Upgrade mic or preamp
What should you upgrade first: Mic or Preamp? | FAQ Friday
It's Friday, which means we are back with a marvellous FAQ Friday! Before we jump…
What's New at NAMM Part 2
What’s New at NAMM: Part 2!
There were so many exciting new things at NAMM this year, we had to break…
NAMM 2020 Giveaway
It has been marvellous to spend the last few days at NAMM! We talked to…
NAMM 2020
What’s New at NAMM 2020!
We have been at NAMM 2020 for the past couple of days and have had…
FAQ Friday at NAMM
FAQ Friday at Winter NAMM 2020 – Answering BIG Questions!
Happy Friday everyone! This week we have a special edition of FAQ Friday, and are…
The Making of Modern Life is Rubbish
Blur’s “Modern Life is Rubbish”: Album Breakdown with Graham Coxon
Modern Life is Rubbish, released in May 1993, is the second studio album by English…
What is a Compressor Ratio?
What is a Compressor Ratio?

Compression isn’t the easiest thing to understand at first. Wrapping your head around the controls…

Widening Electric Guitars
FAQ Friday: Tips & Tricks for Widening Electric Guitars
Happy FAQ Friday everyone! We have had quite an exciting week over here, with Graham…
Inside the Song with Graham Coxon
Inside the Song: “Song 2” by Blur with Graham Coxon
Blur is an English rock band formed in 1988, consisting of vocalist Damon Albarn, guitarist…
Lewitt LCT 640 TS
LCT 640 TS: Our Favorite Mic! | Demo & Giveaway
I'm sure you all know how much we love Lewitt mics here! In today's video we are going to be showing you another great mic from Lewitt, and giving one away as…
Stevie Blacke
Interview with Stevie Blacke: The “One Man Orchestra”
Stevie Blacke has had a phenomenal career as a musician, string arranger, and multi-instrumentalist dubbed the "one man orchestra." Over the years he's had the pleasure of working with some of music's…
Drum Compression- Top Tips from the Pros
Drum Compression: Top Tips from the Pros

Massive. Punchy. Hard-hitting and larger-than-life. These are all words we use to describe the sounds we want out of our drums! But how do we go about getting that modern mix sound…? Drum…

Noise Gate Tips for Cleaner Mixes
Noise Gate Tips for Cleaner Mixes

A noise gate is a great tool for cleaning up tracks with extraneous noise in between the performances. Also known as a downward expander, noise gates keep a signal turned off or…

Mobile Recording Studio
What kind of equipment do you need to be a mobile recording studio? | FAQ Friday
Hello everyone! We're back with another FAQ Friday! Today's featured question is: What kind of equipment would I need to be a mobile recording studio? The equipment you will need to set…
SoundSpot Union Wavetable Synth
SoundSpot Union Wavetable Synth: Demo & Giveaway
We are testing out another great plugin today: the SoundSpot Union Wavetable Synth. This plugin is Union's first venture into synthesis, and is what they call the "next-generation wavetable synthesizer plugin". We…
Audio Test Kitchen
Audio Test Kitchen
We recently had the opportunity to sit down with Alex Oana, the co-creator and co-founder of Audio Test Kitchen. Audio Test Kitchen is a free online resource that aims to change the…
Understanding Additive and Subtractive Synthesis

Additive and subtractive synthesis are two of the 4 fundamental ways synthesizers create sounds, next to wavetable and FM. If you plan to get into synths at all, or even just use…

Modular Synthesis- The Most Powerful Synthesizers Ever
Modular Synthesis: The Most Powerful Synthesizers Ever

Modular synthesis is one of the most powerful sound design and music production tools you can use. From the outside, though, it looks pretty confusing…Even understanding the basics can take a while…

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