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Mixing Heavy Guitars Tutorial & NEW YEAR Sale!

Massive guitar riffs are the heart of every Rock track. However, mixing heavy guitars is not always easy, especially when you're dealing with multiple layers and tones! In today's tutorial, two or…

Our BIGGEST Holiday Sale yet… is ON! Get Steep discounts on ALL products

Hi everyone, I hope you're doing marvellously well! I want to make sure you have ALL the information, knowledge and inspiration you need to make 2024 your BEST year in music! That's…

Avid Unveils Pro Tools Sketch for Modern Music Creators and to Expand Pro Tools Workflows

New iPad app and added capability to Pro Tools desktop software enables musicians to quickly capture new ideas and experiment with arrangements anywhere   BURLINGTON, Mass., Sept. 21, 2023— Avid® (Nasdaq: AVID)…

JZ Microphones Announces New Mic: The BT202. Read More Here

JZ Microphones is excited to announce the launch of its latest product, the JZ BT202 microphone. This versatile premium-level microphone delivers exceptional sound quality, detail, and low noise for any studio recording…

Waves Announce Reinstatement Of Perpetual Licences And WUP

In a turbulent few days in the industry, as first reported by Production Expert, Waves have made an announcement concerning their move towards a subscription-only model and addressed concerns by the community…

Warren Huart to be featured keynote presenter at Capital University Creative Arts Workshop

Los Angeles, CA, March 23, 2023 — Following closely on the heels of the launch of his landmark comprehensive and reference text, Home Studio Recording, The Complete Guide, renowned producer, engineer and…

LEWITT Announced the MTP-W950 Handheld Microphone

LEWITT brings studio sound to the stage with the new MTP W950 true condenser handheld for wired and wireless. If you’re a vocalist, the new MTP W950 modular handheld microphone will become…

Warren Huart’s book TELLS ALL | BMT Podcast Ep. 09

If you're a music producer or enthusiast, you've likely heard of Warren Huart. He's a long-time mix engineer and producer who has worked with top artists like Aerosmith, The Fray, and Ace…

IT’S HERE: The Ultimate Guide to Home Studio Recording

I am beyond excited to share with you the culmination of my last three years of hard work. Together with my good friend Jerry Hammack, known for his "The Beatles Recording Reference…

The MOTOR Synth MKII by Gamechanger Audio is out now and available in limited quantity!

The MOTOR Synth MKII by Gamechanger Audio is out now and available in limited quantity! Gamechanger Audio first announced the groundbreaking MOTOR Synth concept back in 2019, and the electro-motorised instrument was…

EastWest Releases String Machine

Hollywood, CA (November 3, 2022) – EastWest Sounds is proud to announce the arrival of String Machine, a vintage string machine with a modern twist.  Paying homage to the great vintage string…

AWARD-WINNING ‘SERIES BLACK’ FAMILY OF LAUTEN AUDIO MICROPHONES EXPERIENCE UPGRADES

San Jose, CA— October 18, 2022— Lauten Audio announces the V2 release of its award-winning Series Black family of microphones, including the LA-120 transformerless condenser, LA-220 FET condenser, and LA-320 Tube condenser…

JZ Microphones Celebrates 15 Years of Innovation. Black Hole Series Continues Impressing Experts

October 2022 marks JZ Microphones’ 15th anniversary of revolutionizing microphones. The company’s birthday coincides with that of the Black Hole Series, which has taken the professional audio industry by storm.   Resulting…

LEWITT announces DSP-powered Dual USB-C audio interface.

Today, LEWITT Audio announced a new product in their range, Connect 6. CONNECT 6 is a Dual USB-C audio interface with game-changing flexibility for creators and musicians. It features extensive analog and…

Music-Tech Alumni Launch Highnote, a Collaboration Platform for Audio Creators

October 4th, 2022 (New York, NY) — Highnote, a collaboration platform for audio creators, today announced its public release. Drawing on their deep music industry and product development experience at companies like…

Audiotonix Gets Even More Creative with Slate Digital Acquisition

Chessington October 3rd, 2022 — Audiotonix has announced the acquisition of Slate Digital, one of the world’s leading software plug-in developers for audio creation and production. With a brand portfolio that includes Allen & Heath,…

Finishing Move to give Keynote Speech at GameSoundCon 2022

Seattle, WA (September 27, 2022) – GameSoundCon, the largest professional conference for video game music and sound design, returns to the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles, on October 25-26. This year’s…

Universal Audio’s Native Plug‑In Subscription Now Available for Both Windows and Mac Creators

SCOTTS VALLEY, CA • September 27th, 2022 — Universal Audio Inc. (UA), a worldwide leader in audio production tools including Apollo and Volt audio interfaces, UAD plug-ins, UA mics, and UAFX guitar pedals,…

Austrian Audio on the road with Bon Jovi

Vienna, Austria – Austrian Audio mics were on tour with another super star earlier this year when Jon Bon Jovi kicked off their 2022 spring North American tour in Omaha, Nebraska. Traveling…

I Covered The Beatles’ Ticket to Ride With The NEW Volt 476P + Multitracks and Giveaway!

I am so excited to share with you our newest cover! This time, I am taking on vocals with Fernando Perdomo on drums for this awesome cover of The Beatles’ unforgettable tune,…

Waves StudioRack Is Now FREE And Accepts Third-Party VST3 Plugins

Waves Audio's StudioRack plugin rack, which for the first time will be able to host not only Waves plugins – but any VST3 plugin.  That's right, you will now be able to…

Audient’s Upgraded ASP4816-HE & New Look ASP4816-SE Now Shipping

Hampshire, UK;  Audient is delighted to announce that the ASP4816 Heritage Edition console is ready for shipping. Previewed back in June at this year’s NAMM show, it features a brand new look…

McDSP Make Significant Improvements in v7.1

The McDSP v7.1 release takes advantage of recent Mac OS improvements in graphics rendering optimizations for both the Intel and Apple silicon Macs. The results are significantly faster UI refresh rates and…

PSPaudioware Announces Multichannel Mixing Solution Series, PSP auralSeries

PSPaudioware proudly presents the first plug-in from the PSP auralSeries: PSP auralControl. PSP auralControl (AAX for ProTools only; AU & VST3 coming later this year) is an essental tool for surround tracking,…

The Rolling Stones traveling Europe on their Tour SIXTY. With Mics Made in Austria.

Vienna, Austria – The Stones keep on rolling! This year, they’ve brought their tour "SIXTY" to packed European stadiums. With them on tour: Austrian Audio mics, hand-made in Vienna. On July 15,…

Austrian Audio on Tour this Summer with Desmond Child rocking the Parthenon in Greece

Vienna, Austria – Over the past couple of years, Austrian Audio microphones and headphones have become a staple in the toolkit of many FOH engineers. So much so that Austrian Audio mics…

A Game-Changing Microphone On The Horizon: LEWITT Announces MTP W950

We've only heard really exciting new from LEWITT in the last few years and knowing their plan for later this year, it is clear that they are here to stay and branching…

Kali Audio Announces “Atmos Brunch” Event in Los Angeles, June 5

Kali Audio will be holding an educational brunch on Sunday, June 5, 2022 at The Village Studios in Los Angeles. The event is open to industry professionals who are interested in learning…

 

QES PAD-2 Converter Review

Today we’re taking a look at the QES Labs PAD2 MKII converter and shooting it out against a converter (The Lavry LE 4496) that I have been using for years that I know and love! You can download the files…

5 Music Production Tricks For Better Songs
1) Add Energy To Lead Vocals With Tape Delay There are a few ways to do this, but the easiest and most common way is with a distorted delay or with a saturated tape delay plugin. You can also do…
Music Publishing Essentials: Everything You Need to Know

If you aspire to earn income on your compositions, music publishing is one of the most important–and least understood–aspects of the music business. It’s how songwriters make the majority of their money, and how they’re able to earn royalties when…

Dealing with Pressure and Anxiety | FAQ Friday
We have a lot of very wonderful questions this week beginning with, “Do you have any advice on how to cope under pressure and perhaps anxiety?” We got a few other questions similar to this one and this topic is…
Lewitt LCT 640 TS Demo & Giveaway
a Rafflecopter giveaway We're going to check out the Lewitt LCT 640 TS, it's a microphone we've used for a few years now and have used in many different applications. We've done a few other reviews of this mic in…
Recording Drums at Sunset Sound Studio 3

The historic Sunset Sound is a world famous studio where some of the most iconic albums of all time have been recorded. Some of these include Prince’s Purple Rain, the Rolling Stones’ Exile on Main St., the Beach Boys’ Pet…

Top Microphone Preamps On (and Off!) a Budget

Microphone preamps are the secondary devices in the signal path after the mics themselves. Generally speaking, microphone signals are well below nominal operating level. Preamps amplify these quiet signals to line level, which is the “standard” operating level of recording…

The Ins and Outs of Sound Design

Here at Produce Like a Pro, making music is our top priority! Of course, music production is only one facet of audio engineering. Lest we neglect our sound design friends in the film & television industry, it’s important to familiarize…

Analog Delay vs Digital Delay | FAQ Friday
We have a lot of very wonderful questions this week beginning with, “When would you go for an analog delay vs a digital delay?” Basically, a digital delay is an incredibly, if not a completely accurate facsimile of the sound…
Sonnox Oxford Inflator and Limiter Review & Giveaway
a Rafflecopter giveaway Today we're going to be trying out two wonderful new products (at least new for me): the Sonnox Inflator and the Sonnox Limiter. The best thing about these plugins is that you can enter to win 1…
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…

Using Drum Samples In A Mix | FAQ Friday
We have a lot of very very wonderful questions this week beginning with, “If you're using a kick sample, to avoid actually placing the sample manually for every kick hit, is there a program or method you use so that…
The Fortin Nameless Amp Sim (Review & Demo)

A lot of people have been talking about this, and we’re going to mention it! It’s the Neural DSP Fortin Nameless! People are freaking out about this! I’m not a metal guy, although I do work with some 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…