Rediscovering the 1970’s Resynator Synthesizer
The Resynator is a monophonic pitch-tracking synthesizer with a pretty remarkable story. The instrument-controlled unit was invented by Don Tavel in the '70s to track the pitch of any instrument plugged into it and produce synthesized sounds. As the world's…
Barefoot Recording Studio Tour with Tim O’Sullivan
I recently had the pleasure of meeting with Tim O'Sullivan one of the amazing staff engineers at Barefoot Recording. Tim gave us a marvellous studio tour sharing a brilliant history of the studio. It's amazing how many great records were…
Eric Valentine Interview (Queens of the Stone Age, Smash Mouth)

Produce Like a Pro recently had the pleasure of meeting with Eric Valentine at his home studio, which he aptly calls “Topangadise.” Eric joked that he’s spent the majority of his career in windowless control rooms “caves,” so the room…