My NEW Favourite Guitar – Yamaha Revstar RSE20
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The World Of Music Sync Licencing – The Warner Chappell Studios Tour
There are just some studio tours that are too good to be true - this…
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…
Engineering a MASTERPIECE – Brian Tench on Hounds Of Love
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UNLOCK Your Creative Potential With This New Course
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The Behringer ECM8000 Measurement Microphone Review
The Behringer ECM8000 Measurement Microphone Review

In this Behringer ECM8000 review, we’ll get to better understand the purpose of this measurement…

From Analog to Immersive: Todd Burke shares the Antelope Galaxy 32 Immersive Update
Last week, we were invited to meet the incredible Todd Burke, producer-engineer and consultant to…
Decoding Mid:Side Miking Techniques
Decoding Mid/Side Miking Techniques

The mid/side (M/S) miking technique is a common stereo recording device involving two microphones. It…

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How to Reset Ears & Prevent Listening Fatigue While Producing Music

Ear fatigue is common amongst engineers, especially during marathon sessions. In order to do your best work, it’s best to understand what ear fatigue is and how you can minimize (or avoid) it. What Is Listening Fatigue? When you listen…

Banned and Topping the Charts: “Relax” by Frankie Goes to Hollywood
Written by Caitlin Vaughn Carlos  In 1984, Frankie Goes to Hollywood’s debut single was dominating the charts, while simultaneously banned from the airwaves by the BBC. The song was a synth-pop masterpiece, and took its time to get there.  Producer…
Akai Professional MPC One Review

Akai Professional’s long-running MPC series is one of the most recognized sampling workstations ever made. Originally named MIDI Production Center (now Music Production Center), Akai introduced the first model, the MPC60, in 1988. Roger Linn, who developed the popular LM-1…

AU vs VST: What Are Audio Units?

Plugins come in various formats, with Audio Units being specially designed for Mac operating systems. Introduction: What Are Audio Units Audio Units (AU) are simply a type of plugin. They’re one of the most popular formats alongside VST2 (Virtual Studio…

Massive Summer NAMM Giveaway ($30,000+ In Gear to Giveaway)
We are back from NAMM 2022 and it was incredible to see familiar and new friendly faces for the first time in two years! Thank you to everybody that came up to us and shared their stories and sat with…
Which Free Autotune Plugin Really Works?

Antares Audio Technologies introduced their proprietary Auto-Tune software in 1997. The purpose was to correct off-key pitches in real-time for perfectly tuned vocals or instruments. Autotune is a colloquial term now, frequently understood by artists as a catch-all for heavily…

Neumann TLM 102 vs Neumann TLM 103: Comparison

Neumann is synonymous with exceptional recording quality. Founded by Georg Neumann in Berlin, Germany in 1928, the company has been making the world’s preeminent microphones for decades. It all started with the CMV 3, or the ‘Neumann Bottle,’ which was…

Why use REAL amps at all? FAQ Friday with Kristian Kohle
On this mavellous Friday, we're joined by the Man, the Myth, and Legend, Kristian Kohle at Kohlekeller Studios! Kristian is one of the most engaging and charismatic educators for metal production. You should definitely go and check out his channel…
Black Box HG-2 Review | High-End Tube Saturation

The Black Box HG-2 is a hardware unit designed to add saturation, harmonics, natural compression, and increased RMS for mixing and mastering. In one tool, it accomplishes what would normally require multiple stages of processing. HG-2 exists as a highly detailed plugin…

Songs That Changed Music: Mr Blue Sky – Electric Light Orchestra
Written by Paul Tingen Mr. Blue Sky is inarguably one of the most instantly recognizable songs of all time. It is also the most upbeat song ever released. A cognitive neuroscientist has delivered a scientific foundation for Mr. Blue Sky…
Moog Grandmother vs Matriarch: Which Synthesizer Is Right for Me?

Pitting two popular synthesizers head-to-head, the Moog Grandmother vs Matriarch are both impressive members of the family. They are fundamentally different machines, however, despite Moog’s naming conventions and various design similarities. We’ll have a look at each in an effort…

Audient Announces ID44 MkII
Hampshire, UK; Bringing its most powerful desktop audio interface, iD44 into line with recent product upgrades, Audient raises the stakes once again with the launch of iD44 (MKII). “As far as audio performance was concerned, iD44 was already fully spec’d,”…
The John Kurlander Interview
John Kurlander really needs no introduction but, joining the Abbey Road at just the age of 16 he went on to be an assistant engineer on The Beatles Abbey Road. We had the pleasure of visiting John during his short…
Bass Trap Placement: Acoustic Treatment 101

Acoustic treatment is essential if you plan to make the most out of your home or project studio. The goal for treatment is to create a listening environment that you can trust; ideally, the room should have an even frequency…

Sub Bass: EQ and Mixing Tips

Sub bass is the stuff that’s felt more than heard. It’s an important part of a mix because it contributes to so much of the power listeners feel. In some genres sub bass a leading part of a mix, and…