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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…

 

The 16 Best Piano VST Plugins in 2022 [Free & Paid]

Looking to add some indelible magic to your productions that nothing but a piano can provide? Well, we compiled a “best piano VST” shortlist that’s still ten entries strong. Take your pick of the best free and paid piano VST…

Best Mic for Rap Vocals: 15 Great Mics for $1000 or Less

Access to the best microphone in your price range is paramount for recording rap vocals. They’re the #1 thing that has to sound great; we can forgive a beat ripped from YouTube if the vocals sound crisp and professional. Even…

5 Awesome Giveaways at AES 2022
We are at AES speaking to some of our favourite gear and plugin specialists for professional music production in home studios. we are super excited to introduce to you so many awesome products that I use myself and some brand…
My 5 Favourite Mix Buss Plugins with Marc Daniel Nelson
In this episode of MakeMineMusic, Marc shares his favourite 5 plugins to get amazing colour on your mix bus. Follow along as he shows how to get incredibly wide mixes and see the secret to getting the depth that will…
The Best Portable PA System for Live Music [2022 Guide]

A public address (PA) system is a must for any sort of performance. It amplifies and projects your sound so you can be heard over a crowd and throughout a venue. For many years, PA systems have been multiple component…

The Best Bass Amp for Gigging [2022 Guide]

For a lot of musicians, nothing beats the feeling of playing a live gig. Performing live captures your band’s raw energy night to night in an environment that’s way less sterile than the studio. And depending on the style of…

Explore AES with Produce Like A Pro! Day One Recap
I'm super excited to be able to take you through Produce Like A Pro's time at AES (Audio Engineering Society) convention in New York! This convention is essentially 4 days for music production enthusiasts to enjoy programming and networking events…
Cordoba Iberia C5 Review: The Best Entry-Level Nylon Guitar?

In this Cordoba Iberia C5 review, we’ll have a look at what’s considered one of the best nylon-string guitars for beginners or first-timers to this style of instrument. Cordoba Is Known for High-End Acoustic Instruments Since 1997, Cordoba has been…

Artists Who Changed Music: King Crimson
King Crimson is one of the most important bands in the history of music. It pioneered a new genre of music, and has repeatedly broken new musical ground. Every single one of King Crimson’s musical innovations has been hugely influential…
PMC 8-2 Review: The Best Midfield Active Monitor?

The PMC 8-2 is a high-end active three-way midfield monitor for professional studios. The 8-2 speaker is the culmination of several years of research and development, fully loaded with all of the cutting-edge technology that puts PMC speakers in a…

IK Multimedia: iLoud Precision 6 Review and Demo! + HUGE GIVEAWAY
Joining me today is the amazing pop/rock keyboard player Dave Kerzner from IK Multimedia. Together, we are reviewing the iLoud Precision 6 Studio Monitors. Did I mention that we are giving away a HUGE Precision 6 BUNDLE of awesome products?…
The Jason LaRocca Interview (The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power, Icarus, Handmaid’s Tale)
Jason LaRocca, a rocker-turned-engineer, was once The Briggs' lead guitarist and vocalist. The Los Angeles native is known now as a full-fledged producer and recording engineer since the age of 18. It was an amazing time getting to speak with…
Best Instruments For Your Home Studio Build: Build A Home Studio pt. 12
Today we got the chance to chat with Mike Arango and the experts at Sweetwater! Mike has been a Sweetwater Sales Engineer since 2006. He has worked as an engineer at various studios in Los Angeles and draws from this…
Blending Jazz, Fusion & Hip Hop – The Swindle Interview
About Swindle For the South-London raised composer Swindle, 2020’s global COVID-19 response managed to drive the impetus for his latest LP THE NEW WORLD, which unapologetically ushers introspection, community and liberation into the ether. Initially numbed by the early pandemic…
How To Record and Mix Modern Heavy Guitar | Ultimate Guitar Tone with Adam Steel
Today, we have the wonderful Adam Steel on the Channel. We've had Adam on the channel before sharing with us his ultimate bass tone, and in today's video, he shares his ultimate guitar tone! He shares how important it is…