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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…

 

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 microphones. Each microphone maintains its critically-acclaimed sound, through-hole…
Artists Who Changed Music: King Crimson 1974 – Present Day
King Crimson is one of the most important bands in the history of music. Founded in 1968, the band has over the decades seen many different line- ups, that played very different styles of music, and that have changed music…
The Best DAW Software For A Home Studio?
It seems that the last time we reviewed a couple of awesome DAW's, there were a lot of requests to include tons more that PLAPers from around the wrold love and use.So we decided to make a PART TWO with…
Marc Daniel Nelson Tours Cameron Webb’s AMAZING Studio
Today Marc Daniel Nelson is taking over Produce Like a Pro and taking us to Grammy Winner Cameron Webb's studio for a rockin' tour! He's going to ask a couple questions and make sure we get the best inside view…
Mixing In The Box with Matt Lange, AMAC – Synthplex 2022
It was super exciting to be at Synthplex 2022 and meet in person with like-minded, synth users who can come together and talk all things synthesizer! The West Coast has a huge community of synthesizer enthusiasts and so we wanted to…
Checking out Immersive Game Audio – GameSoundCon 2022
GameSoundCon 2022 this year was a fantastic event and we are glad to be sharing it with you. We started the event by chatting with GameSound Con Founder, Brian Shmidt about how amazing it is to be back in-person for…
Metal Mastering with Ermin Hamidovic
In this fantastic interview with Ermin Hamidovic, he gives us an inspiring look into his personal career working with amazing artists! Ermin is a world-class mastering engineer who has worked with artists such as Periphery, Architects, Plini, Ola Englund, Devin…
VOICE CREATES ALL INSTRUMENTS – Michael Jackson’s ‘THRILLER’ Cover + Multitracks!
Happy Halloween! We have Steve Maggiora today giving us a completely a-cappella version of the late Michael Jackson's BEAST of a song – Thriller! Download the multitracks and follow along with Steve as he goes through the process of how…
Interview with Kristian Kohle: The Ultimate Academy for Heavy Music Production
Are you a heavy music producer, engineer, or artist? Well, we have some very exciting news for you! We’re proud to announce that we've teamed up with iconic Metal producer Kristian Kohle (Powerwolf, Aborted) to launch the Ultimate Academy For Heavy Music Production.…
Choosing the Best Pickup for Classical Guitar

In order to amplify your nylon-string acoustic guitar for live performance, you’ll probably want to invest in the best pickup for classical guitar. It’s theoretically possible to just mike the instrument on stage, but you run the risk of bleed…

Building a Studio: The Importance of Studio Design
We had the chance to go to AES 2022 in New York, and see this amazing panel of top award -winning audio experts. Luckily we were able to bring the panel to all of you amazing folks to listen in…
Fishman Fluence Modern Review: Humbuckers Worth the Hype?

It isn’t often that a truly revolutionary new innovation shakes up the world of guitar — especially in the realm of pickups. Between the invention of single coils in the ’30s, to humbucker in the ’50s, and active pickups in…

Recording on the Smooth Cloud 44-A Active Ribbon Microphone
In a previous video, we were at NAMM 2022 where we got the chance to review the Cloud 44 Passive Ribbon. Today we are trying out the Cloud 44-A microphone! Aside from giving you guys an awesome review of this…
8 Best FREE Guitar VST Instruments in 2022

Guitar is one of the toughest instruments to sample for a plugin. There’s so much detail and nuance that’s just too easy to lose in translation. Most of the time they end up sounding over-processed and fake—really far from the…

What Is Impedance in Audio? How to Avoid Empty Sounding Recordings

Like many technical terms in audio and electronics, impedance gets bandied about regularly. If you’ve ever read the specs on pro audio equipment, particularly headphones and speakers, but also mixers, preamps, and more, then you’ve certainly encountered the word. Just…