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…

How to Mix Hit Songs in-the-box with Mark Needham

Mark Needham is one of the most sought after Mixers in Los Angeles. We’ve been friends for around 15 years now and he has mixed so many great songs for me! This song with Jay Clifford is no exception! In…

LEWITT LCT 540 Subzero Review

By: Barry Rudolph Founded in 2008 by Roman Perschon, LEWITT Microphones officially launched its first microphone in January 2010. With product design, engineering, manufacturing, and marketing in Vienna Austria, the company’s goals include innovative and versatile microphone designs that are…

Setting Up a Home Recording Studio for Beginners

An efficient home recording set-up is essential for producers, engineers, and musicians of any level. And luckily, the time has never been better to get into the game. Rapid advances in digital technology over the past decade have made home…

Music Gateway & Produce Like A Pro Present “Your Song”

View the winner’s here Music Gateway and Produce Like A Pro are teaming up to find the best song out there! We’re not looking for any specific genre, length, tempo or production quality! About Music Gateway Music Gateway is an…

Introducing Barry Rudolph
Hey Everybody! I'm going to be reviewing current audio equipment, commenting on various topics and generally will get in the way from time to time. Hope you don't mind! Ha! You might know my byline from Mix Magazine where I've been…
FAQ Friday – Episode 1
Hello Lovely People!  I hope you're doing marvellously well and that you're off to a great start in the new year!   This year we want to answer even more of your questions.  We have a great community here at Produce…