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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…

 

14 Songs with a LOT of Bass (Best Songs for Subs)

Bass is responsible for a lot of the visceral connection we have with music. Sub bass, especially, physically resonates with us if it’s loud enough at a concert or club, for instance; bass is a huge part of music and…

PULSAR MODULAR P455 UPDATED NEW FEATURES & Free Multitracks
In this episode of MakeMineMusic, Marc Daniel Nelson takes you head first into his new plugin P455 MDN Sidecar by Pulsar Modular. This plugin faithfully recreates his signature analog chain. From his vintage API sidecar, to his AT-101 fairchild into…
The 6 Best USB Microphones For Music Production [2024 Guide]

Choosing the best USB microphone for your recording or streaming music is crucial for achieving professional-quality sound. With a plethora of options on the market, finding the best USB microphone involves considering factors such as sound quality, versatility, and ease…

DRUM MIXING with FX Joe Carrell
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wSNdwTi6xscVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: DRUM MIXING with FX Joe Carrell - FREE Multitracks (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wSNdwTi6xsc) In todays video we dive into Joe Carrell’s drum FX video from how he sets it up, what plugins he uses and…
13 Best Vocal Plugins For Home Studios in 2024

When it’s time to mix a singer, you should be armed with some of the best vocal plugins you can get your hands on! We’ll be looking at a variety of compressors, EQs, and other plugins that really shine on…

The 7 Best Humbucker Pickups For Every Genre

Humbuckers revolutionized guitar sound with their dual-coil design, effectively eliminating the unwanted hum of single-coil pickups. These pickups are sought-after for their ability to deliver cleaner, richer sounds that complement many genres. Finding the best humbucker pickups can significantly enhance…

James Dupre Mix Contest Winners
Back In January, we announced an exciting new mix contest with our good friend Joe Carrell and artist James Dupre. Thank you to everyone who participated and took the time to submit a mix or remix. As always it was…
12 Best Kontakt Libraries for Every Collection in 2024

Native Instruments‘ free sample player, Kontakt, is every music producer’s entry point to the industry’s largest collection of sampled instruments. Kontakt is a universal host to hundreds of realistic sampled libraries from dozens of manufacturers. The best Kontakt libraries should…

Audiomovers OMNIBUS 2.0: Effortless Audio Routing for Mac

For music producers, audio engineers, and anyone who juggles multiple audio sources on their Mac, Audiomovers OMNIBUS 2.0 promises to be indispensable. But does it live up to the hype?  Let’s dive into this review of OMNIBUS 2.0 and see…

14 Best Open Back Headphones for Mixing 2024 [Any Budget]

Searching for the just the right pair of open headphones to mix on? We’ve done some digging and come up with the best open headphones ranging from $50 to $500 — there’s a pair for every budget! What Are Open-Back…

The 10 Best Keyboard Amp Options for Studio & Live Sound (Any Budget)

A keyboard amp is the best solution for gigging players who need to project to a crowd but also be able to hear themselves on stage. Even if you run straight to FOH through a PA system, many keyboardists find…

The 5 Best Small Diaphragm Condenser Mics For Your Studio

Are you thinking about adding some studio magic to your recordings? Small diaphragm condenser microphones are a fantastic tool to have in your arsenal. They’re known for their crisp, clean sound and ability to capture various instruments. In this guide,…

AIXDSP Intuition Compressor
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mmfMFcEBxRIVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: AIXDSP - Warren Huart: Produce Like A Pro (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mmfMFcEBxRI) In today’s video I take a deep dive into AIX DSP’s Intuition Compressor, a compressor that peels back the layers of mystery surrounding…
5 Best FREE VU Meter Plugins in 2024

Before people started working in-the-box, VU meters measured the average level of a signal. You’d see them on consoles and outboard gear for measuring input or output level as well as gain reduction on compressors. The default digital meter is…

Warm Audio RingerBringer Review: Exploring Experimental Tones

The Warm Audio RingerBringer marries the essence of historic audio effects with the demands of today’s music scene.  Each feature, from its analog circuitry to user-focused controls, underscores a dedication to quality and versatility. Let’s unpack what sets the RingerBringer…