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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…

 

11 Best Saturation VST Plugins Available 2022

Saturation is the secret weapon for adding some grit back to pristine digital recordings. Whether you just want to add a bit of body and richness to an instrument, or make it unrecognizable with blazing distortion, saturation is one of…

Is this the most musical Dynamic EQ? Acustica Audio’s JET
a Rafflecopter giveaway The good folks at Acustica make some of the most musical-sounding plugins I have ever heard. If you remember, we reviewed their SILVER reverb last year which blew a lot of other reverbs out of the water…
Alctron EQ75a Review: Is it Worth $120?

After a cursory search, there isn’t much in the way of Alctron EQ75a reviews kicking around the web. It’s not a new product, so why is there so little information on the cheapest 500 series equalizer on the market? We…

Barefoot Monitors: Footprint 01 vs Footprint 02

Barefoot monitors are known for their innovative design, clean sonics, and exceptionally high price tags. The Footprint line of powered nearfields offers the same outstanding quality as their larger speakers, for those with smaller rooms. The Barefoot Footprint 01 The…

MOTU 8pre-es Feature Review

Today, we have a MOTU 8pre-es review in which we check out the features of this highly capable audio interface. MOTU 8pre-es Key Features 24-in, 28-out interface for 52 simultaneous audio channels Eight mic/line/guitar inputs; 16 ADAT optical inputs (24…

Producing Modern Pop with John McLucas
Over 6 days and 30 hours, we've captured the entire process of creating a catchy, modern Pop tune from scratch. Literally. No preconceived song ideas, no lyrics, no loops. A clean slate. You'll get to witness producer John McLucas get…
Lindell Audio 902 De-Esser Review: Is Worth It?

The Lindell Audio 902 de-esser plugin digitizes one of the most popular “intelligent” de-essers of the ’80s — the dbx 902. The original hardware is renowned for its ease of use, employing just two parameters. In this Lindell Audio 902…

Checking Out The Latest McDSP Plugins
Today we are mixing LIVE over on Youtube. Not only that, the wonderful McDSP are giving away THREE of their bundles.  McDSP just announced the release of their v7 Plugins and brings tons of newand exciting features to our entire…
Arcade 2.0 by Output Review: Better Than Splice?

Subscriptions have taken over. For a monthly fee, you can access DAWs, plugin bundles, sample libraries, and other music production tools. In this Arcade by Output review, we’ll see how the ever-growing virtual instrument/sample library stacks up against the most…

reFuse Mulligan Review

reFuse Software, best known for plugins like Bucketverb and Lowender, recently released a utility app for Pro Tools. Called Mulligan, this standalone piece of software provides users a simple functional advantage over standard keyboard and mouse navigation. In this Mulligan…

The EASIEST Vocal De-Esser? Slate Digital FG-DS
It seems like we cannot go a month without a new product from Slate Digital and we are all for it! From their creative tools, sample packs and additions to their Virtual Mix Rack (VMR), they are certainly making a…
Modern Mixing for Timeless Production | Stephen Lipson Discusses Propaganda
Like you, here at Produce Like A Pro, we continue to learn things each day - whether it's about new products that change how we mix today or about songs, artists, and albums that changed music. We have been loving Stephen…
FINALLY playing guitar at NAMM
Please Note: We will never charge or ask you to pay for shipping of any giveaway. Like us, we just LOVE brands that to give! So here is another giveaway from Austrian Audio and Laney Amplifications! We are incredibly excited…
The Best Brass VST Plugin Collection [FREE & PAID]

Brass can be a tough section to imitate with a plugin. As with most real instruments these days, though, there are plenty of excellent quality brass VST plugins, both free and paid. We’d recommend sifting through the list in order…

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…