerryhammack.com) If I had to point to one sound that started me on my 10-year journey to discover how The Beatles recorded their hit catalog it would be…
Geoff Emerick: Legendary Producer and Engineer has Died

Geoff Emerick, EMI Studios/Abbey Road studio engineer whose incredibly inventive recording techniques brought The Beatles Artistic Vision to life, has died. Geoff died of a heart attack October 2 at the age of 72. At only 15 years old, Geoff…

Analog thinking: Premix strategy – Spend some time in the studio

by Jerry Hammack, author of The Beatles Recording Reference Manuals (www.beatlesrecordingreferencemanuals.com / www.jerryhammack.com) I spend probably as much time thinking about mixing and how to do a better job at it as I do on actual projects. While I’m in…

Is Investing in Audio School Worth It?

I decided to go to audio school after already studying an unrelated field in college. There are a multitude of reasons why it was a great personal decision for me, but it didn’t come without its downsides either. Firstly, it’s important to…